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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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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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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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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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Snow Queen in Dunstable

Frozen inspiration showcased in Dunstable

One of the most famous stories and the inspiration for the hit Disney film Frozen is coming to the stage later this month.

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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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Grace Reinhold-Gittins  as Jane Eyre in Dunstable Reps 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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Auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream - The Musical

A theatre academy in Dunstable is holding free auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream - The Musical on Saturday, January 6, and Saturday, January 13.

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Iain Lee and Katherine Boyle return to Bedfordshire for the first time since leaving BBC Three Counties Radio in 2015

I’m a celeb – get me to Luton!

He’s the maverick radio presenter whose stint in the I’m a Celebrity jungle won him countless new fans, and now Iain Lee is coming to Luton.

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Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has revealed he is cancelling his Peter Kay Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.

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Cast of Sleeping Beauty at Grove Theatre, Dunstable: from left, back, Rebecca Keatley (Fairy Moonbeam), Will Kenning (Nurse Nellie), Ian Jones (Jangles) and Sally Lindsay (Carabosse); front from left, Jemma Carlisle (Sleeping Beauty) and John Partridge (Prince Charming). Picture by Paul Clapp, Limelight Studios

REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty at Grove Theatre, Dunstable

John Partridge is a perfect fit for pantomime.
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Ria Jones as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Sunset Boulevard, MK Theatre

The Creagh/Carr Review gives you two bites of the cherry – the opinions of seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant young newshound Stewart Carr. Here they talk about Sunset Boulevard, at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday December 2.

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The cast of Benidorm

Sitcom Benidorm comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

Smash hit ITV comedy Benidorm will bring sunshine and smiles with its first ever UK tour coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Sally Lindsay, John Patridge and Rebecca Keatley star in Sleeping Beauty

Wake up to Sleeping Beauty in Dunstable

Dunstable is getting ready to wake up to panto season as Sleeping Beauty takes to the stage at the Grove Theatre.

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Discover fascinating and obscure facts from the No Such Thing As A Fish team

Learn bizarre facts at Dunstable show

Mixing extraordinary local facts with riotously funny comedy, No Such Thing As A Fish comes to Dunstable next week on its first live tour.
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Luke Jermay

Five of the best things to do in and around Luton and Dunstable in the next seven days

From thoughtful hilarity to a soul queen, there's lots to enjoy...
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Omid Djalili

Watch a schmuck at work in Luton

Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili will be Schmuck For A Night when he brings his acclaimed show to Luton this month.

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Cabaret

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Cabaret, MK Theatre

The Creagh/Carr Review gives you two for the price of one – the opinions of elderly hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr. Here, they share their views on Cabaret playing at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday, November 4.

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La Syphide

CREAGH CARR REVIEW: Song Of The Earth/La Sylphide, MK Theatre

The Creagh/Carr review gives you two for the price of one – the opinions of seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr. Here they review English National Ballet’s Song of the Earth/La Sylphide at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday (October 21).

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Drag king Lucy Jane Parkinson stars in Joan

Heroine’s story of defiance comes to Luton

She’s one of the most significant heroines in history, whose courage in the face of adversity has echoed throughout the centuries.

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