Nov 21, 2015 Review: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
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Review: Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime – a comedy by Constance Cox, based on a short story by Oscar Wilde Cheriton Players, Friday 20 November 2015 Murder. How does one go about it? How does one go about it when you are told by a palmist that you are actually destined to be a murderer when […]

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May 12, 2015 Cote Brasserie
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If you had ever been to the original location of Moss Bros in Winchester, you may have wondered how the building could be transformed into a restaurant – it was, after all, pretty ordinary as a building. As far as a location for top flight restaurants go, it was off the beaten track too… especially […]

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May 02, 2015 PIC madding
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So, The Madding Crowd. Hmmm… review a film about one of my favourite stories in a fab cinema on the first day of release – and all about a county I have lived in and adored? You can tell from my excitement that I’m probably not the right man for this job. On the other […]

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Apr 11, 2015 PIC Spamalot 3
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David Cradduck is a Python fan, eats ham and jam and Spam a lot – and so couldn’t resist visiting Camelot when it came to town… (It’s only a model! – Ed). OK, I admit to being rather biased, belonging to that lucky generation that witnessed the birth of Something Completely Different back in 1969. […]

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Mar 30, 2015 Cheriton Players
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A quick look through the ‘previous productions’ by the Cheriton Players will show you that Music Hall presentations were a regular part of the yearly offerings, usually every January / February right up to 1990 when they fizzled out. More’s the pity because there was plenty of the Music-Hall type of singing on offer in […]

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Jan 10, 2015 PIC Saturday Night Fever 5
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As I was watching this stage revival of the 1977 classic film, it occurred to me that there were many similarities between this production and how I first came to encounter Travolta and co. The show is produced by the Theatre Royal in Bath – the city of my birth – and the place where […]

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Jul 17, 2014 PIC Lion King 1
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The King Comes To Town David Cradduck is amazed by this spectacular show!   The long awaited first UK tour of Disney’s The Lion King has arrived in Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre for a two month stint before moving on to Sunderland and Cardiff.   How to describe this show? Overheard on the way out: “Stunning”. […]

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