Indian Ocean

Colchester Curry Chef is The Best

Published on November 25th, 2015 | by Ben Howard

Curry Chef Ishtiak Hussain (Dudu) from Indian Ocean Restaurant on North Hill, Colchester was presented with Chef of the Year 2015 award at the 10th annual BCA Awards. The ceremony took place at the Park Plaza ... Read More

Sweeney Todd - Sally Parkinson Photography

Review: Sweeney Todd

Published on November 20th, 2015 | by Ben Howard

Guest contributor Paul T. Davies reviewed Platform Musicals’ Sweeney Todd at The Headgate Theatre for Keep Colchester Cool. REVIEW: SWEENEY TODD ★★★★ Since it’s short-lived original London production in 1980, Sweeny Todd has grown into possibly ... Read More

Playing Something Theatrical

Play Something 2: A kiss is not just a kiss!

Published on November 17th, 2015 | by Ben Howard

The actor, writer, director and theatre critic Paul T. Davies writes his second in a series of blogs for Keep Colchester Cool, and explains that a kiss is not just a kiss! We all know the classic song don’t ... Read More

BBC Live

Ant Roberts and Andy Winmill on the telly!

Published on November 13th, 2015 | by Ben Howard

You’ll spot two recognisable Colchester faces on BBC4 this Sunday, 15th November, between 9pm-9.30pm. Anthony Roberts (Colchester Arts Centre/Firstsite) and Andy Winmill (Colchester Arts Centre/Colchester Free Festival) will be performing live as part of “Live from ... Read More

Bully Boy

Review: Bully Boy

Published on November 10th, 2015 | by Ben Howard

Guest contributor Paul T. Davies reviewed Bully Boy at Mercury Theatre Colchester on Monday 9th November for Keep Colchester Cool. REVIEW: BULLY BOY. This is the perfect play to officially reopen the fully refurbished Mercury Studio, ... Read More

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