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A passion for technology doesn’t have to mean an end to fresh air fun, writes Jane McGowan more

Kids/Schools

In a slow market, part-exchanging your property may be the answer to your moving dilemma more

Property

Jane McGowan catches up with Luna Cinema supremo George Wood more

Theatre/Arts

...you’re sure of a musical treat. Jane McGowan finds Surrey’s first opera house transformed more

News

As Surrey Hills celebrates 60 years as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Jane McGowan finds out more about the society devoted to preserving its rural splendour more

Craft & Country

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JOHAN PERSSON

As Sir Matthew Bourne’s latest ballet hits the Wimbledon stage this month, Jane McGowan catches up with leading lady Ashley Shaw more

Theatre/Arts

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National Trust Images, John Howlett

Ever wondered what it takes to keep the gardens at a National Trust property in tip-top condition? Jane McGowan caught up with Jamie Harris, head gardener at Polesden Lacey to find out just how it’s done more

Craft & Country

4 STARS, April 18-21. New rep company receives rapturous welcome with a revival of an 80s TV great, writes Jane McGowan more

Theatre/Arts

It’s almost 30 years since Lisa Stansfield stormed the UK charts with her debut album, Affection. As Jane McGowan discovers, however, the Lancashire lass is still in tune with the times more

Interviews

Jane McGowan catches up with former Strictly favourite Ian Waite as he embarks on a UK tour more

Interviews

Former Bake Off star Mel Giedroyc talks to Jane McGowan about why she is happy to be swapping soggy bottoms for Shakespeare more

Interviews

3.5 STARS, March 15-17. The horrors of the Great War are brought home once more in this poignant production, writes Jane McGowan more

Theatre/Arts

Jane McGowan finds out whether government schemes and stamp duty changes have made life easier for first-time buyers more

Property

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Manuel Harlan

Best known for his primetime roles in EastEnders and Holby City, Paul Bradley tells Jane McGowan why he’s glad to be back treading the boards more

Theatre/Arts

Veteran broadcaster Paul Gambaccini is celebrating 45 years in the business with a one-man show. Jane McGowan finds out more from the Professor of Pop more

Theatre/Arts

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Photo by Mark Douet

An adaptation of David Walliams’ celebrated children’s novel that just misses the mark, writes Jane McGowan more

Theatre/Arts

Jane McGowan takes a look at the buy-to-let market more

Property

Jane McGowan meets Doc Martin star Caroline Catz as she prepares to get in touch with the darker side of life more

Theatre/Arts

Comedian Lucy Porter talks to Jane McGowan about motherhood, marriage and misogynist hecklers more

Theatre/Arts

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Michel Verdure

Fancy spending a few nights away with your favourite 80s pin-up or stage star? Jane McGowan discovers a new concept in cruising more

News

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