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 »

Horror of trenches brought to life

MICHAEL Morpurgo may be best known for writing War Horse but his fascination with the untold stories of the First World War also led to him writing Private Peaceful. The former children’s... Read more »

James returns to his roots for some fun and laughter

AS A graduate of Guildford School of Acting, appearing in panto on the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre stage means more to James Merry than most. “The last time I was on the YA... Read more »

New comedy to be a welcome curtain raiser

THE Yvonne Arnaud Theatre reopens on Thursday 3 June with its own production of a new comedy, Siobhan Basset’s the Hound of the Baskervilles. Lovingly crafted during lockdown in her spare bedroom... Read more »

Arts venue visitors bring extra benefits to local economies

THEATRES, art galleries and museums are benefitting the local economy in Woking and other Surrey towns by millions of pounds. A study by the University of Surrey showed that visitors to The... Read more »

The night before Christmas

On the night before Christmas, Emma stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why... Read more »

Broadcasting legend at Yvonne Arnaud

FROM broadcasting legends to ballet, Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is to host a series of one-off shows from Wednesday to Saturday next week, 19-22 June. First up is John Sergeant, former chief... Read more »

Pip Utton’s Adolf Hitler portrayal was purely accidental

ADOLF HITLER is in his Berlin bunker in 1945 and ranting violently as he awaits the inevitable collapse of the Third Reich. His words are poisonous, of course – but beware, some... Read more »
MINER DETAILS – actor Adam Barlow

Close The Coalhouse Door revival will strike a chord says Sam West

THE struggles of coal miners, their close-knit community and northern solidarity is not an obvious fit with Surrey theatre-goers. But Sam West says it should be. The actor turned director currently reviving... Read more »