Saturday, 20 October 2018

Giving the Fallen back their voices

Giving the Fallen back their voices

WITH the centenary of the end of the First World War fast approaching, the film director Peter Jackson has hit on an extraordinary way to mark the occasion. Best known for directing The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Jackson has created a new film using...
I’m optimistic about theatre’s future, says new chairman

I’m optimistic about theatre’s future, says new chairman

A NEW chairman of trustees at the Kenton Theatre in Henley has been elected. Chris Tapp takes over from acting chairman Cliff Colborne following a unanimous vote at the annual meeting. Mr Tapp, 57, who lives in Bix and runs an architecture practice,...
Thought-provoking adaptation continues to ask hard questions

Thought-provoking adaptation continues to ask hard questions

BRASSED OFF shows no signs of tarnishing with age. First produced in 1998, this poignant socio-political play by Paul Allen is set a decade on from the painful time of the miners’ strike and pit closures of 1984-5. Tory governments were set on...
Ambitious new play in church beats the theatre hands down

Ambitious new play in church beats the theatre hands down

Henry II | Reading Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin | Wednesday, October 10HAL Chambers’s ambitious production of Beth Flintoff’s Henry II in the unique setting of this ancient church is so enthralling that it makes watching a play in a theatre...
Star’s touring show promises to be ‘absolutely fabulous’

Star’s touring show promises to be ‘absolutely fabulous’

ABSOLUTELY fabulous news — the actress and presenter Joanna Lumley is bringing her first ever live UK tour to the New Theatre Oxford on Wednesday (October 17), writes Matthew Wilson. Joanna, whose recent film roles include Paddington 2 and Finding...

Short plays festival is a great showcase for new writing

Short plays festival is a great showcase for new writing

13th Annual WriteFest | Progress Theatre, Reading | Thursday, October 11 SHOWCASES of brand new writing are a rare offering, so this ...

‘Haunting’ artworks to light up museum

‘Haunting’ artworks to light up museum

A HAUNTING exhibition of wartime and post-war artwork has gone on show at Henley’s River and Rowing Museum. Curated by Dr Hilary Floe ...

Youth orchestra’s visit promises to showcase ‘jazz around the world’

Youth orchestra’s visit promises to showcase ‘jazz around the world’

THE autumn visit of the internationally famous and ever popular National Youth Jazz Orchestra to the Kenton Theatre is well ...

Leading man has got the right stuff

Leading man has got the right stuff

FIRST MAN marks the second collaboration between director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling following the Oscar-winning La La ...

Brass band make play possible at the Kenton

Brass band make play possible at the Kenton

THE French gave it their annual award for Best Foreign Film and the stage adaptation became a hit at the National Theatre before ...

A-level art students chosen for competition

A-level art students chosen for competition

ARTWORKS by two A-level students have been entered into a national competition by the society. Mind is by Shiplake College student ...

Remembering our rowers

Remembering our rowers

AN EXHIBITION that aims to remember all the rowers of Henley and the Thames who fought and died in the First World War is coing to the ...

Are you a ‘psycho’?

Are you a ‘psycho’?

HE started out as a print journalist before making a radio documentary that attracted the attention of the legendary film director ...

Geordie comedy hero’s ready to take one ‘El’ of a giant leap

Geordie comedy hero’s ready to take one ‘El’ of a giant leap

SURREALIST story spinner Ross Noble returns to the Wycombe Swan on Wednesday (October 17) — a little over two years on from his last ...

Artists join forces to share their journeys

Artists join forces to share their journeys

A SCULPTOR, printmaker textile artist and painter have joined forces for a new exhibition that has opened at the Old Fire Station ...

Switched-on band pioneer 'woke folk'

Switched-on band pioneer 'woke folk'

EAST London band Stick in the Wheel are bringing their “switched on” brand of English folk music to Nettlebed village club on Monday ...

The cost of keeping Gibraltar

The cost of keeping Gibraltar

Roy Adkins Festival Hub YOU would have to be a history buff with a specific interest in colonial wars to know that part of the ...

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Goring wins gold again

Goring wins gold again

GORING has been awarded its fourth gold in the Britain in Bloom competition. The village won the small town category for the Thames and Chilterns region in the annual contest run ... [more]

 

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