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Theatre around MK: your guide to the week ahead

It's panto time in MK - and there's plenty to choose from around the area...
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Samantha Womack

Eastenders star Samantha Womack on pantomime in Milton Keynes

It is going to be a busy time of year for Eastenders actress Samantha Womack.

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Aida is being performed in Dunstable

Theatre around MK: your guide to the week ahead

Milton Keynes Theatre may be gearing up for its big panto, but there's lots to choose from not far from MK...

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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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Simon Webbe, Ashleigh Butler and Ricky K at the  Royal & Derngate to launch this years panto Jack and the Beanstalk NNL-160509-153841009

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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James Streeter as Mouse King & Max Westwell as the Nutcracker perform during English National Ballet's dress rehearsal of the Nutcracker at the Coliseum Theatre, London on December 10, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson PNL-160911-161105004

Review - Nutcracker at Milton Keynes Theatre

Tchaikovsky’s classic The Nutcracker is a favourite among ballet fans the world over.

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Stacey Solomon

INTERVIEW: Stacey Solomon ‘beside herself with excitement’ ahead of Christmas panto

Essex girl extraordinaire, former X-Factor finalist and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! winner, Stacey Solomon, tells Ruth Supple why she is beside herself with excitement at coming to Milton Keynes to perform in her first ever panto this Christmas...

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Frankenstein fuses bold ensemble storytelling, live music, puppetry and stunning theatricality

Theatre in and around MK: your guide to the week ahead

Comedy, drag acts, Gothic horror - there's plenty happening on stage in and around MK in the coming days...

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY by Puccini; Glyndebourne Touring Opera; Glyndebourne; East Sussex, UK; 12 October 2016;  Lieutenant B F Pinkerton - Matteo Lippi; Cio-Cio-San - Karah Son;   Conductor - John Wilson; Director - Annilese Miskimmon; Designer - Nicky Shaw;  Lighting Designer - Mark Jonathan; Movement Director - Kally Lloyd Jones; Video Designer - Ian William Galloway;  Photo credit: CLIVE BARDA; NNL-161011-163819001

Review - Madama Butterfly at Milton Keynes Theatre

This was my first time ever seeing an opera live on the stage and I was blown away by the show.

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A scene from Don Giovanni

Top-class opera on stage in Milton Keynes

Glyndebourne Review by Hannah Richardson

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Robert Powell and Liza Goddard star in the Alan Ayckbourn play Relatively Speaking

Theatre in MK: your guide to the week ahead

From top stand-up to classically English theatre comedy, there's plenty coming to the stage in MK in the next few days...
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A scene from Relatively Speaking. Photo: Nobby Clark.

Revived Ayckbourn comedy at Milton Keynes

Actor Robert Powell appears in a revived version of Alan Ayckbourn’s first West End success, which is coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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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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Madama Butterfly by Puccini

Go behind the curtain and discover opera favourites at Milton Keynes

Hollywood and opera will blend seamlessly together when Glyndebourne visits Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Samantha Womack

EXCLUSIVE: Samantha Womack tells of "traumatic" EastEnders departure ahead of Milton Keynes panto role

EastEnders star Samantha Womack has spoken today about filming her last scenes as Ronnie Mitchell in the BBC soap opera.
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The Commitments

Corrie star Kevin Kennedy commits to Milton Keynes musical

Thirty years since The Commitments burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, a musical adaptation comes to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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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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Rory Fairbairn as Raleigh and company in Immersion Theatre's Journey's End

Theatre in MK: your guide to the week ahead

From powerful tales of war to top-class comedy, there's plenty happening on stage in and around MK in the next few days...
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Soulful fun with The Commitments

Ten of the best things to do in and around MK in the next few days

Whatever you’re into, there’s something for you in our guide to ten of the best things to do in MK in the coming days...
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Cats is on at Milton Keynes Theatre this week

REVIEW: Cats, Milton Keynes Theatre

It might be one of the longest running shows in the West End and on Broadway, but it is also still one of the best.

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