Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Fund-raising drive to continue as work to replace roof begins

Fund-raising drive to continue as work to replace roof begins

WORK has now begun to replace the leaking glass roof of Wallingford’s historic Corn Exchange — but more cash is needed to provide ...

 

Romantic theatre lover proposes on stage in front of cast

Romantic theatre lover proposes on stage in front of cast

A COUPLE became engaged at the end of a performance at The Mill in Sonning on Saturday. Mike Charman popped the question to Heather ...

 

Writer returns

PLAYWRIGHT Ginny Davis is to perform in Wargrave. Mrs Davis, who performed at this year’s Wargrave Village Festival, will stage One ...

 

Cast of kids gave it their all but sound failed to match promise

OH my God, you guys! The Wycombe Swan Summer Youth Project was such a great production of Legally Blonde. The huge cast of kids gave ...

 

Comedy cabaret

A BURLESQUE and cabaret show will be staged at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next Friday (August 18) from 8pm. The ...

 

All relished magical splatterfest

WE were greeted by a theatre representative praising the young cast who he’d seen in rehearsals and forewarning us that due to the ...

 

Artistic director sets up theatre's in-house Shakespeare company

Artistic director sets up theatre's in-house Shakespeare company

ARTISTIC director, Paul Hart is to form a resident Shakespeare company at the Watermill Theatre in Bagnor. The theatre has built a ...

 

Greer's talking about Greenham protesters

Greer's talking about Greenham protesters

FEMINIST author Germaine Greer has told how she was inspired to embrace environmentalism by the early Greenham Common protesters. She ...

 

Theatre is lining up music for everyone

Theatre is lining up music for everyone

FROM pop and soul to opera and jazz, there is music for all tastes at Henley’s Kenton Theatre this autumn — starting with Africa ...

 

People's opera brings tales of war and terror close to home

People's opera brings tales of war and terror close to home

Silver Birch | Garsington Opera at Wormsley | Saturday, July 29 LAST weekend Garsington Opera completed its summer series at Wormsley ...

 

Musical of love and loss made us smile on a summer night

Musical of love and loss made us smile on a summer night

A Little Night Music | The Watermill, Bagnor | Monday, July 31 THE big summer musical at the Watermill Theatre in Bagnor is a must on ...

 

Actors in the case of vanishing toilets

ACTORS appearing in an open-air production at Caversham Court Gardens were almost caught short when their portable toilets went ...

 

Bereavement issue is swept under the rug

Bereavement issue is swept under the rug

Nesting | The Watermill, Bagnor | Wednesday, July 5 THE Watermill at Bagnor has a fine reputation for touring theatre, and its latest ...

 

Stately home to host Ratty, Mole and Toad

Stately home to host Ratty, Mole and Toad

A DAYTIME theatre production of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows is coming to Mapledurham House on Wednesday (August 2). Pack ...

 

Verne's worldly tale is a feast of storytelling, circus and slapstick

Verne's worldly tale is a feast of storytelling, circus and slapstick

Around the World in 80 Days | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, July 25 DOES Jules Verne’s classic satire on British manners get a full ...

 

Longfellow and short fellows as children bring epic poem to glorious life

Longfellow and short fellows as children bring epic poem to glorious life

Hiawatha | White Pond Farm, Stonor | Wednesday, July 19 THERE must have been a positive creative vibe around the Stonor Valley last ...

 

Brexit, botox bring land of the reprising sun bang up to date

Brexit, botox bring land of the reprising sun bang up to date

The Mikado | Theatre Royal, Windsor | Thursday, July 20 PUTTING on three comic operas over three nights, the National Gilbert & ...

 

Dream total revealed

Dream total revealed

THIS year’s summer Shakespeare in the grounds of Stubbings House raised a record amount for charity. A spokesman for the Garden ...

 

Victorian venue's getting a new roof as fund-raising target hit

Victorian venue's getting a new roof as fund-raising target hit

A £500,000 fund-raising drive to replace the leaking roof of Wallingford’s historic Corn Exchange has just hit its target — thanks to ...

 

Classy circus with a difference is well worth running away to join

Classy circus with a difference is well worth running away to join

Giffords Circus | Stonor Park | Thursday, July 13 WELL, Giffords is no ordinary circus. This simply oozes class, features exceptional ...

 

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