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Review - Derren Brown's Underground at Northampton's Royal & Derngate

The master of psychological illusion Derren Brown tells us that the world is all about the stories that we tell to other people.
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Peter Kay

Peter Kay heads to Coventry

Popular comedian Peter Kay will be bringing his successful Dance For Life show to Coventry.

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Hedda Gabler

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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Grease

Grease is the word for Louisa

If you are going to make your first appearance in a musical theatre role, appearing in Grease might be the dream job.

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Wonderland

Review - Wonderland at Milton Keynes Theatre

I often feel quite sorry for actors

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The Pantaloons performing A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespearean midsummer at Canons Ashby

Audience members can go off with the fairies for an outdoor theatre show coming to Canons Ashby House.

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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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Kilworth House Theatre

Top entertainment at Kilworth House Theatre

People can still pre-book ticket for some of the one and two night events coming to Kilworth House Theatre in July.

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Ed Byrne

Comedy festival aims to get Northampton laughing

To turn around a two day comedy festival having only set up the first event in November last year might seem ambitious, but the trio behind Comedy Crate have managed to reach that target.

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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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The cast of God of Carnage

Carnage at Rugby Theatre

A polite meeting between two sets of parents to discuss a playground fight involving their children is the background to the comical play God of Carnage.

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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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