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ACTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR

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National Picnic Week And The Arches Theatre

With Friday marking the start of National Picnic Week, we finally have the perfect way to embrace the summer ...

 

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The Arches Theatre: Where We Are And How To Get Here!

After all the gorgeous photos of the beautiful Arches Theatre, do you know where we are and how to get here?

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The Arches Theatre: The Taming Of The Shrew

I've so far introduced you to two theatre companies bringing fantastic productions to the Arches Theatre this summer ...

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The Pink Panther: The Real Diamonds Of Our Show!

Our rehearsals for 'The Pink Panther - A Shot in the Dark' at The Arches Theatre are well and truly in full swing ...

   
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The Arches Theatre: Meet the Wet Mariners!

We may have mentioned The Wet Mariners before, but we are very excited to have them return to The Arches Theatre ...

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The Arches Theatre: Local Musicians Wanted!

To add to our audiences' experience and the ambience at The Arches Theatre this summer, we'd like to introduce live music ...

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The Arches Theatre: Change To The Performance Schedule

We have been working closely with John Drinkwater, the director of the Pink Panther stage adaptation we have scheduled ...

   
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Sponsor The Arches Theatre 2019 Season

Sponsor the Arches Theatre, Buckinghamshire's premier open-air theatre, and reach an audience of a 1,000 ...

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William Shakespeare: Fun Facts With The Bard On His Birthday!

It's William Shakespeare birthday! So, to celebrate the Bard's 455th birthday, here are some fun facts about Romeo and Juliet ...

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The Arches Theatre: Quirky Outdoor Theatre Venue For Hire

As you may know already, we have three fantastic theatre companies coming to perform at the Arches Theatre in August ...

 
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The Pink Panther: It's Audition Time!

The Pink Panther films have always been a favourite of mine especially the farcical and bumbling nature of Clouseau ...

 

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The Arches Theatre: Great Expectations

There are so many wonderful outdoor theatres in the UK, including the Arches Theatre, right here in Clifton Reynes ...

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Before The Arches Theatre, We Had The Railway Line

This week, I wanted to tell you a bit more about the history of our beautiful outdoor theatre and how it first started out ...

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Open Air Theatre: How Did It Become So Popular?

Open air theatre has grown in popularity and has turned into somewhat of an annual tradition for many in the UK ...

   
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When It Comes To Women Comedians, Don't Forget Marie Lloyd!

We celebrated Victoria Wood for International Women's Day as she did so much for women in stand up and comedy ...

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Stan And Ollie Vs Laurel And Hardy

I don't normally go in for recommending films, but I'm making an exception today. Stan and Ollie is an outstanding film in my opinion ...

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The Arches Theatre: Did You Know There's No Booking Fee?

For those of you who've been to any production that I've had a part in, you will know that there are no ticket booking fees ...

   
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The Arches Theatre Box Office Is Officially Open!

The Arches Theatre box office is now taking bookings for the 2019 season, starting with Romeo and Juliet on the 10th August ...

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

We're in the middle of casting The Pink Panther ready for our 2019 season. We have the main roles cast already ...

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The Arches Theatre: Romeo and Juliet To Open The 2019 Season

The first production at the Arches Theatre in 2019 will be Romeo and Juliet. You may have spotted it was originally Richard III ...

 
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One More Job To Do On The Arches Theatre

Actually, there are quite a number of jobs to complete on the Arches Theatre as it's an ongoing project ...

 

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The Arches Theatre Box Office Is Opening Soon

We're about to set up the Arches Theatre box office. This means tickets for Richard III and The Pink Panther will be on sale soon ...

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The Stage Hires Have Started To Come In for 2019

One of my other businesses is stage hire. We have a stage trailer that we tow onto your site as well as custom staging ...

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The Arches Theatre: Planning For 2019

We had our initial production of As You Like It at the Arches Theatre over the summer and we are now working on the 2019 season ...

   
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Merry Christmas And All That Jazz

As Christmas is approaching, I thought I'd wish everyone a Merry Christmas. I'm not going to say Happy Holidays ...

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The Arches Theatre: The Pink Panther Strikes Again

I'm very pleased to announce one of our productions for the 2019 season at the Arches Theatre in Clifton Reynes ...

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Well, Here It Is: It's Christmas Again

For the first time in years, I'm not doing panto this Christmas. I did it for 9 years and decided to take a couple of seasons away ...

   
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The Arches Theatre: An Aerial Perspective

We had some fabulous weather recently and Ian from Video Drone Services got his eye in the sky flying above the Arches Theatre ...

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The Arches Theatre In All Its Panoramic Glory

Although we're not doing anything with The Arches Theatre for the rest of the year, I was pleased to get an alternative view of the site ...

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Black Labrador Puppies: Only Two Remaining ...

Since Myrtle gave birth, there's been a lot of interest for our new litter of black Labrador puppies. There are only 2 left ...

 
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Our Labrador Pups Are Getting Noisier!

As my blog readers know, our bitch Myrtle had 6 labrador pups, 4 dogs and 2 bitches. We're keeping 1 girl ...

 

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Me, Tom Cruise And Barry Seal

I've done a few interesting filming jobs. The one I'm on at present is especially interesting as it's about a chap named Barry Seal ...

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A House Full Of Labrador Puppies Again

Every two or three years we breed a litter of black Labradors. Our Myrtle has just had a little of six pups ...

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Pantomime And The Art Of The Disappearing Act

It's time to turn my attention to pantomime. I'm currently working on making people disappear and re-appear somewhere else ...

   
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Over The Top Chaps!

This week, starting tonight, Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy will be presenting the last ever Blackadder episodes ...

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BOFF: All The World's A Stage

We set up the Big Olney Food Festival stage and sound desk on Friday, then on Saturday morning, I rehearsed with my jazz band ...

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Blackadder Goes Forth: The Final Push

I'm very pleased to be appearing in this excellent performance of Blackadder Goes Forth: The Final Push this September ...

   
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Taking Our Stage Trailer Further Afield

Every year we take our stage trailer a little further afield, to an event in Sussex. It's an annual French market at Heathfield ...

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Stage Hire At The Right Price

This summer, we've done stage hire at places like Fenny Poppers, the Henry Allen Trust at Brooklands School and Campbell Park ...

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The Arches Theatre Is For Hire

After last week's opening performance of As You Like It by the Wet Mariners, the Arches Theatre is formally open ...

 
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Too Many People Want To Be Taken Seriously

Last week my daughter asked me why some people want to be taken seriously and others don't. A bit philosophical for me really ...