Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

It’s not a little guitar ok?  ArtsWatch next week…

It’s not a little guitar ok? ArtsWatch next week…

BU21 An optimistic play about hell on earth? What the…! Stuart Slade, local playwright from Putney has written a play set in the aftermath of a plane being shot down over Fulham and what happens next from the viewpoint of six young Londoners. Opening at Theatre503 this week ...

Lesley Strachan

March 18th, 2016

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A classical, supernatural and puppet orientated week on ArtsWatch…

Barnes Music Festival It’s a well-kept secret, but our report Caitlin Benedict has got to the bottom of this music festival in SW13.  Barnes Music Festival runs until 20 March with 27 events across 8 locations involving community groups as well as emerging and established ...

Lesley Strachan

March 13th, 2016

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Madness, Death, Sex and Syria.  Just another week on ArtsWatch.

Madness, Death, Sex and Syria. Just another week on ArtsWatch.

“At the Mountains of Madness” by H.P. Lovecraft at Omnibus in Clapham features in our Monday night ArtsWatch. I met local actor Tim Hardy up at the Edinburgh Festival and am delighted to find him performing closer to home on 17 March in H.P. Lovecraft’s ...

Lesley Strachan

March 4th, 2016

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ArtsWatch next week covers Rossini, Elvis, Frank ‘n’ Furter & Opera at your cocktail table…

ArtsWatch next week covers Rossini, Elvis, Frank ‘n’ Furter & Opera at your cocktail table…

 “It’s bonkers!” At least that’s how the Musical Director, Neil Ferris, describes Rossini’s “Petite Messe Solenelle” down at the Wimbledon Choral Society.  It’s a big date for them on 20th March when they perform this show at the Cadogan Hall.  Jean Sommerville-Rabbit went ...

Lesley Strachan

February 26th, 2016

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ArtsWatch: Did someone say ELVIS? Next week on ArtsWatch…

Jon House IS Elvis Jones and he IS interviewed by Jim Spring on Monday.  This is 100% Wandsworth project, and you could be part of bringing this highly original comedy film to the big screen.  Listen on Monday 22nd…. If you are into “Razzle Dazzle”, you’ll want to know

Lesley Strachan

February 20th, 2016

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ArtsWatch 15 – 18 February covers FILM, OPERA, PLAY & A MUSICAL!

It’s a varied week ahead for the ArtsWatch Team. You can listed to these shows by clicking the LISTEN NOW button in the top right hand corner at 6.45pm Monday to Thursday. On Monday 15th, Jim Spring brings us his piece about a local film company. Husband and wife team, ...

Lesley Strachan

February 12th, 2016

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Lesley Strachan is our Arts Editor…

Lesley Strachan is our Arts Editor…

ArtsWatch is a fast expanding team.  Some of us are specialists and like to focus on one facet of the arts.  Many of us are generalist and we’re curious to explore anything in the creative world. Most evenings one or more of us are out and about in the borough ...

Jason Rosam

February 8th, 2016

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