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The show must go on: Tango Moderno delights, despite co-star’s absence

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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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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The Jersey Boys during their last visit to Aylesbury. Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

Jersey Boys are working their way back to several of our theatres

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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Cabaret

Dark and sleazy Cabaret

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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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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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers packs a powerful punch

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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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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ART

All star cast revealed for Art in Northampton

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson will appear in the show ART coming to Northampton next year.

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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Cilla's story comes to Milton Keynes

A heart-warming musical based on the early life of Cilla Black comes to Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

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The cast of Rules for Living

Review - Rules for Living at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

You know it is the first sign of Christmas when you see the shops putting up decorations

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The stars of Storage Hunters coming to Northampton

Storage Hunters star Sean in Northampton

He might be known for finding bargains in the most unlikely of places but auctioneer Sean Kelly will be giving an insight into his hit show Storage Hunters next month.

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Laura Main, Steffan Harri, Samuel Holmes and Marcus Ayton

Cast revealed for Shrek musical

A star of the BBC drama Call the Midwife will swap babies for ogres as she takes on the role of Princess Fiona.

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Jessie Wallace and Paul Bradley in Deathtrap

EastEnders star Jessie in a shocking thriller in Aylesbury

Given the high profile of her possible death in the EastEnders spin off Redwater, you might think actress Kessie Wallace was looking for a break from grizzly subject matters.

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Des O'Connor and Jimmy Tarbuck

Return to Northampton for Des O'Connor

It will be a trip down memory lane in more ways than one as Des O’Connor returns to Northampton later this month.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Review - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Milton Keynes Theatre

They say that you should always leave the audience wanting more and that is certainly the case with this production.

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Grease

Review - Grease at Milton Keynes Theatre

Grease the musical is definitely the one that you'll want. From the start it has you gripped and being such a classic it doesn't disappoint.

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Rehearsals from Rules for Living

Black Christmas comedy in Northampton

A riotous comedy all about the issues which surround families at Christmas time is coming to Northampton in September.

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Ray Mears

Interview: Ray Mears speaks ahead of Northampton date

With climate change deniers  out in force in all environments at the moment, you might think that someone like Ray Mears would be worried about the future.

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