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Curtain up on Don Quixote

Curtain up on Don Quixote

Curtain up on Don Quixote

10 March 2016

THE much-anticipated Don Quixote has opened at the Swan Theatre and runs until the end of May. Cervantes’ comic novel is widely regarded as one of the…


Plug pulled on Comedy Hullabaloo

Plug pulled on Comedy Hullabaloo

Plug pulled on Comedy Hullabaloo

23 February 2016

The festival has been held for the past three years, attracting some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit. Last year’s headline act was Pub Landlord,…


Gangsta Granny a big hit with all the family

Gangsta Granny a big hit with all the family

Gangsta Granny a big hit with all the family

17 February 2016

Eleven-year-old Ben dreads his regular Friday nights at granny's house. She is the epitome of boring, she insists on a game of Scrabble and an early night…


Our Elliott up for BBC jazz gong

Our Elliott up for BBC jazz gong

Our Elliott up for BBC jazz gong

16 February 2016

Originally from Solihull, Elliott comes from a musical family with esoteric tastes. Captivated by his mother’s and grandmother’s piano-playing, he started…


A double vision

A double vision

A double vision

16 February 2016

So how’s the two-role thing going? Great! Olly [Ryan] is fantastic and we are really enjoying playing off each other. And the cast have been fantastic…


Beatboxers top Shipston Proms bill

Beatboxers top Shipston Proms bill

Beatboxers top Shipston Proms bill

15 February 2016

The Fame Contest, on Saturday, 18th June, in the Townsend Hall, is a must for aspiring local musicians to enter, with the winners of solo/duet, and bands…


Final call for panto Peter

Final call for panto Peter

Final call for panto Peter

12 February 2016

During 40 years of pantos at The Willows, they have brightened up February half-terms for children, parents and grandparents, raising many thousands of…


Swiss rockers' free YHA gig

Swiss rockers' free YHA gig

Swiss rockers' free YHA gig

11 February 2016

Now the band have set their sights on breaking the UK’s music scene by using the Youth Hostel Association (YHA) as a platform to engage a new fan base. They…


Growing her own...

Growing her own...

Growing her own...

11 February 2016

“One particular one would be in Pompeii. It’s on a split level, with water features, terraces, fountains and pergolas. It must have been especially fine…


Swanning in

Swanning in

Swanning in

11 February 2016

Tickets for the Birmingham show are on sale from www.orchestraoftheswan.org


New Bard portrait for Stratford

New Bard portrait for Stratford

New Bard portrait for Stratford

05 February 2016

There are three portraits of William Shakespeare that are deemed to be faithful likenesses: the Cobbe portrait (1610), the Chandos portrait (early 1600s)…


It’s the last night of the Proms!

It’s the last night of the Proms!

It’s the last night of the Proms!

05 February 2016

The Battle Proms Concert series also visits Blenheim Palace on Saturday, 16th July. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £34 for adults and £18 for children,…


Hamlet goes in to the Jungle

Hamlet goes in to the Jungle

Hamlet goes in to the Jungle

03 February 2016

On Monday, 8th February, they will perform to Libyan migrants at the Salesian Theatre in Malta. The tour started on 23rd April, 2015 and will finish on…


CV37 residents' ballot for Shakespeare Live! tickets

CV37 residents' ballot for Shakespeare Live! tickets

CV37 residents' ballot for Shakespeare Live! tickets

01 February 2016

On Shakespeare’s Birthday, Saturday 23 April, the Royal Shakespeare Company will celebrate Shakespeare’s legacy across the arts with Shakespeare Live!…


EXCLUSIVE: Literary Festival line-up revealed

EXCLUSIVE: Literary Festival line-up revealed

EXCLUSIVE: Literary Festival line-up revealed

25 January 2016

Stars of screen and the page are stepping up to make the ninth Stratford Literary Festival the biggest ever. As the eyes of the world are turned on Stratford-upon-Avon…


Remembering Bowie

Remembering Bowie

Remembering Bowie

22 January 2016

Steve Sutherland “Dad, David Bowie’s dead!” This was my daughter Molly at 7.15am on Monday morning. She came into the kitchen, nearly in tears. She’s…


BBC launches star-studded Shakespeare Festival

BBC launches star-studded Shakespeare Festival

BBC launches star-studded Shakespeare Festival

22 January 2016

Like the rest of the country in this 400th anniversary year since the death of Shakespeare, thee Beeb has gone mad for the Bard. Yesterday (Thursday)…


Join Jack's blues army

Join Jack's blues army

Join Jack's blues army

21 January 2016

Local musician Jack Blackman is starting the new monthly music night at the Cross Keys in Alcester. The regular evening has been dubbed The Tuery Sessions,…


WIN Gangsta Granny tickets and a signed David Walliams book

WIN Gangsta Granny tickets and a signed David Walliams book

WIN Gangsta Granny tickets and a signed David Walliams book

21 January 2016

And the Stratford Herald is offering readers the chance to win a family ticket to the 7pm performance on Tuesday, 16th February. But not only that — we’re…


EXCLUSIVE PICTURE: First look at new Shakespeare statue

EXCLUSIVE PICTURE: First look at new Shakespeare statue

EXCLUSIVE PICTURE: First look at new Shakespeare statue

21 January 2016

Mr Holofcener, who is also a playwright as well as a sculptor, and he would like to have his work of art unveiled in Bancroft Gardens on his 90th birthday…


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