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Cirque Du Soleil: Saltimbanco at Wembley Arena, London. Cirque Du Soleil: Saltimbanco tickets and information. Photo Credit: klimari1 (JUST SHOOT IT! Photography). C.C.License

Cirque Du Soleil: Saltimbanco at Wembley Arena
Saltimbanco is Cirque du Soleil's new show 'inspired by the urban fabric of the metropolis and its varied inhabitants'. Baroque in its visual vocabulary, the show's eclectic cast of characters draws you into 'a fanciful, dreamlike world, an imaginary city where diversity is a cause for hope'. A bit like London then... More Info Latest Video Laughs - Forrest Gump in One Minute, in One Take

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Diary: Lost in Harrods Psycho Games

Harrods is to put its staff on degree courses on the 'art of selling', it came out this week.

The course goes big on the psychology of shopping, which seems fair enough from the store's perspective. But as a customer, does that mean our body language and our every word will be more heavily scrutinised than Fabio Capello in a World Cup press conference?

Probably the Psycho/Sales staff will be miked up to the CCTV operation and vital intelligence reports beamed ahead.

"Calling Home Furnishings. Come in Home Furnishings. Nervous type at Six O'Clock. Repeat, nervous type at Six O'Clock. Avoidance of eye contact 65% more likely to result in sale."

I could have done with someone with a fleeting relationship with the art of selling in the café the other day.

When I ordered bacon, egg and chips - admittedly a crazy meal selection - it was all mock shock, like I'd asked Harrods to stop looking at me like that.

A lazy finger pointed towards the board, where bacon, egg and chips did not exist as a sovereign entity, but languished instead under the jackboot of bacon 'n' egg and egg 'n' chips. I ended up paying for both official meals to make my point. Yes, no one needs a degree to see "Mug" written on my face.

- David Clee

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- Cinema

JONAH HILL and RUSSELL BRAND in Get Him to the Greek. Photo Credit: Glen Wilson. Copyright: © 2010 Universal Pictures. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Blockbuster of the Week: Get Him To The Greek (15)
Starring: Russell Brand, Jonah Hill, Lars Ulrich, Katy Perry
Many years after British rock Aldous Snow's fall from grace...
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Whatever Works. No Image AvailableCritics' Choice of the Week: Whatever Works (12A)
Starring: Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson
Ageing curmudgeon Boris Yellnikoff has lived in New York for years...
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Kristen Bell in When in Rome. Photo: Myles Aronowitz SMPSP. Copyright: © Touchstone Pictures. All Rights Reserved. RomCom of the Week: When In Rome (PG)
Starring: Josh Duhamel, Kristen Bell, Anjelica Huston, Danny DeVito
Beth is a success in the boardroom but she cannot find a loving and trustworthy man...
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- Classical and Dance

Zayed and the Dream - London ColiseumZayed and the Dream - London Coliseum
History meets art in the legendary story of seven horsemen travellers in the sands of time on a journey in search of the one who will forever leave his mark on the Arabian desert...
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- Comedy

Morecambe - Richmond TheatreMorecambe - Richmond Theatre
A fabulous celebration of the extraordinary life of Britain's best loved comic Eric Morecambe...
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- Music

Wireless Festival - Hyde Park, London. Information and Tickets.Wireless Festival - Hyde Park
For the past six years, London's Hyde Park has been home to the capital's most sensational summer concerts and this year's Wireless Festival is shaping up to be another unmissable highlight...
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Top Music Sellers (10/06/10 - 23/06/10):
1. Buddy Guy, 2. Motörhead, 3. Chipmunk, 4. The Coral, 5. Tori Amos

- Theatre

Educating Rita at The Trafalgar Studios

Educating Rita - Trafalgar Studios
Much to the dismay of her husband Denny, Rita, a young, brash hairdresser, has recently discovered a passion for English literature and enrols with the Open University...
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Top Theatre Sellers (10/06/10 - 23/06/10):
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London Accommodation

Dukes Hotel - Mayfair (5*)

Dukes Hotel - Mayfair (5*)
Ideally located in St James’s, Dukes is a discreet London classic which has been welcoming guests for over 100 years. Following a complete renovation, the hotel has a fresh look...
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Garth Hotel - Bloomsbury (2*)

Garth Hotel - Bloomsbury (2*)
Relax in the garden, enjoy a full English breakfast or chat to staff at the reception who can reserve theatre tickets, airport transfers and sightseeing tours...
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Winchester Hotel Apartments - Victoria (4* Apartment)

Winchester Hotel Apartments - Victoria (4* Apartment)
Sometimes, hotels can feel a little stifling and regimented, particularly if you like to be a bit of a free spirit that can come and go as you please...
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Belgrove Hotel - Kings Cross (2* Bed & Breakfast)

Belgrove Hotel - Kings Cross (2* Bed & Breakfast)
Only a couple of minutes walk from Kings Cross St Pancras Tube Station, you will be able to get to places like Covent Garden and Oxford Street really easily...
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1. Wigram House - Victoria (Budget Rooms), 2. Ventures Hotel - Paddington (3 Star Hotel), 3. Bridge Park Hotel - Harlesden (2 Star Hotel), 4. Queens Hotel London - Crystal Palace (2 Star Hotel), 5. Barkston Rooms (Budget Rooms)

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