Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Knowledge; What to Watch, Buy and Drink This Week

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Knowledge; What to Watch, Buy and Drink This Week

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'Whether it's Victoria doing the roast or David carving the turkey or Tana making the sauce or me doing the Christmas pudding, we'll all be helping each other.

But it's going to be mad. I'm sure it's going to be pandemonium.' Gordon Ramsay's Christmas nightmare at Beckingham Palace

Question of the week Hillary Clinton and David Miliband: did you see it coming? Yes - 27% No - 73%

Panto-ho-ho in the Grove

It's panto time and W11 will be rocking with laughter from Monday evening, as the curtain goes up at the Tabernacle, Powis Square, on this year's Portobello Panto, a twist on perennial favourite Aladdin, A Lad in the Grove in aid of the Friends of Portobello. The annual event draws theatrical luminaries to play the leads, including Ray Winstone and Dominic West. This year's line-up is a secret but with Alfie Allen at the helm, it'll be a barrel of laughs. Oh yes it will (020 7221 9700;

Wild thing vs model vampire

MOISHE ([pounds sterling]16.99, AT JOHN LEWIS) Born Land of the Wild Things, a parallel universe with deserts and forests accessed via sailing boat. Date of birth unknown. Height 20ft Appearance Hairy, horned, and curiously cuddly. Could do with some orthodontic work.

Crew Feathered, clawed and beaked, so you wouldn't want to run into this lot in a Soho alleyway. Hobbies Model-making. In his hideaway he has a miniature version of the kingdom.

Powers Supreme strength and speed.

Vulnerability Sentimental and impulsive with the emotional age of a 14-yearold.

When he's not starting rumpuses or knocking down trees, he's off crying in his hideaway. Needs a strong leader.

EDWARD CULLEN ([pounds sterling]32.26, AT AMAZON.CO.UK) Born Chicago, Illinois, 1901. Height 6ft 2in Appearance Sandy brown hair, pale skin, piercing topaz eyes and angular features. …

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