Thursday, 27 January 2022

Panto stars say it’s good to be back again (oh yes, it is)

Panto stars say it’s good to be back again (oh yes, it is)

A COUPLE who became engaged while appearing in pantomime at the Kenton Theatre in Henley are returning once more. James Tobias and ...

 

Bittersweet, nostalgic examination of real life

THIS highly inventive offering from Progress Theatre is by Michael Dennis, directed by Aidan Moran. We see likeable, faded actress ...

 

Lots of laughs with this twist on traditional tale

Lots of laughs with this twist on traditional tale

IF you are in need of a midwinter boost, grab a ticket for Gloria Wright’s fabulous production of Sleeping Beauty. The show transports ...

 

Worlds collide in space

SCI-FI lovers should enjoy the latest production at the Progress Theatre in Reading. Dark Sublime by Michael Dennis has been described ...

 

Coward’s classic love story still resonates

Coward’s classic love story still resonates

AFTER a couple of chance meetings in the refreshment room of a busy railway station, housewife Laura Jesson embarks on a secret affair ...

 

Mr Pop

Mr Pop

THE Kenton Theatre is putting on The Elton John Show, a tribute to the pop superstar next Friday (January 21) 7.30pm. All tickets cost ...

 

Bears and dragons as pantomime returns

A PANTOMIME will be performed in Wargrave later this month. Camelot will be staged by the Wargrave Theatre Workshop at Woodclyffe Hall ...

 

Christmas pantomime tickets on sale now

Christmas pantomime tickets on sale now

TICKETS for this year’s Christmas pantomime at the Kenton Theatre in Henley will go on sale on Monday. Immersion Theatre will be ...

 

Netflix series actor who started in school plays

Netflix series actor who started in school plays

WHEN he was growing up in Caversham in the late Nineties, Ed Pinker dreamed of becoming an actor. Now he is living in Canada and ...

 

Pantomime postponed

A THEATRE group has postponed its pantomime due to an increase in coronavirus cases locally. The Shiplake and Dunsden Dramatic ...

 

Sinodun Players hope to clean up with pantomime

Sinodun Players hope to clean up with pantomime

THE Sinodun Players have been busy rehearsing for their annual pantomime and preparing the Corn Exchange Theatre in Wallingford to ...

 

New play celebrates Spike Milligan’s comic genius

New play celebrates Spike Milligan’s comic genius

A NEW comedy based on the life of Spike Milligan will open the spring season at the Watermill Theatre in Bagnor, near Newbury. Spike ...

 

Ventriloquist’s pulling the strings of romance

Ventriloquist’s pulling the strings of romance

COULD there be anything more contemporary than a comedy show with masks which looks to bring people together? That’s what Nina Conti ...

 

Musical’s star wants to rock you this Christmas

Musical’s star wants to rock you this Christmas

THE star of the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical lighting up the New Theatre Oxford this Christmas is promising to show audiences a ...

 

Kipper author gave theatre adaptation free rein

Kipper author gave theatre adaptation free rein

THE author and illustrator behind this year’s Christmas show at Norden Farm in Maidenhead says the stage adaptation has stayed true to ...

 

Panto sponsor

LAW firm Blandy & Blandy is to sponsor the box office at the Kenton Theatre in Henley. The company, which has an office in Thames Side,...

 

Panto tickets setback

Panto tickets setback

THE Kenton Theatre has lost £8,000 worth of ticket sales for its Christmas pantomime as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Hundreds ...

 

Musical merged the serious with the spectacular

Musical merged the serious with the spectacular

Chicago | Henley College | Friday, December 10 THIS production was postponed from last year, but Chicago at last made it to The Henley ...

 

Slapstick to wake Sleeping Beauty

Slapstick to wake Sleeping Beauty

A NEW production of the classic French fairytale Sleeping Beauty is coming to Wallingford’s Corn Exchange in the New Year. The show is ...

 

Biscuits add flavour to Dickens’s festive classic

Biscuits add flavour to Dickens’s festive classic

A Christmas Carol | Reading Rep Theatre | Wednesday, December 15 THE seasonal production from Reading Rep is A Christmas Carol, ...

 

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Location Wallingford

Cranford House School is seeking to appoint the following roles: SCHOOL MATRON This is a full time role with 10 weeks’ ...

 

FULL AND PART-TIME POSITIONS

Location Henley on Thames

Recruiting for full and part time front of house staff at Bistro at the Boathouse. Good rate of pay, staff discount and ...