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 »

David Hockney: Ways of Working comes to Woking

IN THE first show of its kind outside London in more than 20 years, an exhibition of the work of legendary artist David Hockney opens in Woking this weekend. Spanning six decades... Read more »

Milton’s former life revealed at the New Victoria

IF YOU ever wondered what Milton Jones was up to before he started appearing on TV’s Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo and various shows on Radio 4, the Surrey-born... Read more »

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

AS THE current star of What’s Love Got To Do With It?, Elesha Paul Moses has been wowing audiences around the country performing the songs of Tina Turner. But it’s not her... Read more »

‘Playing punk until I drop’

RODDY Byers played a pivotal role in the success of The Specials but was edged out by frontman Terry Hall. He now says he probably should never have been in the band... Read more »