Friday, 20 July 2018

‘No ticket’ theatre show to give the NHS a check-up

‘No ticket’ theatre show to give the NHS a check-up

A THEATRE show coming the Eyot Centre this Thursday (July 19) wishes the NHS a happy 70th birthday — and many more to come? Starting ...

 

Mystery and intrigue kept us guessing to the end

Mystery and intrigue kept us guessing to the end

Fatal Encounter | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, July 10 IN the fourth production from the Made for Windsor repertory team, ...

 

Summer Shakespeare in the ruins has an Abbey ending

Summer Shakespeare in the ruins has an Abbey ending

Much Ado About Nothing | Progress Theatre, Reading Abbey | Tuesday, July 10 In Trevor Dale’s Much Ado about Nothing the action is ...

 

Intensity of Faulks’s Flanders cuts through on every level

Intensity of Faulks’s Flanders cuts through on every level

Birdsong | Oxford Playhouse | Monday, July 16 WE’VE had nearly four years of First World War commemorations, so does Sebastian ...

 

You could be among the stars of this year’s panto

You could be among the stars of this year’s panto

THE creators of this year’s Kenton Theatre pantomime will be holding auditions for ensemble roles in the production next weekend. ...

 

Actors follow their Homering instinct

Actors follow their Homering instinct

CAN you hear the sound of the sea — the beguiling song of the Sirens, and the sighing of the silvery surf as Calypso calls to Odysseus?...

 

Mum’s the word in this comedy of the absurd

Mum’s the word in this comedy of the absurd

Relatively Speaking | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, July 3 IN this third instalment from repertory company Made for Windsor, ...

 

Secrets of Du Maurier’s eerie inn make for darkly enjoyable drama

Secrets of Du Maurier’s eerie inn make for darkly enjoyable drama

Jamaica Inn | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, June 26 IN this, the second of six plays in the current Made for Windsor season, ...

 

Festival’s opera sensation has the world at her feet

Festival’s opera sensation has the world at her feet

SHE made such an impact at Garsington that the opera festival has booked her for the next two years. The broadsheet reviewers were ...

 

If the play’s your thing... apply now

CALLING all playwrights — the Oxford Playhouse has opened applications for its free year-long writers’ attachment programme. Led by ...

 

Comedy at Kenton during the regatta

Comedy at Kenton during the regatta

MOCK the Week star Carl Donnelly is headlining a Comedy at the Kenton night with a difference on Thursday (July 5). The difference ...

 

Awfully good news

THE winners of family tickets worth £60 each to see a production of David Walliams’s Awful Auntie at the Hexagon in Reading are ...

 

Timeless coming of age tales made for a spectacular show

Timeless coming of age tales made for a spectacular show

Fiddler on the Roof | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, June 12 FROM the off, with the hauntingly powerful song Tradition, the Rep ...

 

Full-on anti-hero carves out a corner of England all his own

Full-on anti-hero carves out a corner of England all his own

Jerusalem | The Watermill, Bagnor | Monday, June 25 FOR Jerusalem at the Watermill in Bagnor, the auditorium is festooned with flowers ...

 

Review: Giffords Circus

Review: Giffords Circus

Giffords Circus Blenheim Palace Saturday, June 9 GIFFORDS Circus, touring once again and celebrating the 250th anniversary of the ...

 

Stef’s latest role is by the book

Stef’s latest role is by the book

HART to Hart star Stefanie Powers is appearing opposite Clive Francis in a new production of 84 Charing Cross Road at the Oxford ...

 

Home sweet Homer for young thespians

Home sweet Homer for young thespians

A GROUP of young actors are staging an adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey at the Corn Exchange in Wallingford next week. Odyssey by ...

 

Learn to act

THE Chiltern Players are to host a drama workshop with professional actor Richard Warwick. This will be held at Peppard war memorial ...

 

Divider and ruler are great theatre

Divider and ruler are great theatre

Handbagged | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, June 19 I HAVE to admit, we were a little apprehensive at the prospect of lengthy ...

 

True-life bookshop drama still leaps off the page

True-life bookshop drama still leaps off the page

84 Charing Cross Road | Oxford Playhouse | Wednesday, June 20 “FEISTY New York script-reader seeks long-term relationship with ...

 

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