What’s On in South West London: 21 September – 28 September


SWLondoner provides your weekly round-up of what South West London has to offer.


By Cyrus Engineer

Looking for something to do this week? South West Londoner provides your weekly round-up of the best action in town…


Legally Blonde The Musical: New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon

Tuesday 25 September- Saturday 6 October 2012

Tickets from £15.00

Direct from three triumphant years in the West End, the international award-winning hit Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Wimbledon. Gareth Gates and Jennifer Ellison will be joining the cast as Warner and Paulette at the New Wimbledon Theatre from Tuesday 25 September to Saturday 6 October. Elle Woods can handle anything. So when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her she decides to follow him to Harvard Law School and win him back. With some help from new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it’s so much better to be smart. Winner of seven major awards including the coveted Best Musical 2011 (Olivier Awards) this all singing, all dancing, romantic comedy is about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray), Legally Blonde The Musical is the funniest and most fabulous musical around. The best show in town, case closed.

 Bookings can be made online

 For tickets call 0844 871 7646

Paul Chowdhry: HMV Hammersmith Apollo, Hammersmith and Fulham

Saturday 22 September 2012

Tickets: £17.50

Paul Chowdhry, star of Channel 4’s Stand-Up For The Week, brings his latest show ‘What’s Happening White People’ to the Apollo for one night only.

Described by many as the UK’s best Asian comedian, with a brand of dry, observational humour that taps perfectly into 21st century multicultural Britain, this show is a must-see for any stand-up fans.

For tickets can be purchased online or over the phone on 0844 249 1000


Haunting Julia: Richmond Theatre, Richmond

Monday 24 September- Saturday 29 September 2012

Tickets: £12.00-£29.50

Duncan Preston (Acorn Antiques, Dinnerladies, Emmerdale), Richard O’Callaghan and Joe McFadden (Take the High Road, Casualty, Heartbeat) star in the first UK tour of the acclaimed London production of Alan Ayckbourns haunting study of grief, obsession and the supernatural.

The play has received rave reviews with the Telegraph calling it “superb” and the Times describing it as “deliciously twisty”.

For tickets call 0844 871 7677 or visit


The London Acoustic Guitar Show: Olympia, Kensington and Chelsea

Saturday 22 September 2012 and Sunday 23 September 2012

Tickets £12.50-£15

The London Acoustic Guitar Show features globally recognised musicians and bands showcasing the very best in British acoustic guitar music, along with a wide range of the latest instruments and gear.

The 500 capacity main-stage auditorium will play host to performances and master-classes and clinics. Access to all live performances is included in the price of admission on a first come-first serve basis, so make sure you arrive in plenty of time if you wish to grab a ticket.

Industry leaders and UK specialist retailers have already signed on to represent at the show – the likes of Yamaha and Lakewood plus plenty of others will all be out in full force.

Contact 0188 426 6100 for tickets and information


Comedy Carnival at Grand: The Clapham Grand, St John’s Hill, Clapham, SW11 1TT

Saturday September 22

Tickets £15.00 adv. Nightclub to 3am

For over eight years The Grand has hosted some of the world’s finest comedians including Russell Brand, Michael McIntyre and Jack Whitehall. An eclectic mix featuring Paul Sinha, Sean Meo, wonderful Welsh wit Lloyd Langford and MC Pete Jonas are the main attractions on Saturday 22. Book online for the cheapest tickets but telephone bookings can also be made.

Telephone 08444 771 000


Brixton Fashion Fair: Boutique Emporium, Market House, 443 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8LN

Saturday 22- Sunday 23

With London Fashion Week in full swing, this market offers a Brixton take on the classic runway with independent designers exhibiting their goods. A catwalk show will be presented on the pavement outside the patio of the Satay bar. Proving there is such a thing as a free lunch, a prize draw promises gifts including a £30 meal at Satay and a £30 gift voucher for Hype Coiffure hair salon.

For information call 07850 250 102

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