Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Magical and memorable Little Mermaid

Review by Hannah Richardson

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The play will go wrong at Milton Keynes

One of the most popular comedy plays of recent times will be making a return to the area later this month.

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Bill Lay as Jeffrey Bernard

An affectionate portrait of a drinker, gambler and writer comes to Bedford

Keith Waterhouse’s lauded dramatic portrait of one of journalism’s most  notorious characters comes to Bedford next week.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Hilarity promised in hit MK show The Play That Goes Wrong

One of the most popular comedies of recent time heads to Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

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The story tells of three women who gain revenge on their sexist boss

Marianettes working 9 to 5 to stage hit musical in Bedford

The ever-popular sounds of Dolly Parton will get Bedford audiences tapping their toes as a hit musical is staged in the town.

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Don Giovanni

Welsh National Opera visit Milton Keynes Theatre

Welsh National Opera is bringing a feast of Italian operas from three of the most well known composers to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Ruby Wax

Let Ruby show the way to a healthier mind in Bedford show

Ruby Wax promises to help people in Bedford live saner lives when she performs in the town this month.

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Jayaben Desai protested against the humiliation she and other female employees felt

Celebrate a woman who led a landmark workers’ revolt in Bedford play

The extraordinary story of a dispute that challenged the way women and immigrants are treated in the workplace is returning to Bedford.

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Morgan & West

An adventure in time with a dashing magical duo in Bedford

The 19th century’s greatest time-travelling magical duo Morgan & West return to Bedford next week.

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Eleanor Conway

Sex, sobriety and the modern addict explored by Eleanor in Bedford show

Some people talk the talk and don’t walk the walk – but Eleanor Conway is someone who puts her money where her mouth is.

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The play is set in Texas in 1999, following the chance encounter of Frankie and Shyanne

Hometown joy for playwright as work gets Bedford showing

Bedford playwright Mike Elliston will have one of his plays professionally performed in the town  next month for the first time.

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The Little Mermaid

Under the sea ballet at Milton Keynes

Creating a ballet about a mermaid may seem like an impossible task. How can a ballerina dance with a fish tail around her feet?

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Rip It Up

Strictly stars reveal new tour coming to south Midlands

Tickets have gone on sale for a new show featuring two former Strictly winners.
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Matilda the Musical

23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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Crazy For You

Strictly star Tom Chambers is Crazy For You ahead of Milton Keynes visit

There are many people out there who would like to spend Valentine’s Day with Tom Chambers.

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Certain Age present Life X 3 at The Place in Bedford

Bedford play offers a chance to wipe away regrets after party

An entertaining evening of “what if?” is promised for theatregoers as an intriguing play is performed in Bedford next week.

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Titanic the Musical

Titanic musical comes to Northampton

In the final hour of 14th April 1912, the RMS Titanic,on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York,collided with an iceberg and ‘the unsinkable ship’ slowly sank.

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Shane Richie

Shane Richie announced for Milton Keynes pantomime

Milton Keynes Theatre has announced that television, recording, musical theatre and pantomime star Shane Richie will lead the cast in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Robin Hood from Saturday 8 December

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Fat Friends The Musical

Review - Fat Friends The Musical coming to Milton Keynes

For anyone who has been through the dieting process there is probably plenty to relate to in this musical.

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Physical theatre company Rhum and Clay present Testosterone. Picture: Richard Davenport

Explore what it means to be a man in play coming to Bedford

A play asking one of the most divisive questions of our time is coming to Bedford this week.

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