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TWO sisters who were raised in Mark have returned to save the pub they grew up in, less than a year after it was closed suddenly by the previous owners.

Win tickets to see Claudia Morris star in Secret Love: The Life And Times Of Doris Day at The Playhouse.

Renowned jazz singer and West End actress Claudia Morris brings her critically acclaimed show Secret Love: The Life And Music Of Doris Day, to Weston’s Playhouse on March 26 at 7.30pm.

The Commitments.

RELIVE the memories from the award-winning film The Commitments in a must-see musical extravaganza at The Playhouse next month.

Daz is back rocking for charity

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Daz's Rock 4 Charity

DAZ is back in another Rock 4 Charity event in Weston.

Chappie will be released on March 6.

A WEIRD and wacky sci-fi comedy, starring Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver, hits the big screen next week – and you could go for free thanks to the Mercury and Odeon.

Love's Labour's Won. Picture by Manuel Harlan.

COMBINING the works of William Shakespeare with World War One at face-value seems an odd choice, but in this stunning theatrical display it pays off in spectacular style.

The Vamps in the forest

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Vamps. Photo hby Jason Ierace.

HIT boyband The Vamps are set to bring their catchy songs to the stage at a special forest gig.

Beautiful folk music with Nancy

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Nancy Kerr

INCREDIBLE singer, songwriter and fiddle player Nancy Kerr is performing a free gig in Bath this week.

Hot Mikado in Weston

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Hot Mikado

IN THE land of the rising sun and the crazy city of Titipu, the mighty Mikado has banned flirting – and unsurprisingly, trouble is afoot.

Choral society perform Haydn

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Bristol Choral Society.

BRISTOL Choral Society will perform Haydn’s Creation at the Colston Hall.

Comic mastermind Hunter to perform in Bristol

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Reginald D Hunter.

Reginald d hunter.

Odeon launches new look after upgrade

Friday, February 20, 2015
Donald Mackenzie. Photo by David Hedges.

THE results of Weston Odeon’s £250,000 revamp were displayed at a launch party.

Hit show Hairspray in Bath

Friday, February 20, 2015

FEEL-GOOD musical Hairspray is coming to a South West stage next week.

Germaine Greer entertained the audience at The Playhouse, Weston on Thursday.

“I DON’T think you can be married and be a feminist.”

Elphaba and Glina in Wicked at the Bristol Hippodrome. Photo by Matt Crockett.

THE cast of Wicked put a spell on last night’s audience in Bristol, leaving them totally enchanted and with no option but to end the night with a standing ovation.

Daft comedy from Herring

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Richard Herring.

CHEDDAR comedian Richard Herring is returning to the village for his latest stand-up show.

Margot Robbie and Will Smith star.

YOU cannot con an honest man as the saying goes, but can you trick a con artist who knows all the tricks in the book?

WIN: Tickets to Joe Longthorne

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Win tickets to see Joe Longthorne at The Playhouse, Weston.

WORLD-famous singer and impersonator Joe Longthorne is playing in Weston – and you could win tickets.

WIN: Vienna ballet heads to Weston

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Vienna Festival Ballet.

TALENTED dancers will take to the stage to show off some of ballet’s most iconic moments in a performance at The Playhouse next month.

Gina Yashere, Photo by David Burgoyne.

ONE of the country’s funniest females is set to have an audience in stitches as she heads to Bristol for one night only.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

JUDI Dench (Quantum of Solace) and Richard Gere (Pretty Woman) star in a light-hearted comedy based in an Indian hotel.

Preview: Project Almanac (12A)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Project Almanac is released on February 20.

IF YOU could go back in time where would you go? Explore a life with dinosaurs, enjoy a feast with Henry VIII or correct those mistakes you have made throughout your life?

Mayhem as Peter Pan show goes wrong

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Picture: Alastair Muir).

IT’S PETER Pan – but not as you know it – in a show at the Theatre Royal Bath.

CBeebies stars talk about Playhouse visit

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Chris and Pui show

CBEEBIES stars Chris and Pui will be appearing at The Playhouse next week, and the double act have been heaping praise on the Weston venue ahead of the upcoming show.

Three operas performed at the Hippodrome

Friday, February 13, 2015
The Magic Flute (Credit: Johan Persson).

LESLEY Garrett will star in one of three shows from the Welsh National Opera (WNO) in April.

The closed door of politics

Friday, February 13, 2015
The Absence of War.

A NEW performance of David Hare’s The Absence Of War is coming to the Bristol Old Vic next month.

Musical about the beautiful game

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Weston Playhouse.

A MUSICAL revolving around the troubles in Northern Ireland will be performed at The Playhouse.

WIN: Tickets to classic hits of Eva

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Sarah-Jane Buckley.

THE remarkable journey of Eva Cassidy will be told in a one-off show at Weston Playhouse next month, detailing the singing star’s poignant journey from humble beginnings to her death at the age of just 33.

WIN: Essence Of Ireland tickets

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Essence Of Ireland.

A HEART-WARMING story with Irish music and dance will be performed at The Playhouse.

It will be screened at the Odeon on February 24.

THE joy of London theatre, from the comfort of a Weston cinema, is the prize on offer as the Mercury and the Odeon offer lucky readers the chance to witness live action from the Royal Opera House.

Robert Plant to perform forest show

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters.

THE next Forest Live summer concert date has been announced, and this time Robert Plant is gracing the woodland stage.

Musical comedy show at the Colston Hall

Monday, February 9, 2015
Rory McGrath and Philip Pope.

Philip Pope & Rory McGrath.

Finest mix of Irish soul and charm

Saturday, February 7, 2015
The Stars Of The Commitments.

Stars from the commitments.

Band perform political songs

Friday, February 6, 2015
Musical notes

FOLK band Seize The Day will be performing in Yatton.

Mark Watson.

Mark Watson visited The Playhouse last night (Thursday) for a night of laughs at his expense.

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