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Dorridge Fun Run

Record turn out for Dorridge Fun Run and Fair

A record 1700 people took part in the ninth Dorridge Fun Run and Summer Fair last Saturday

AFTER the huge success of Go And Play Up Your End, Malcolm Stent is back with a sequel to his nostalgic trip down memory lane, set in the swinging sixties.

Go And Play Further Up Your End catches up with Stent and friends as grammar school boys in Birmingham, searching for pop stardom in 1963.

'Mr Pantomime' Ian Sandy, from Acocks Green, dies aged just 48

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STARS of stage and screen have been paying tribute to an Acocks Green theatre stalwart who has died aged just 48.

Solihull News goes behind the scenes of Malcolm Stent's panto

THERE’S a rodent problem at a local theatre but you won’t need to call pest control because the whiskered mischief maker is none other than King Rat.

ACOCKS Green BID have secured a special celebrity guest for the official switch-on of this year’s Christmas Lights.

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Comedienne Lizzie Wiggins, often described as the female Les Dawson, is a regular on BBC Radio WM and has appeared in pantomime alongside Lily Savage and on TV in Malcolm Stent’s Go Play Up Your Own End.

Dorridge fun run bowls couple over

WHEN Nick Chadaway and Vicky Barnett travelled from Sheldon to run in last year’s Dorridge Fun Run, they were so impressed with the area and the friendliness of the people they decided to get married at the church at the centre of it all and to look for a house in the locality.

Malcolm, mirth and ..... Mozart

WE take a look at some of the shows set to be staged at Solihull Arts Complex in the first half of 2012.

Malcolm’s secret of the forest – his Robin Hood had to be ‘panto-fied’

IF you see six men with broad-swords getting ready for a scrap in the vicinity of Solihull Arts Complex don’t dial 999!

Top acts take to stage

SOLIHULL Arts Complex has unveiled its line-up for the autumn season.

Malcolm all set for some fun run fun!

POPULAR entertainer Malcolm Stent is set to finally take part in the annual Dorridge Fun Run – but in a wheelchair!

Malcolm Stent to open air ambulance fund raising fun day at Bickenhill

GET clear for take off this weekend when a fun weekend in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance takes off at Braceys Garden Centre in Bickenhill.

Top line-up offers something to suit everyone’s tastes

FROM tribute acts to comedy nights - Solihull Arts Complex has unveiled its programme of shows for 2011.

Oh yes, you do remember!

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CALLING all friends, family, guests and colleagues of Malcolm Stent.

New Panto’s not Wishee Washee!

Aladdin, Solihull Arts Complex

Cast aiming to put on the perfect panto

A VILLAIN dancing in a t-shirt, a clip round the ear and a genetically modified rabbit...are some of the things you won’t see in the Solihull panto.

A panto milestone for Malcolm

OH no he hasn’t ... oh yes he has!

Stent on stage

BOROUGH funnyman Malcolm Stent will be performing at Arden Hall next month.

Nostalgic play now appears on canvas

A SELL-out play by local funnyman Malcolm Stent has been immortalised on canvas.

Still time to enter fun run

KNOWLE’S fun run may be over for another year but there is still time to enter the Dorridge Run on June 13.

Songs of Praise

THERE are still a few tickets left for Malcolm Stent’s Songs of Praise.


Cathrina Hulse
Multimedia Journalist
Annette Belcher
Multimedia Journalist
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