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Ken Dodd: a master class in comedy
September 23, 2016 – 4:19 pm | No Comment
Ken Dodd: a master class in comedy

For more than 60 years Ken Dodd has been spreading happiness – “the greatest gift that I possess”, as he sings in his theme song. Now, at the age of 88, the man named as …

Giles Croft revitalises Nottingham Playhouse
September 21, 2016 – 3:40 pm | No Comment
Giles Croft revitalises Nottingham Playhouse

Whenever seasoned theatregoers reminisce about the good times at Nottingham Playhouse, they usually refer to two artistic directors who established its reputation for great theatre: John Neville, a West End idol of the 1950s and …

Melvyn Bragg: “I think I’ll go on a bit longer”
September 21, 2016 – 2:16 pm | No Comment
Melvyn Bragg: “I think I’ll go on a bit longer”

Melvyn Bragg has been a champion of the arts for nearly four decades – ever since he began editing and presenting The South Bank Show. So when he voices his opinion about the current state …