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Best Of Londonist: Budgets, Bats And Hyperbolic Paraboloids

Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up, sponsored this week by Happn.

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Top reviews

  • The Ben Uri Collection celebrates its 100th birthday ★★★☆☆
  • Great acrobatics but the story is lacking in Nocturne ★★★☆☆
  • Royal Opera House’s new take on Giuseppe Verdi’s final work Falstaff shines after a slow start ★★★☆☆
  • Welles and Olivier bicker at Southwark Playhouse, but never spark into life ★★☆☆☆
  • National Gallery combines music with art, with some strange combinations ★★☆☆☆
  • "This is all so horrible", pretty much sums up this London film ★☆☆☆☆
  • A Number at Young Vic could have come from the pen of Mary Shelley ★★★★☆

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Herring and Legge: Catch new work in progress from Richard Herring, working on his first Edinburgh show since becoming a dad and Michael Legge getting vitriolic about meeting his heroes, at the Comedy Bar Islington, Chapel Bar, near Angel on 15 July at 8pm. Tickets £7.50.
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T20 Cricket: There are only two T20 Blast Fridays left at the Oval and you can be there in Club Level seats with access to a private bar for just £40. Surrey play Somerset on 17 July, and Sussex on 24 July.
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Lovebox: There are still some Friday tickets left for Lovebox in Victoria Park. See Rudimental, Cypress Hill, Groove Armada, Ella Eyre and many more. Tickets £61.25 (inc. fees).
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Top Gun: Luna Cinema presents Top Gun in Crystal Palace Park on 18 July at 9.15pm. Tickets £14.50.
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Citadel: A new kind of festival takes place on 19 July in Victoria Park: Citadel celebrates the pleasures of a summery Sunday afternoon. As well as live music from Bombay Bicycle Club, Kurt Vile, Anna Calvi, Neneh Cherry and more there are feasts, talks, debates, Sunday Papers Live and a Sports Day. Tickets £56 adults, £6 kids.
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The Motherf**ker With The Hat: Some lowest price tickets are still available for this sweary, brash, unapologetic play about love and drugs on the streets of New York, on until 20 August. Get £15 tix through YPlan.
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London Dungeon Late: If Ripperology is your guilty pleasure indulge it at the next London Dungeons Late on 17 July. Your £25 ticket includes gin cocktail, dress up and 60 minute tour of the Dungeons. Watch your back...
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