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John Bishop to do warm up dates in the area

The comedian John Bishop will be performing a week of warm up dates later this year across the local area.

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The Wandering Minstrels

Gilbert & Sullivan in Clipston

Expect a night of laughter and frivolity when one of the leading Gilbert and Sullivan Groups comes to the area next month.

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Royal & Derngate

Death of a Salesman tour to resume before finishing in Northampton

Northampton's Royal & Derngate will continue its tour of Death of a Salesman following the death of actor Tim Pigott-Smith,
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Mamma Mia

Take a chance on ABBA musical

The much loved musical Mamma Mia comes to Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Carrie Hope Fletcher as Wednesday Addams

Carrie looking forward to playing Wednesday in Northampton

For YouTube star Carrie Hope Fletcher, the challenge of bringing a much loved character to the stage might bring restrictions.

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Laura Whitmore who stars in Not Dead Enough

Interview: Laura Whitmore swaps glamour for gore

It will be a slight departure for television presenter Laura Whitmore when she appears in Not Dead Enough coming to Northampton at the beginning of next month.

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The cast of The Addams Family

Interview: Kooky new role for Samantha Womack

For an actress who has done many musical theatre productions, Samantha Womack admitted that a role in another one wasn’t top of her to do list after Eastenders.

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Paul Nicholas, Jaymi Hemsley and Sheila Ferguson

Big stars fly in for Northampton panto

Stars of music and the small screen will be flying on a magic carpet ride as the cast for this year's pantomime in Northampton has been announced.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Kilworth House Theatre

Kiss Me Kate cast at Kilworth revealed

The producers behind the up and coming musical Kiss Me Kate coming to Kilworth House Theatre have revealed who will be starring in the show.

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Dirty Dancing coming to Milton Keynes

Have the time of your life in Milton Keynes

It features some of the best known songs in musical history and Dirty Dancing is returning to Milton Keynes Theatre later this month.

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Peter Duncan in Million Dollar Quartet

Interview: Peter Duncan real life role in Northampton

Simon Cowell and musical theatre you might not think of as natural bedfellows.

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Matilda the Musical coming to Milton Keynes

Matilda musical tour comes to Milton Keynes

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the multi award winning musical of Matilda is coming to Milton Keynes Theatre as part of a UK tour.
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Princethorpe College pupil Toby Lee with fellow Olivier Award winner Tim Minchin. Photo by Terry Lee NNL-171004-170926001

Musical star from Princethorpe College scoops Olivier Award

A 12-year-old guitar sensation from Princethorpe College scooped an Olivier Award with fellow School of Rock cast members in London last night (Sunday, April 9).

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Tim Pigott-Smith was reportedly found dead this morning in Northampton.

BREAKING NEWS: Downton Abbey star dies in Northampton before debut performance on Derngate stage

The star of a play debuting at Northampton's Royal & Derngate Theatre this Monday has died.

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The Jungle Book

Two world premieres coming to Northampton

Two world premieres have been confirmed for Royal & Derngate’s Christmas line up this year, as part of its Made in Northampton season.

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Bev Bevan and Jasper Carrott

Music legends celebrated at Kilworth’s summer season

Tributes to some of the most legendary musical performers and a stand up concert from Brummie comedian Jasper Carrott are among the highlights at Kilworth House Theatre over the summer months.

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Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

Review: Lord of the Dance at Milton Keynes Theatre

It's 23 years this month since Michael Flatley, Jean Butler and a huge ensemble of Irish dancers, singers and musicians wowed an estimated 300 million-strong Eurovision Song Contest television audience with the Riverdance routine which is still remembered today as it heralded in a whole new style of dancing.

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Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures

Matthew Bourne show comes to Northampton

One of Britain’s best known choreographers will be commemorating the 30th anniversary of his dance company by bringing a show to Northampton.

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