British-Nigerian singer, actress, painter and general ball of energy Patti Boulaye sang her autobiographical show at the Crazy Coqs from March 4-8. Fiona Jane Weston (www.fionajaneweston.com) interviewed her ahead of the show. Read the interview on the Excess All Areas blog.
Concert for Queen in jeopardy after crowd-funding appeal raises just £15
Queen Victoria, longest serving monarch in British history...Queen Elizabeth II is the second-longest serving monarch. Only five other kings and queens in British history have reigned for 50 years or more: Victoria (63 years) George III (59 years) Henry III (56 years) Edward III (50 years) James VI of Scotland (James I of England) (58 years) In the pic: Queen Victoria