A play and an exhibition to keep you captive

AN AMERICAN doctor, an Irish journalist and a British academic are held hostage in the Middle East. Find out how they overcome their prejudices to stay alive in a Bancroft Players Fringe Production of Someone Who ll Watch Over Me. The play by Frank McGui

AN AMERICAN doctor, an Irish journalist and a British academic are held hostage in the Middle East.

Find out how they overcome their prejudices to stay alive in a Bancroft Players Fringe Production of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me.

The play by Frank McGuiness is on at The Queen Mother Theatre from Wednesday to Saturday, June 14-17. Performances are at 7.45 each evening.

Tickets are £6, concessions £4.

* WANT to get a taste of the wine business?

The Hitchin Bancroft Players' resident wine merchant Noel Downes will conduct a tutored wine tasting in the bar of The Queen Mother Theatre from 8pm tomorrow (Friday) with Eight Bottles and a Corkscrew.

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As well as talking about the wine business Noel will hold a tasting competition.

Entry is £6, payable on the night. For more details contact Roger or Maureen Nobes on 01462 436816.

* HITCHIN Town Band take to the theatre's stage tomorrow (Saturday) with a selection from across all genres.

The band, which has been in existence since 1860, were finalists in last year's National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.

Tickets £6.50, concessions £5.

* For details of the above events call the theatre box office on 01462 455166 or log on to www.queen mothertheatre. org.uk