Category: Arts & Entertainment

Live Review: Dick Whittington at The Theatre Royal Winchester

It’s Panto Season, and if you love a good pantomime at Christmas, Dick Whittington at The Theatre Royal Winchester won’t disappoint – by Elaine Colley. This traditional family pantomime, was so much fun, full of jokes, original songs, audience participation and plenty of adult humor to! The pantomime, tells the story of a man who seeks his…

Spend Christmas with The Spitfire Sisters

Theatre Royal Winchester celebrates Christmas in style with The Spitfire Sisters who return to their home-town with a festive show on Thursday 19 December. The three-part vocal harmony group – known for singing classics from the 1940s and modern songs with a vintage twist – will perform seasonal songs in their traditional vintage style, including…

Craig David joined Premier League stars for club warm up ahead of hometown gig

Southampton born super-star, Craig David, joined Premier League players Ryan Bertrand, Che Adams and Angus Gunn, for a kick-about ahead of performing an intimate, free gig at St Mary’s Stadium on Thursday 10 October. The performance celebrated the launch of Gig1 – the UK’s fastest home broadband offering. A life-long Saints fan, Craig joined his local team in a series of drills and challenges including a penalty shootout,…

Live Review: An Evening with John Challis at Winchester Theatre Royal

‘Only Fools and Boycie’ Comedy actor, John Challis, took his one-off show, Only Fools and Boycie, to Theatre Royal Winchester last Friday as fans sat patiently and chuckled to his fascinating yet humorous stories. Challis, who is best known for, Aubrey ‘Boycie’ Boyce, in the long-running comedy about two dodgy dealers, shared stories from on set and…

Theatre Royal Winchester launches this year’s panto, Dick Whittington

On Saturday Theatre Royal Winchester launched its traditional family pantomime, Dick Whittington, with the help of one of its stars, Dame Dolly Dumpling. Dame Dolly performed a comic baking scene – interrupted by a pesky rat (puppet) – in The Brooks Shopping centre before walking up the High Street to pose for photos with shoppers…