Sunday, 28 May 2017

Twists, turns and kinks in the road through murder mystery

Twists, turns and kinks in the road through murder mystery

The Sound of Murder | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Wednesday, May 24 THE reliable team at Talking Scarlet bring us a tale of intrigue and suspense with several kinks in the road in this nervy, discomfiting murder mystery. For a writer of children’s books...
Seventy years on, orchestra still has a hold on our heartbeats

Seventy years on, orchestra still has a hold on our heartbeats

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hexagon, Reading | Sunday, May 21THE Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, currently celebrating its 70th anniversary season, played at the Hexagon in Reading last Sunday evening. Unsurprisingly, there was an excellent turnout....
Duettists' dialogue was a serious treat

Duettists' dialogue was a serious treat

It Takes Two — an Evening Recital of Duets | Opera Prelude, Fawley | Friday, May 19 IN a celebration of song and opera, Opera Prelude put on a serious treat in Fawley on Friday. Infrequently heard on the concert stage, it was a rare pleasure to hear...
Allow yourself to be led by the nose to see this fine production

Allow yourself to be led by the nose to see this fine production

Cyrano | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, May 23WHATEVER you do, don’t talk about Cyrano’s nose. It may be a massive conk announcing his presence half an hour before he arrives, but he’s very sensitive about it — you might find yourself cleaved in two...

We're still Wilde about Oscar's most quoted play

We're still Wilde about Oscar's most quoted play

The Importance of Being Earnest | South Hill Park, Bracknell | Thursday, May 18 IT was a delight and a privilege to visit the Wilde ...

There's too much of this musical

There's too much of this musical

I Capture the Castle | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, May 16 SHORT verdict on I Capture the Castle: lose 30 minutes and cut a third of ...

There's nun better than this top drawer cast of actor-musicians

There's nun better than this top drawer cast of actor-musicians

Sister Act | New Theatre Oxford | Monday, May 15 IT’S obvious that Oxford audiences love a good musical, as demonstrated by the ...

Actress playing the cook is the extra ingredient in French farce

Actress playing the cook is the extra ingredient in French farce

Don’t Dress for Dinner | Mill at Sonning | Thursday, May 10 YOU have to love the French — adultery is the unwritten part of their ...

Novel tale setting the bar high for director

Novel tale setting the bar high for director

Returning to the Irish homeland that provided the settings for his greatest achievements, director Jim Sheridan (My Left Foot, In The ...

All the world's a stage for drama festival winners

All the world's a stage for drama festival winners

THE director of the Henley Drama Festival says she feels that 46 years on from its founding the event continues to go from strength to ...

Eurovision can't compete when our talented singers are on song

Eurovision can't compete when our talented singers are on song

Aliquando Chamber Choir | Christ Church Centre | Saturday, May 13 ON the night when the glitzy Eurovision Song Contest was the main ...

Summer concert 'warm-up' creates a buzz

Summer concert 'warm-up' creates a buzz

Henley Symphony Orchestra open evening | Fawley Court | Thursday, May 11 IN the special setting of the architecturally striking former ...

Ukulele master Sam is making Headway

Ukulele master Sam is making Headway

MUSICIAN Sam Brown and her Fabulous Ukulele Club will be joining forces with the Headway Choir for a special fund-raising concert on ...

Band's 'Ready to Go' at upcoming TwyFest

Band's 'Ready to Go' at upcoming TwyFest

INDIE rockers Republica, best known for their 1996 mega-hit Ready to Go, are getting ready to play this year’s 10-day TwyFest festival ...

Gap Gig's 'coming of age' was jazz terrific

Gap Gig's 'coming of age' was jazz terrific

The Gap Gig | Goring Village Hall | Friday, May 12 NEVER in his wildest dreams could John Calvert, a jazz fanatic since his early days ...

Orchestral concert

A CHAMBER orchestra will stage a concert at next month’s Wargrave Village Festival. The Academy of St Martin in the Fields, which was ...

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Exchange visit

Exchange visit

A food swapping event has relocated to Henley. Apples for Eggs, which previously took place in Wargrave, held its first event at the Eyot Centre, off Wargrave Road. Six people ... [more]

 

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