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September 2018

Ruby Wax, The Monk and The Neuroscientist: How To Be Human

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September 27 @ 8:00 pm
£22-£18

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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HOW TO BE HUMAN  We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of us becomes robotic, mechanical fingers crossed we'll still have our minds. Hopefully we'll use them for things like compassion, instead of just chasing what’s ‘better’ like a hamster on a wheel. If we can do that, we’re on the yellow brick road to happiness. With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten, who explains how the…

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October 2018

Red Cape Theatre present Thunder Road

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October 6 @ 7:30 pm
£10-6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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This bold, original performance by RedCape Theatre is about the power of the Heimlich manoeuvre, adventure and escape, the death of the Little Chef, the call of the open road, and the kind of friendship you'd take a bullet for. Taking as its inspirations the quintessentially British First Aid training course and the iconic feminist road movie 'Thelma and Louise', fusing theatre and stand-up, Thunder Road tells a story like you've never seen before, that will ring true in your…

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Robin Ince’s Chaos of Delight

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October 18 @ 8:00 pm
£15-12.50

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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The co-star of the Rose D'Or award winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, author of How to Build a Universe (part 1) with Professor Brian Cox is back on the road with an artist's manifesto of delight and curiosity. Robin Ince mashes up the two cultures of art and science in this celebration of the human mind from Bohemians to Black Holes, Dali to DNA, another of his stand up sort of lectures ‘The Ince brain is like a black hole…

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November 2018

Dr Phil Hammond – Happy Birthday NHS?

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November 6 @ 8:00 pm
£16-12

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Happy Birthday NHS? Nye Bevan's beautiful baby is 70 this year, but will she make a ton? A decade of austerity with a Brexit cherry on top has brought her to her knees. Dr Phil charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts. Come cheer the heroes, boo the villains and look to the future of robot surgeons, Fitbit nurses and iPhone GPs. Batteries not included. Dr Phil Hammond has worked in the NHS…

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