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A Very Naughty Polar Bear

Written by Louisa Davison on .

A Very Naughty Polar Bear

Review of The Bear, Bristol Old Vic, Saturday 18 February 2107

A polar bear squeezes through a child's window and...is very naughty.

Tales of polar bears could go cuddly or monstrous. Recently, for instance, I've been watching the TV show Fortitudeset on an Arctic island. There, everyone packs

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REVIEW Psychological thriller by local author: Jar's girlfriend killed herself - why does he keep glimpsing her so long afterwards?

Written by Adrian Clarke on .

REVIEW Psychological thriller by local author: Jar's girlfriend killed herself - why does he keep glimpsing her so long afterwards?

Find Me - before they do  by J.S. Monroe (published 2017 by Head of Zeus Ltd)


J.S. Monroe's Find Meis a tremendous read.   The story unfolds at a great pace and the narrative  structure is used with great finesse to keep the reader puzzled and on the very edge of

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Review: local author's vivid tale of a woman's unequal struggle for independence in Victorian Britain and its violent Empire

Written by Tony Millett on .

Review: local author's vivid tale of a woman's unequal struggle for independence in Victorian Britain and its violent Empire

Do not go down to your local bookshop to buy The Planter's Daughter by Jo Carroll - known locally as a writer through her widely-read columns for Marlborough.News.  This is her first novel and it is only available to download from Amazon to a Kindle(a bargain at £3.50) -

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“This orchestra gets better and better" - a review of Marlborough Concert Orchestra Winter Concert

Written by Martin Savage on .

“This orchestra gets better and better

“This orchestra gets better and better.” ...was a comment overheard on Saturday 3rd December, when the Marlborough Concert Orchestra gave its Winter Concert at St. Mary’s Church to a highly appreciative audience.

There was a strong ‘young’ element to the evening.  Alexander Webb, currently a Conducting Scholar at the

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REVIEW: Brilliant, young and international - the Castalian Quartet at St Peter's Church

Written by Christopher Rogers on .

REVIEW: Brilliant, young and international - the Castalian Quartet at St Peter's Church

In February Christopher Graves brought Alison Rhind to St Peter’s Church to perform a joint piano and cello recital.  This time (Sunday, November 20), Christopher brought more of his friends - friends who have formed the Castalian Quartet.

Having started their training variously in Helsinki, France and Britain, they

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