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Festival to celebrate freshest writing talent in Bedford

One of Bedford’s annual theatrical highlights returns to The Place Theatre for its fifth year this month.

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Jonny Donahoe and Paddy Gervers, otherwise known as Jonny & The Baptists

Laugh about inequality with top musical comedy duo in Bedford

A show described as a toe-tapping comedy about inequality, homelessness and revolution in modern Britain is coming to Bedford.

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Shirley Valentine starring Jodie Prenger

Shirley Valentine heads for Milton Keynes

Willy Russell’s heart warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm.

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A portrait of Jane Austen by her elder sister Cassandra

An evening in the company of Austen characters at Bedford theatre

Theatregoers can enjoy an evening with some of Jane Austen’s more mature characters in Bedford this week.

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The show is being performed by Bedford-based Marianettes Amateur Musical Comedy Society

Uplifting story of inspirational women at Dagenham car plant told in Bedford

The award-winning musical Made in Dagenham is coming to the stage in Bedford this month.

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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Milton Keynes Theatre

It's very rare to watch a show where you expect mistakes.

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Guiliano Contadini in Northern Ballet's production of Casanova

Casanova heads to Milton Keynes

Northern Ballet is bringing history’s most notorious lover to life with a sensual new ballet, Casanova.

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James Acaster

Interview: James Acaster brings crime trilogy to Bedfordshire

He’s a rising star in the world of British comedy and for his latest challenge, James Acaster will perform all three of his hit shows in Bedfordshire.

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The cast of Fantastic Mr Fox

Review - Fantastic Mr Fox at Milton Keynes Theatre

Normally in a show designed for children, special effects and production take centre stage.

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Mrs Wilberforces lodgers are not the musicians the seem

Ealing comedy classic comes to Sharnbook Mill Theatre

Sparkling Ealing comedy The Ladykillers comes to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre next week.

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Nyla Levy in The Diary of a Hounslow Girl

Bedford play tells the story of life as a teenage Muslim in Britain

A comic story of the dreams, aspirations and coming of a British Muslim girl comes to Bedford next week.

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Arthur Darvill in Broadchurch

Interview: Broadchurch star Arthur Darvill talks about Fantastic Mr Fox coming to Milton Keynes.

He might be best known for his starring roles in ITV series Broadchurch or time travelling in Doctor Who but Arthur Darvill has demonstrated another strong to his bow.

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The Raymond & Mr Timkins Revue promise musical comedy aplenty

Crackers comedy with the Castle crew at the Ent Shed in Bedford

A laughter-packed evening is promised in Bedford next week when Castle Comedy returns to the Gordon Arms Ent Shed on Thursday March 9.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Disaster strikes as play goes wrong in Milton Keynes

An Olivier award winning show where for once, if everything is going wrong, then it will be going right, can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre

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Raymond & Mr Timkins Revue.

Laugh out loud at comedy night in Bedford

A laughter-packed evening is promised in Bedford next week when Castle Comedy returns to the Gordon Arms Ent Shed on Thursday March 9.

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The Ladykillers

Ladykillers knocks them dead at Sharnbrook

With a brand-new, sparkling script, The Ladykillers is a black comedy, adapted from the celebrated Ealing film by Father Ted and IT Crowd writer, Graham Linehan.

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James Hurn as Tony Hancock

James brings Hancock to the stage in one-man production

James Hurn brings his popular stage show Hancock’s Half Hour, One Man, Many Voices to Bedford’s The Place Theatre on March 5.

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Sheridan Smith will reprise her role as Fanny Brice

Sheridan Smith’s Funny Girl coming to Milton Keynes

Sheridan Smith takes to the stage in Milton Keynes next week when the acclaimed show Funny Girl rolls into the town.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastically foxy musical in Milton Keynes

One of the best known Roald Dahl books is getting a musical adaptation coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Rehearsals of La Strada

Top director talks about La Strada coming to Milton Keynes

A stage adaptation of Fellini's La Strada can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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