Sooty, Sweep & … who?

Sooty, Sweep & … who?

There was a sexed up dossier long before the Blair years – it has held secret the 1960s controversy about introducing a female puppet, Sue, in the puppet show Sooty & Sweep.  It’s always the woman’s fault isn’t it…but on to another threesome… Imagine you let a woman stay

What will Mary do next?

What will Mary do next?

Well, there’s always panto… …and it’s almost that time again (Oh no it isn’t!) and Ian has been along to Richmond Theatre to meet the stars of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ – Maureen Lipman and Chris Jarvis. Find out what Maureen got up to with a pogo

A love letter from Paradise…

A love letter from Paradise…

…arrives at Tara Arts Theatre this week. We took you on a tour of the beautiful new building in the summer with their charismatic Artistic Director, Jatinder Verma; we had a lovely discussion with Anthony Clark, the writer and director of the opening play ...

What happens in Rock Choir, stays in Rock Choir…even in Balham.

What happens in Rock Choir, stays in Rock Choir…even in Balham.

Join me in finding out what Rock Choir is all about.  Who will be Balham’s own Gareth Malone?  Rock Choir are coming to Balham and you can try a free taster session on Monday 19th September.  Tune in at 6.30pm on Monday to find out how.       We love ...

Tara Arts Theatre “holds a special place” in Sadiq Khan’s heart…

Tara Arts Theatre “holds a special place” in Sadiq Khan’s heart…

…and there’s no arguing with that.  I may have mentioned it once or twice already. The UK’s only theatre led by BAME artists opened in Wandsworth this month. The TARA Theatre in Earlsfield showered petals upon VIP guests including the Mayor of Wandsworth and ...

Jaffa cakes divide the nation once more

Jaffa cakes divide the nation once more

10 million people tuned into the new series of The Great British Bake-Off last Wednesday.  As a GBBO virgin (no really, I am!) I wasn’t sure about an hour of watching cake rise, but 10 million people can’t be wrong, right?  So in my new role as food editor, I dutifully ...