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Whether you normally look down from the cheap seats in the gods, or sit up close in the front row, there's so much happening on the London performing arts scene and comedy circuit, it can be difficult to decide which shows you should spend your cash on and which shows should quite frankly, pay you for turning up.

At Views from the Gods, we review all the latest London talent, from West End plays to emerging comedians. We hope our site helps introduce you to some new performers.

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No one can deny we live in interesting times. Whether you wanted to stay in Europe or to leave Europe, the past year has given us all cause to reflect on where we feel we truly belong. With 75.4% of those who voted in Haringey voting to stay in Europe, Wood Green seems the ideal place for a site-specific audio production exploring citizenship and borders. Like many parts of London, it's one where the local residents have strong feelings about identity.

Set in real-life working hotel Green Rooms, Hotel Europe invites you to look behind five doors and either challenge or cement your own thoughts on what it means to be a part of a community and what it means to choose to leave that community. It's certainly a topical and thought-provoking concept for a piece of theatre and apparently, there are already exciting plans in store for what happens at the end of the run. We caught up with producer David Ralf and one of the two co-creators, Philipp Ehmann, to find out more about what you can expect when you check into Hotel Europe.

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