Catch a theatre classic and keep connected - here's five things to do today....

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Thursday, 2nd April 2020, 6:00 am
Coming soon, to a living room near you, James Corden in 'One Man, Two Guvnors', a National Theatre performance. Photo Danny Martindale

One Man, Two Guvnors

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, tonight you can stream One Man, Two Guvnors in a live recording from The National Theatre. It's free to stream for a week at www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home.

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Try a new hobby - Knitting

If you’ve plenty of time on your hands why not put them to a creative use and get nifty with some needles? Start with a simple scarf and you could be knitting your own Christmas jumper by autumn. Head to You Tube for some great instructional videos.

Charity Work

It can be frustrating being stuck indoors but put that energy to good use and help others There’s lots of ways you can get involved with charities online from virtual birdwatching to becoming someone’s eyes. Try www.saga.co.uk/magazine/money/personal-finance/giving/nine-great-ways-to-volunteer-online.

Virtual Book Club

If you're missing your usual club meetings, keep connected with regular video calls. A virtual book club is easy to set up to share recommendations or discuss your group's chosen read. There's tips to get you started at www.penguinrandomhouse.com/book-clubs/getting-started.

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