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VIDEO: Visiting Shrek's swamp ahead of Northampton and Milton Keynes dates

We took a visit to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham to visit Shrek the Musical.

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Bronte Barbe as Carole King

Feelgood musical packed with Beautiful tunes

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Review by Hannah Richardson

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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review - Cilla The Musical at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

There was something about the Liverpudlian songbird Cilla Black that drew her to people's hearts and earned her a place as a national treasure.

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The Case of the Frightened Lady

Review - The Case of the Frightened Lady at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

I suspect that if ever there was a case of a misleading title in theatre land, this might well be the case.

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Love From A Stranger

Queen of crime's play heads to Northampton

A gripping thriller from one of the country’s most famous writers can be seen at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate starting this week

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VIDEO: Sting musical launched in Northampton

Singer Sting visited Northampton today (Friday) for a launch of his musical The Last Ship
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Beautiful comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

Beautiful musical comes to Milton Keynes

The story of Carole King is to be portrayed in a musical coming to Milton Keynes Theatre this week.
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The Lovely Bones coming to Northampton in September

The Lovely Bones heads to Northampton stage

The world premiere of The Lovely Bones will open at Northampton's Royal & Derngate later this year.

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Fat Friends the Musical

Fat Friends comes to Milton Keynes stage

Kay Mellor is on a mission to make us feel good about ourselves, whatever our size.

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Going behind the scenes for Art ahead of Northampton visit

By the time you are reading this, the tour of the comedy Art will have started.

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

Strangely haunting Blitz-based ballet

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, reviewed by Hannah Richardson

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Hamlet comes to Northampton later this month.

Hamlet heads to Northampton

The Royal Shakespeare Company takes Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of murder and revenge on a national tour in 2018.

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Kara-Lily Hayworth stars in Cilla The Musical

Cilla Black musical heads to Northampton

This heart-warming musical adaptation of the ITV mini series is coming to Northampton next week.

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Of Mice and Men

Review - Of Mice and Men at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Companionship, displacement and alienation are the universal themes that bind this competent adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1930s novella Of Mice and Men playing at Royal and Derngate this week.

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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong during a chaotic moment.

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

There is something so utterly wonderful about watching comedy live with a captive audience. As long as the material is funny.

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Mamma Mia

Review - Mamma Mia! at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Maybe it's the sunshine, glamorous Greek island setting or flamboyant Abba party feel to the musical Mamma Mia! that makes me keep coming back for more.
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The Jersey Boys

Here come the boys to Milton Keynes Theatre

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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Gary Delaney

Gary Delaney visits Northamptonshire

Funhouse Comedy will be bringing their first nights of laughter of the year to Blisworth and Towcester on Thursday, January 25.

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The Snowman

Snowman heads to Milton Keynes

With the winter starting to go, Milton Keynes Theatre is aiming to give people a little nostalgia of the season with the stage adaptation of The Snowman.

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A Passage to India

Forster novel takes passage to Northampton

One of the most famous novels of the 20th century will be kicking off a new year of entertainment staged by the Made in Northampton production team.

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