Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts.
An Evening with Tom Kerridge -Lose Weight for GoodWe are thrilled to announce that top chef Tom Kerridge will be giving a book talk for us on Tuesday 27th February.
Following the success of his no.1 bestselling Dopamine Diet, double Michelin starred chef, Tom returns with a new diet book of epic proportions. Lose Weight for Good features one hundred new recipes that will revolutionise low-calorie cooking – tying in with a six-part primetime BBC Two series, scheduled to broadcast in early 2018.
Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis.Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation’s greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1’s Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career.
Monmouth Choral Society
Conducted by Steven Kings with the Bristol Ensemble
Soloists Stephanie Edwards (soprano) and Shaun Dixon (tenor)
Perhaps nothing expresses the ups and downs of human life more colourfully than Opera. Monmouth Choral Society presents an evening of well-loved operatic solos and choruses where we hear of the joys and sorrows of prisoners, slaves, soldiers, tinkers, toreadors, villagers, wedding guests and witches, together with orchestral overtures by Mozart and Wagner.
Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.
A fairy godmother, a glass slipper, an opulent ball, an enchanted forest, and a Prince Charming who loves her—did all that really happen, or was it just a dream? Long-suffering Cendrillon lives a life of drudgery with her good-natured father and his imperious wife, until fate, romance, and a touch of fairy magic intervene.