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London Eye Tickets
The Eye stands a whopping 135 metres high on the South Bank between Waterloo and Westminster Bridges, right opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and provides stunning views over central London and beyond...
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Tour of the St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel  
Tour of the St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
This tours are run by a team of Blue Badge tourist guides throughout the week and last 1.5 hours. The tours cover aspects of this truly historical hotel, from the characters involved in its creation to the challenges faced by the restoration team, and the stories told by the guides help bring the history of the building to life.
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Ripleys Believe it or Not  
Ripleys Believe it or Not
It's been an American institution for decades. Now, Ripley's Believe It or Not has become a lavish, eye-popping, mind blowing exhibition in the heart of London's Piccadilly Circus. Book your Ripley's Believe It or Not tickets here - you won't believe how brilliant it is...
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Top Attractions Sellers (15/08/13 - 28/08/13):
1. The View From The Shard, 2. The London Eye, 3. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, 4. London Zoo, 5. Buckingham Palace




Diary: Find out where Luther and the other great London detectives live



Luther, the latest in a legendary line of London detectives, is to get the full movie treatment, we learned this week. With all that crime to solve, it's imperative detectives have a place they can call home to think things through. Here are some of our top 'tecs and their London residences:

Sherlock Holmes
The most famous of all London detectives lived and exercised his logic at 221B Baker Street towards the end of the 19th century and, in the form of Benedict Cumberbatch, the modern day.

Lord Peter Wimsey
Dorothy L. Sayers' conjured up eleven mysteries, all evocative of the inter-war period, for her upper crust gumshoe to solve. Wimsey was based in a "a luxurious flat in Piccadilly" according to the author.

Hercule Poirot
The Belgian mastermind twirled his moustache from the 1920s onwards at the fictional 56B Whitehaven Mansions, an art deco building called in real life Florin Court, on Charterhouse Square, EC2.

Jack Regan
Not sure where The Sweeney's 1970s Detective Inspector laid his hat - can anyone help? - but the series' locations were mainly shot in west London and the Flying Squad's offices were in Hammersmith.

Adam Dalgliesh
P.D. James' chief inspector in the 1960s-onwards Metropolitan Police calls a flat in Queenhithe his home. Queenhithe is the bit along the north bank of the Thames near where the Millennium Bridge hits land.

John Luther
Idris Elba is the rogue detective king of east London in the haunting TV drama; his troubled character lives in a messy flat on the Aylesbury Estate in Walworth.

David Clee





Entertainment



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


- Cinema



HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 22: Actors Mark Wahlberg (L) and Rebel Wilson arrive at the premiere of Paramount Pictures.Pain & Gain at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 22, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) *** Local Caption *** Mark Wahlberg; Rebel Wilson  
Blockbuster of the Week: Pain & Gain (15)
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Rebel Wilson, Ed Harris
Wheeler dealer Danny Lugo secures a position as manager of the Sun Gym...
Review | Showing at these cinemas | Trailer
The Way, Way Back. Fox UK Film  
Comedy of the Week: The Way Way Back (12A)
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Toni Collette, AnnaSophia Robb, Steve Carell
Fourteen-year-old Duncan desperately wanted to spend the summer with his father...
Review | Showing at These Cinemas | Trailer
You're Next. Icon/Lionsgate  
Horror Movie of the Week: You're Next (18)
Starring: AJ Bowen, Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn
Aubrey Davison and her husband father Paul celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary...
Review | Showing at these Cinemas | Trailer


See Also:
A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of London Films, A-Z of UK Cinemas, A-Z of UK Films, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews


Listings Menus:
Movies by Genres, 3 D Movies, Over 18s Screenings, Parents and Baby Screenings, Subtitled Movies


- Classical and Dance



Le Nozze di Figaro, Royal Opera House - London Theatre Tickets  
Le Nozze di Figaro - Royal Opera House
Le nozze di Figaro had its premiere in 1786 at the Burgtheater in Vienna. Lorenzo Da Ponte - with whom Mozart later collaborated on Don Giovanni and Cosi fan tutte - created the libretto...
Info and Tickets | Opera and Dance Tickets


