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Category Archives: Time Out blog

Time Out Blog: 22 Video games set in London

My latest blog for Time Out London looks at 22 video games set in the capital, dating from the 1980s up to the present day.

Please click here to read the full article

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Time Out Blog: Six places in London connected with Pocahontas

March 2017 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Pocahontas who succumbed to illness on the outskirts of London.

A portrait of Pocahontas, created in London in 1616 by Simon van de Passe.

To mark this remarkable Native American woman’s short, but fascinating life, my latest Time Out article looks at six locations in and around the capital which share a connection with her.

For the full article, please click here.

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Time Out Post: Seven places in London connected with the Elephant Man

Last week the world lost one of its finest actors: the magnificent Sir John Hurt.

John Hurt, 1980

John Hurt pictured in 1980

In 1980 John took on one of his most challenging roles- that of Joseph Merrick; aka the ‘Elephant Man‘, the tragic figure who became synonymous with late Victorian London.

The Elephant Man

Sensitive, moving and dignified, Sir John Hurt did Joseph’s legacy proud.

Sir John Hurt as Joseph Merrick

Sir John Hurt as Joseph Merrick

To read about the places in London connected with the real life Joseph Merrick, please click here.