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Issue 74 | 18 March 2002
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* SE1 News and Events

* SE1 news from around the Web

* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ SE1 News and Events ]

WORLD BOOK DAY ON THE LONDON EYE
World Book Day was be celebrated in style on the South
Bank last week as children from all 32 London boroughs
took a ride on the London Eye for special storytelling
sessions.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/162


THE 'SHARD OF GLASS' - AN "APPROPRIATE LANDMARK"?
Southwark Council last week granted planning permission
for the controversial London Bridge Tower.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/161


REVIEW: DOCTOR FAUSTUS AT THE YOUNG VIC
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by Christopher
Marlowe charts the downfall of the Wittenberg scholar,
Dr John Faustus. Starring Jude Law.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/164


REVIEW: TARTUFFE AT THE NATIONAL
The cleverness of Moliere's Tartuffe, currently at the
National and starring Martin Clunes in the title role,
resides in its language and superb cast.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/163


BILLY LIAR
Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 March
7.30pm; New Arch Theatre, Under Waterloo station; £7
Keith Waterhouse's bittersweet tale of a young manıs
escapist fantasies in a Northern Town.
http://www.networktheatre.org


TRANSPORT IN SOUTHWARK: PRE-ELECTION DEBATE
Wednesday 20 March 
7pm at St. Giles, Church Hall, Benhill Road (Camberwell
Church Street end), Camberwell, SE5
Southwark Cyclists have organised a Question Time-style
debate about Transport in Southwark in advance of May's
local elections. The following party representatives on
transport will be participating:
- Nick Dolezal - Labour
- Richard Thomas  - Lib Dem
- Toby Eckersley - Conservative
- Jenny Jones - Green
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk


VICTORIAN SURGERY AT THE OLD OPERATING THEATRE
Saturday 23 March
2.30pm at the Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas'
Street; £3.25 (conc £2.25)
The ordeals of surgery without anaesthesia.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk


'LONG MARCH' FOR THE CLIMATE
Saturday 23 March 
Final part of march to US Embassy starts at the
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, outside the Imperial
War Museum, Lambeth Road at 3.30pm
http://www.campaignagainstclimatechange.net


ALL ABOARD! SUNDAY IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC AT THE NATIONAL
Sunday 24 March
2pm-8pm at the National Theatre
An afternoon of free entertainment sponsored by
Barclays PLC. Marvel as the National is transformed
into an ocean liner, with a South Seas island theme
throughout the building. The event kicks off at 2pm
with a spectacular aerial display in Theatre Square. At
7.30pm there's a light and water show as the grand
finale. The rest of the afternoon will be filled with
storytelling, tours, treasure hunts and magic.
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations.

Child cheats death in Southwark Street (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=10

Who says the only way is up? Deyan Sudjic on the Shard
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=15

'Spike' heralds new wave of skyscrapers (Independent)
http://news.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=275362

Nelson Square plagued by power cuts (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=12

The Anchor Bankside reviewed (Observer)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=7

Bermondsey's Zandra Rhodes profiled (Observer)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=8

London is sinking thanks to Jubilee Line (E Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=3

Shakespeare's Globe profiled (New York Times)
http://www.iht.com/articles/50361.html

Human remains dug up near Long Lane (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=11

World Book Day launch at Tate Modern (BBC News)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=9

New model of London Eye at Legoland Windsor (Ananova)
http://www.ananova.com/go/544859

New trench warfare show at War Museum (icSouthLondon)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=13

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
forum at http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list.php?f=1

- London Bridge Tower
- Proposed Tabard Square development
- The Great Champor-Champor Debate
- Lights, camera, ACTION! TV/film locations in SE1
- Clink Street studios - victims of gentrification?
- Research project on the South Bank - can you help?
- Washing machine repairs in Southwark
- Bricklayers Arms - good news confirmed!

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