Monday, 18 June 2018

Win tickets to see ‘Awful Auntie’ at the Hexagon

Win tickets to see ‘Awful Auntie’ at the Hexagon

A TOURING theatre show based on David Walliams’s bestselling children’s book Awful Auntie is coming to the Hexagon next month — and ...

 

‘Heseltine’s Newsnight passion had me in tears’

‘Heseltine’s Newsnight passion had me in tears’

BRIDGET Christie is, by her own admission, a worrier. Climate change, cyber espionage, Brexit, Trump, plastic/air pollution, nuclear ...

 

Frankenstein Q&A is a monstrous undertaking

Frankenstein Q&A is a monstrous undertaking

IN the early 19th century, an ambitious young Genevan scientist is attempting the impossible — to build a living, breathing creature ...

 

Fighting and shouting in the town hall (just for fun)

Fighting and shouting in the town hall (just for fun)

HENLEY town hall has witnessed its fair share of rows but nothing quite like this. The thrills and spills of professional wrestling ...

 

Punslinger could have done the Jokeamotive with Kylie

Punslinger could have done the Jokeamotive with Kylie

WITH Sunset Milk Idiot — the name of his new pun-packed touring show — Tim Vine has done something a bit different. The former star of ...

 

Stand-up return is just the job for all-rounder

Stand-up return is just the job for all-rounder

QUITE a few showbiz folk are described as all-round entertainers — but Jason Manford really fits the bill. The 36-year-old is equally ...

 

Lost ‘Hancock’ is at heart of stage show

Lost ‘Hancock’ is at heart of stage show

IT was one of the biggest shows on radio and TV and played a key role in the evolution of what we now call sitcoms. Written by Ray ...

 

Student comedians are just so ‘Wasted’

Student comedians are just so ‘Wasted’

THE Oxford Playhouse will be showcasing some of the nation’s top student comedy talent next Friday (May 25). The inimitable Cambridge ...

 

Newsreading comic has a straight face for radio

Newsreading comic has a straight face for radio

TEN gigs into his stand-up career, Glenn Moore had reached the final of So You Think You’re Funny and was runner-up in the Chortle ...

 

Comic was set to bunker down ahead of Kim talks

Comic was set to bunker down ahead of Kim talks

LOTS of people have unusual hobbies but comic Angela Barnes takes it to another level. She researches and visits Cold War nuclear ...

 

Comedy line-up

THE first Checkendon Comedy Club night will take place on April 27 at the village hall from 7.30pm. Damian Kingsley will compère the ...

 

Talkative comedian has taken his cue from TED

Talkative comedian has taken his cue from TED

HE’S a Muslim, a working class man of faith, and a northerner with a capital N. Probably in that order — but there’s no need to take ...

 

Elves’ podcast show is also ‘Quite Interesting’

Elves’ podcast show is also ‘Quite Interesting’

THEY’RE the brains behind the long-running BBC Two panel show QI who released the first year of their podcast No Such Thing as a Fish ...

 

Festival comedian's packing a punch

Festival comedian's packing a punch

COMEDIAN Lucy Porter is bringing her smash-hit Edinburgh show to Norden Farm in Maidenhead next Friday (March 23). Choose Your Battles ...

 

Openly Conservative comic’s a right laugh

Openly Conservative comic’s a right laugh

HE’S a former English teacher turned stand-up comedian who grew up on a council estate. A star of Live at the Apollo and The Mash ...

 

Country move inspired new chapter for Boycie

Country move inspired new chapter for Boycie

AFTER Del Boy and Rodney he’s the most instantly recognisable character in one of the greatest sitcoms in British television history. ...

 

England's own Hamilton is coming to the Kenton

England's own Hamilton is coming to the Kenton

HAMILTON, the blockbuster musical about the life of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, opened in the West End just before ...

 

Gloves are coming off for comic's festival gig

Gloves are coming off for comic's festival gig

HAVE you ever wished you’d told that awful boss where to stick that lousy job? Dumped an ex before they dumped you? Not backed down ...

 

Performing artists invited to take part in 'mini Edinburgh Festival'

Performing artists invited to take part in 'mini Edinburgh Festival'

PERFORMING artists of all stripes are being invited to take part in Oxford’s 2018 Offbeat Festival. Running from June 22 to 30, ...

 

Stonemason's work ethic has rubbed off on comic

Stonemason's work ethic has rubbed off on comic

BILL Bailey is buzzing. After a gap of two years, the comedian is hugely excited about returning to the live arena. Later this month ...

 

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Cricket Grounds Person

Location Henley on Thames

FULL TIME Cricket Grounds-person required We are a Private Estate in Henley-on-Thames looking for an experienced, well ...

 

Private Client Lawyer

Location Pangbourne

Experienced F/T Private Client Lawyer/Executive Goring / Pangbourne (busy high street practice) Required to manage ...

 

Regatta Staff

Location Cheltenham

Recruiting now Bar, Waiting, Back of House Assistants, Porters and Chefs Wednesday 4th July – Saturday 8th July 2018 ...