John Connolly author of A Song of Shadows visits Reading

John Connolly, author of the Charlie Parker series of thriller novels was in Reading on April 14 to meet his fans and sign books at Waterstones. A Song of Shadows is the 14th book in the series. “Actually the 13th story was a little novella kind of thing, just to avoid superstition.” he laughed. “I’m…

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The Action Bible

Brazilian-born artist Sergio Cariello has been drawing comic strips for his city’s newspaper since the age of eleven. He later worked for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Sergio has turned his hand to the Bible and has written a fast-paced narrative illustrated with Marvel and DC quality images. The story line is given in chronological…

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Reading Contemporary Art Fair

Art for All Over 4,000 new and experienced art buyers and collectors are expected to attend Reading Contemporary Art Fair. This is the biggest fair yet with over 130 curated artists, printmakers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists and selected galleries. Go along and join in You can discover your inner artist at one of the workshops and activities taking place over…

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OFF THE BLOCK #4

Off the Block, Adrenalin theatre. The test of a professional theatre maker. Written by Four Professional Writers, Directed by Four Professional Directors Following three years of sell out shows, RBL return with our high-adrenaline, new writing sprint. 4 writers, 4 directors, 4 days, 4 plays New for 2015, four musical composers 16 actors and only 1…

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REVIEW: Race – it’s not a black and white case

Reading Rep and 2 Heavy Productions have teamed up in a challenging production. Race is a play about a controversial subject, as author David Mamet states: “The central theme of the production is race and the lies we tell each other on the subject”.…

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Review: Educating Rita at The Mill At Sonning

Director Robin Herford and set designer Michael Holt, along with the rest of the crew at The Mill at Sonning, give us a gem of a production of Willy Russell’s timeless masterpiece Educating Rita. The actors, Stuart Fox (Frank) and Laura Doddington (Rita) are a two-handed tour de force performing with humour, angst and perfect…

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Great autumn of live music

Stanley Hetherington is looking forward to a new season of great music at Wokingham Music Club this autumn. Here he explains why:…

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Get ready for the super seven concerts!

A super seven series of concerts will give you the chance to experience music as it used to be, performed by some of the best musicians in the country – and all on your doorstep.…

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