A special edition of the BBC Radio 4 comedy show My Teenage Diary, with Jan Ravens and host Rufus Hound.
As the star of TV's Dead Ringers Jan Ravens is one of the country's best-known impressionists, but in this show she will be asked to dust off her teenage diary and revisit her younger self... even reading it out in public!
Raven's diaries describe a time when she was growing up in Merseyside, and has tales about her schizophrenic dad and best-friend Nicky, and also her big crush on a guy called Gary (with whom she used to do illicit things in the lounge whilst her mum was busy upstairs!).
Craig’s review of British Library – “The British Library is a construction of such monumental ugliness that it's worth seeing simply for that. Come and see the ugliest building in London! It's as if they've tipped a billion bricks into a pile and now they're waiting for the builders to start putting it all together. Only they won't. Because it's finished. This is it. Now it just sits on the side of the E… continued”
Imaginary Cities — British Library – 5 Apr &38211; 14 Jul 2019 – A small exhibition that uses digital technology to transform the library's collection of historic maps to create fictional cityscapes
Writing — Making Your Mark – 26 Apr to 27 Aug 2019 – This exhibition will explore the history of writing from ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs right up to our modern communication tools
Leonardo da Vinci — A Mind in Motion – 7 Jun to 8 Sep 2019 – The British Library's Leonardo da Vinci exhibition will bring together pages from three of his extraordinary scientific notebooks
Buddhism exhibition, at the British Library – 25 Oct 2019 to 25 Feb 2020 – This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day
Paul Merton at the Comedy Store – 10 Feb to 10 Mar 2019 – "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
Alun Cochrane, performing at the Comedy Store – 21 to 23 Feb 2019 – Alun Cochrane will be doing some stand-up at London's most popular comedy club - all 6-foot 4-inches of him
Michael McIntyre — Warm-up shows – 25 Feb and 4 Mar 2019 – Michael McIntyre will be doing some warm-up shows at the Duchess Theatre in preparation for his Big World Tour.
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