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VIDEO: Visiting Shrek's swamp ahead of Northampton and Milton Keynes dates

We took a visit to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham to visit Shrek the Musical.

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Review - Beautiful at Milton Keynes Theatre

Her music had been the soundtracks of my teenage years but this week everyone can enjoy Beautiful, the superbly constructed jukebox-style musical which plays Milton Keynes Theatre and features the hits of legendary singer song-writer Carole King.

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VIDEO: Sting musical launched in Northampton

Singer Sting visited Northampton today (Friday) for a launch of his musical The Last Ship
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Beautiful comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

Beautiful musical comes to Milton Keynes

The story of Carole King is to be portrayed in a musical coming to Milton Keynes Theatre this week.
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The Lovely Bones coming to Northampton in September

The Lovely Bones heads to Northampton stage

The world premiere of The Lovely Bones will open at Northampton's Royal & Derngate later this year.

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Fat Friends the Musical

Fat Friends comes to Milton Keynes stage

Kay Mellor is on a mission to make us feel good about ourselves, whatever our size.

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

Review - Matthew Bourne's Cinderella at Milton Keynes Theatre

This is not your usual fairy-tale story, told in the normal fairy-tale way. This is not your usual ballet, shown in the normal balletic style.

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Milton Jones: 'People remember the joke rather than the point'

Big laughs and big questions with Milton Jones in Bedford

Comedy favourite Milton Jones is stopping off in Bedford month as part of his UK tour.

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Geoff Norcott is coming to the Quarry Theatre on March 2

A touch of the Right stuff with top comic Geoff in Bedford

A Conservative and Leave-voting comedian may be a rare breed, but that’s not stopping Geoff Norcott.

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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong during a chaotic moment.

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

There is something so utterly wonderful about watching comedy live with a captive audience. As long as the material is funny.

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Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne asks if we’re just a bit too spoiled in new show coming to Bedford

Top comic Ed Byrne brings his new show to Bedford this month.

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Ray Mears

Join Ray Mears on a trip into the Australian wilderness in show coming to Bedford

Adventurer Ray Mears  is coming to Bedford next week to give the inside story behind his latest television show.

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Mamma Mia

Review - Mamma Mia! at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Maybe it's the sunshine, glamorous Greek island setting or flamboyant Abba party feel to the musical Mamma Mia! that makes me keep coming back for more.
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Christopher Loft

Bedford theatre company and writer tell William Wallace’s story

Bedford theatre company Peppermint Muse returns to The Place this week with a play inspired by the myth surrounding William Wallace.

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The Jersey Boys

Here come the boys to Milton Keynes Theatre

I see a lot of shows in this job, and one of the best I have ever seen for sheer uplifting joy, is The Jersey Boys.

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The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue have been likened to Morecambe and Wise

Top comedians team up with school in Bedford to raise cash for trip

Top-quality comics are coming to Mark Rutherford School in Bedford to raise money for a Cambodian adventure.

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Old Herbaceous features renowned actor Giles Shenton

One-man play explores class, love and the gardening life on Bedford stage

An entrancing one-man play described as “Downton Abbey with gardening tips” comes to Bedford this week.

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The Snowman

Snowman heads to Milton Keynes

With the winter starting to go, Milton Keynes Theatre is aiming to give people a little nostalgia of the season with the stage adaptation of The Snowman.

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The Snowman. Picture by Tristram Kenton PNL-180301-101834004

Enchanted adventure in store as The Snowman flies in to MK

The much-loved family show The Snowman flies into Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Grace Reinhold-Gittins  as Jane Eyre in Dunstable Rep's production

Timeless novel takes to stage in Dunstable

Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel Jane Eyre is coming to the stage in Dunstable this month.

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