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Theatre & Comedy

Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has revealed he is cancelling his Peter Kay Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.

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REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows at the Core, Corby

REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows at the Core, Corby

You probably already know the Wind in the Willows story – but you won’t have seen a version like this!

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Members of the Jungle Book cast. Picture: Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: Derngate's Jungle Book is beguiling, thrilling and witty

Dr Lily Canter reviews The Jungle Book at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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Hedda Gabler

Review - Hedda Gabler at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

More than a century ago Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen created a repressed young woman who cruelly fought for power, influence and purpose.

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The cast of Benidorm

Sitcom Benidorm comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

Smash hit ITV comedy Benidorm will bring sunshine and smiles with its first ever UK tour coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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National Theatre, War Horse. Picture by Birgit

War Horse at New Theatre, Oxford is the poignant story of all who suffer in war

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse spends Christmas at New Theatre, Oxford, offering families an alternative to the festive pantomimes.
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Sunset Boulevard

Story of faded screen star and impoverished writer comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

One of the all time great musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, is a compelling story of romance and obsession based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film.

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Cinderella stars at Chicheley Hall

Cinderella stars arrive by coach and horses for Milton Keynes Theatre pantomime

A beautiful 18th century country house, a glittering coach and two white horses set the scene for the launch of Cinderella, this year’s pantomime at Milton Keynes Theatre.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Review - The Tiger Who Came To Tea at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

The childhood tales that last for decades are always those with more than a hint of magic and mystery. Penned in 1968, Judith Kerr's The Tiger Who Came To Tea is one such story.

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Blood Brothers

Popular musical returns to Milton Keynes

One of the most popular musicals of all time is making a return to Milton Keynes Theatre at the beginning of next month.

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The Railway Children

Review - The Railway Children at Northampton's Royal & Derngate

The Railway Children arrived at the Derngate stage in Northampton this week and treated its audience to a trip down memory lane.

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ART

All star cast revealed for Art in Northampton

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson will appear in the show ART coming to Northampton next year.

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The cast of Peter Pan

Pantomime launched at Northampton's Deco Theatre

Former Coronation Street star Nick Cochrane is back at The Deco Theatre this Christmas as one of the stars of the Peter Pan pantomime. But he is more than one of the lead characters - this year he is directing the show, too.

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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Cilla's story comes to Milton Keynes

A heart-warming musical based on the early life of Cilla Black comes to Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

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The cast of Rules for Living

Review - Rules for Living at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

You know it is the first sign of Christmas when you see the shops putting up decorations

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The cast of Cheshire Cats

Tale of boobs and bras in Sharnbrook

A comedy play featuring blisters, bras and best friends will be bought to life at Sharnbrook Mill Theatre.

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The stars of Storage Hunters coming to Northampton

Storage Hunters star Sean in Northampton

He might be known for finding bargains in the most unlikely of places but auctioneer Sean Kelly will be giving an insight into his hit show Storage Hunters next month.

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Laura Main, Steffan Harri, Samuel Holmes and Marcus Ayton

Cast revealed for Shrek musical

A star of the BBC drama Call the Midwife will swap babies for ogres as she takes on the role of Princess Fiona.

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Tristan MacManus and Kristina Rihanoff

Strictly stars offer advice to new cohort ahead of Wellingborough date

Northamptonshire dancer and former Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff has said to "buckle up" ahead of the new series starting tomorrow (Saturday)

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Make Way for Lucia

Classic novels bought to Northampton

A comedy with a period setting is being staged in Northampton next week.

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