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Suzanne Vega has been a music icon for 30 years. Ahead of this month’s Surrey gig she talks to Fiona Adams about self-belief, touring and the English summer Read more

Celebrity Interviews

4 STARS, July 4-7. A fitting tribute to the king of pop, says Alison Hunt Read more

THEATRE

As Paloma Faith prepares for her performance at the Palace, she talks motherhood and music with Rosanna Greenstreet Read more

Celebrity Interviews

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 Read more

Celebrity Interviews

In Albert Square he had a pub and a stall. Now he’s a country soul trader. Jane McGowan tunes up with Shane Richie Read more

Celebrity Interviews

4 STARS. Rich, smouldering vocals paired with a sincere stage presence won folk singer Dan Owen a few new fans at the Omeara last week, says Alice Angeloni Read more

THEATRE

5 STARS, November 1-4. This is an irresistible explosion of dance, music and song, says Andrew Morris Read more

THEATRE

4 STARS, Oct 11-14. This Andrew Lloyd Webber classic starring Joe McElderry is still a hit with audiences 50 years after it was first written, says Aliya Al-Hassan Read more

THEATRE

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Dean Whiting

4 STARS, July 18-22. Students from the Guildford School of Acting manage to hit the high notes in a mesmerizing medley of musical theatre, says Judith Conyers Read more

THEATRE

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 Read more

Celebrity Interviews

Cheeky chappy Olly Murs, star of The X Factor, talks to William Gadsby Peet about his sensible summer tour Read more

Celebrity Interviews

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3 STARS, May 30 – June 3. A brave foray into the clandestine world of British Asian homosexuality that unearths sensitive issues, whilst maintaining a light-hearted approach and tinge of Bollywood sparkle, says Jackie Bryans Read more

THEATRE

5 STARS, May 23-27. "What an intelligent antidote to the Jukebox Musical gravy train Jack Lynch has written", says Andrew Morris Read more

THEATRE

5 STARS, showing until July 22. This Twelfth Night is exuberant, witty and bursting with energy, says Alice Cairns Read more

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Pip

Rick Astley has regained his pop star status and is set to rock Hampton Court this month, says Miranda Jessop Read more

Celebrity Interviews

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Radio 2 favourite Jo Whiley talks kids, gigs and gardening ahead of her Derby Day DJ set at Epsom. Jane McGowan sounds her out Read more

Celebrity Interviews

As the open air theatre season gets into full swing, Victoria Chapman and Alexia Lavender look at the best and most exciting outdoor theatre performances on offer in Surrey & SW London. Read more

THEATRE

Tom Kerridge talks to William Gadsby Peet about his career and upcoming music and food festival, Pub in the Park Read more

FOOD & DRINK

Calling all foodies! The food and drink festival season is almost upon us. Kasia Maynard and Gabriella Davis investigates upcoming food and drink festivals in Surrey and South West London. Read more

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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 Read more

Celebrity Interviews