Hackney Based Thriller Coming to Channel 4

Hackney Based Thriller Coming to Channel 4

A Hackney based thriller written by Hackney resident, novelist and screen writer Ronan Bennett, has been commissioned by channel 4. Top Boy, a four part drama centres around Dushane, a 19-year-old street gang leader, on the fictional Summerhouse Estate, who has ‘aspiritions’ of becoming a drug dealer. Bennett, who along with story consultant Gerry Jackson, […]

The Spy who lived in Stoke Newington

The Spy who lived in Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington can lay claim to fame to many known names in history, including authors, musicians, writers, great thinkers and activists. Now it can add Russian spy, to it’s list of illustrious residents. Anna Chapman,  nee Kushchenko, the flame haired 28 year old suspected alleged spy, arrested in New York over the weekend , lived […]

16 Year Old Hackney Photographer Detained Under Anti – Terrorism Act

16 Year Old Hackney Photographer Detained Under Anti – Terrorism Act

A 6th form student from Stoke Newington School, was stopped from taking pictures at an Armed Forces Day parade in Romford, on Saturday. Jules Mattsson who describes himself on his twitter page, as a photojournalist, libertarian socialist and Avid Reader, went into detail on his blog, saying: “I was told by the police I was […]

Enjoy an old fashioned fun fair at Clissold Park Today

Enjoy an old fashioned fun fair at Clissold Park Today

Today is your last chance to go back in time, in Stoke Newington’s Clissold Park and enjoy some vintage rides, by Carters Steam Fair. With antique rides and amusements, steam gallopers and steam yachts, Rock ‘n’ roll dodgems, vintage fair organs and slot arcades there is fun for the whole family. For the daredevils, Carters […]

Neil Simon’s London Suite – Hackney Players

Neil Simon’s London Suite – Hackney Players

Hackney based thespians, The Hackney Players proudly present London Suite by Neil Simon. This fast paced comedy, follows four different couples staying at an up market London hotel, over looking Hyde Park. Date: Friday 18th & Saturday 19th June Venue: Summit Hall Portland Avenue, Stamford Hill London N16 6EX Tickets: £7, Concessions £5 HACKNEY PLAYERS […]

Diane Abbott Secures Nomination In Labour Race

Diane Abbott Secures Nomination In Labour Race

Hackney South and Stoke Newington MP, Diane Abbott, is gearing up for the Labour Party leadership race, after gaining the 33 nominations she needed to appear on the ballot papers. In doing so, Abbott 57 becomes the first black person to contest the leadership of any major political British party. She announced her intention to […]