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Ian McKellen screening comes to Northampton

The UK premiere of McKellen: Playing The Part, followed by a Q&A with Ian McKellen and hosted by Graham Norton, is broadcast live to the Errol Flynn Filmhouse in Northampton on Sunday May 27.

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Dear Zoo

Zoo welcomed to Kettering

The classic children’s book Dear Zoo, by author and illustrator Rod Campbell, is brought to life at Kettering later this month.

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I am John Clare

Plenty of plays to choose from at Northampton theatre

A festival of plays is to be performed next week at the Playhouse Theatre in Northampton from Tuesday May 22 to Saturday May 26.
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ART

Review - Art at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Placing a small group of people together and letting them battle it out under the virtual magnifying glass of a stage spotlight seems to be a winning formula for playwright Yazmina Reza.
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The Importance of Being Earnest

Review - The Importance of Being Earnest at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

A Victorian mother of the upper classes had certain expectations of her future son-in-law's background - and being found in a handbag as a baby was probably not high on the list.

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Gray O'Brien and Dennis Lill in The Case of the Frightened Lady

Life is not Gray for Corrie actor O'Brien in Milton Keynes play

Former Coronation Street star Gray O’Brien says that the audience will be kept guessing throughout his latest play.
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Stephen Tompkinson in ART

Getting ART-y with Stephen Tompkinson ahead of Northampton date

Actor Stephen Tompkinson’s career is all about long standing relationships at the moment.

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Rehearsals for Inspector Drake and the Perfekt Crime.

Crime and comedy comes to Duston

Duston Players have been performing shows for more than 70 years including thrillers, pantomimes and comedies.
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Sarah Earnshaw and Joe Pasquale in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Review - Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton

If you were in any doubt that you were stepping back into the 1970s, the upbeat pop of the era was presented as you walked into the auditorium

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Ray Quinn

Go on a Summer Holiday to Milton Keynes Theatre

A brand new production of the feelgood musical, Summer Holiday, featuring Cliff Richard’s classic hits comes to Milton Keynes Theatre later this month.

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The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

Review - The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

I have to admit that even though I pored over plenty of material for this show, I wasn't entirely sure what I was going to be in for when I went to see The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk.

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Joe McGann in The Last Ship

Review - The Last Ship at Northampton's Royal & Derngate

A tale inspired by Sting's own childhood growing up in Tyneside, it is easy to see how his musical, The Last Ship, was a labour of love for the singer.

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VIDEO: The Interview That Goes Wrong at Milton Keynes Theatre

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society have been busy bringing Susie H K Brideswell's whodunnit Murder at Haversham Manor to Milton Keynes Theatre this week

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Tommy Cannon

Cannon without ball comes to Wellingborough

Not many people in their 80th year will try something new. But then many are not Tommy Cannon.

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The cast of The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde classic comes to Northampton

One of the most popular comedies of all time is coming to Northampton with an all star cast.

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Kilworth House Theatre

Extra week for Joseph at Kilworth House

Due to popular demand, Kilworth House Theatre’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has been an extended by a week.

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Abigale Prudames in The Little Mermaid

Magical and memorable Little Mermaid

Review by Hannah Richardson

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Trailer for The Last Ship revealed ahead of Northampton visit

With music and lyrics by Sting, a trailer has been released for The Last Ship ahead of its visit to Northampton next week.

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Caroline Nash in SIMply Joan, part of Funny Faces coming to Northampton

Carry on with British comedy in Northampton

It has been 60 years since the Carry On films exploded on cinema screens but a new show in Northampton will not just be celebrating that anniversary.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The play will go wrong at Milton Keynes

One of the most popular comedy plays of recent times will be making a return to the area later this month.

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