Friday, 15 December 2017

Panto pulls out all the stops to keep whole family entertained

Panto pulls out all the stops to keep whole family entertained

WELL, the Wycombe Swan has certainly pulled out all the stops this year. There are pyrotechnics, dancing dogs, 3D dramatised action, ...

 

Youngsters probe Wilde's questions of time and ageing

Youngsters probe Wilde's questions of time and ageing

The Picture of Dorian Gray | Progress Youth Theatre, Reading | Monday, December 11 OSCAR Wilde’s 1890 novel has been skilfully adapted ...

 

Your guide to all the Christmas and New Year shows

Your guide to all the Christmas and New Year shows

In order of start date, here is a selection of Christmas shows and pantomimes stretching into the New Year. If you know of any others, ...

 

Political insights will be difficult to Trump

Political insights will be difficult to Trump

Jack and the Beanstalk | Oxford Playhouse | Saturday, December 2 PACKED with in-jokes, topical political humour and audience ...

 

Panto stars are weddy to make the Kenton's great

Panto stars are weddy to make the Kenton's great

FOR James Tobias Clifford, panto is all about the audience. The writer and director of this year’s Kenton Theatre pantomime, Robin ...

 

Star-studded show's a 'Five Star' winner

Star-studded show's a 'Five Star' winner

Sleeping Beauty | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Tuesday, December 5 AND so to Windsoria and Etonia, where writer Nurse Paloma Pinchme, ...

 

Actress backs hall

DAME Judi Dench will appear at the Mill at Sonning theatre to help raise money for Dunsden village hall. The award-winning actress ...

 

Theatre will show you the funny

Theatre will show you the funny

AFTER setting new attendance records in the autumn season, the Kenton Theatre has revealed a line-up of award-winning actors, music ...

 

Your guide to all the Christmas and New Year shows

Your guide to all the Christmas and New Year shows

In order of start date, here is a selection of Christmas shows and pantomimes stretching into the New Year. If you know of any others, ...

 

Comedian's cup still runneth over on tour

Comedian's cup still runneth over on tour

AWARD-winning comedian Omid Djalili has extended his “Schmuck for a Night” UK tour by popular demand. Having visited the Reading ...

 

Musical about how folk speak has something profound to say

Musical about how folk speak has something profound to say

My Fair Lady | The Mill at Sonning | Friday, November 24 THAT Professor Higgins, eh? What a bast...ion of moral rectitude, what a ...

 

Poetry show was light fantastic

Something Wicked | King’s Arms Barn | Friday, November 24 JEUX D’Esprit, the Henley-based company of actors, musicians and technical ...

 

'Wednesday' matinée

'Wednesday' matinée

HALLOWEEN has been and gone, but spooky goings-on are guaranteed when The Henley College stages its Christmas production of The Addams ...

 

Veteran comic's more Juvenal than juvenile

Veteran comic's more Juvenal than juvenile

WITH the world seemingly intent on lurching from one crisis to another, we all need somebody like Stephen K Amos to shine some funny ...

 

Underwater odyssey proves an 'amazing' show for youngsters

Underwater odyssey proves an 'amazing' show for youngsters

Miki | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead | Sunday, November 26 ALTHOUGH this ethereal piece was for kids, there was ...

 

Christmas concert's a busy night for Purdy

Christmas concert's a busy night for Purdy

TWO of Henley’s leading singers are coming home for Christmas next month — when they are booked to perform on the same bill at the ...

 

Little folk are worth revisiting — on the stage and on the page

Little folk are worth revisiting — on the stage and on the page

The Borrowers | The Watermill, Bagnor | Saturday, November 18 THE British children’s writer Mary Norton was almost as popular in her ...

 

Real-life Billy Elliot wins English National Ballet role

Real-life Billy Elliot wins English National Ballet role

THE son of a Sonning Common zumba instructor has landed a key role in the English National Ballet’s new production of The Nutcracker. ...

 

Star role

THE Henley Children’s Theatre pantomime this year will feature a tribute to one of the town’s most famous new residents. The part of ...

 

'Drag Race' winner's aim is to be 'Absolutely Fabulous'

'Drag Race' winner's aim is to be 'Absolutely Fabulous'

JINKX MONSOON is a unique performer who won season five of the hugely popular TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race and can be summed up by all ...

 

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