Feb 27, 2019 National
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  REVIEW Macbeth National Theatre at Mayflower Aaah… Macbeth must be back on the English Literature curriculum then, for so it was that the Mayflower was packed with schoolchildren and students to watch this. I have loved this play since being introduced to it at school in 1976. My teacher was well into taking us […]

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Feb 21, 2019 Swan
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  Review Matthew Bourne Swan Lake, Mayflower Let’s begin, if I may, at the end. A packed Mayflower auditorium and a standing ovation impeccably observed by it seemed everyone in the house. As I looked round, it was sustained, warm and universal. What had preceded this ovation was two hours’ joy for everyone in the […]

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  City Go From Strength To Strength with another win at the weekend… Winchester City FC’s success story this season continues as the club are now unbeaten in all competitions since Boxing Day. Saturday 16th February saw the Citizens travel to high-flying Evesham United, and they returned victorious with a 2-0 win thanks to goals […]

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Feb 12, 2019 Full Monty
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  Review – The Full Monty David Cradduck goes in search of that ‘Hot Stuff’ at the Mayflower… I got it wrong: I was convinced, until I was in my seat, that I had come to see a musical. So I was more than a little relieved to find that, far from messing around with […]

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Feb 07, 2019 SWR
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Fresh strikes loom on South Western Railway after workers voted ‘heavily in favour’ of continuing industrial action on SWR. Members of the RMT union voted 88% in favour of continuing disruption. They’ll walk out on 22 February and on 9 March and 16 March. The RMT’s General Secretary Mick Cash praised the RMT members for […]

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Feb 06, 2019 Train
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  REVIEW ‘The Girl on The Train’ – Mayflower Theatre, 5th February 2019 If you have to catch a train this week, make sure it’s the one this girl is on. And if you like dark, mysterious yarns based on best-selling novels, you’re going to love this one. Paula Hawkins’ psychological thriller of the same name […]

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Feb 03, 2019 February
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  The February 2019 Edition of the newspaper is out now! Click on the link to discover some great stories… How some schools relish in having playing fields… … some beautiful ballet coming to the Anvil… … Michael Frayn’s visit… … and how we’re beating the frosty evenings! Click here to read the February 2019 […]

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Feb 03, 2019 St Petersburg
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  There’s a treat in store later for lovers of Russian classical music when the St Petersburg Philharmonic come to the Anvil. You will know from previous reviews on Winchester Today that the Anvil excels in this kind of performance, and it’s well worth the 16 minute train journey! You can expect the following tonight: […]

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Feb 02, 2019 M3
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  Hundreds of motorists spent much of Friday evening stuck on the M3 without food and water after a severe snowstorm hit Basingstoke and brought Junction 6 to a standstill. Matrix signs on the M25 were already signalling from around 5.30pm that there were problems and delays of an hour on the M3 between junctions […]

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