Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Players postpone show to autumn

Players postpone show to autumn

THE Henley Players have confirmed that their annual spring production at the Kenton Theatre has been postponed until the autumn. ...

 

Kenton manager goes by ‘mutual agreement’

THE general manager of the Kenton Theatre in Henley has left after just eight months in the role. Max Lewendel is said to have gone by ...

 

Shakespeare group eyes summer 2021

THE Garden Players’ summer Shakespeare production of The Taming of the Shrew has been postponed until next year. The group, which ...

 

Kenton Theatre axes shows due to Coronavirus 

Kenton Theatre axes shows due to Coronavirus 

ALL shows at the Kenton Theatre in Henley have been cancelled until the end of April in a bid to halt the spread of Coronavirus. ...

 

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 ...

 

Chaplin’s iconic tramp to tread Kenton boards

Chaplin’s iconic tramp to tread Kenton boards

MORE than 100 years on from his creation, Charlie Chaplin’s “The Little Tramp” is arguably the most iconic character in cinema history....

 

Drama group forced to postpone show

HENLEY Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society has been forced to postpone its planned spring production until next year due to ...

 

R&B-singing plant is bent on world domination

R&B-singing plant is bent on world domination

HORROR-comedy rock musical Little Shop of Horrors is coming to the Kenton Theatre next week courtesy of the Reading Operatic Society. ...

 

Talent show stars are swinging by

Talent show stars are swinging by

A BAND who reached the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 are bringing their “Big Beat Revue” to the Mill at Sonning on ...

 

Austen adaptation’s not as you know it

Austen adaptation’s not as you know it

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, March 10 USUALLY if you take a wrecking ball to one of our most ...

 

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 ...

 

Political satirist is up to the minute

Political satirist is up to the minute

ONE of the top comedy headliners at this summer’s Henley Festival is bringing his touring show to Norden Farm in Maidenhead next ...

 

Barefoot runner is speaking at festival

Barefoot runner is speaking at festival

A FORMER Great Britain rower who has since run 100 marathons barefoot across the UK will be the guest speaker at the Kendal Mountain ...

 

Adventurer is back from the wilderness

Adventurer is back from the wilderness

TELEVISION presenter, author and adventurer Ben Fogle will be sharing some of his tales from the wilderness this month. The ...

 

BBC sitcom adaptation was a well-directed taste of nostalgia

BBC sitcom adaptation was a well-directed taste of nostalgia

Are You Being Served? | HAODS Studio | Friday, February 21 THE Henley Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society has made dinner and ...

 

Comedy of crossed wires has human nature on the menu

Comedy of crossed wires has human nature on the menu

Relatively Speaking | Mill at Sonning | Thursday, February 27 WE’RE in the mid-Sixties, a little before the swinging has really ...

 

‘We all see ourselves in comedy of young love’

‘We all see ourselves in comedy of young love’

THE director of a comedy about mistaken identities says it will be impossible for audiences not to recognise themselves or others in ...

 

Queen musical cements the band’s status as kings of rock

Queen musical cements the band’s status as kings of rock

We Will Rock You | New Theatre Oxford | Monday, March 2 YOU could pick some holes in the plot, maybe take issue with the characters, ...

 

Pitfalls of success

DAVID WALLIAMS’S comic morality tale, Billionaire Boy, features a glorious mansion with turrets, nooks and crannies all built out of ...

 

Poison-tipped gags from comic master

I WISH I could be as brazen as Stewart Lee — not his humour, which is richly funny, but the chutzpah which saw him stride into the ...