Vibe's picks of the best of what's on in north Kent and south east London this week and into next.

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COMEDY Crystal Palace Comedy at Antenna Studios in Haynes Lane from 9pm on Friday (February 27)

The opening night of a brand new regular comedy club, run by the seasoned pros who put on great nights at The Churchill Theatre on Saturdays. The inaugural event features So You Think You’re Funny winner Mathew Osborn, Paul F Taylor and Maureen Younger. Tickets cost £12.50. Go to

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FILM – The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG), out Thursday (February 26).

Following the success of 2011’s original, this warm-hearted comedy sequel sees the excellent mature cast – including Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Celia Imrie – return, as well as the addition of Hollywood star Richard Gere. Managers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Muriel (Smith) and Sonny (Dev Patel) dream of expanding to a second hotel while love is in the air elsewhere.

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SPORT – Championship boxing, featuring Tyson Fury, at The O2 on Saturday (February 28)

Undefeated heavyweight Tyson Fury faces a stiff test against big hitter Christian Hammer as he seeks a shot at Wladimir Klitschko’s world title. Chris Eubank Jnr is also on the bill, fighting for the WBA interim world middleweight title and seeking to avenge an unexpected first loss. Go to

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STAGE – Myths and Mysteries – The Real Truth! at The Woodville, Gravesend, on Sunday (March 1)

Retired murder squad detective Trevor Marriott delves into mysteries and cold cases such as Jack the Ripper, the Bermuda Triangle, the lost city of Atlantis, the Mary Celeste and more. He’ll take you through his investigations, revealing insight and blowing some of the previously accepted facts out of the water. Tickets cost £13 or £11. Go to

THEATRE – The Honey Man at The Albany, Deptford, on Tuesday and Wednesday (March 3 and 4)

Tyrone Huggin’s critically acclaimed story of an elderly Caribbean beekeeper and a dysfunctional wealthy teenager has won rave reviews, including four stars from the Guardian. Tickets cost £12 or £10 concessions. Go to or call 020 86924446.