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Top ballet comes to Aylesbury

Ballet fans are in for a treat with plenty to entertain them at the Waterside during the new season.

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The Twits. Photos: Pamela Raith Photography

Don’t be a Twit! Enter this rather marvellous, disgustingly good competition

We have teamed up with Aylesbury Waterside Theatre to celebrating their New Year of must-see entertainment in style with a chance to win 4 passes to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden and 4 tickets to see the author’s classic The Twits.

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Kara Tointon

Kara’s Victorian challenge in Aylesbury

It is safe to say that Kara Tointon really likes a challenge as she discusses her character in the drama Gaslight currently running at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre.

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REVIEW: Leighton’s Snow White is pun-tastic panto fun!

If you’re looking for some festive fun this January then ‘Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs’ is the panto for you - “it is, it is, it blinkin’ well is!”

Julie Robinson as Hogben The Wicked Witch of the North and Karen Abrahams as Sleeping Beauty.

Royal connection to village hall panto

A royal family might well be dropping by to lend their support to a pantomime in Pulloxhill starting later this month.

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Niki Waldock as Robin Hood, Neil Forsyth as Friar Tuck and Elisha Fowler as Maid Marian

Robin Hood will be merry in pantomime

He might have stolen from the rich and given it to the poor but a folk hero will get a transformation in a new show coming to the area later this month.

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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Top tribute act

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, considered to be the world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac, are now on tour with their Hits to Blues world tour.

Snow White coming to Leighton Buzzard. Photo by AGFPHOTOGRAPHY

Final chance to boo the bad guys in panto

Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the best pantomime of them all?

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Spencer Digby winner of the Rosie May Scholarship with Mary & Graham Storrie and Richard Reynard

Leighton musical academy raises funds to Foundation for murdered child

The Musical Theatre High! Academy has just raised £1923.72 for the Rosie May Foundation this term by putting on musicals and presentations throughout the month.

Sheridan Smith who'll be coming to Milton Keynes Theatre in Funny Girl in the the new year.

Musical treats for sping season at MK Theatre

A number of big name musicals and stars will be making Milton Keynes Theatre their home as the venue announced its new season.

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Which joke gives you the biggest laugh?

Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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Milton Keynes Theatre presents Dick Whittington with Samantha Womack, Stacey Solomon and Kev Orkian

REVIEW: Dick delivers a panto treat for MK Theatre

If you fancy a fun family night out this Christmas then the streets to Milton Keynes Theatre are certainly paved with gold for all you panto-lovers out there.

Jamie Raven

Family can be enchanted by shows coming to Grove

If you are looking for something extraordinary to do with the family, the Grove Theatre in Dunstable is presenting plenty of treats with something for everyone.

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Aladdin at the Waterside  Picture by Barry Rivett

REVIEW: Magic carpet flies into town and the cast receive a standing ovation

One of the last people to be cast in Aladdin at the Waterside Theatre was Aladdin himself, Danny Colligan.

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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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Leighton Buzzard Youth Theatre present Joseph

Youngsters put on a much loved musical

A show of many colours is being put on by some talented youngsters in Leighton Buzzard.

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Michelle moves on from soaps to take panto role

Top of the bill at Aylesbury’s Waterside pantomime this year is actress Michelle Collins.

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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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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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