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Jane McGowan

What would you do if you inherited a stately home? Bamber Gascoigne had an opera house built in the garden. Jane McGowan finds the West Horsley project in half-dress rehearsal more

25 May 2017 15:09 Theatre/Arts

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Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

All you need is love? Not when it comes to Jane Eyre. Director Sally Cookson tells Jane McGowan about her adaptation of the Brontë classic more

22 May 2017 16:21 Theatre/Arts

Jane McGowan talks to Daniel de Andrade, the director and choreographer of the Northern Ballet’s production of The Boy in the Striped in Pyjamas more

22 May 2017 15:10 Theatre/Arts

A new campaign is urging women to Get into Golf. Jane McGowan finds out more more

27 Apr 2017 10:51 News

Jane McGowan catches up with Sasha Regan, the acclaimed director behind the all-male versions of some Gilbert & Sullivan classics more

24 Apr 2017 12:01 Theatre/Arts

Rivers expert, adventurer and author Tessa Wardley talks to Jane McGowan about taking the plunge into Surrey’s wild waters more

24 Apr 2017 11:53 Interviews

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Simon Annand

3.5 STARS, until Apr 22. An energetic retelling of the story of Dubliner soul band, The Commitments, with outstanding concert sequences, says Jane McGowan more

20 Apr 2017 13:00 Theatre/Arts

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Pamela Raith

4 STARS, April 5-16. This is a grossly funny stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's disgusting antiheroes, says Jane McGowan. "By far one of the best children shows I have seen in a while.." more

7 Apr 2017 11:32 Theatre/Arts

Jane McGowan takes a look around Epsom and Ewell more

3 Apr 2017 14:07

Surrey paralympian Hannah Russell has certainly done her county proud. Here, she tells Jane McGowan about life in and out of the pool more

30 Mar 2017 17:22 Interviews

What began with 15 students standing round a piano at lunchtime has grown into a national phenomenon. Jane McGowan catches up with Rock Choir founder Caroline Redman Lusher more

30 Mar 2017 16:57 Interviews

Jane McGowan meets Paul Miller, celebrated artistic director of Richmond’s Orange Tree Theatre more

30 Mar 2017 12:47 Theatre/Arts

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Epsom is the “mysterical” land of Hobbledown – a magical place guaranteed to tire out even the most energetic of children! more

29 Mar 2017 15:13 Kids/Schools

Our Editors pick the best theatre going on over April across Surrey, SW London and Berkshire more

22 Mar 2017 16:20 , , , , Theatre/Arts

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Disney

2 STARS. Despite some colourful moments and a star turn from Trevor Dion Nicholas as The Genie, this production falls far short of West End expectations says Jane McGowan. more

6 Mar 2017 16:09 Theatre/Arts

West End star Jodie Prenger talks to Jane McGowan ahead of her starring role in the 30th anniversary production of Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine more

27 Feb 2017 17:19 Theatre/Arts

Bruce Casalis, founder of the multi-award winning Bruce’s Doggy Day Care, talks to Jane McGowan about his state-of-the-art dog care centre more

17 Feb 2017 10:26 Interviews

Artistic director of Stopgap Dance Company Lucy Bennett talks to Jane McGowan about the groundbreaking group’s latest work more

10 Feb 2017 11:41 Theatre/Arts

A fun, musical romp with some surprising depth and social satire that'll keep both children and adults entertained equally says Jane McGowan, 4 STARS. Showing at Hammersmith's Lyric Theatre until Feb 19 more

2 Feb 2017 12:12 Theatre/Arts

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jamie Raven has gone on to achieve some truly magical things since first hitting our screens in 2015. Jane McGowan is spellbound ahead of his performances at Camberley Feb 5 and Kingston Feb 12 more

26 Jan 2017 12:12 Interviews

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