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THE WHISPER HOUSE – The Other Palace

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I don’t suppose many of us have ever lived in a lighthouse. These sturdy structures, perched on cliff edges or clinging to rocky outcrops figure strongly in the imagination as places of isolation, mystery and danger. So, we feel for young Christopher as he clutches his small suitcase and meets his Aunt Lily, sensitively played by Dianne Pilkington.






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THIS JOINT IS JUMPIN’ – The Other Palace

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Brought to London for the first time by producer Hoagy B Carmichael, This Joint is Jumpin’ is an exuberant homage to Fats Waller, the famous jazz pianist, composer, and virtuoso talent of the 1930’s Harlem Renaissance. Fats contributed his brilliance to the cultural, social, and artistic scene of the time and laid the groundwork for jazz musicians thereafter.