Best Of Londonist: 28 January 2018

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Theatre Review: Lady Windermere’s Fan at Vaudeville Theatre

Comedy is prioritised over melodrama, which is a shame

London's Best Exhibitions to See Right Now

Trolls and a fighting cock.

These 13 Buildings Look Really Out of Place

What's Princess Di got to do with Croydon Waterworks?

Crossrail's Not Even Open Yet, but There Are Already Plans to Extend It to Kent

Abbey Wood may not be the end of the line for long...

Which Bits of Crossrail Will Open First?

It'll be a while before you can ride the whole line.

Did You Know About the 'Second Northern Line' Coming to London in May?

Will this change your commute?

There Are More Than 30 Branches of Waterstones in London - These Are Our Favourites

A reading nook in a turret, you say?

Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

When will you be able to travel the whole way through?

Behind the Scenes on the Installation of Crossrail Roundels

11 months to go...

Photography So Big It's Almost Unbelievable

Endless solar panels and urban sprawl.

The Little-Known Tunnel at the National Portrait Gallery, and Other Secrets

Do you know about the secret tunnel?

Here's a Canary Wharf DLR Cheat Worth Knowing

Three trains = makeshift corridor.

How to Spend a Day in Windsor Without Paying a Fortune

Pavement clocks and copper corgis.

London's 24 Hour Transport Network Could Include the DLR

Ride the tame rollercoaster round the clock.

Best Pub in Brixton Is...?

Please vote now!

South West London Just Got a Little Spicier


The Lesser-Known London Airport With Its Own Dedicated Police Force

Plus a sneak peak at the VIP lifestyle.

Take on the Walkie Talkie's 36 Floors in Aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital

Not for the faint hearted.

Mezze and Manaeesh: Jerusalem Home-Cooking Hits Soho

Loud and welcoming

Popular Thai Restaurant Opens Veggie-Only Branch in Soho

Thai food done tapas-style.

The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Streatham

Refuelling spots in Streatham

Our Two Young Reporters Meet a Pearly King for a Quick Lesson in Cockney Rhyming Slang

How much of the slang do you recognise?

Greyhound Cafe Makes a Fashionable Entrance to the London Food Scene

From fashion to food.

A Pitch-Perfect Revival of an Early Pinter Classic

A trademark comedy of menace

Human Interaction Is Put Under the Microscope in Beginning

A closer look at human interatction

TfL Has Changed the Much Mocked Bus Announcement - and It's Still Not Great

It's now 'Please hold on while the bus is moving.'

Meet the Pelicans of St James's Park

Where and when to see them.

Illusions and Ingredients Get Creative at This Leicester Square Cocktail Bar

It's time to get creative.

Theatre Review: The War Has Not Yet Started at Southwark Playhouse

A pleasure to watch.

Dance Review: Giselle at Royal Opera House

Peter Wright’s version captures the very essence of this Romantic Ballet

Do You Know About the Unusual Brewing History of St Pancras International?

A very happy 150th birthday to St Pancras International!

Guns, Stunts and Audience Interaction: Adam Riches' Inane Chicanery

Are you ready for sniper school?

In Pictures: Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

Doubled in size.