Arts and Entertainment from in and around Petersfield. Laura Sheppard celebrates the arts across the Petersphere, talking to musicians, artists and makers, poets, dancers, thespians, composers; bringing together the talents in the area.

Laura chats to Sam Parnell about his life as an assistant film director, and Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey have a chat with various key members of Petersfield Orchestra. Alison Glasspool also attends a classical music concert and chats to ‘cellist Mikhail Lezdkan and pianist Bela Hartmann – and we also hear an excerpt of them playing together.

Laura spends time with some of the performers of Petersfield Theatre Group‘s production of The Addams Family, and Geoffrey Hotson chats about his new book about his life growing up in Clanfield. 

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Music Credit: One Little Triumph by Blue Dot Sessions. Used under Creative Commons licence.