23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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Shrek the Musical

Review - Shrek The Musical

This week I took my kids to a land far, far away…

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Janette Manrara and Aljaz skorjanec

Strictly stars Aljaz and Janette remember Fred Astaire in new show at Northampton

Strictly husband and wife duo Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara will return to Northampton next month with their revamped version of Remembering Fred.
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The Royal & Derngate has received a 600,000 cash boost.

Northampton theatre receives £684,000 injection to produce four new musicals

Arts Council England is investing £684,075 in Royal & Derngate’s project to produce four original musicals, support 150 artists and create a step-change in the way new musical theatre is created.
The cast of Ying Tong

Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers on stage in Northampton

A show featuring Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe is being bought to life on a stage in Northampton this week.

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The Pirates of Penzance

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Crazy For You

Strictly star Tom Chambers is Crazy For You ahead of Milton Keynes visit

There are many people out there who would like to spend Valentine’s Day with Tom Chambers.

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Titanic the Musical

Titanic musical comes to Northampton

In the final hour of 14th April 1912, the RMS Titanic,on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York,collided with an iceberg and ‘the unsinkable ship’ slowly sank.

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Shane Richie

Shane Richie announced for Milton Keynes pantomime

Milton Keynes Theatre has announced that television, recording, musical theatre and pantomime star Shane Richie will lead the cast in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Robin Hood from Saturday 8 December

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Fat Friends The Musical

Review - Fat Friends The Musical coming to Milton Keynes

For anyone who has been through the dieting process there is probably plenty to relate to in this musical.

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Shrek The Musical coming to Northampton

Call the Midwife star delighted to be in Shrek coming to Northampton

Laura Main says she is delighted to be making the leap from midwifery to go off to a kingdom far, far away.

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Ticket holders are being contacted if their show has been cancelled.

Northampton's Royal & Derngate cancels all performances tonight over icy weather

The Royal & Derngate theatre has cancelled three shows tonight due to the weather.

Love From A Stranger

Review - Love From A Stranger at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

The erotic thriller was a staple of 1990s entertainment and now it makes an unexpected return in the guise of Agatha Christie stage play Love from a Stranger.
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Paapa Essiedu's Hamlet is outstanding in this production.

Review - Hamlet, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

I might get this out of the way now. I really don't like Shakespeare.

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The play is based on the Agatha Christie story Philomel Cottage

Review: Christie thriller charged with desire and menace on Northampton stage

Lily Canter reviews Love from a Stranger at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton


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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Amanda Miller as Albertina and Peter Dillon as Lord Marshmorton in A Damsel in Distress

PG Wodehouse play in Guilsborough

Expect quirky characters, witty dialogue and creative staging as Guilsborough Village Hall presents a comedy staged next month.
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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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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review - Cilla The Musical at Royal & Derngate, Northampton

There was something about the Liverpudlian songbird Cilla Black that drew her to people's hearts and earned her a place as a national treasure.

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Pasha Kovalev makes a return to Corby

Strictly star Pasha returns to Corby.

Lights, camera…. ballroom as Corby favourite Pasha Kovalev, from the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, returns with his brand new show, The Magic Of Hollywood.

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