Saturday, 27 February 2021

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Festival books Austen authors

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Noël’s ghostly goings-on are just terrifically entertaining

NOTHING is perfect but the Mill at Sonning’s Blithe Spirit comes as near as damn it! Arguably you can’t go wrong with Noël Coward’s ...

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 ...

Being shy made me fall in love with the theatre

THE new general manager of the Kenton Theatre in Henley says the performing arts have made her the woman she is today. Zsuzsi Lindsay, ...

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Everyone’s doing the love dance

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A CARER who launched a nationwide danceathon in aid of mental health has described the reaction from other people as “awesome”. Dave Coombes, 38, organised Join the Dance, One ... [more]

 

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