Grace Kelly: Style Icon at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Grace Kelly Photograph by Erwin Blumenfeld New York, 1955. © The Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld 2009

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Grace Kelly: Style Icon - Victoria and Albert Museum. Grace Kelly with her Academy Award for Country Girl. 30 March 1955. © Everett Collection/Rex features

Grace Kelly: Style Icon - Victoria and Albert Museum
The spectacular wardrobe of Grace Kelly will be on display at the V&A. Tracing the evolution of her style from her days as one of Hollywoods most popular actresses in the 1950s and as Princess Grace of Monaco...
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BigHappyVideo.com: Latest Video Laughs - The Infidel

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This week we've The Amazing Standing Cat doing an impression of a meerkat, The Ultimate Drunk Fall and a look back at kids playing in London in the fifties; One Potato, Two Potato (1957). Finally, here's a sneak preview of David Baddiel's excellent new comdey The Infidel.
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Top Attractions Sellers (01/04/10 - 14/04/10):
1. London Eye, 2. Buckingham Palace, 3. London Zoo, 4. Madame Tussauds London, 5. Tower of London



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Diary: Volcanic Relations

"Bloody Icelanders - first they pinch our money, now they send over a volcano cloud", was the acid contribution to one rolling news channel by a stranded passenger earlier today. "Dear Iceland, we said send cash, not ash" was another.

LondonNet's resident vulcanologist assures us that this latest eruption has more to do with Iceland lying on the edge of two tectonic plates than a riposte to economic isolation. But let's face it, considering that we're both NATO allies, we've had our issues before - most notably in the shape of three Cod Wars, the last of which ended in 1976.

Still, despite the travel chaos caused by the grounding of all aircraft across Britain, there is one bit of good news apparently. Meteorologists say that tonight's sunset could be one of the most spectacular in living memory.

- Peter Clee

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Entertainment

See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Comedy | Music | Theatre

- Cinema

Kim Cattrall as Amelia and Ewan McGregor as The Ghost Writer in The Ghost. Optimum ReleasingBlockbuster of the Week: The Ghost (15)
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall, Pierce Brosnan
Former British Prime Minister, Adam Lang, has fled his own country to take up residence in a remote...
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TOM HUGHES as Bruce in Cemetery Junction. Sony Pictures ReleasingComedy of the Week: Cemetery Junction (15)
tarring: Tom Hughes, Christian Cooke, Ricky Gervais
Best friends Freddie, Bruce and Snork have very different outlooks on life in the swinging 1970s...
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CHANNING TATUM as John Tyree in Dear John. Momentum PicturesDrama of the Week: Dear John (12A)
Starring: Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Henry Thomas
Army Special Forces operative John Tyree heads home to South Carolina for two weeks of leave to see his mildly autistic father...
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See Also:
A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of London Films, A-Z of UK Cinemas, A-Z of UK Films, Cinema News, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews



- Classical and Dance

Mikhailovsky - Swan Lake - London ColiseumMikhailovsky, Swan Lake - London Coliseum
Swan Lake is the jewel in the repertoire of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and the highlight of its London season in 2010...
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Top Classical and Dance Sellers (01/04/10 - 14/04/10):
1. Sleeping Beauty, 2. Swan Lake, 3. Tosca, 4. Mark Morris Dance Company, 5. Carmen



- Comedy

Peter Kay - The O2Peter Kay - The O2
Peter Kay's - Tour That Doesn't Tour Tour is now going on tour...
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Top Comedy Sellers (01/04/10 - 14/04/10):
1. Lee Mack, 2. Jimmy Carr, 3. Al Murray the Pub Landlord, 4. Jongleurs Comedy Club, 5. The 39 Steps



- Music

Blood Red Shoes. Photo: Dale Harvey. C.C.LicenseBlood Red Shoes
Steven Ansell and Laura-Mary Carter haven't slowed down since their new album exploded onto the scene...
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Top Music Sellers (01/04/10 - 14/04/10):
1. Flight Of The Conchords, 2. MGMT, 3. Willie Nelson, 4. Green Day, 5. John Butler Trio



- Theatre

After The Dance - Lyttleton TheatreAfter The Dance - Lyttleton Theatre
As the world races towards catastrophe, a crowd of Mayfair socialites party their way to oblivion...
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Top Theatre Sellers (01/04/10 - 14/04/10):
1. Oliver!, 2. Wicked, 3. Les Misérables, 4. Thriller Live!, 5. Jersey Boys



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Competition

Law Abiding Citizen CompetitionLaw Abiding Citizen Competition
Win a copy of Law Abiding Citizen on Blu-ray...
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London Accommodation

St Martins Lane - Covent Garden (5*)

St Martins Lane - Covent Garden (5*)
St Martins Lane has reinvented the hotel experience and reflects the 'hotels as theatre' approach Ian Schrager first created in New York over 16 years ago...
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Central House Hotel - Victoria (3*)

Central House Hotel - Victoria (3*)
This newly refurbished hotel offers a warm welcome. With 54 en-suite bedrooms, all with television, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, desk, fan, hairdryer...
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196 Bishopsgate - The City (4* Apartment)

196 Bishopsgate - The City (4* Apartment)
196 Bishopsgate offers a range of gorgeous serviced apartments that offer the best in contemporary city living. During your stay at 196 Bishopsgate...
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Hyde Park View Hostel - Baywater (Hostel)

Hyde Park View Hostel - Baywater (Hostel)
Hyde Park View Hostel is minutes away from Hyde Park, a brilliant starting point for any sightseeing trip. This inexpensive hostel is well equipped...
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Top Hotels Sellers (01/04/10 - 14/04/10):
1. Belgrove Hotel - Kings Cross (2 Star B&B), 2. Queens Hotel London - Crystal Palace (2 Star Hotel), 3. Hyde Park Quality Apartments - Bayswater (3 Star Apartment), 4. Piccolino Hotel - Paddington (3 Star B&B), 5. Tavistock Hotel - Bloomsbury (2 Star Hotel)

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