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After spotting a young fox stuck in Richmond Hill's Bulbous Betty water fountain, McFly bassist Dougie Poynter jumped in to action to help RSPCA Officer Lisa Miller save the vulpine victim Read more

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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/ARTS

Every parent wants the best school for their child – but what does "best" mean? Former Good Schools Guide writer and professional education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, lists her top schools in Surrey for musical excellence Read more

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If you love rock, the chances are you’ll love an image by photographer Paul Harries. Fiona Adams meets the Teddington man who makes Ozzy et al look good Read more

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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 Read more

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

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Ronan Keating and his wife Storm are part of a coffee revolution. Sophie Farrah hears the latest Boyzone tale Read more

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4 STARS Mar 28 – Apr 1. After a successful stint on the West End, The Million Dollar Quartet comes to The New Victoria Theatre. Amanda Hodges enjoyed a rocking good time watching the story of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Read more

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Glyndebourne Opera's performance of Madame Butterfly at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking hits all the right notes says Amanda Briggs. 4.5 STARS. Read more

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Ahead of their appearance at G Live, vocal harmony group The Overtones talk satsumas, singsongs and a serious shortage of snow Read more

THEATRE/ARTS

Natalia Tena, star of About a Boy, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones talks to William Gadsby Peet about her career so far and band Molotov Jukebox's upcoming performance at The Boileroom in Guildford. Read more

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A graceful reimagining of a timeless fairy tale classic, the Vienna Festival Ballet's performance of Snow White is well worth a trip to Windsor's Theatre Royal says Nella Guagenti Read more

THEATRE/ARTS

One of Britain’s top recording artists is back on stage. Katie Melua tells Rosanna Greenstreet about her new album, making friends with Santa and singing with the choir Read more

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As part of our Surrey in Edinburgh series we sent one of our most experienced theatre reviewers up to the Fringe to see what's going on. Amanda Hodges looks at two of the lighter alternatives on offer at the festival Read more

THEATRE/ARTS

As part of our Surrey in Edinburgh series we sent one of our most experienced theatre reviewers up to the Fringe to see what's going on. Adele is Younger than us got Amanda Hodges laughing hard in this 4 STAR review Read more

THEATRE/ARTS

Learning an instrument isn’t all about written notes. Samantha Laurie talks to Mark Robinson about new ways to get kids interested in music Read more

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