Newsletter n°150 / Back to FIL's London

Dear franceinlondoner

The summer has been awash with the worst August on record and we are told we are entering a recession so what is there to cheer us up?


Juliette Binoche Season at the BFI

Not to be missed

If you are a fan of Juliette Binoche, then do not miss her season at the BFI. From 'Les Amants du Pont Neuf' to The English Patient, the BFI has pulled together her best performances to show them throughout September and October. 5 Pairs of tickets to be won.

Man on Wire

Philippe Petit

James Marsh's captivating documentary on the French Philippe Petit, the "poet of the sky" and the only man to have walked on a wire between the two towers of the World Trade Center and who did it in 1974.


François Ozon

Ozon's first English language feature after Swimming Pool's mix of English and French, Angel stars the young Romola Garai (Atonement) as the titular heroine, Ozon-regular Charlotte Rampling as well as Lucy Russell, Michael Fassbender and Sam Neil. Books to be won.

Theatre Dance

In-i by Juliette Binoche and Akram Khan

at the National Theatre

A major new work of dance theatre created by one of the world’s leading dancer/choreographers, Akram Khan, and actress Juliette Binoche. 5 pairs of tickets to be won.


Lara Fabian and Mario Frangoulis in concert at the Royal Albert Hall

One performance only

Lara Fabian will be Mario Frangoulis's special guest at the Royal Albert Hall on 19th September. 2 Pairs of tickets to be won.


Yael Naim at The Pigalle Club

9th and 10th September

With a multi-coloured collection of ballads sung in French, Hebrew and English, Yael Naim comes back for the Londoners' pleasure for two headline shows, at Pigalle Club. 2 pairs of tickets to be won.


Eating Disorders

Interview with Philippe Jacquet - In French

Many young girls, women and even men suffering from eating disorders, often refuse to admit that they have a problem but when they look for help, they don't know where to turn. We have met with Philippe Jacquet, psychotherapist in London, who has explained to us what his view is on the subject.


What's up in the French cosmetic world?

The French cosmetic houses have been very busy bringing out new products to make you more beautiful than ever. Find out more about these new revolutionary products.

Book Selection

September Book Selection

By the French Bookshop

Why not read some of the books selected by the French Bookshop to ease your way back into real life after a well deserved holiday?

Gourmet Corner

September Recipes

By Natoora

Back to London after your summer break. Decided you want to pretend that you are still in sunny France? Then why not try some of Natoora's pre-autumn recipes?


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