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Interview with Vicky Featherstone, artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre

VICKY FEATHERSTONE: POLITICAL TURMOIL IS GOOD FOR THEATRE

It’s been four years since Vicky Featherstone took over programming at The Royal Court Theatre in Chelsea. Here, the Artistic Director of one of London’s most loved theatres, tells us why political turmoil can be good for writers

A NEW LUXURY FESTIVAL IS SET TO TAKEOVER PRINCESS DIANA’S ANCESTRAL HOME

In July 2018, a pioneering new luxury festival will take over the historic Althorp Estate in Northampton. The Resident headed for the launch party in Spencer House, Green Park, for a taste of the cultural and culinary delights in store…

London's best festivals: British Summertime Festival Hyde Park (photo: Tom Hannock)

10 LONDON SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS TO BOOK NOW

You don’t need to travel far for your festival fix – London has a great lineup of summer festivals with great headliners from Seal to Simply Red, delicious food and amazing venues. The Resident picks out seven unmissable summer festivals in London…

Maude Hirst

MAUDE HIRST ON HER ROLE IN THE HISTORY CHANNEL’S VIKINGS

Maude Hirst, daughter of English screenwriter and producer Michael Hirst, on her roles in The Tudors and Vikings, and why she feels protective of London’s arts scene

City Lights © Wing Ka Ho

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR 2017’S MOST OUT OF THIS WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has launched its annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition – it’s ninth annual global search for the most beautiful and spectacular astronomical images

Meet President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Ian Cryer at a special event at M1 Fine Arts

MEET IAN CRYER, MASTER OF OIL, AT M1 FINE ART GALLERY

M1 Fine Art in Greenwich, together with The Resident, is hosting a special, one-off event where you can meet Master of Oil Ian Cryer as he paints a live portrait in the gallery…

BADA: La Cité by Claude Venard (1913-1999), courtesy John Adams Fine Art

5 EXHIBITORS TO LOOK OUT FOR AT BADA 2017

BADA – the British Antique Dealers’ Association – returns to Chelsea for its 25th anniversary fair in March, with a host of new exhibitors among the familiar faces. Here are five exhibitors to put on your must-see list…

Holmefield House, west London, is a classic example of Brutalist architecture in London

NEW BOOK CELEBRATES LONDON’S BRUTALIST ARCHITECTURE

Brutalism is the Marmite of architecture, but photographer Simon Phipps captures the beauty of this bold form in his new book, Brutal London

Lady Gaga's Half Time Show at the 2017 Super Bowl

TICKETS FOR LADY GAGA’S UK TOUR DATES ON SALE THIS WEEK

Following her explosive Super Bowl performance last night, Live Nation Announces the Lady Gaga Joanne World Tour, which heads for London this autumn…

An interview with Clapham resident Jason Flemyng

AN EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMAN: JASON FLEMYNG ON THE JOYS OF FATHERHOOD

Actor and father-of-two Jason Flemyng on his Lock, Stock legacy and why its important to support local arts spaces like the new Merton Arts Space in Wimbledon

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