Hattie Curl

Cycling, trekking, skiing, sailing: for some the action never stops. Hattie Curl and Miranda Jessop meet three women who have made adventure travel their lives more

3 Jan 2017 10:21 , Interviews

Surrey Wildlife Trust is calling MPs in Surrey to sign Greener UK’s Pledge for the Environment as Britain prepares to trigger Article 50 and leave the EU. more

13 Dec 2016 17:25 News

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For most people Christmas is a period of family and over indulgence, but for many it can be the hardest time of year. Get in to the festive spirit by giving a little back this year at some of these brilliant local charity projects. more

7 Dec 2016 15:23 News

The Rose Theatre in Kingston is putting on The Wind in the Willows as an alternative Christmas show this year. Hattie Curl caught up with Mr Toad of Toad Hall (played by actor Jamie Baughan) in the final week of rehearsal more

7 Dec 2016 10:45 Theatre/Arts

Christmas is typically a time to sing songs and be merry. There are lots of wonderful festive events happening in Surrey and SW London this season. Go on, take a peak... more


The third year musical theatre students at Performance Preparation Academy performed Spring Awakening to a brilliant standard, as Hattie Curl gives the performance 4 stars. more


We asked our readers where to head for the best cooked breakfast in town, and got a full plate of tasty responses more

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Hattie Curl speaks to Mark Newnham, the actor playing Dave ‘the rave’ Davies in the hugely popular musical, Sunny Afternoon, as it continues on its epic UK tour. more

24 Oct 2016 17:26 Theatre/Arts

Ahead of his latest directing role for All My Sons at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, acclaimed director Michael Rudman chats to Hattie Curl. more

24 Oct 2016 15:49 Theatre/Arts

Hattie Curl lists 7 great winter cocktails more

14 Oct 2016 14:29 Food

Essential Surrey & SW London's resident veggie person Hattie Curl goes in search of the finest local vegetarian and vegan eateries more

14 Oct 2016 11:15 Food

Like Pimms, cricket, frustration at the national football team and bad weather, gin has a rich history as a fundamental part of the British experience. Hattie Curl goes in search of Surrey & SW London's finest distillers more

13 Oct 2016 15:16 Wine

The best way to end any week is most definitely with a hearty mountain of gravy smothered meat. Here are our top picks for roasts in Surrey that will rival even your mum's cooking more

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Part master magician, part stand up comedian, Pete Firman presents a unique evening of entertainment in his new show Pete Firman: TriX. Hattie Curl gives this brilliant night out 5 STARS. more

7 Oct 2016 11:01 Theatre/Arts

Conspiracy is Loring Mandel’s compelling portrayal of the Wannsee Conference in 1942. The Old Hamptonians Amateur Dramatic Society’s presentation of the play was superbly delivered, says Hattie Curl in this 4.5 star review. more

5 Oct 2016 14:10 Theatre/Arts

Here are some of Surrey's finest spots for afternoon tea as suggested by you, our lovely readers, with a few extra notes from Essential Surrey & SW London's resident tea and cake lover, Hattie Curl more

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The festive season is finally upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by wrapping up warmly and going for a skate? Here are the best seasonal spots in Surrey and SW London (plus we've chucked in a few of our favourites from central London). more


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