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Danny Braverman, the man behind Wot? No Fish!! tells JR about his great-uncle's packet paintings

In 1926, shoemaker Ab Solomons drew a doodle on the wage-packet he gave to his wife Celie. Over the next 50-odd years Ab drew over 3,000. This extraordinary chronicle of East London Jewish life was originally brought to life by Ab's great-nephew and storyteller Danny Braverman in 2013 and continues to run successfully throughout theatres today.

Wot? No Fish!! runs Wednesday 5-Sunday 9 August & Wednesday 12-Sunday 16 August. 7.30pm. £17. Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, SE18XX; 020 7960 4200. southbankcentre.co.uk

5 Kilo Sugar director Ariella Eshed speaks to JR

Hear Ariella Eshed, director of 5 Kilo Sugar, and cast members talking to JR's arts editor Judi Herman post-performance at London's Etcetera Theatre.

5 Kilo Sugar runs Friday 7 – Saturday 15 August. 10.25pm. £7-£9. theSpace on the Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TH. tik-sho-ret.co.uk

Two stars of Come In! Sit Down! come in and sit down with JR OutLoud for a chat about the show

Daniella Isaacs and Ramzi DeHani talk to JR's arts editor Judi Herman in the busy bar at the Tricycle after their performance.

Come In! Sit Down! runs until Sunday 2 August. 7.30pm & 3pm. £13. The Tricycle Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Rd, NW6 7JR; 020 7328 1000. tricycle.co.uk