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21 Oct 2014 09:30

Whiteway's watching: Cookery shows

COOKERY shows are ten-a-penny these days with fully two-thirds of the standard five-channel schedule dedicated solely to people in kitchens making things that probably smell nice.

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16 Oct 2014 09:30

The Reluctant Runner with Rebecca Curley

TWO years ago and four and a half stone heavier is where my marathon journey began — although I didn’t know it then.

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15 Oct 2014 09:30

Spiro are turning back the clock with new tour

Acoustic foursome Spiro have turned back the clock and have reissued their debut record, from 1997, Pole Star.

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14 Oct 2014 09:30

Award-winning comedian Andrew Lawrence will help you laugh in the face of death

Comedian Andrew Lawrence returns with his hilarious outlook on life.

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12 Oct 2014 09:30

Windsor's The Rua are having a whirlwind year

Life is moving apace for Windsor-born siblings Jonathan, Roseanna and Alanna Brown – otherwise known as The Rua.

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11 Oct 2014 09:30

A seafood delight at Loch Fyne Reading

SET a stone’s throw from the busy stretch in The Oracle’s riverside terrace, this historic location in Reading is a quiet and pleasant way to escape the crowds.

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10 Oct 2014 09:30

The Beatles tribute act to appear at South Street Arts Centre

A BEATLES tribute act will bring their psychedelic show to Reading as part of their final tour after two decades replicating the Fab Four.

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8 Oct 2014 11:30

First Night review of The Small Hand by Susan Hill at the Theatre Royal Windsor

First things first. This is the best show I have seen at the Theatre Royal this year.

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8 Oct 2014 09:30

The Happy Horticulturalist

FOOD for free! Yes that’s right, food for free from a grass verge near you! I came home on Thursday to find a middle-aged lady scampering around the grass verge and bending down out of sight every few seconds.

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7 Oct 2014 17:30

Family rock trio Miccoli to play at shopping centre in aid of charity

FAMILY rock trio Miccoli will appear at a shopping centre to raise cash for charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

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7 Oct 2014 09:30

Alan Davies is doing what he does best

QI’S floppy-haired favourite, Alan Davies, has broken away from the panel show to go on tour – stopping off at Reading’s The Hexagon and the Wycombe Swan along the way.

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6 Oct 2014 09:30

The Sunshine Underground are back and are heading to Reading

Indie-dance band The Sunshine Underground are back and this time they have brought a new sound, says drummer Matt Gwilt speaking to The Guide.


1 Oct 2014 08:00

THORPE PARK Resort's Fright Nights competition terms and conditions

The terms and conditions for the 16-night Thorpe Park horror passes competition featured in this week's paper.


30 Sep 2014 09:30

First Night review of Table Manners by Alan Ayckbourn at Theatre Royal Windsor

Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners, part of The Norman Conquests trilogy, dissects the relationship of a family as they spend the weekend together.


29 Sep 2014 09:30 • Adam Hewitt

Popstar Kerri Watt to grace Reading's Sub89

SCOTTISH singer/songwriter Kerri Watt will grace Reading’s Sub89 bringing her light-hearted pop-folk.


27 Sep 2014 10:30

Review: Mark Thompson 'Stargazer' at Norden Farm

SCIENCE and a Powerpoint presentation, on the face of it, maketh not a great way to spend a Friday night. However, this was not any ordinary science and a Powerpoint presentation.

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24 Sep 2014 10:30

Bingo TV promises a cyber-fun revolution

We have seen many false dawns in the form of supposedly innovative web-based entertainment channels - the sort claimed to be ground-breaking and game-changing that ultimately proved fairly humdrum - but now Gala Bingo claims to have something genuinely special to offer.


24 Sep 2014 09:30

Comedian James Acaster to reveal all about secret identity in new show

SOUTH street audiences are soon to be let into a little secret — Kettering-born funnyman James Acaster isn’t really a comedian — in fact it is all an elaborate ploy to cover his day job as an “undercover cop”.


23 Sep 2014 16:00

Blues band King King to stop off in Reading and Newbury with special guest

DESCRIBED as one of the 'most explosive rock/blues bands on the planet', King King will be bringing their tour to Reading audiences next year.


23 Sep 2014 13:30

First World War poets brought to life in Not About Heroes

IN 1917, having protested against the continuance of the war, celebrated poet and war hero Siegfried Sassoon was sent to the Craiglockhart War Hospital in Scotland for ‘war neurosis’. But the idea was to try and silence him.