Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

A classical, supernatural and puppet orientated week on ArtsWatch…

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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 stars. Listen in on Monday.


Cult fiction

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Local actor Tim Hardy brings this unique drama “At the Mountains of Madness” to the Omnibus in Clapham this week. H.P. Lovecraft has loyal fans, and Tim doesn’t want to upset them. Tuesday’s show features his experience with it so far.


On Wednesday, Greg Tinker tells us about “Every One” at Battersea Arts Centre.  What did Tink think?Every One BAC




Avenue Q at the New Wimbledon Theatre.

Yes, yes it is winner of the Tony Awards Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score AND Best Book.

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Yes, yes – but what does OUR reviewer Greg Tinker think of it?  Listen in on Thursday to find out…

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March 13th, 2016

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