Forest Inn food

Forest Inn, Ferndown

A roast for all seasons By Liz Turner Remember that delicious roast turkey dinner on Christmas Day? The mouthwatering aroma of the turkey, vegetables and roast potatoes? This needn’t be just a memory as the chef at the Forest Inn in Ferndown is determined that everyone should be able to enjoy the traditional roast meal…

Mike Hall

Classic Clapton

Regent Centre, Christchurch, 7 September 2013 [divide] Review by Janine Pulford A blinder of a concert. This tribute act (After Midnight) formed 28 years ago and this was their first time playing in Christchurch and only their second appearance in Dorset. Lead guitarist/vocals Mike Hall has an uncanny resemblance to Clapton and has clearly studied…

The Importance of Being Earnest, Regent Centre publicity poster

The Importance of Being Earnest

Regent Centre Review by Janine Pulford This brilliantly written farcical play treated the audience to some of Oscar Wilde’s wittiest lines. The actors delivered with clear diction and the costumes were excellent, but somehow the overall performance lacked lustre. The redeeming character was Merryman the butler, who stole the show. His funny walk, wobbly hands,…