Saturday, June 4, 2016
William Shakespeare

Mozart, Shostakovich and a nod to Shakespeare all feature in Letchworth Sinfonia’s summer concert next Saturday.

Michael Messer's Mitra appear at the Baldock & Letchworth Blues, Folk & Roots Club

It’s called the Baldock & Letchworth Blues, Folk & Roots Club but the weekly sessions at The Orange Tree have always provided a broad church for quality music.

Biggleswade Comet
Chas & Dave to perform at Kings Lynn Corn Exchange in September

It’s not exactly a whistlestop tour of one-night stands, but Chas & Dave have been in the business for 50 years and counting so they’re entitled to take a more leisurely approach to life on the road these days.

Gordon Craig


Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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King Lear is at the Cambridge Arts Theatre this month

A female soldier stands centre stage, aims her rifle at the audience and fires. This is the startling, if puzzling, opening of the new production of King Lear. The shooter is in fact Cordelia, the young daughter of the mythical monarch of Britain. She will (spoiler alert!) come to a sticky end as do all but two of the characters in Shakespeare’s very strange, very dark, very long play.

Theatre Royal Bath Dress Rehearsal May 2016
After Miss Julie by Patrick Marber Directed by Anthony Banks 
Designer Philip Gladwell Lighting Designer Colin Richmond
Helen George/ Miss Julie  Richard Flood/ John
Amy Cudden/ Christine

It’s July 1945 and the night of the Labour landslide. In the kitchen of the house of a Labour peer, the chauffeur picks up a bottle of wine and says: “It’s like Churchill, robust, full-bodied and finished.”

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Travels with my Aunt

Is it always right to choose a more exciting life than the (perhaps) humdrum one you already have?

Ballet Cymru's production of Romeo & Juliet is coming to Stevenage

An award-winning ballet production of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet takes a bow at Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre on Monday night.

Gordon Craig


Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Gordon Craig
Comedian and author Mark Watson is appearing in Stevenage in June

For someone who frets, stresses and worries half as much as Mark Watson, the prospect of boarding a 24-hour flight with the risk that they might not be allowed to enter the country at the other end would leave that person in a fraught state.

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