Top Classical and Dance Sellers (15/08/13 - 28/08/13):
1. Fidelio, 2. Rodelinda, 3. Madam Butterfly, 4. British Youth Opera - Paul Bunyan, 5. Romeo And Juliet


- Comedy



Jimmy Carr at the Hackney Empire, O2 Academy Brixton and HMV Apollo, London. Information and tickets.  
Jimmy Carr - Hackney Empire, O2 Academy Brixton and HMV Apollo
Jimmy Carr gets everywhere on TV, mainly because he's funny, but he's on the radio too, and he was also the first comic to perform live in Second Life...
Jimmy Carr: Making People Laugh on DVD | Info and Tickets | More Comedy Tickets


Top Comedy Sellers (15/08/13 - 28/08/13):
1. Russell Howard, 2. Micky Flanagan, 3. Sarah Millican, 4. Lee Evans, 5. Jason Manford


- Music



30 Seconds To Mars - O2 Arena, London. Information and tickets.  
30 Seconds To Mars - O2 Arena
Thirty Seconds To Mars cement their live reputation as one of the most exciting bands in the world with a massive global tour, taking their Top Five, gravity-defying album Love Lust Faith + Dreams to the UK & Ireland for nine eagerly anticipated dates. ...
Info and Tickets | More Music Tickets


Top Music Sellers (15/08/13 - 28/08/13):
1. One Direction, 2. Arctic Monkeys, 3. Bruno Mars, 4. Bob Dylan, 5. Fleetwood Mac


- Theatre



The Wind in the Willows, Duchess Theatre - London Theatre Tickets  
The Wind in the Willows - Duchess Theatre
The exciting adventures of shy Mole, debonair Ratty, wise Badger and hot-headed Toad are vividly portrayed in this 'heart warming charmer for all the family' (Sunday Times)...
Info and Tickets | More Musical Tickets | More Play Tickets


Top Theatre Sellers (15/08/13 - 28/08/13):
1. The Lion King, 2. Les Miserables, 3. Once, 4. War Horse, 5. Billy Elliot




Competition



Shameless Series 11 & 1-11 Boxset Competition  
Shameless Series 11 & 1-11 Boxset Competition
Welcome back to Manchester's most notorious estate for the last ever epic 14-part series, out to own on DVD from 2nd September 2013 along with the complete 1 - 11 boxset...
Win the Shameless Boxset from Season 1 to 11...
Click here for your chance to win | More competitions




London Accommodation



Hotel Verta by Rhombus, London, Battersea (5 Star Hotel).  
Hotel Verta by Rhombus, London - Battersea (5 Star Hotel)
The luxurious five star Hotel Verta by Rhombus, London is ideally situated for a short break in London, located in London's Battersea, south of the River Thames...
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Comfort Inn Kings Cross, Kings Cross (3 Star Hotel)  
Comfort Inn Kings Cross - Kings Cross (3* Hotel)
When you stay at Comfort Inn King's Cross you have immediate access to the London Zoo, Camden Market, Eurostar London, the British Library, Holborn, Theatreland London, Regent's Park, and the British Museum...
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Europa Hotel, Gatwick (2 Star Hotel)  
Europa Hotel - Gatwick (2* Hotel)
The Europa Hotel sits just off the M23, close to the centre of Crawley and only 10 minutes from Gatwick Airport. This easily accessible location is ideal for pre-flight stopovers and for tourists wanting to explore Epsom, Horsham, Guildford and central London...
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Chester Hotel Victoria, Victoria (3 Star Accommodation)  
Chester Hotel Victoria - Victoria (3* Accommodation)
Chester Hotel Victoria is based a short walk away from Victoria tube, train and coach station, and within easy reach of major London tourist attractions like Buckingham Palace and Westminster Cathedral....
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Top Hotel Sellers (15/08/13 - 28/08/13):
1. Belgrove Hotel - Kings Cross (2 Star B&B), 2. Windmill Place Apartments - Croydon (3 Star Apartment), 3. Duke Of Leinster - Bayswater (4 Star Hotel), 4. Bridge Park Hotel - Wembley (3 Star Hotel), 5. Hampstead Rooms - Hampstead (2 Star Accommodation)



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