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Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

You may be forgiven for thinking they all share similar traits, but these are just a few included in the Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011 line up next month. So open that diary and clear the weekend of  Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June – this year sees the introduction of children’s events. The line-up […]

Film Review: Mr Nice

Film Review: Mr Nice

Mr Nice is an entertaining, and, at times, highly amusing biopic charting the rise, fall and subsequent rise of infamous drug smuggler Howard Marks. Welsh actor Rhys Ifans (who met the central character at a music gig 15 years ago) gives perhaps his finest performance to date as Marks in director Bernard Rose’s (Candyman, Anna […]