Miles Jupp sails seamlessly through James Kettle's exquisite writing. This is a finely balanced filigree of comedy and tragedy. Jupp moves from humour to sadness, to wistfulness to bombast, and back over all three, effortlessly. He is magical.
This homage to the series of six Enid Blyton books written between 1946 and 1951 is packed full of songs with good tunes. It has a young cast brimming with talent - which they lend to the show to spice it up.
David Tomlinson, best known as Mr Banks in Mary Poppins, was the stiff-upper lipped English gentleman. He had much to contend with: His first wife killed herself. He was a pilot in the Second World War. He survived a plane crash and he discovered as a grown-up that his father had secret second family.
Now in its seventh year, The Duxford Soap Box Derby has raised £51,600 for good causes with would-be Grand Prix stars in a crazy dash around the village in anything from a wheelbarrow to an old iron bath.
This is a don't miss. Some of the most superb acting you will see this decade. Three actors play nummerous parts, to tell the story of three German Jews who came to to Alabama and started selling goods from a tiny store.
This year's Cambridge Triennial Greek Play - performed by students in ancient Greek every three years - is Oedipus at Colonus, written by Sophocles just before his death in 406 BC, nearly 2,500 years ago.
This, the 54th Cambridge Folk Festival, is the one that dared to be different. Cambridge Folk Festival is the biggest festival of acoustic music in the world. In half a century, it has come a long way from simple folk.