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
Video: This Little-Used London Station Doesn't Even Offer Services Into Central London
A 12-minute shuttle journey.
Come With Us on a Trip Back to 1907 London
The city more than 100 years ago.
This Is What the West End Looked Like in the 1950s
It's still Soho, but not as we know it.
These London Theatres Are Hiding Amazing Bars
Including a 2am finish and £6.50 cocktails
If You're Single, It Costs 56% More to Live in London Than the Rest of the UK, Says Study
This is why your pay doesn't stretch too far.
In Pictures: Reasons to Love London
Fall in love again.
London's Best American Food Joints That Deliver
This is the good stuff.
Bet You Can't Read These London Jokes Without Groaning
Not a single mention of Cockfosters.
Why Is There No Outer Temple?
Only recently discovered.
In Photos: London's Brilliant Bookshops
Window shopping at its finest.
Fuller's Reopen Legendary Pub Where Dylan Thomas Used to Drink
Now with 12 boutique rooms.
Need a Laugh? Be Grateful This Isn't Your Address
*Points and laughs*
Is This the Croydon of the Future?
You'll never look at Croydon the same way again.
So. You're Leaving London. Here's How to Write an 'I'm Leaving London' Article
"When you come to Newcastle from London it's like someone’s applied an Instagram filter."
Some of London's Parks Have Private Police Forces - but What Do They Do?
Who ya gonna call?
We Reckon Palm Vaults Is London's Prettiest Café
Never been? You're missing out
Take a Paddle in These Photos of London in the Rain
It really DOES rain a lot here.
See London Made From Lego Bricks
What's not to love?
Step Back in Time to the London Offices of 1963
Including a swimming pool, squash courts, and rifle range.
London Was Home to One of the World's Largest Condom Factories
Find out where the name Durex comes from
Everything You'd Want to Ask a London Croupier: Answered
You'll be needing coffee... and thick skin.
Ever Encountered This Fragment of the World Trade Center?
Chances are, you'll be alone.
How Many of These Coffee Cocktails Have You Tried?
Coffee on the rocks.
These Are London's Best Hash Browns
Fry, fry away.
Love Spring? Check Out These Photos of London in Bloom
London's never looked so colourful
In Pictures: Brixton Looking Beautiful
From rainy days to rainbow skies
Take a Look at These Photos of London Businesspeople, Past and Present
Briefcases and bowler hats.
Wend Your Way Through These Photos of London's River Thames
Father Thames through the seasons
The Statue in Parliament Damaged by Suffragettes... And Left That Way
Why are protesters so drawn to the Viscount?
We Follow the Route of the Long-Buried River Westbourne
Did you know there's a river that flows from Hampstead to Chelsea?
9 Fascinating Facts About Lambeth Bridge
Get to know the river crossing a bit better
Got 30 Seconds to Spare? Watch This Gorgeous Film of London at Night
Night in the capital.
This Legendary Black Bookshop in North London Needs Urgent Funding
Help these guys out with crowd funding.
Weighing Up the Pros and Cons of Driverless Cars
Where do you stand on this issue?
Stop Everything and Watch This Gorgeous London Video
Sit back and enjoy.
Video: A Boris Bike Travels the World
That's one well travelled bike.
The Best Bloody Marys in London
One's even served in a bell pepper...
Are These the Wackiest Arcade Machines in the World?
An arcade, but not as we know it.
Tim Peake Guides You Back Down to Earth at This VR Experience
A fun, if pricey, exhibit.
@Stwiltshire Sketches an Incredible Cityscape - Just With a Quick Glance
One incredibly talented man.
The Witching Bottles Offering an Insight Into London's Past
Find out what a 'witching bottle' is, and why @MuseumofLondon collects them.
Watch This Gorgeous Timelapse Video of St Paul's Cathedral
Wren's masterpiece at its finest
Michelangelo Proves His Brilliance in This New Exhibition
Brilliant replicas complete the story.
The Bar Where You Inhale Your Cocktail Instead of Drinking It
Alcoholic Dip Dabs, you say?
13 Awesome Exhibitions for Celebrating Women's History Month
An impressive range.
Enzo's Kitchen Is the Go-To for Delicious Sicilian Food
A new foodie hotspot.
1000 Free Copies of This London Book Are Being Given Away
A novel idea.
Become an Art Collector and Check Out the Talented Art Fair
Check out this art fair.
Could Greewich Be Your New Home?
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