Lyn Paul bids farewell to Mrs J with final Blood Brothers tour

LYN Paul’s name is synonymous with the iconic stage role of Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers, having played it for many years since 1997, and it all started with a chance letter.... Read more »

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

STRICTLY Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden will star when hit musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert arrives in Woking next week. While McFadden takes on the role of Tick/Mitzi, Laurence Olivier Award... Read more »

The hills are alive with the sound of music-al theatre

MUSICAL theatre star Emilie Fleming is on her first UK tour with The Sound of Music – and says she’s passionate about taking big shows out of the capital. “Touring is so... Read more »

Undercover interview with Mick Moriarty

THE eighth and final Undercover Festival takes place at Woking’s Fiery Bird on Friday and Saturday, and we talk to the man behind the event – Woking-born Mick Moriarty. Why did you... Read more »

The News and Mail speaks to the Screaming Dead

SCREAMING Dead frontman Sam Bignall is looking forward to the Undercover Festival in Woking next week but found time to answer a few questions for the News & Mail. The Cheltenham punks... Read more »

Rob Beckett’s new show packs a Wallop!

ROB Beckett’s comedy has long been packing a solid punch, so he’s found the ideal title for his new touring show in Wallop! “As a word, ‘wallop’ just isn’t used enough but... Read more »

Hot Rods motor on in tribute to Barrie

ONE of THE anthems from the new wave era is Do Anything You Wanna Do, by Eddie and the Hot Rods. The 1977 hit is fondly remembered by thousands of music fans,... Read more »

Punk veterans Johnny Moped to play at Undercover Festival

WHEN the legends of punk rock are recalled, a name that often gets forgotten is Johnny Moped. But the band formed in Croydon in 1974 were one of the originals, playing regularly... Read more »

Stone Heroes at Undercover Festival

STONE Heroes, the female fronted “post punk pop rockers”, are set to release their debut album, Keepers of the Light, this year – and anyone going along to the Undercover Festival at... Read more »

Ghost Stories

GHOST Stories is a modern scarefest, but it does have something in common with Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit, The Mousetrap. Despite long runs in the theatre, audiences tend to keep the secrets... Read more »