Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up, this week sponsored by the Royal Court Theatre.
Lights, camera, action for Hollywood play at Royal Court Theatre
Head to the Royal Court Theatre to see The Kid Stays in the Picture — a brand new play based on the true story of legendary film producer Robert Evans.
Don't know who Robert Evans was? Actually, you probably do — this is the guy who produced blockbusters like The Godfather, and even saved Paramount Pictures from collapse in the 60s. Directed by Simon McBurney, this play chronicles the life of one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood's history, in the midst of a changing America.
Check out this performance for a life you couldn't make up. The Kid Stays in the Picture runs at the Royal Court Theatre until 8 April. There is very limited availability, but £12 day seats will be released at 9am online every Monday of the run. Book your tickets here.
This week's top stories
A Trip To London's 9th Least Used Train Station
Not exactly a hive of activity.
London In Lego
Who doesn't love Lego?
Will Driverless Cars Actually Make Our Lives Better?
Brave new world, or worrying times?
Here's What London Was Like In 1907
Suffragettes, smog, Stalin and plenty of tube stations.
Here's Why We Love Living In London
Here's are some of the best reasons.
Stop Everything And Watch This Gorgeous London Video
Two-and-a-half minutes of pure joy.
London Jokes That Will Make You Cringe And Groan
Not a single mention of Cockfosters.
We Reckon Palm Vaults Is London's Prettiest Café
Don't forget to check out the loos.
London's Bookshops Look Lovely In These Pictures
Window shopping at its finest.
Inside One Of London's Most Important Bookshops
Rumours of its demise are exaggerated.
There's An Inner And Middle Temple, But Why No Outer Temple?
Only recently discovered.
In Pictures: London's Oddest Street Names
Fascinating Photos Of London's Office Workers
A city of workers.
Meet The People Who Work In London's Casinos
"I’d sometimes pretend I stacked shelves in Tesco, rather than tell people what I did for a living"
The Bar Where You Inhale Your Cocktail Instead Of Drinking It
Every bit as weird as it sounds
Video: Will Croydon Look Like This One Day?
You'll never look at Croydon the same way again.
This Video Of London Offices 50 Years Ago Will Make You Rethink Everything
Any of you ever get to use that swimming pool?
A Fragment Of The World Trade Centre In Stratford
In Pictures: London's West End In The 1950s
Fancy Buying A Pad In Greenwich?
It's not as pricey as you thought.
London's Lost Rivers: The Westbourne
Once a river, now a sewer.
How Durex Came Out Of London's East End
Find out where the name Durex comes from
How To Write A 'why I'm Leaving London' Article
"When you come to Newcastle from London it's like someone’s applied an Instagram filter."
Video: A Boris Bike Travels Round The World
But how much was his fine?
Photos Of Brixton Looking Beautiful
A portrait of Brixton
10 Of London's Best American Food Joints That Deliver
Sticky ribs, without leaving your sofa.
In Pictures: Rainy London
Go See These Exhibitions By And About Women
Some of these are unmissable
Fuller's Reopen Legendary Pub Where Sinatra Once Sang
Will you be going?
This Gorgeous Video Shows Off London's Nighttime Beauty
30 seconds well spent.
These London Parks Have Their Own Private Police Forces
One dates back to the 1870s.
This New Sicilian Restaurant Is Serving Up The Real Deal
The Statue In Parliament Damaged By Suffragettes... And Left That Way
Why are protesters so drawn to the Viscount?
Video: The Crackpot Novelty Automation Arcade
There's even a mechanical chiropodist.
These London Theatres Are Hiding Amazing Bars
Including some great after hours ones.
In Pictures: London's Most Beautiful Flowerbeds
London's never looked so colourful
Be Hurled From Space In Virtual Reality At The Science Museum
Probably as close as you'll get to returning from orbit...
If You're Single, It Costs 56% More To Live In London Than The Rest Of The Uk
High rents are causing relative poverty.
In Pictures: The River Thames At Its Best
Father Thames through the seasons
1000 Free Copies Of This London Book Are Being Given Away
Pick up a book.
Everything You Need To Know About Lambeth Bridge
Including why its predecessor was a disaster
Stunning Sculpture And Powerful Paintings At This National Gallery Exhibition
Brilliant replicas complete the story.
These London Restaurants Are Making Outstanding Hash Browns
An essential breakfast component?
Here's Another Gorgeous Video Of A London Sunset
Wren's masterpiece at its finest
The Best Bloody Marys In London
One's even served in a bell pepper...
These Are The Artists You Should Know About
Check out this art fair.
8 Of London's Best Coffee Cocktails
Coffee on the rocks.
Competition: Win A Pair Of Top-price Theatre Tickets
Break a leg.
Watch This Artist Draw An Incredible (and Speedy) Cityscape
One brief glance... and he's off.
Bones, Teeth And Witching Bottles: An Insight Into London's Past
London's spookiest archive.
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