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Memories in Milton Keynes

An absolutely purr-fect musical is bound to be packed full of much loved songs when it visits Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Footloose The Musical

Review: Footloose The Musical at Milton Keynes Theatre

Transported back in time to the sleepy US Bible Belt town of Bomont in West Virginia where public dancing and rock music are outlawed, it can only mean Footloose: The Musical has arrived in Milton Keynes.

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Fraser McDonald as Jamie and Leanne Lyndsey White as Cathy

Intimate love story is told in stage musical by Marianettes in Bedford

Marianettes Amateur Musical Comedy Society presents a powerful and intimate musical in Bedford this month.

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The Commitments stage show

Best selling novel The Commitments comes to Milton Keynes

Thirty years since The Commitments first burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, the story of the world’s hardest working soul band is on tour with a stage show to get the audience rocking and up on their feet.

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The show features some of the biggest hits of the 1980s

Gareth cuts Footloose as hit musical takes to the stage

Worldwide smash hit musical Footloose: The Musical bursts on to the Milton Keynes Theatre stage from October 17 to 22.

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Gareth Gates stars as Willard in the 2016 touring production of Footloose

Gareth Gates is ready for Footloose at Milton Keynes

If you are a fan of Eighties music and love dancing, you are in for a treat as Footloose, the classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression takes to the stage for a major new UK tour.

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The Collector is set in Mazrat Prison, Iraq in 2003

Comedy writer turns to Iraq for inspiration for new play coming to Bedford

A tale of murder, evil and betrayal set in occupied Iraq will be staged at the Quarry Theatre in Bedford on Tuesday October 11.

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Dan Nicholson and Christopher Birks in The Man Who Would Be King

Kipling’s powerful tale to get a bold and physical retelling in Bedford

Bold physicality, classic text and original music combine in an acclaimed play coming to Bedford on Friday October 14.

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Ross Noble

Ross Noble adds new dates to UK tour

One of the master of surreal tangents Ross Noble has extended his Brain Dump stand-up comedy tour and it will come to Milton Keynes, Watford, Oxford and Coventry.

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The Full Monty

Chris Fountain goes The Full Monty ahead of the UK show.

A much loved British film gets a stage adaptation coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Sister Act - The Musical

Review - Sister Act at Milton Keynes Theatre

For a show directed by Craig Revel Horwood, I’ll avoid any puns during this review of Sister Act.

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The fast-moving show features puppetry and circus artistry

Fast-paced retelling of Dr Faustus on Bedford stage

Christopher Marlowe’s morality play Dr Faustus gets a high-energy makeover at The Place in Bedford on Thursday October 6.

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Alexandra Burke

X Factor star Alexandra Burke gets in the habit for Sister Act role

From Saturday night TV superstar to stage sensation, Alexandra Burke is fast becoming a big star in theatres across the country.

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Lladel Bryant plays Ishmael, a man seeking sanctuary in the UK

Humour and humanity in new play on Bedford stage about life as a refugee

A powerful one-man play about a man seeking sanctuary in the UK after fleeing a wave of homophobia comes to Bedford this month.

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The play draws the audience into Kennys world of addiction, underscored by a soundtrack of Smiths songs. Picture: Pete Stevens

Humour and colour amid the grit in new play at The Place

Bedford theatre company bring their new and gritty production to The Place on Friday September 30.

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Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith

Sheridan Smith brings Funny Girl to Milton Keynes

Stage star Sheridan Smith will reprise her critically acclaimed performance of Fanny Brice in the tour of Funny Girl when it comes to Milton Keynes next year.

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The production has been garlanded with numerous awards

War Horse to be staged in Milton Keynes

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse will visit Milton Keynes Theatre for the first time in September 2018.
Lots of fun at the convent in Sister Act

Sisters do it for themselves in hit musical coming to theatre

Alexandra Burke stars in a new production of the smash-hit musical comedy Sister Act at Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

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Lonely Kath becomes infatuated with her lodger Mr Sloane

Darkly entertaining slice of classic British theatre comes to Bedford

Joe Orton’s deliciously dark comedy Entertaining Mr Sloane comes to the stage this week courtesy of Bedford’s Swan Theatre Company.

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The Full Monty

Go the Full Monty in Milton Keynes

The Full Monty was an unexpected smash hit movie about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers who turned to stripping to make a bob or two.

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