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Jane McGowan

5 STARS, July 20 – August 20. Jane McGowan enjoys a fabulous new adaptation of the classic children’s story The Borrowers at Wimbledon’s Polka Theatre more

20 Jul 2017 14:23 Theatre/Arts

Opting for a retirement property doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality or comfort. Jane McGowan finds out more more

17 Jul 2017 11:14 Property

All eyes will be on Guildford this week as the 10th FIL Rathbones Women’s World Lacrosse Championships takes place in the town’s Stoke Park more

12 Jul 2017 12:33 News

4 STARS. High jinks, high energy and a highly enjoyable night with the British Comedy Company, says Jane McGowan more

11 Jul 2017 10:37 Theatre/Arts

3.5 STARS, July 3 – September 9. Light, bright and a lot of fun – Jane McGowan enjoys an evening spent in the company of Ratty, Mole and a very boisterous Mr Toad! more

4 Jul 2017 11:39 Theatre/Arts

With solo album sales totalling 20 million under her belt, Melanie C has come a long way from her tracksuit-wearing days as Sporty Spice. Jane McGowan finds out more more

19 Jun 2017 16:01 Interviews

Wake up to a dream home set in the midst of National Trust grounds more

19 Jun 2017 11:13 Property

This month we uncover three properties that perfectly capture the feel of the countryside, while offering the best in modern living more

16 Jun 2017 16:39 Property

3 STARS. Despite the innovative choreography and some standout performances, the Northern Ballet's version of John Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas just doesn’t work, says Jane McGowan more

7 Jun 2017 12:19 Theatre/Arts

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Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

5 STARS, June 12-17. This may be a life story not a love story, but the passion is by no means lacking in this stunning adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte classic, says Jane McGowan more

30 May 2017 12:25 Theatre/Arts

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

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