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Review - Cinderella at Milton Keynes Theatre

There is always joy in the air and a spring in the step despite the cold weather when pantomime comes around the corner.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

The proclaimed stars of Aylesbury’s Waterside pantomimes haven’t always lived up to their top billing, I can think of a few who have been disappointing.
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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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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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Cosi Fan Tutte

Beautiful singing in a superb comic romp

Review by Hannah Richardson

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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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Tango Moderno

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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