Friday, 28 February 2020

Comedian shows love of technology

Comedian shows love of technology

FOR those who can’t wait for this year’s Henley Festival to see comedian Olga Koch, she will be taking to the stage in Reading next ...

 

Daughter of party spin doctor has politics on her agenda

Daughter of party spin doctor has politics on her agenda

CAREER choice comes to the fore at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next Wednesday (February 26) but were you influenced ...

 

Designer’s help means TV adaptation is all set

Designer’s help means TV adaptation is all set

A DINNER-theatre production of the classic BBC sitcom Are You Being Served? will have a more than usually authentic feel — after the ...

 

Mistaken identities and cross-purposes drive Mill comedy

Mistaken identities and cross-purposes drive Mill comedy

THE comedy that turned Alan Ayckbourn into a household name is coming to the Mill at Sonning later this month, directed by The Woman ...

 

Comedian enjoys making memories

Comedian enjoys making memories

THE funeral of a much-loved grandparent is not the usual starting point for a career in comedy, writes Peter Anderson. But then, as ...

 

Ex-Henley MP saw how to get the ball loose from the scrum

Ex-Henley MP saw how to get the ball loose from the scrum

The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson | Theatre Royal Windsor | Monday, February 10 BORIS Johnson was the editor of the Spectator and ...

 

Silent-film quartet want to take you back in time

Silent-film quartet want to take you back in time

IT wasn’t so long ago that silent movies were still a regular feature on terrestrial television. There’s an entire generation that ...

 

P45 prankster is playing Theresa May’s backyard

P45 prankster is playing Theresa May’s backyard

YOU’D think nothing would scare comedian Simon Brodkin any more. This is the man who sneaked into the Conservative Party conference ...

 

Magicians to share their scientific past

Magicians to share their scientific past

GENTLEMEN magicians Rhys Morgan and Robert West have a secret past that they are preparing to share at the Kenton Theatre this ...

 

Songwriting satirist is saving the world one ditty at a time

Songwriting satirist is saving the world one ditty at a time

“MUSIC has charms to soothe a savage breast.” So said William Congreve at the turn of the 18th century. Fast-forward to tomorrow night ...

 

Film fan’s on a mission to make people laugh

Film fan’s on a mission to make people laugh

FORGET James Bond, Jason Bourne, Ethan Hunt –— there’s a new spy in town. And he’s not dressed in a neat tuxedo or head-to-toe ...

 

French-trained comic’s still clowning around

French-trained comic’s still clowning around

ALL stand-up comedians have a keenly developed sense of the ridiculous, the idiotic and the absurd. But John-Luke Roberts is in a ...

 

Panto fusion has got olde worlde charm in spades

Panto fusion has got olde worlde charm in spades

Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood | Corn Exchange, Wallingford | Friday, January 17 AN excited audience of all ages gathered for the ...

 

Comedy newcomer has a fresh perspective on stuff

Comedy newcomer has a fresh perspective on stuff

BRITAIN’S Brexit wars may be in abeyance for now, but the world still seems a furious place — whether we’re talking about climate ...

 

Village panto director has risen through the ranks

Village panto director has risen through the ranks

THE director of this year’s Shiplake pantomime can’t wait to see the show take to the stage next week, writes Matthew Wilson. Henry ...

 

Commentators are going for broke in their war on ‘woke’

Commentators are going for broke in their war on ‘woke’

TWO of Britain’s leading social commentators are joining forces to tackle what they see as the problem of political “wokeness”, writes ...

 

Radio 4 comic’s looking on the bright side of life

Radio 4 comic’s looking on the bright side of life

MARK Steel is remarkably chipper when we meet to talk about his new show, even though it’s about a miserable period in his life when ...

 

Play shreds university culture by the book

Play shreds university culture by the book

A NEW production of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita that is touring the UK to celebrate the award-winning play’s 40th anniversary is ...

 

Comedian’s got a spring in his step ahead of tour extension

Comedian’s got a spring in his step ahead of tour extension

A COMEDIAN who starred at last summer’s Henley Festival has seen his tour extended by 25 dates — including an upcoming appearance at ...

 

Children’s theatre are ‘Pussing’ the boat out

Children’s theatre are ‘Pussing’ the boat out

THE film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats may have garnered some of the most mixed reviews ever dished out, but the ...

 

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