Fairfield Halls has been at the centre of Croydon life for 50 years.
Since the Queen Mother opened the building on November 2nd 1962, some of the greatest stars of music, variety, comedy, opera and theatre have graced Fairfield’s stages and it is a venue of national and cultural importance.
Listen to some of the recent performers, artists and exhibitors that have appeared at Fairfield and spoken with Croydon Radio.
Chris Barber, Jazz legend
Live spoke with Jazz musician and composer Chris Barber. Chris talked about his 60th Anniversary Big Band Tour and will be playing the Fairfield Halls with Andy Fairweather-Low and Chris Farlowe on Saturday 29th June at 7.30pm.
Presented by:Liv Fernandes Permalink:Here Published on: Sat 29 Jun
Kevin Hayes, Fagin in Oliver!
Jo interviewed Kevin Hayes, the actor playing Fagin in the Fairfield Hall's upcoming Oliver production. He is also a tight-rope walker, magician, compere, auctioneer and NLP practioner.
Presented by:Jo Whitehall Permalink:Here Published on: Wed 22 May
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles at Fairfield, we spoke with Colin and Roger of the Upbeat Beatles, the UK's premier Beatle tribute band.
Presented by:Croydon Radio Admin Permalink:Here Published on: Fri 26 Apr
Keith Jack, Actor
Jo Whitehall of Croydon Talk interviews Keith Jack, runner-up of hit BBC series, Any Dream Will Do and star of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. This Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice musical materpiece continues to enjoy great success with
more... Presented by:Jo Whitehall Permalink:Here Published on: Thu 25 Apr
Andy Wright, Beatles photographer
As part of our Fab Four at Fairfield event, we spoke with Andy Wright who photographed their performance. 15 year old Andy captured the Beatles on and off stage. His photos were forgotten for nearly half a century and were rediscovered in the 50th
more... Presented by:Croydon Radio Admin Permalink:Here Published on: Wed 24 Apr