Heads up: Brixton Stories
Those in and around London who are partial to a bit of theatre might want to check out Brixton Stories, which has just recently started at the Lyric in Hammersmith:
“Witness a world of word-mongers, soap-box philosophers and preachers through the eyes of Ossie Jones and his daughter as they walk through the streets of Brixton. As Ossie comes to terms with the loss of his wife, and his daughter searches to find her father again, Bandele weaves fantasy and reality together to take you on this magical and enchanting journey.”
This is a stage adaptation of Biyi Bandele’s magic realist novel, which he himself is directing. Whether you’ve read the novel or not (I haven’t), it definitely sounds interesting!