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Entertainment Editor | Rob joined the View from series in 2007, initially as a designer. Now entertainment editor, Rob is also manager of the Production and IT departments.
Dakhla Brass

Punchy ‘Dakhla Brass’ to play Bridport

DAKHLA BRASS weave glittering brass threads into intricate musical tapestries like no other band, and they will be performing at the first of two special...
Rhodri Miles as Richard Burton

A look at the life of the great Welsh actor Richard Burton

THE life of the late, great Richard Burton is brought to life by leading Welsh actor Rhodri Miles in his one-man show, Burton at Dorchester...
Ayesha Hazarika

Ayesha Hazarika talks politics, power and how we lost the plot

AYESHA Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the...
Sam Bailey

X Factor Star Sam Bailey set to wow Weymouth

THIS year, former X factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her ‘Sing My Heart Out’...
Laura Lexx

Viral sensation Laura Lexx set to headline Comedy Cafe

WESTCOUNTRY rising star and critically acclaimed comedian Laura Lexx will headline next month's Comedy Cafe show at the Bridport Arts Centre. The May comedy cafe...
Joseph Parsons

US Rocker Joseph Parsons to play Topsham live gig

JOSEPH PARSONS is a prolific songwriter, recording artist and performer with over 20 commercial label releases. Both live and with his recordings, Joseph Parsons...
The Undercover Hippy

Politically driven roots reggae folk-hop from The Undercover Hippy

BILLY Rowan, a.k.a. The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. His music brings together soulful vocals, infectious reggae rhythms, and the lyrical...
Julian Stringle

Stringle and Barnes to jazz duel at Ilminster Arts Centre

MODERN and mainstream jazz aficionados are in for a treat on Friday, April 28th, with the return of two of the UK’s top jazz musicians...
Kate Rusby plays at Yeovil's Octagon Theatre

Kate Rusby to play Yeovil’s Octagon Theatre next month

OF ALL the stars in folk music’s wondrous firmament, few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby. A career which spans across 25 years in music...
Danny Posthill will headline the Pilot Boat Comedy Cafe

Britain’s Got Talent finalist to headline Pilot Boat’s Comedy Club

COMEDY impressionist and Britain's Got Talent (BGT) finalist Danny Posthill headlines this weekend's Pilot Boat Comedy Club in Lyme Regis. Seen by millions in the...
Sunset Cafe Stompers

A stompin’ good night at Ilminster Arts Centre

ARMCHAIR travel doesn’t get any easier than this. There’s no need to hop on a transatlantic flight to hear the unique genre of music produced...
Reginald D Hunter, headlining Camp Bestival

Comedy is the new rock ‘n’ roll at Camp Bestival

WITH a whole host of fantastic music and amazing family fun already announced for this year’s Camp Bestival, there'll be a proper party mood for the 10th...
Richard Digance

50 years of songs and stories

JOIN BAFTA nominated TV entertainer, award-winning composer, songwriter, poet, author and artist, Richard Digance at Dorchester Arts on Thursday, April 6th for a wonderful...
Jesse Molins

Jesse Molins weaves guitar magic in Lyme

JESSE Molins is a popular and versatile guitarist who has evolved his sophisticated style working in the South West and London. As well as leading...
Wiley, performing at Bestival 2017

Wiley, Blossoms, Roots Manuva and more acts announced for Bestival

SETTING the tone in their Year of Colour, Bestival organisers are excited to announce even more amazing artists who will be joining The xx, A...
Diary of a Hounslow Girl

A funny, bold and provocative coming of age tale

AN ACERBIC comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl comes...
Ian Broudie of The Lightning Seeds

The Lightning Seeds among new performers announced for Camp Bestival

THE tenth Lulworth Castle adventure for Camp Bestival is already shaping up to be a veritable Pop Stars & Rock Stars paradise of unparalleled joy!...
Reginald D. Hunter

Some People V Reginald D Hunter at the Marine Theatre

REGINALD D. Hunter returns to the UK in 2017 with his highly anticipated brand new show. During the 15 years in which he has lived...
Ian Boldsworth

Cult comedy hero to headline Lyme Regis Comedy Club

CULT comedy hero and TV and radio regular Ian Boldsworth headlines the next Lyme Regis Comedy club at the Pilot Boat Inn on Saturday,...
Alison Neil as Mrs Beeton

Alison Neil’s latest solo show ‘Mrs Beeton, My Sister’, visits Shute

DID you know Mrs Beeton had a sister? In fact she was one of 21 children and step children! You can learn more about the...
Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross to play Colyton church fundraiser

REG MEUROSS will be performing in St Andrew's Church, Colyton as part of the Friends of St Andrew's Church fundraising programme to help support the...
Anne-Marie is among the new names announced for Camp Bestival 2017

More big names announced for Camp Bestival 2017

FIRING up your imagination and getting creative is a big part of the Camp Bestival experience. From dressing up as Pop Stars and Rock Stars;...
Pet Shop Boys

A brand-new era for Bestival at new Lulworth home

BESTIVAL, based on the Isle of Wight for the past decade, has been given the green light for a move to its new home...
Dan Gaisford as Colin Milburn in When The Eye Has Gone

Critically acclaimed play about Colin Milburn comes to Lyme Regis

FOLLOWING a sell-out tour in November 2016, Dougie Blaxland’s critically acclaimed one man show When The Eye Has Gone is coming to The Marine Theatre...
The Longest Johns with Gareth Malone

From ‘The Choir’ to the Pilot Boat!

IF YOU'VE been following The Choir on BBC with Gareth Malone, you will undoudtedly have noticed a bunch of bearded Bristolian blokes who rather stand...
Dave Betts Quartet

Taking Betts on a funky February

FEBRUARY in Ilminster just got a little bit funkier, with the news that the Dave Betts Quartet will be playing Ilminster Arts Centre on Friday...
Mumbo Jumbo

Troubadours & Raconteurs at Henhayes Centre

THE Henhayes Community Centre in Crewkerne will be hosting an evening of entertainment by Mumbo Jumbo on Friday, February 24th when they present Troubadours &...
Madness Camp Bestival

Utter Madness! Saturday headliners for Camp Bestival announced

THE new year is already rocking, so Camp Bestival organisers couldn’t wait any longer to unveil their incredible Saturday night headliners for Camp Bestival’s landmark tenth...
Steve Knightley Landlocked

Show of Hands frontman Steve Knightley is ‘Landlocked’

IN 2014, Show of Hands acclaimed frontman Steve Knightley set out on a mission to play 150 village halls and ‘untapped’ grassroots community venues. The...
Louise Parker Nina Simone tribute

Louise Parker to pay tribute to Nina Simone

ILMINSTER Arts Centre’s hosts a concert by Louise Parker on Friday, January 13th, which will celebrates one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth...

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