Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Urban Fix Let Our Cultural Concierge Be Your Guide, Whoever You Are

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Urban Fix Let Our Cultural Concierge Be Your Guide, Whoever You Are

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Byline: ANNE DEAKIN

JOLLY GREEN

TEAM LEADER

JILLY COOPER

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Wildlife-mad Jilly should take her grandchildren to see the play Life of Pi(right), an adaptation of the Booker prizewinning novel by Yann Martel, about the adventures of an Indian boy on a raft with animals. 10 to 12 May (www.greenwich theatre.org.uk).

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The literary lady and her publisher husband Leo will enjoy watching Jeremy Irons' star turn as Satan in Josephine Hart's Poetry Hour: The Poetry of John Milton at the British Library. 9 May (www.bl.uk).

Spend

She always finds space for more art and antiques.

Jilly can splurge at Objects of Desire: The LAPADA London Fair at Burlington Gardens, where dealers are selling everything from diamond brooches to chaises longues. Wicked! 10 to 13 May (www.lapadalondon.com).

Experience

Jilly saves animals like there's no tomorrow. She'll love famed RSPCA warden Rex Harper's book An Otter on the Aga (Headline, [pounds sterling]18.99) about the adventures at his Cornish animal sanctuary.

EASY RIDER

TEAM LEADER EWAN McGREGOR

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Sci-fi-London film festival is firmly in the diary for comic dorks and futuristic fans like Ewan. Until 6 May (www. scifilondon.com).

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To celebrate 30 years of Star Wars(and to feed his ego) Ewan should speed over to Star Wars: The Exhibition (right) at County Hall. From tomorrow until 1 September (www.starwars theexhibition.

com).

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The roaming Scottish actor can liven up his Hampstead home with vintage pictures from Bonhams' auction London in Springtime, which is selling old Underground pictures promoting the capital from the Twenties and Thirties. 9 May (www.bonhams.com).

Experience

Adventurous Ewan's imagination can run wild with Joseph O'Connor (author of Star of the Sea) and his latest offering, the sequel Redemption Falls (Random House, [pounds sterling]17. …

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