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REVIEW: E M Forster's rich story let down by sparse staging in Northampton show

Lily Canter reviews A Passage to India at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton
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Anton du Beke and Erin Boag

REVIEW: Anton and Erin light up a winter's night in Northampton with chemistry and charisma

Anna Brosnan reviews Anton and Erin at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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The Jersey Boys

Here come the boys to Milton Keynes Theatre

I see a lot of shows in this job, and one of the best I have ever seen for sheer uplifting joy, is The Jersey Boys.

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Kettering theatre company hopes to dazzle entertainment moguls

A theatre company is hoping to impress influential figures from the entertainment industry after making it through to the national finals of a variety act competition.

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Moon River and Me

Interview: Jimmy Osmond's tribute to Andy Williams in Wellingborough

He’s had a career packed with many pop hits, but the latest show by Jimmy Osmond has seen his career go full circle.

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The Snowman

Snowman heads to Milton Keynes

With the winter starting to go, Milton Keynes Theatre is aiming to give people a little nostalgia of the season with the stage adaptation of The Snowman.

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A Passage to India

Forster novel takes passage to Northampton

One of the most famous novels of the 20th century will be kicking off a new year of entertainment staged by the Made in Northampton production team.

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The cast of The Wizard of Oz

REVIEW: The Wizard of Oz at the Castle, Wellingborough

If you’re off to see the wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, you are in for a treat.

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Aladdin

Review - Aladdin, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

If there's one thing guaranteed to get the average Brit into the Christmas spirit, it's dropping into a local theatre to hiss and boo as a nasty villain gets his come uppance.

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

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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