Mama Mia! Steve impresses Bjorn

SOME auditions are tougher than others – just ask Steve Rushton. The former member of pop-punk band Son of Dork applied to play guitar in the band at Mamma Mia! The Party... Read more »

Simply Red still holding back the years with up-tempo Sandown set

LIKE most artists, Mick Hucknall is loving being back on stage after the pandemic, and he has a special reason to look forward to his show at Sandown Park racecourse next week.... Read more »

Jac makes the dreamcoat his own

THERE are many reasons theatre fans love Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, but it’s the simple, timeless nature of the story that attracts the latest person in the show’s starring role.... Read more »

All set for GuilFest party this weekend

PETER Hook and the Light and Sister Sledge have probably never appeared on the same bill before – but that just shows the breadth of musical variation at the revived GuilFest this... Read more »

Nile Rodgers doing it his way

HIS HITS with Chic include Le Freak, Good Times, I Want Your Love and My Forbidden Lover, and he’s written for everyone from Diana Ross to Daft Punk, so you can imagine... Read more »

The boys are back in town

WHAT’S the collective noun for a group of Strictly Come Dancing stars? A gaggle, a gang or maybe a tango? Whatever it is, we’ll need it next week when Graziano Di Prima,... Read more »

Oti brings glitter and dance to Woking

THERE are two coming treats in Woking for fans of double Strictly Glitterball champion Oti Mabuse. Firstly, she’s bringing her dance show, I Am Here, to the New Victoria Theatre next week,... Read more »

Miss Marple on the trail of a murderer

A LOCAL newspaper takes centre stage at Woking’s New Victoria Theatre next week when… A Murder Is Announced. The Agatha Christie classic centres on the residents of Chipping Cleghorn, who are astonished... Read more »

Do thriller’s twists and turns foretell murderous conclusion?

DALLAS comes to Surrey this week when Patrick Duffy, who starred as Bobby Ewing in the US drama, leads the cast in the Broadway thriller Catch Me If You Can. Duffy, who... Read more »

Everybody cut Footloose

MUSICAL theatre stalwart Darren Day has just finished playing Billy Flynn in Chicago and now he’s out on the road as the Reverend in Footloose The Musical. He says it’s an age... Read more »