Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

IN PICTURES: Creating the giant Kinky Boots for Northampton Carnival

If you took a visit to Northampton Carnival at the weekend you might have seen the rather impressive handiwork of a Milton Keynes firm.

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Night at the Ballet

Love leads to night at the ballet in Northampton for top conductor

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Northampton with an orchestral concert A Night at the Ballet.

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Guys and Dolls

Review - Guys and Dolls at Kilworth House Theatre

It is summertime - and Kilworth House presents it's first outdoor musical - Guys and Dolls.

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Matilda

Review - Matilda at Milton Keynes Theatre

One may have to slightly question the sanity of staging this Roald Dahl classic featuring mostly kids as a fully choreographed musical.

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Harry Hill

Harry Hill's new tour comes to Milton Keynes and Aylesbury

Harry Hill has announced a new family-fun filled tour kicking off in October coming to Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Coventry and Oxford.

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VIDEO: The Band stars talk as Take That musical visits Northampton

We chatted to actors Faye Christall and Katy Clayton who are currently starring in The Band at Northampton's Royal & Derngate.

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Teletubbies

Enjoy some big hugs with the Teletubbies in Northampton

They have been icons of television for the past 20 years and now the Teletubbies will return with their first ever live show.

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The Greatest Showman will be shown as part of Daventry Arts Festival

Fun at Daventry Arts Festival for all

Stargazing, theatre, music and a film screening will be just some of the attractions at Daventry Arts Festival starting next week.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes on The Band at Northampton

We took a little tour of the stage for the Take That musical The Band which is currently being staged at Northampton's Royal & Derngate this week.
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Education Education Education

Review - Education Education Education at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

The Wardrobe Ensemble are back on Northamptonshire soil giving another frenetic, nostalgia driven performance in their politically charged production Education Education Education.
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Jo Caulfield

Line up for comedy festival announced

The line up for this comedy festival has been announced taking place across three venues in Northampton town centre.

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Matilda musical heads to Milton Keynes

She might say that she is small but it hasn’t stopped Northamptonshire’s Poppy Jones from taking the starring role in Matilda the Musical coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Legally Blonde

Oh my god you guys Lucie returns to Legally Blonde role in Milton Keynes

It has been a whirlwind few years for Lucie Jones and now she’s about to return to one of her favourite musicals.

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The Band

Take That musical heads to Northampton

It is safe to say that life has gone a little mental for one of the stars of the show The Band.

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Jason Manford

New date for Jason Manford in Northampton

Such has been the demand for tickets at Jason Manford’s gig in Northampton later this week that another date has been arranged for next year.

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Rehearsals for Guys and Dolls

Get lucky with these guys and dolls in Kilworth

Rehearsals are well under way for an outdoor production of one of the most popular musicals of all time.

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Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen screening comes to Northampton

The UK premiere of McKellen: Playing The Part, followed by a Q&A with Ian McKellen and hosted by Graham Norton, is broadcast live to the Errol Flynn Filmhouse in Northampton on Sunday May 27.

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ART

Review - Art at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

I have to admit that in my ignorance, I wasn't really aware of the play ART before it was announced going out on tour earlier this year.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Review - The Importance of Being Earnest at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

A Victorian mother of the upper classes had certain expectations of her future son-in-law's background - and being found in a handbag as a baby was probably not high on the list.

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Gray O'Brien and Dennis Lill in The Case of the Frightened Lady

Life is not Gray for Corrie actor O'Brien in Milton Keynes play

Former Coronation Street star Gray O’Brien says that the audience will be kept guessing throughout his latest play.
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