Tag Archives: Oscar

Sheer madness captured with performances at Trinity School

BELLA BARTOCK is plain fagged out after a night watching the latest production by the Mitre Players. But to borrow the words of Jack Nicholson, at least she tried, suckers… Two things linger from this Mitre Players production of One … Continue reading

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Gravity’s up for another award thanks to Croydon’s Hall

After winning seven Oscars, you’d think that there was nothing left for Gravity to win. But you’d be wrong. Because director Miguel Vestibulo, better known in Croydon as Michael Hall, has managed to be nominated – again – with his … Continue reading

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Waspishness, whisky and gonorrhea: a good night in Croydon

BELLA BARTOCK was out on the streets of Croydon again last night, to attend the opening of the town’s newest theatre and witness a star performance worthy of Hollywood As we took our seats for the first performance in the … Continue reading

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Green Dragon breathes some life into local cultural scene

Last weekend it was free beer (yes, in a pub!), as they helped to launch the New Addington-based Cronx Brewery to the world, plus free entry to a Rhythm ‘n Blues and Soul Club. This Sunday, the impressive Green Dragon … Continue reading

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Croydon’s list of great residents omits David Lean. Why?

The saddening/maddening thing about Croydon Council is that, when given some of the simplest of tasks in their attempt to promote the borough, they still manage to balls it up. Take, for example, this week’s half-cocked announcement on the council … Continue reading

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