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VIDEO: Visiting Shrek's swamp ahead of Northampton and Milton Keynes dates

We took a visit to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham to visit Shrek the Musical.

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Beautiful

Review - Beautiful at Milton Keynes Theatre

Her music had been the soundtracks of my teenage years but this week everyone can enjoy Beautiful, the superbly constructed jukebox-style musical which plays Milton Keynes Theatre and features the hits of legendary singer song-writer Carole King.

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VIDEO: Sting musical launched in Northampton

Singer Sting visited Northampton today (Friday) for a launch of his musical The Last Ship
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Beautiful comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

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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The Lovely Bones coming to Northampton in September

The Lovely Bones heads to Northampton stage

The world premiere of The Lovely Bones will open at Northampton's Royal & Derngate later this year.

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Fat Friends the Musical

Fat Friends comes to Milton Keynes stage

Kay Mellor is on a mission to make us feel good about ourselves, whatever our size.

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Going behind the scenes for Art ahead of Northampton visit

By the time you are reading this, the tour of the comedy Art will have started.

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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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Mamma Mia

Review - Mamma Mia! at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Maybe it's the sunshine, glamorous Greek island setting or flamboyant Abba party feel to the musical Mamma Mia! that makes me keep coming back for more.
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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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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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The Citizen goes behind the scenes of MK’s top panto Cinderella

The Citizen goes behind the scenes of MK’s top panto Cinderella

When Sammy Jones was invited to go behind the scenes of MK Theatre’s pantomime Cinderella, she didn’t need asking twice!

“That bit is a killer!” he says lightheartedly as he passes us and plonks himself in the nearest seat.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

The proclaimed stars of Aylesbury’s Waterside pantomimes haven’t always lived up to their top billing, I can think of a few who have been disappointing.
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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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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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National Theatre, War Horse. Picture by Birgit

War Horse at New Theatre, Oxford is the poignant story of all who suffer in war

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse spends Christmas at New Theatre, Oxford, offering families an alternative to the festive pantomimes.
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Sunset Boulevard

Story of faded screen star and impoverished writer comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

One of the all time great musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, is a compelling story of romance and obsession based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film.

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The Jersey Boys during their last visit to Aylesbury. Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

Jersey Boys are working their way back to several of our theatres

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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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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