Sunday, 15 September 2019

Playlets have the write idea

Playlets have the write idea

WriteFest | Progress Theatre | Tuesday, September 10 READING’S Progress Theatre is rightly proud of its ambitious and creative ...

 

Bullingdon drama’s unsparing portrait of a class that doesn’t care

Bullingdon drama’s unsparing portrait of a class that doesn’t care

Posh | Oxford Playhouse | Wednesday, September 4 THE Bullingdon Club is the gift that just keeps on giving and never more so than in ...

 

Force is strong with cop turned stand-up comic

Force is strong with cop turned stand-up comic

“THE force is strong with this one,” was Darth Vader’s immortal verdict on first encountering Luke Skywalker — but he could just as ...

 

Shoe fits for ‘Charming’ panto sequel

Shoe fits for ‘Charming’ panto sequel

A SEQUEL to Cinderella is coming to the Kenton Theatre this December — and it’s all in a good cause. A spokesman for the New Street ...

 

Football manager’s heading for replay

Football manager’s heading for replay

TICKETS are on sale for a second “Audience with Harry Redknapp” event at the Hexagon in Reading — after the first sold out. The former ...

 

Young performers rose to the occasion at palace

Young performers rose to the occasion at palace

SUMMER ended on a dramatic high for the Acorn Music Theatre Company’s young performers when they staged an abridged version of their ...

 

Gripping thriller ‘could be happening to you’

Gripping thriller ‘could be happening to you’

IT’S one of the biggest-selling novels of the decade and was made into a film starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux. Billed as “the ...

 

Coffee at Kenton

A COFFEE morning with a difference will be staged at the Kenton Theatre in Henley on September 14 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Visitors ...

 

Scottish tragedy

A PRODUCTION of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth will be staged at the Oxford Playhouse from September 17 to 21. Fuelled by greed, ...

 

Satirical TV journalist has fake news for you

A SATIRICAL television reporter whose short online bulletins led to two nationwide tours is bringing his one-man show back to Reading. ...

 

Film screening has got all the answers

A QUESTION and answer session will be held at the Corn Exchange in Wallingford following a screening of Mrs Lowry & Son on September ...

 

Story of chef’s youth is funny, tragic, sad and redemptive

Story of chef’s youth is funny, tragic, sad and redemptive

Toast | Oxford Playhouse | Tuesday, August 27 THE chef and food writer Nigel Slater had an unusual upbringing but not an extreme one — ...

 

Comedy legend’s show is game of two halves

Comedy legend’s show is game of two halves

AN evening of two halves is in store next month when comedy legend Jasper Carrott and his schoolfriend Bev Bevan bring their touring ...

 

Former child actress is queen of rock and roll

A FORMER child actress is performing a tribute to Tina Turner at the Kenton Theatre in Henley. Julie Nevada has spent 20 years ...

 

Trials of true love

A TRUE story of a passionate and repressed love affair is the latest stage production by the Sinodun Players at the Wallingford Corn ...

 

Family road trip on brink of disaster

TAKE the mother of all dysfunctional families. Shove them all together in a clapped-out hippy camper van to make the 800 mile road ...

 

Strictly dance star ready to do the time warp again

Strictly dance star ready to do the time warp again

THE Rocky Horror Show is being staged at the Wycombe Swan next month as part of a national tour. Richard O’Brien’s cult classic ...

 

Seven new original plays to shine light on life and death

SEVEN original short plays will be staged at the Progress theatre in Reading from September 11 to 14. This is part of the annual ...

 

Review: Towards Zero, Mill at Sonning

Review: Towards Zero, Mill at Sonning

Towards Zero | Mill at Sonning | Thursday, August 8 BRIAN BLESSED’S back in the middle of the River Thames and we can be in no doubt ...

 

Stave off summer holiday boredom

Stave off summer holiday boredom

THERE are many ways to stave off boredom during the long summer holidays — and Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead has just ...

 

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