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New season at Royal & Derngate in Northampton

There will be top drama, plays, comedians and musicals coming to Northampton with the announcement of the new season at the Royal & Derngate.
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The Railway Children

Strictly good time at Aylesbury

A whole bunch of favourites from Strictly Come Dancing will feature in the new season of entertainment at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre.

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WATCH: The local performers making up 100-strong Oliver cast for Waterside Theatre’s first ever Stage Experience

The countdown is on to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s first ever Stage Experience in collaboration with Vivo D’Arte and Aylesbury Vale District Council featuring 126 local performers.

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Kerry Ellis and Stephen Webb in Wonderland

Where was the wonder in Wonderland?

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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Grease

T Birds and Pink Ladies sizzle in high school show at Milton Keynes

Prepare for some summer lovin when the Grease tour visits our area with The Wanted’s Tom Parker in the role of Danny and Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope playing sweet Sandy.

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Joanne Clifton

What a great feeling to be in popular musical

By Heather Jan Brunt

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Giselle coming to The Film Palace in Buckingham

5 things to do in Buckingham and beyond

Here is our guide of some of the things coming up in the Buckingham area
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A Judgement in Stone

Andrew casts judgement in criminal drama in Milton Keynes

He might have had seven years playing a policeman on The Bill but actor Andrew Lancel will put his detective skills to the rest when he appears in a Ruth Rendell crime drama.

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Jane Eyre

Review - Jane Eyre at Milton Keynes Theatre

Dragged up an unwanted infant to become a youngster displaying all the usual tantrums, the latest co-production between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic certainly gives a different slant on the much-loved Charlotte Brontë story of Jane Eyre which opened in Milton Keynes last night (Monday) for a week long run.

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Wonderland

Interview: Wendi in Wonderland role in Milton Keynes

A role where you are required to eat three jam tarts a night might seem like a joy.

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Video: Going behind the scenes on Jane Eyre

With the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Jane Eyre arriving in Milton Keynes next month, we took a little look at how the show was bought to life

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre comes to Milton Keynes

This year marks the 170th anniversary of the first publication of Jane Eyre, a significant time for a theatrical tour of Charlotte Bronte’s classic and much loved story.

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The cast of Great Expectations in rehearsals

High expectations for Dickens classic in Northampton

One of the most popular novels by Charles Dickens is getting an adaptation for the stage performed by a number of local performers.

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Stewart Lee

Interview: Stewart Lee talks about new show

You sense that comedian Stewart Lee might be slightly annoyed at life at the moment.

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Derren Brown

Interview: Going deeper underground with Derren Brown

It was supposed to be  a year off from touring for the master of psychological illusion Derren Brown, but he couldn’t resist the allure of the stage.
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Adrian Zmed and John Patridge in La Cage Aux Folles

Madcap musical in Milton Keynes

A vibrant and colourful story of nightclub life is setting out on its first ever tour of the UK.

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Dreamboats and Petticoats

Dreamboats and Petticoats returns to Milton Keynes

An ever popular musical celebrating some famous rock and roll tunes will be returning to Milton Keynes Theatre at the beginning of next month.

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Milton Jones

Interview: Comedian Milton Jones on his new tour coming to Northampton

“People have said to me, ‘On one level it’s quite clever, and on another level it’s not clever at all,”’ says Milton Jones, analysing his own comedy. “I think that’s a compliment,” he laughs. “I’m not sure. You could take it either way.”

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10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

Twitter is awash with politics as the general election campaign enters its final week.

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Emile Gooding as Billy Elliot

Don’t miss this very impressive musical

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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