Author Archives: richardhatfield

Two-Way Stretch

By richardhatfield |

Barton Arts present… Monday Night at the Movies   Two-Way Stretch (U) 1hr 18mins A 1960 British comedy film, about a group of prisoners who plan to break out of jail, commit a robbery, and then break back into jail again, thus giving them the perfect alibi – that they were behind bars when the […]

Sax Sunday with Pat McCarthy

By richardhatfield |

Snake Davis’ guest this month is jazz guitarist Pat McCarthy. Pat has played with a host of famous names including Jamie Cullum, Alan Barnes, Dave Newton, Jim Mullen, Gareth Williams, Gilad Atzmon, George Melly,  Dennis Rollins to name but a few. He is currently working with the Shannon Reilly Trio, alongside Warren Jolly on bass.

Jack Dee

By richardhatfield |

JACK DEE – WORK IN PROGRESS Join Jack Dee as he takes to the road trying out new material for his forthcoming UK tour. “In these difficult and uncertain times people need hope – a ray of sunshine to brighten their day. And that’s very much where I come in” says Jack. Star of TV sitcoms […]

Quiz Night – June

By richardhatfield |

A regular family quiz hosted by Quizmaster Daniel Dyson Teams of 6 max – Limited spaces – booking advisable

Quiz Night

By richardhatfield |

A regular family quiz hosted by Quizmaster Daniel Dyson Teams of 6 max – Limited spaces – booking advisable

Through the Seasons

By richardhatfield |

Folk, Morris Dance & Story with Will Pound An innovative celebration of the year in folk dance. Through the Seasons gives audiences a chance to experience the spellbinding story creations of Debs Newbold interwoven with the exceptional musicianship of Will Pound, Benji Kirkpatrick (Faustus, Bellowhead, The Transports) and Ross Grant (Inlay). Together, they showcase stunning arrangements of traditional dance tunes and songs, bringing their innovative and […]

Shylock

By richardhatfield |

Rhodri Miles in Shylock   Is Shylock the Jewish moneylender from The Merchant of Venice a villain or victim? Celebrating the richness of Shakespeare’s language and conjuring up a whole cast of characters from Portia to Pontius Pilate, from Romeo to Max Reinhardt, and from Barabbas to Richard Burbage, this dazzling, moving, often hilarious play is […]

Chris & Kellie While

By richardhatfield |

Mother and daughter come together for a special evening. Kellie is known for fronting two of the country’s most successful folk/roots bands, the Albion Band and e2K, as well as being a prolific writer and great guitarist. Chris is known for her work with Julie Matthews as well as for performing with The Albion Band […]

Stuart Maconie: Jarrow; Road to the Deep South

By richardhatfield |

In October 2016, writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie walked 300 miles from Jarrow to London retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade 80 years on, through a divided, complex country that echoes 1936 in many ways. From choral evensong to curry house, from austerity to affluence, from Wearside to Westminster, join him on an entertaining, impassioned, enlightening […]

Edgelarks

By richardhatfield |

In April 2018, Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) retreated to a remote cottage in Ulpha, western Cumbria. They breathed in the mountain view, banked up the fire, and took their instruments out of their cases. Then they sat down, and wrote. In escaping the everyday chaos of busy lives, they realised how caught up […]

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