Music

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Hitchin

Having played to crowds of more than 100,000, and performed at Glastonbury and in front of the Queen, you’d be forgiven for thinking Raghu Dixit’s return to Rhythms of the World would be a little unremarkable in his eyes.

Medicine Hat, band with Royston connections will play in July.

A band with roots in Royston is set to return to the Cambridge stage for a gig celebrating Americana music.

Five Star Swing at the Queen Mother Theatre

If you’re in the mood for some old-fashioned swing, then swing by Hitchin’s Queen Mother Theatre next week.

Comedian Jimmy Jones at the Gordon Craig Theatre

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown may be the name that springs to mind when blistering blue comedy crops up, but he’s not the only comic who makes a very nice living from being near to the knuckle.

Hertford Music Festival organising committee 2015

More than 400 performers will be making the most of a musical mystery tour in Hertford at the end of the month.

Theatre

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Coronation Street star Wendi Peters heads up the cast for this year’s Stevenage pantomime, the Gordon Craig Theatre has announced today.

Comedian Jimmy Jones at the Gordon Craig Theatre

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown may be the name that springs to mind when blistering blue comedy crops up, but he’s not the only comic who makes a very nice living from being near to the knuckle.

The cast of the Lytton Players' production of Carousel, May 2015. Picture by Chris Thurston

When you’re staging a monster of a musical like Carousel, it pays to have strength in depth.

Arts

Yesterday, 21:11

An artist whose work was showcased at the London 2012 Olympic Games is looking to draw in the crowds to a Baldock gallery.

Comedian Jimmy Jones at the Gordon Craig Theatre

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown may be the name that springs to mind when blistering blue comedy crops up, but he’s not the only comic who makes a very nice living from being near to the knuckle.

Jasper Carrott will be appearing at Watford Colosseum

They used to say that comedy was the new rock and roll, but that doesn’t mean the two genres can’t rub along together.

Tobias Perrson

As anyone who has ever tried to put together an Ikea wardrobe knows, there aren’t many things that come out of Sweden that are good for a laugh.

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