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Review: Brilliant Jodie brings Shirley to life at Milton Keynes

I was a little apprehensive when the casting of Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine was first announced as I felt the part so brilliantly played by Pauline Collins in the 1989 film could hardly be bettered… but that was until now!

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Sarah & Duck will be performed in Wellingborough before anywhere else in the country

CBeebies stars heading to Wellingborough for premiere of new stage show

A new stage show featuring CBeebies favourites Sarah & Duck is set to have its premiere in Wellingborough.

David McClelland

David is busy preparing for spring Panto at The Deco

Panto star David McClelland enjoyed his stint in Panto at The Deco so much last December, he jumped at the chance for a swift return to appear in the Northampton.

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Babe the Sheep Pig coming to Kettering

Heart warming tale at Kettering

Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film Babe, The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production.

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Alexandra Burke in Sister Act

Interview: Heavenly role for Alexandra Burke in Northampton

Alexandra Burke does seem to have cornered the market in playing divas in peril.

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Lee Hurst

Comedian Lee Hurst comes to Corby

Chatting to comedian Lee Hurst, you get the feeling that he likes to go his own way with things.

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Naomi Wilkinson

Theatre round up: Our guide to theatre in and around Northamptonshire

Our look at some of the events coming to the region's theatres
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Shirley Valentine starring Jodie Prenger

Shirley Valentine heads for Milton Keynes

Willy Russell’s heart warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm.

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Cirque Berserk

Review - Cirque Berserk at Northampton's Royal & Derngate

Balls of fire, motorbikes, acrobatics and death-defying stunts are a far cry from my usual Tuesday nights but for the crew of Cirque Berserk it is all in a day’s work.

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Mike McClean

Opening night for Northampton comedy club

The Official Comedy Club has arrived at Aspers Casino in Northampton with an opening night.

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Sophie Ward in A Judgement in Stone

Judgement tale coming to Northampton

Ruth Rendell’s prolific output included film and television as well as 80 novels.

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Steve Royle

Theatre round up: Our guide to theatre in and around Northamptonshire

Here's a round up of some of the live entertainment coming to venues across Northamptonshire.
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Craig Revel Horwood and Alexandra Burke

Interview: Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood talks Sister Act ahead of Northampton dates

All good things come to those who wait. That is very much the motto of Craig Revel Horwood when it comes to his ambition to be part of the Sister Act phenomenon.
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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Milton Keynes Theatre

It's very rare to watch a show where you expect mistakes.

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Northampton Gilbert & Sullivan Group in rehearsals for Patience

Gilbert & Sullivan classic in Northampton

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience is set in the era of the pre-Raphaelites and they direct their comedic sights on the aesthetic movement in their own inimitable style.

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Guiliano Contadini in Northern Ballet's production of Casanova

Casanova heads to Milton Keynes

Northern Ballet is bringing history’s most notorious lover to life with a sensual new ballet, Casanova.

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Cirque Berserk

10 things to do around Northamptonshire

Here's our guide to some of the things going on this week in and around Northamptonshire
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Neville's Island

Team building goes wrong in Northampton

The play which led to writer Tim Firth to be discovered will be staged in Northampton.

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A Kiss on the Bottom

Touching drama at Abbey Centre

A play all about keeping your spirits up in a hospital can be seen at East Hunsbury next week.

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Northampton students shine on the stage

It’s all lights, camera, action for the final year acting students from the University of Northampton as they prepare for their upcoming graduate productions.

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