Category Archives: Jon Thorne

Gregory Porter at Band on the Wall, Manchester.


Two sell out nights at Manchester’s Band on the Wall for Gregory Porter! As a man who is rarely seen without his topper , Bernhardt was delighted by Porters’ hat. “I felt an immediate connection,” the bufoon was heard loudly … Continue reading

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How to tie your bow tie !


Bernhardt’s patience is finally exhausted by those mischievous muffins, The Charleston Charlies. Brilliant musicians as they are, they seem to have a distinct inability to tie their bow ties !

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Bernhardts Ave Verum Corpus


It’s sunday night – a very necessary trip to the Catholic church on Oxford Rd. to expiate and expunge Bernhardts’ many and multiple sins. But how refreshing and replenishing is the choirs performance of Mozarts ‘Ave Verum Corpus’,  and a … Continue reading

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X Factor Twist – Jade Richards ?


The whole nation awaits  tonights revelation – about Jade Richards ?  – what will the X Factor twist entail? If ONLY it could be something truly wonderful – like for xample  Soriah – the American Tuvan throat singer seen here … Continue reading

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Acker Bilk Lives – Clarinet Maestro at Stockport Town hall


Charming Charlie – The Great Mike Hope – infused with the spirit of  Acker Bilk plays an homage to the great man. Wardy, Thorne and Bernhardt prove the adage – its not what you play but what you don’t play………. … Continue reading

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Sir William Walton – a tribute by Wetherall and Thorne


After the initial inertia of deciding who should drive the car – Wethers and Thorne sprung a surprise on Bernhardt – playing one of Uncle Willie’s compositions – it almost brought a tear to a glass eye – memories of … Continue reading

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Bernhardt and Thorne’s day out


Taking a break from a punishing schedule of touring abroad with his pop group, Jon Thorne enjoyed a leisurely day out with his old pal Bernhardt………..despite much of the days filming being unusable, Bernhardt has put together a little vignette … Continue reading

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