Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

It’s a panto…but not always as you know it…

It’s a panto…but not always as you know it…

It’s a bumper Christmas if you are looking for local shows to go to.  We have it all, from the tradition to the dark and twisted.  Listen in to our interviews over the next month to make your choice.  Or you can go and see them all because as we know, going local is cheaper!

Lesley Strachan

November 17th, 2018

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Hadaway Harry – who he?

Well, he’s a Durham miner who with his brothers, took on the “unbeatable” Thamesmen in 1845 and won the World Rowing Championships at Putney. Rowing was more popular than football at the time – think Leicester City winning the League and he is the subject of new play ...

Lesley Strachan

February 5th, 2017

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Photography & music, panto pot-pouri, hip-hop at the theatre and a good old-fashioned BOOK!

On Monday, Chris talks music photography with Martin Petty and a host of his musical collaborators, ahead of their unique gig ‘The Art of the Music’ on 7 December.     ‘Those infinitely inventive funsters, yes funsters … Sleeping Trees are back at Theatre 503

Lesley Strachan

November 25th, 2016

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