Thursday, 28 October 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...

Stand-up puts on blue suede shoes

Stand-up puts on blue suede shoes

BELOVED of a passionate fanbase and garlanded by awards judges, comedian Tim Vine is taking a sharp left turn from his career as a one-line gagsmith and punmeister extraordinaire. Ladies and gentlemen, for one tour only (maybe) we introduce to you......

Comedian’s double bill stars himself

Comedian’s double bill stars himself

A FORMER pupil of Reading Blue Coat School is bringing a comedy double bill starring himself to the Kenton Theatre next Saturday (October 16).Josh Berry is a stand-up, producer, writer and satirist best known for his online comedy, which has racked up...
Panto team will ensure Cinders goes to the ball

Panto team will ensure Cinders goes to the ball

A YEAR on from when the Kenton Theatre’s Christmas pantomime had to be called off due to the pandemic, Cinderella is definitely going to the ball. With the six-strong cast having just been announced, it is full steam ahead at Bear in the Air...

Show pays tribute to Tommy Cooper

Show pays tribute to Tommy Cooper

A TRIBUTE to one of the greats of British comedy is coming to the Kenton Theatre tomorrow night (Saturday). Just Like That — The Tommy ...

Joan Rivers gave comedian her start

Joan Rivers gave comedian her start

A FORMER television executive turned stand-up comedian will top the bill at the Maltsters Arms in Rotherfield Greys next Sunday night ...

Tickets on sale for Dara O'Briain Kenton warm-up show

Tickets to go on sale for Dara O'Briain warm-up show at the Kenton

COMEDIAN Dara O'Briain is set to return to the Kenton Theatre in Henley for a warm-up show. The Irish comic, who performed twice at ...

Comic sees the funny side of British Empire

Comic sees the funny side of British Empire

ANUVAB PAL is preparing to make an exception for Henley. The 45-year-old, whom the New York Times called “India’s most intelligent ...

Six comedians in three hours at pub

Six comedians in three hours at pub

SIX stand-up comedians will be taking to the stage at the Maltsters Arms in Rotherfield Greys on Sunday night. Headliner Tony Law is a ...

Comedian wins crowd with warm-up show

Comedian wins crowd with warm-up show

MICHAEL MCINTYRE received a standing ovation on his return to the Kenton Theatre in Henley. The comedian performed an hour-long “work ...

‘Game of life’ foils Old Etonian comic

‘Game of life’ foils Old Etonian comic

A COMEDIAN who was nominated for best show on the Edinburgh Fringe is playing Goring village hall this autumn. Ivo Graham also made ...

Comedian sells out in an hour

Comedian sells out in an hour

TICKETS to see comedian Michael McIntyre at the Kenton Theatre in Henley sold out in just over an hour. Half of the 240 seats at the ...

Frustrated comedian’s having another crack

Frustrated comedian’s having another crack

HE’S a comedian who’s known for his love of the great outdoors, but this autumn Ed Byrne is delighted to be spending some time indoors ...

Comic’s growing old disgracefully

Comic’s growing old disgracefully

SHE may be one of TV’s “grumpy old women” but she’s still a year younger than Madonna, she’ll have you know. Having recently turned 60,...

Michael McIntyre at the Kenton

Michael McIntyre at the Kenton

COMEDIAN Michael McIntyre will return to the Kenton Theatre in Henley to perform a warm-up show. Tickets go on sale today (Monday) at ...

Old Etonian comic hits the road at last

Old Etonian comic hits the road at last

A COMEDIAN who was nominated for best show on the Edinburgh Fringe is playing Goring village hall this autumn. Ivo Graham also made ...

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