Theatre round up around Northamptonshire

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A round up of shows coming to theatres in and around Northamptonshire

Screaming Blue Murder

Jimeoin

Jimeoin

The Core at Corby Cube. February 24

The Core at Corby Cube’s monthly comedy club Screaming Blue Murder continues to showcase a host of comedy’s rising stars. Compère Sally-Anne Hayward is joined in The Lab by comedians Christian Reilly, Sarah Callaghan and Hari Sriskantha.

01536 470470 or www.thecorecorby.com
The Magnificent Music Hall

Royal & Derngate, Northampton. February 23

Status Update

Status Update

Audiences can step back in time to the glorious and glamorous days of the Victorian era as The Magnificent Music Hall takes to Northampton’s Royal stage. Expect songs, dance, magic and laughter, with great wit and warmth.

01604 624811 www.royalandderngate.co.uk
Status Update

Royal & Derngate, Northampton. February 24 to 25

Royal &Derngate’s Young Company will stage a topical play entitled Status Update, in the theatre’s Underground space. Dealing with facts and secrets from the ridiculous to the highly charged, all these truths and half-truths are laid bare before the audience.

01604 624811 www.royalandderngate.co.uk
The Jungle Book

The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough. Sunday February 26

Head into the Jungle when Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of adventure, mischief and monkeys, The Jungle Book, is brought to life by Oddsocks. The company say it will be an evening of laughter and mayhem for the family.

01933 270007 or www.castletheatre.co.uk.

Jimeoin

Royal & Derngate, Northampton. February 24

An Irishman from Australia is bringing his new stand up show Renonsense Man. Jimeoin’s style has been described by critics as brilliantly observed and ever-evolving. His TV appearances include Live At The Apollo and The John Bishop Show.

01604 624811 www.royalandderngate.co.uk
Frank’s

The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough. February 24

Frank’s Comedy Club presents three of the best stand-ups on the UK’s comedy touring circuit. Organisers say it will be an evening full of belly laughs from some top comedians. Tickets cost between £10.50 and £12.50.

01933 270007 or www.castletheatre.co.uk.

All Night Long

Royal & Derngate, Northampton. February 17

Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole returns to Northampton with his new show All Night Long. The dancer is joined on stage by guest dancers, a new leading lady and a 14-piece band and singers to whip up an extravagant mix of Latin fever and ballroom charm.

01604 624811 or www.royalandderngate.co.uk
HMS Pinafore

Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle. February 27 to March 4

A popular operetta, H.M.S. Pinafore is to presented by the Oundle Gilbert & Sullivan Players. This is a rollicking farce packed with endearing characters and memorable tunes plus a happy ending which will cheer the stoniest of audience members.

01832-272253 or ticketsales@oundlegands.org
Twelfth Player

Royal & Derngate, Northampton. February 20

The theatre is looking for two children to be part of a groundbreaking 45-minute film that will form the foundation of a site-specific live event in Sixfields Stadium, called The Twelfth Player. Auditions will take place at Sixfields on Monday.

Details 01604 655874 or www.royalandderngate.co.uk
The Twits

Royal & Derngate, Northampton. February 16 to 18

There are still three more days to see the stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story The Twits. It tells the story of a truly revolting couple who play tricks on everyone. But soon the tables will be turned on them...

01604 624811 or www.royalandderngate.co.uk