Hannay romps back on to stage in a fun-filled 39 Steps

Arts correspondent BELLA BARTOCK was transported back to an earlier age, of intrigue and mystery, and night trains to Scotland, by an energetic staging of a John Buchan classic My heart skipped a beat when I saw the poster from … Continue reading

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Coulsdon’s players take us on a masked myth-stery tour

BELLA BARTOCK donned her mask and covid passport and after picking up her old friend Claudia de Boozy from outside Purley Tesco, set off for a big night out in Coulsdon Claudia was waiting as my Rolls rolled up. “I … Continue reading

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Vintage Essex boy’s performance that was living in the 70s

BELLA BARTOCK squeezed herself into her skinny jeans and leather jacket for an evening at the Fairfield Halls with an ageing rock star. Fortunately for the older members of the audience, All the Fun of the Fair was hardly a … Continue reading

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