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Comedy reigns at White Rock

Tickets are sold out for Sean Lock at the White Rock Theatre tonight but there are plenty more laughs on the way.

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The Snow Queen

Frozen tale comes to Ashley

The classic tale of The Snow Queen is being brought to life at Ashley Village Hall.

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Gary Sefton as Scrooge

Corby gets ready for Dickens novel

One of the most famous festive tales of all time is coming to The Core at Corby Cube throughout December.

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Mark Rylance and Jim Lichtscheidl as Ron and Erik

Review: Oscar-winner Mark Rylance shows comic class on stage in Nice Fish

Peter Ormerod reviews Nice Fish at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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Guides: Christmas pantomimes 2016

It is time to cheer for the heores and boo and hiss at dastardly villains as pantomimes and Christmas shows hit the south Midlands region.

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Peter and the Starcatcher

Molly catches a star in Northampton

An adventure through Neverland will take audiences on an unforgettable journey this Christmas.

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The cast of Grease to be performed over Christmas at The Curve

Grease lightning as smash hit musical hits the county

Grease will be the word this Christmas as a brand new production of the much loved musical will be played at The Curve in Leicester over the festive period.

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Rehearsals for Pink Mist

Review - Pink Mist at Harborough Theatre

I have always felt slightly uncomfortable with the military ceremony and uniforms of Remembrance Sunday.

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Cast of Mystery at Greenfingers

Mystery at Kibworth

A crime drama is being staged at Kibworth Grammar School in the next few weeks.

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Famous sleuth gets panto treatment

He might be one of the world’s greatest detectives but even Sherlock Holmes can’t escape the parody treatment.

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Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo. Ava Potter as Lilly sitting on Oona the elephant.

Morpugo book runs wild into Northampton

An inspiring and evocative novel by Michael Morpurgo, based on a true story, has been brought to life in an award winning stage production complete with spectacular life size puppets.

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Simon Webbe appearing in Jack and the Beanstalk

Blue star Simon Webbe talks about Northampton panto role

Simon Webe might be relatively new to pantomime but the Blue star is embracing it fully ahead of appearing in pantomime in Northampton this year.

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Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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Rehearsals for Pink Mist

Gripping war drama at Harborough Theatre

Market Harborough Drama Society are performing what is believed to be a world amateur premiere of a play.

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The 50 best innuendos from the last BBC series of the Great British Bake Off

After the BBC’s final series of Bake Off came to a close last week, let’s take a moment to appreciate another year of innuendo from a baking show that has never shied away from “moist” insides, “stiff” mixtures and bulging loaves.

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Set sail from Harborough to join Anything Goes

Market Harborough Musical Theatre will be starting rehearsals for their spring show on Wednesday November 2.

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Have the time of your life in Northampton

Dirty Dancing starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as a young couple who fall in love during a summer holiday was one of the biggest movie hits of its time.

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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige stripped back for Northampton

Elaine Paige is one of the country’s best known musical theatre performers and she is set for a comeback to the stage.

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William Shakespeare

Market Harborough Drama Society celebrate Shakespeare

Harborough Theatre will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with two nights of entertainment inspired by the Bard.

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Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke brings tour to Northampton

The most pertinent question to ask comedian Marcus Brigstocke is why the long face? It is after all the name of his new show.

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