Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Springfields star's solo show is anything but

Springfields star's solo show is anything but

TO say Mike Hurst feels at home on stage at the Kenton Theatre is clearly an understatement.“To me it’s like singing in my living room, playing for friends and family,” he says. Now 75, the veteran singer, guitarist and record producer returns to...

Festival books Austen authors

SHAKESPEARE will be forever associated with Stratford-upon-Avon, but not everyone knows that Jane Austen received her only formal ...

Natural take on Coward pays dividends

MORE than 20 years after making his acting debut at the Mill at Sonning theatre, Tam Williams is back, but this time in the director’s ...

Don’t take my word for it, says satirist

HAILED as “Britain’s leading musical satirist” by the Times, Mitch Benn is bringing his critically acclaimed show to the Kenton ...

Victorian chiller’s back for Halloween

THE chair of Henley Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society says she’s looking to take things in a new direction — by putting on more ...

Henley living bringing calm to comedian Brand

RUSSELL BRAND says he is enjoying a quieter, more stable life in the country. The 41-year-old comedian moved to a house near Henley ...

The fantastic Mr Fox

HE’S a Fox who memorably played a Jackal, but next week the veteran stage, film and television actor Edward Fox is starring in a new ...

Destination: Greeneland

Travels With My Aunt Theatre Royal, Windsor Monday, October 17 With four actors, three male, one female, each playing an assortment of ...

Comic potential is fully realised

Comic Potential Kenton Theatre Tuesday, October 11 THE Henley Players set themselves a challenge in producing Alan Ayckbourn’s 1999 ...

Well-travelled comedian has a familial tale to tell

MARK Steel must be one of the UK’s most well-travelled comics — as six series (with a seventh on the way) of Mark Steel’s in Town for ...

The Mill at Sonning gives a warm welcome

THE Mill at Sonning has been named the most welcoming theatre in Britain. It was shortlisted after winning the South-East title in the ...

Costume has 'Comic Potential'

As he sits getting his wig styled and trimmed, estate manager Adam Brimley could not have guessed what was coming his way when he ...

Don’t take my word for it, says satirist

HAILED as “Britain’s leading musical satirist” by the Times, Mitch Benn is bringing his critically acclaimed show to the Kenton ...

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WI coffee

A COFFEE morning organised by Sonning Common WI will be held at the village hall on Wednesday from 10.30am to noon. As well as tea, coffee and biscuits, there will be a tombola ... [more]

 

Minibus trips for month

THE minibus service in Sonning Common has released its July timetable. The Fish Volunteer Centre offers shopping and leisure trips to residents who have difficulty finding their ... [more]

 

Mini zoo

ZOOLAB will visit Sonning Common library on Wednesday, July 27 at 11am. Children will be able to see and learn about different animals. Tickets (£5 each) can be bought at the ... [more]

 

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