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Roald Dahl classic on Aylesbury stage

One of the most popular works by Roald Dahl can be seen at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre

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Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore

Interview: Laura Whitmore's gory new role in Milton Keynes

Most actors when they take on a part have to do some background research.

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Rehearsals of Invincible

Clash of cultures in comedy play at Northampton

A new tour of Torben Bett’s critically acclaimed play Invincible begins at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate.

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Sam Bailey coming to Northampton

Interview: X Factor winner Sam Bailey speaks ahead of Northampton date

Sam Bailey might be one of the busiest people in the entertainment industry.

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Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag

Theatres around Northamptonshire: Your guide to what's on

Here's our guide to some of the theatre events coming up in and around Northamptonshire
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Ballet coming to Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre

Top ballet comes to Aylesbury

Ballet fans are in for a treat with plenty to entertain them at the Waterside during the new season.

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Joanne Clifton in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Strictly star Joanne lined up for Milton Keynes musical

Strictly Come Dancing winner Joanne Clifton stars in the Jazz Age musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Gary Lucy and Kai Owen in The Full Monty

Review - The Full Monty at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

One of the most beloved films gets the stage treatment.
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The Twits. Photos: Pamela Raith Photography

Don’t be a Twit! Enter this rather marvellous, disgustingly good competition

We have teamed up with Aylesbury Waterside Theatre to celebrating their New Year of must-see entertainment in style with a chance to win 4 passes to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden and 4 tickets to see the author’s classic The Twits.

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Kara Tointon

Kara’s Victorian challenge in Aylesbury

It is safe to say that Kara Tointon really likes a challenge as she discusses her character in the drama Gaslight currently running at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre.

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Caught in the Net staged by Banbury Cross Players

Get caught in a Banbury net

Caught in the Net is the hilarious Ray Cooney sequel to It Runs in the Family, and the farce will be presented by Banbury Cross Players at The Mill Arts Centre in February.

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Oxford Playhouse

Top fringe theatre comes to Oxford

Offbeat, a 10 day festival showcasing the best in fringe theatre returns next summer with 70 shows.

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The cast of Sunny Afternoon

Review: Sunny Afternoon at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Whether you lived through the sixties and can’t remember it, because, well, it was the sixties or you are too young to remember it, the Kinks’ musical Sunny Afternoon is a great way to experience the decade in all its glory.

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The Full Monty

Prepare for The Full Monty in Northampton

For a story as quintessentially British as The Full Monty, you might be surprised to learn that its origins are a little more European.

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Kai Owen who plays Dave in The Full Monty

Torchwood actor Kai Own ready for Northampton visit

As soon as an actor takes a part which involves nudity, its normally starts with tonnes of cardio and a personal trainer.

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Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag

Strictly star Anton returns to Northampton

Suffering from post-Strictly blues syndrome? Famous dancing couple Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag are in Northampton to help lift the gloom.

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VIDEO: See Sunny Afternoon cast get ready for Northampton date

A West End hit celebrating the captivating tale of The Kinks can be seen at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate next week.

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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Top tribute act

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, considered to be the world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac, are now on tour with their Hits to Blues world tour.

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Sunny Afternoon

Interview: Kinks front man Ray Davies talks about Sunny Afternoon

The life of the former front man of The Kinks certainly has a retro flavour at the moment with a musical based around the band’s songs coming to Northanpton’s Royal & Derngate next week.

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Amanda Abbington starring in Abigail's Party

Amazing dramas

Fabulous plays including the iconic Seventies hit Abigail’s Party, a new bittersweet comedy from Sandi Toksvig and a drama about soldiers’ suffering are part of the new season programme at Oxford Playhouse.

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