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Rapunzel at Theatre Royal Stratford East (c) Scott Rylander

This week: 8 – 14 January

8 January 2018 Katie Da Cunha Lewin

At this time of the year, it’s easy to feel a little down in the dumps. However, London has always got plenty on offer to get you through this difficult time.

Rapunzel
 
If you are still feeling a little festive, the Theatre Royal Stratford East are still running their Christmas pantomime.  In this reimagining of the classic tale, expect fun, laughter and a bit of music too.
 
Rapunzel is at Theatre Royal Stratford East until January 13. Tickets from £10.
 

Rapunzel at Theatre Royal Stratford East (c) Scott Rylander

Bridget Christie: What Now?
 
One of comedy’s most outspoken comedians, Bridget Christie comes to the Soho Theatre for her new show What Now?. In this work-in-progress show, audiences get the chance to see Christie for that little bit cheaper as she works on her new material.
 
Bridget Christie is at the Soho Theatre from January 8 – 20. Tickets from £11.
 
Santa Madera
 
For some amazing theatrical circus performance, head over to Shoreditch Town Hall where Juan Ignacio Tula and Stefan Kinsman perform their show Santa Madera. Inspired by South American rituals, they whirl and dance round the stage in a powerful performance.
 
Santa Madera is at Shoreditch Town Hall 12 – 14 January. Tickets from £16.
 

Juan Ignacio Tula & Stefan Kinsman in Santa Madera 

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will be Taken into the Future
 
To mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Tate Modern host two exhibitions of Russian art: this exhbition of the work of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov and a larger exhibition about visual culture from 1905-55. The Kabakovs, two of the most important contemporary artists, bring their work to the Tate in this amazing and varied exhibition, including some of the most iconic installations of the last twenty years.
 
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will be Taken into the Future is at the Tate Modern until 28 January. Tickets £10.
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