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Actors achieving greatness in a Coulsdon wooded glade

DRAMA IN THE PARKS: Somewhere under the trees in Old Coulsdon is an Elizabethan rom-com romp. BELLA BARTOCK had it, and herself, covered As I gazed across the fairway at one of Coulsdon Court’s “twilighters” ferreting around in the undergrowth … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night, Coulsdon Manor Hotel, Jul 27-Aug 6

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Death on the Thames: Conan Doyle’s writing rises again!

The latest theatre production at the Coulsdon Community Centre was good enough to have been a genuine Conan Doyle. ALLISON MACKENZIE joined an audience that was transfixed by the performers, and by the staging I had to check carefully when … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes, Coulsdon Community Centre, Apr 2-9

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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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Jason and the Argonauts, Coulsdon, Dec 11 to 19

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Community at the heart and centre of Coulsdon’s latest mystery

Whodunnit? SANJANA IDNANI went along to the Theatre Workshop Coulsdon’s long-delayed production of an Agatha Christie classic and found the community centre the subject of a made-in-Croydon cliff-hanger There was something odd about sitting among a sold-out auditorium at the … Continue reading

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The show must go on: theatre groups prepare for reopening

SANJANA IDNANI reports on how local theatrical venues and amdram groups have been dealing with the covid lockdown as they prepare to put on their summer shows Theatre companies and performers across the borough have faced their fair share of … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, Jul 31-Aug 7

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Culture deals with covid-19 without making a song and dance

The sense of doom and gloom caused by the covid-19 pandemic had well and truly taken hold of London by the middle of last week. There was a dark humour about the place reflected by the public address system at … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, Mar 29-Apr 5

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Heroism and valour under the scorching sun in Coulsdon

Our veteran arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK, braved the slings and arrows of the Agincourt scenes and the hottest night of the year to witness the latest performance from Theatre Workship Coulsdon Some might say that Henry V is a show … Continue reading

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Cry God for Harry, England and 10% off Henry V tickets!

SPECIAL READER OFFER We are delighted to partner with the always entertaining Theatre Workshop Coulsdon to provide our loyal patrons our latest money-off offer on tickets for their next production. TWC’s open-air performances at Coulsdon Manor have become one of … Continue reading

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Henry V, Coulsdon Manor Hotel, Jul 24-Aug 3

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Sherlock’s stake-out of Count Dracula is a damn close-run thing

The game’s afoot in the latest Theatre Workshop Coulsdon production, as seen by our veteran theatre critic, BELLA BARTOCK I had never before seen it written down. But when my frequent companion, Claudia De Boozy, replied to my text inviting … Continue reading

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Can Sherlock Holmes save us from the Prince of Darkness?

As the old century wanes, a new threat rises… The mortal remains of a young aristocrat vanish without explanation in the dead of night from Brompton Necropolis. But no sooner is consulting detective Sherlock Holmes asked to investigate, than a … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes and the Vampyres of London, Apr 6-13

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Pantomime spirit is alive and well in Coulsdon. Oh yes it is!

As the Fairfield Halls approaches a third ‘dark’ Christmas, for the first time in living memory, there is no ‘Croydon Pantomime’ this year. Except, as our intrepid arts correspondent BELLA BARTOCK discovered this week, there are community drama groups keeping … Continue reading

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Beauty And The Beast, Theatre Workshop Coulsdon, Dec 8-16

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Poot! Poot! Golf and fart jokes put the Wind In The Willows

Whenever our arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK, fancies a nostalgic trip back to a long lost England, she heads for Coulsdon, where this week there’s a summer production of a gem from the Edwardian era So it was that one evening … Continue reading

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Wind In The Willows, Coulsdon Manor, Jul 25-Aug 4

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Coulsdon community show it was not, oh, such a lovely war

Our veteran arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK, takes a trip down memory lane and discovers an impressive new work There was something quite poignant about entering the Coulsdon Community Centre on Barrie Close on the night after its destruction had been … Continue reading

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A 1918 centenary performance with lessons for today

Theatre-goers turning up at Coulsdon Community Centre from Saturday might be entitled to ask themselves what they can expect from the local Theatre Workshop’s latest production. 1918: When The Guns Fell Silent is not a play, but there is drama. … Continue reading

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1918: When The Guns Fell Silent, Coulsdon, Mar 17-24

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The Snow Queen, Coulsdon Community Centre, Dec 9-17

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