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Surrey Harmony stages Thriller Nights, Coulsdon, from Sep 23

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Fairfield’s future needs to engage with Croydon public

Tired. Poorly managed. Poorly used. Under-funded. Under-appreciated. The Fairfield Halls, half a century old, might symbolise the faded grandeur of Croydon itself. With mounting concern over the council’s arts policy, or absence of it after the axing of the Mela … Continue reading

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These Sharks and Jets hit all the right notes in West Side Story

BELLA BARTOCK was very impressed with the latest production by CODA, West Side Story at Fairfield Halls last week Magical. Mesmerising. Moving. West Side Story is one of the best-loved musicals of all-time – and for good reason. The film … Continue reading

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Snakes alive: cookery show discovers hidden talents

Well that was a surprise. The trouble with formulaic TV shows is that, well, they conform to a formula, and rarely depart much from their tried and trusted recipe – unlike the contestants on reality cookery shows. And it has … Continue reading

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Come Dine With Me: Bit of a dog’s dinner in Croydon

In case you were worrying about how the nightly episodes of Come Dine With Me from Croydon are going, worry no more: we’ve watched it, so that you don’t have to… Suzie Phillips, who revels in the fact that her … Continue reading

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Shamon! Wacko TV cooking contestants skewer Croydon

It was local MP Gavin Barwell who declared to the world in his maiden speech to the House of Commons that Croydon “has an image problem”. Yet for all the damage done to the town’s image by the “Croydon facelift“, … Continue reading

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