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Memories in Milton Keynes

An absolutely purr-fect musical is bound to be packed full of much loved songs when it visits Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Footloose The Musical

Review: Footloose The Musical at Milton Keynes Theatre

Transported back in time to the sleepy US Bible Belt town of Bomont in West Virginia where public dancing and rock music are outlawed, it can only mean Footloose: The Musical has arrived in Milton Keynes.

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Brackley Players Jim Howson, Peter Milne, Sue Arthurs, Amanda Howson, Scott Saffrey and Sally Munday-Webb in their production of Out of Focus NNL-161016-115719009

Brackley Players cause chaos

Can you imagine the chaos that would ensue if a hall was double booked?

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Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke brings tour to Northampton

The most pertinent question to ask comedian Marcus Brigstocke is why the long face? It is after all the name of his new show.

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English Youth Ballet.

Chance to take part in ballet

Young ballet dancers who want to perform on stage at a real theatre alongside professional principal dancers are invited to attend an audition with the English Youth Ballet.

The Commitments stage show

Best selling novel The Commitments comes to Milton Keynes

Thirty years since The Commitments first burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, the story of the world’s hardest working soul band is on tour with a stage show to get the audience rocking and up on their feet.

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Actress Kara Tointon plays Bella Manningham in Gaslight

A marriage of manipulation

One of the greatest thrillers of all time, Gaslight returns to UK theatres starring Kara Tointon in the role of Bella Manningham, memorably played by Oscar winner Ingrid Bergman in the classic 1944 film adaptation.

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Spymonkey - The Complete Deaths

Return to Northampton stage for The Bard’s complete deaths

If you missed this earlier in the year, there will be another chance to see The Complete Deaths of William Shakespeare.

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The Crucible

Players bring The Crucible to Banbury

The latest production by Banbury Cross Players has extra significance for its director.

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Gareth Gates stars as Willard in the 2016 touring production of Footloose

Gareth Gates is ready for Footloose at Milton Keynes

If you are a fan of Eighties music and love dancing, you are in for a treat as Footloose, the classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression takes to the stage for a major new UK tour.

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A scene from The Woman In Black

Going behind the scenes on The Woman in Black before Northampton dates

The temperature drops in the room as I sit down to write. The hairs on the back of my neck rise and there are goosebumps on my arms as though some foul, unseen, force is watching me.

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Nina Conti

Interview: Nina Conti chats about improvisation ahead of Aylesbury gig

Ventriloquist Nina Conti is putting puppets centre stage with an improvised show.

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Frankenstein to terrify Stowe House

Two hundred years since Mary Shelley penned her Gothic horror masterpiece, a new stage adaptation of Frankenstein has embarked on a five month tour.

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The Full Monty

The Full Monty should be available on prescription

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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A scene from The Woman In Black

Northampton audiences cursed by spectre of The Woman in Black

Having recently celebrated its 27th anniversary in the West End, The Woman In Black is back out on tour again and returns to Northampton’s Royal and Derngate on Monday.

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Sir Malcolm Arnold PNL-160928-113036001

Celebrating Northampton born composer Sir Malcolm Arnold

The eleventh annual Arnold Festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday October 15 and 16, celebrating the life and work of the prolific and illustrious Northampton born composer Sir Malcolm Arnold.

The Full Monty

Chris Fountain goes The Full Monty ahead of the UK show.

A much loved British film gets a stage adaptation coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Sister Act - The Musical

Review - Sister Act at Milton Keynes Theatre

For a show directed by Craig Revel Horwood, I’ll avoid any puns during this review of Sister Act.

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Save the Last Dance For Me

Singer Antony Costa brings Save the Last Dance For Me to Aylesbury

He may be best associated with the sound of modern day pop music, but Antony Costa’s latest role sees him play the part of a Sixties heartthrob.

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Larry Dean

Blisworth pub hosts a night of laughter with three top comics

Funhouse Comedy is back at the Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth on Thursday for another laughter-packed night of fun.

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