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Theatre & Comedy

Review: Zany moments light up Teletubbies show in Northampton

Anna Brosnan reviews Teletubbies Live - Big Hugs at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton

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The Owl and the Pussycat

Review - The Owl and the Pussycat at The Core at Corby Cube

As a child my parents sang the Edward Lear poem The Owl and the Pussycat to me every bedtime, a tradition I now continue with my own young children.

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IN PICTURES: Creating the giant Kinky Boots for Northampton Carnival

If you took a visit to Northampton Carnival at the weekend you might have seen the rather impressive handiwork of a Milton Keynes firm.

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Visit Wonderland via Kirby Hall for children's classic

Take a trip down not the rabbit hole but to Kirby Hall as a children’s favourite will be performed in the grounds of the stately home later this week.

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Guys and Dolls

Review - Guys and Dolls at Kilworth House Theatre

It is summertime - and Kilworth House presents it's first outdoor musical - Guys and Dolls.

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Review - Matilda at Milton Keynes Theatre

One may have to slightly question the sanity of staging this Roald Dahl classic featuring mostly kids as a fully choreographed musical.

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Harry Hill

Harry Hill's new tour comes to Milton Keynes and Aylesbury

Harry Hill has announced a new family-fun filled tour kicking off in October coming to Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Coventry and Oxford.

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VIDEO: The Band stars talk as Take That musical visits Northampton

We chatted to actors Faye Christall and Katy Clayton who are currently starring in The Band at Northampton's Royal & Derngate.

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Enjoy some big hugs with the Teletubbies in Northampton

They have been icons of television for the past 20 years and now the Teletubbies will return with their first ever live show.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes on The Band at Northampton

We took a little tour of the stage for the Take That musical The Band which is currently being staged at Northampton's Royal & Derngate this week.
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Education Education Education

Review - Education Education Education at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

The Wardrobe Ensemble are back on Northamptonshire soil giving another frenetic, nostalgia driven performance in their politically charged production Education Education Education.
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Jo Caulfield

Line up for comedy festival announced

The line up for this comedy festival has been announced taking place across three venues in Northampton town centre.

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Matilda musical heads to Milton Keynes

She might say that she is small but it hasn’t stopped Northamptonshire’s Poppy Jones from taking the starring role in Matilda the Musical coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Legally Blonde

Oh my god you guys Lucie returns to Legally Blonde role in Milton Keynes

It has been a whirlwind few years for Lucie Jones and now she’s about to return to one of her favourite musicals.

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert arrives into Corby

Disco royalty rolls into town as Corby Amateur Theatrical Society present the glamorously feel-good musical by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott.

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The Band

Take That musical heads to Northampton

It is safe to say that life has gone a little mental for one of the stars of the show The Band.

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Jason Manford

New date for Jason Manford in Northampton

Such has been the demand for tickets at Jason Manford’s gig in Northampton later this week that another date has been arranged for next year.

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Rehearsals for Guys and Dolls

Get lucky with these guys and dolls in Kilworth

Rehearsals are well under way for an outdoor production of one of the most popular musicals of all time.

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Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

Review - Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales at The Core at Corby Cube

Like almost every other household in the UK my children's bookshelves are filled with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler stories.

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Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen screening comes to Northampton

The UK premiere of McKellen: Playing The Part, followed by a Q&A with Ian McKellen and hosted by Graham Norton, is broadcast live to the Errol Flynn Filmhouse in Northampton on Sunday May 27.

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