Category Archives: Theatre

Witness a Martian invasion of the Spread Eagle, Oct 26

Comedy nights return to the Spread Eagle next month. Simon Watt, Rachel Wheeley, Samantha Baines and Gemma Arrowsmith play the theatre space above the pub on Croydon High Street on Thursday October 26. Been anywhere good on holiday lately?

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Making drama out of crisis: King of Egypt comes to Croydon

“Escaped psychiatric patient Kevin Haggerty is not pleased about his diagnosis, even less pleased about being on a section of the Mental Health Act, and distinctly upset about being told he is not the reincarnation of the pharaoh Ramses II. … Continue reading

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Mrs Oscar Wilde launches Spread Eagle autumn season

The (metaphorical) curtain* goes up on the Spread Eagle Theatre’s autumn season tomorrow night with the staging of Mrs Oscar Wilde. Constance Lloyd is rarely remembered in literary history. A feminist, a writer and a mother, she is rather remembered … Continue reading

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Turf war breaks out over Stanley Halls’ gangster movie

It might not yet be quite as physical or vicious as the infamous Ice Cream Wars of 1980s Glasgow, but there’s a turf war developing in South Norwood and it has turned nasty in the last few days. At stake … Continue reading

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Calls mount for councillor to resign from community groups

Paul Scott, the Labour councillor who describes himself as a “community leader”, has been challenged to step down from at least one of his many roles and to consider the various conflicts of interest that he has, after being accused … Continue reading

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CODA present Into The Woods, Stanley Halls, Oct 25-28

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Genuine sockpuppetry is coming to Surrey Street Market

Surrey Street Market, which is operating now with only around half the number of traders that used to work London’s oldest street market before the council intervened with its £1.1million “improvements” programme, is to be livened up over the first … Continue reading

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