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CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Casanova, MK Theatre

An absolutely dazzling kaleidoscope of sensual dance and drama, Northern Ballet’s Casanova is proof that great art can transport you on to a higher plain.

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Mojo is set in the club scene of 1950s London

Black comedy for adults only in Toddington

Jez Butterworth’s gritty gangster black comedy Mojo takes to the stage in Toddington next month.

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Stephen Bailey is among the acts performing at the comedy night

A magical and musical night of laughter in Dunstable

Magic, music and mirth combine at the next Barnstormers Comedy night in Dunstable this week.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Dirty Dancing coming to Milton Keynes

Have the time of your life in Milton Keynes

It features some of the best known songs in musical history and Dirty Dancing is returning to Milton Keynes Theatre later this month.

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Matilda the Musical coming to Milton Keynes

Matilda musical tour comes to Milton Keynes

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the multi award winning musical of Matilda is coming to Milton Keynes Theatre as part of a UK tour.
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Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

Review: Lord of the Dance at Milton Keynes Theatre

It's 23 years this month since Michael Flatley, Jean Butler and a huge ensemble of Irish dancers, singers and musicians wowed an estimated 300 million-strong Eurovision Song Contest television audience with the Riverdance routine which is still remembered today as it heralded in a whole new style of dancing.

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Louis Pearl with his rainbow bubble

Enter a world of dreams with bubble magic in Dunstable

There’s a chance to experience the magic of bubbles like never before when Louis Pearl comes to the Grove Theatre in Dunstable this month.

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Ben Portsmouth as Elvis SUS-170329-115349001

Owning the crown as top Elvis tribute

Fans of Elvis will not want to miss a performance this summer in Eastbourne from a man who has mastered in tributes to the King.

Shrek the musical

Shrek musical returns to Milton Keynes

It has been announced that the musical Shrek is making a return visit to Milton Keynes next year.

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A previous production of Fame

Chance for youngsters to be in Bugsy Malone in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Theatre is looking for youngsters to star in a new production of Bugsy Malone.

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Ashleigh and Pudsey are joined by Bobby Davro in the Easter pantomine

Something for everyone in new season at the Grove in Dunstable

The Grove Theatre in Dunstable has announced its programme for the summer season – promising something for everyone.

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Shirley Valentine

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Shirley Valentine

You get two for the price of one with the Creagh/Carr Review - the opinions of seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr. Here’s what they thought of Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine, at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday, April 1.

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Jodie Prenger in Shirley Valentine

Review: Brilliant Jodie brings Shirley to life at Milton Keynes

I was a little apprehensive when the casting of Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine was first announced as I felt the part so brilliantly played by Pauline Collins in the 1989 film could hardly be bettered… but that was until now!

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Diane Spencer is known for her charming demeanour, cutting wit and skilfully crafted material

Acclaimed trio of comics on way to Dunstable

A deep-voiced raconteur and a “filth-firing voice of nature” promise to bring laughter to Dunstable this week.

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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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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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Alexander Yap, Jenny Hackwell, Gavin McCaig and Darragh Hourrides in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Picture: Brian Slater

Fairytale ballet for families in Dunstable

The much-loved story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears will be told in ballet form especially for children this month in Dunstable.

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The play looks at the distinction between the self-help group and those who are charged with their care

A real jumble of emotions in next Dunstable Rep play

An unusual story about a group of agoraphobics and those who are supposed to be caring for them comes to Dunstable this week.

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