Coming Clean

King’s Head Theatre (venue) 30 July 2017 (released) 30 July 2017 Tony and Greg appear to have the ideal set-up: commitment to one another but with the option of an “occasional bit on the side”. But how firm a foundation is this for a relationship? What if one of them falls for someone else 

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Committee (A New Musical)

The sudden collapse of Kids Company in 2015 was a dramatic and very public affair with it’s charismatic founder, Camila Batmanghelidjh, claiming to ‘carry the governments troubles’ by working therapeutically and practically with 36,000 inner city children in ‘London’s Ghettos’. Successive governments gave the charity 42 million, granting another 3 million even as it became 

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The Real Thing

King’s Theatre Edinburgh (venue) 28 October 2017 (released) 15 h A play which touches on issues of truth, love, adultery, politics and flawed behaviour (which is at times irritating but all too human). Tom Stoppard’s play was first performed in 1982 and this current production at the King’s Theatre is a curious hotchpotch of 

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Evita

Phoenix Theatre (venue) 03 August 2017 (released) 05 August 2017 Evita, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s final, and possibly most interesting collaboration, which charts the glittering rise and ultimate demise of Eva Peron against the changing political and social landscape of Argentina is given a stylish revival by Ben Kenwright and Bob Tomson. 

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Got ground-breaking research to shout about? IPA World Congress + Probiota 2018 wants you!

The scientific committee of the IPA World Congress + Probiota 2018​​ is calling for submission of abstracts for this year’s event. Don’t miss your chance to present! Deadline for entries is 24th November 2017. Organized by the publishers of NutraIngredients, the number one daily news service for the dietary supplements and functional food industries, in partnership 

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The Road

The Royal Court’s revival of John Cartwright’s, Road – an Under Milk Wood-esque, somnambulant, and seminal play from the late 1980s is dark and timely. Though not as engaging as the original promenade production, the desperation of a community struggling with unemployment remains relevant and the lyricism of the language is fully explored by director, 

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ASA rules turmeric and vit A claims overstep advertising code

UK-based New Nordic were reprimanded over claims its Blue Berry Eyebright Plus Mega-Strength tablets improved eye health. Its magazine advertisement for Blue Berry Eyebright Plus Mega-Strength one-a-day tablets, which contain vitamin A, zinc and lutein, was in breach of the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing (CAP) code. “The ads must 

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Insignificance

Arcola Theatre (venue) 22 October 2017 (released) 1 d Insignificance by Terry Johnson at the Arcola Theatre was certainly an inspired play and made a lasting impression. Even on such a small stage, the cast worked together flawlessly. The set, a hotel room in Manhattan. The lighting dimmed and the sounds of New York 

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Chr Hansen CEO on full-year results: ‘What helps us to outgrow the industry? We can convert the big players’

This year, the Copenhagen-headquartered company recorded 10% overall organic growth – a slight dip on last year’s 12% – but still “nicely at the top end” ​of the firm’s long-term guidance of between 8 and 10%, CEO and president Cees de Jong said. “Twelve percent is extraordinary and last year we benefitted from what I would call a tailwind, 

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