Monday, 26 July 2021

Open-air approach to operas

Open-air approach to operas

AN opera festival that last year had to be cut back to a single weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic is returning with seven open-air productions staged over 10 days this summer. Running from August 12 to 21, the Waterperry Opera Festival will...

Comedians back on the road at Kenton

Comedians back on the road at Kenton

FOUR top up-and-coming comedians are taking to the stage at the Kenton Theatre next Friday (July 16).The socially distanced On the Road Comedy Club show, which starts at 8pm, will be the first of the year at the New Street venue and features the...
Touring circus celebrates return with Irish shindig

Touring circus celebrates return with Irish shindig

A JOYOUS time is sure to be had by all when Giffords Circus comes to Stonor Park at the end of next month. Each summer the circus tours the South of England, adopting a different theme. Originally intended for performance last year, this year’s show...
Top comics lined up for weekender

Top comics lined up for weekender

FOUR of the UK’s top funnymen are headlining a “comedy weekender” in Marlow that starts on Thursday (July 1).Russell Howard, Simon Amstell, John Bishop and Al Murray are among the star names lined up for the event in Higginson Park, which runs until...

Cast and director can’t wait to play it again

Cast and director can’t wait to play it again

THEATRE director Robin Herford will never forget the day his profession — like so many others — was locked down. Best known for ...

Critically acclaimed shows join the dots

Critically acclaimed shows join the dots

A FAST-rising comedian and a conspiracy theory debunker are coming to Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next week. Ahir ...

Zoom in for laughs

Zoom in for laughs

THE Mill at Sonning is hosting a virtual comedy night tonight (Friday). Starting at 8pm, the show will be headlined by Ellie Taylor, ...

Drive-in movies, comedy, music and theatre at showground

Drive-in movies, comedy, music and theatre at showground

LIVE comedy, music, children’s theatre and big screen movies are coming to the Henley Showground over five days in May. The Alfresco ...

No bar on laughing

THREE actors who were cooped up together during lockdown have created a laugh-out-loud version of Romeo and Juliet. Now the “unhinged ...

From relationships and love handles to lockdown

IT was with some expectation that I settled down on my sofa to watch This Show Does Not Contain Nuts. I had been looking forward to it ...

Writer’s auction to pay for film

Writer’s auction to pay for film

A SCREENWRITER from Henley is holding an online silent auction to put her new short tragi-comedy film into production. Amy Brandis, 26,...

Comic relishing being back with live audience

Comic relishing being back with live audience

MAFF BROWN has had a lot on his plate this year. Cancelled gigs, a house move during lockdown, becoming a stepfather and the perils of ...

Concert to celebrate Eighties landmark

Concert to celebrate Eighties landmark

NORDEN Farm Centre for the Arts has announced two shows that can either be enjoyed in person or via live-streaming. Tomorrow night ...

Comedian re-books

A COMEDIAN who starred at last year’s Henley Festival will appear at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in November. Geoff Norcott was ...

Funnyman says he still feels like an ‘imposter’

Funnyman says he still feels like an ‘imposter’

HE’S a star of radio and TV with a stand-up comedy career dating back to 2009 — and he’s still only in his late twenties. But despite ...

Magic man isn’t afraid to share the limelight

Magic man isn’t afraid to share the limelight

HE’S been hailed as “the new poster boy for British comedy magic” but Pete Firman isn’t afraid to share the limelight. That’s why his ...

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