SHINING CITY TO OPEN IN CAMDEN
John, a newly-bereaved businessman, is being haunted by the ghost of his wife. In a series of intriguing sessions with newly-qualified therapist, Ian, he explores the hidden guilt behind this strange phenomenon. Ian, however, has problems of his own – his relationship with his girlfriend and the mother of his child is falling apart. Gritty, compassionate and spooky. 9-13 Feb at Theatro Technis, NW1. Tickets £11, tel: 020 7353 5700 or www.towertheatre.org.uk.
CHARITY LIPSTICK COLLAR AUCTION
Beginning tonight, Dunhill collars kissed by beauties from Jerry Hall to Emilia Fox, all wearing their favourite lippie, will go on show at Dunhill’s Mayfair flagship store, with an online auction for collars next week. All proceeds will go to The Prostate Cancer Charity and each successful bidder will win an autographed collar and a tailored Dunhill shirt. Auction will take place on The Prostate Cancer Charity’s eBay page from 3-10 Feb. Show at Bourdon House, 2 Davies Street, W1K 3DJ
MARBLE ARCH GETS NEW FLASHY HOTEL
It’s debatable that London needed another super-swish hotel, but never mind, along comes The Arch in Marble Arch. Each of this townhouse’s 82 rooms has been decorated in high-octane contemporary style, and the hotel sports the latest technology for entertainment and business. Another touch of class is the bar, which features a martini library – not a bad way to spend an evening. 50 Great Cumberland Place, W1H 7FD 020 7724 4700.