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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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The Case of the Frightened Lady

Review - The Case of the Frightened Lady at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

I suspect that if ever there was a case of a misleading title in theatre land, this might well be the case.

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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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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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The cast of Annie Jnr

Sun will come out for Leighton Buzzard youngsters

More than 100 youngsters from across the area will perform the musical Annie at Vandyke Upper School in Leighton Buzzard.

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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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Dick Whittington

Dick’s journey to Heath and Reach

The festive season might be over but there is still time for one last hurrah with a popular pantomime being performed later this month.

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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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Snow Queen in Dunstable

Frozen inspiration showcased in Dunstable

One of the most famous stories and the inspiration for the hit Disney film Frozen is coming to the stage later this month.

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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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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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Ria Jones as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Sunset Boulevard, MK Theatre

The Creagh/Carr Review gives you two bites of the cherry – the opinions of seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant young newshound Stewart Carr. Here they talk about Sunset Boulevard, at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday December 2.

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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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Cabaret

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Cabaret, MK Theatre

The Creagh/Carr Review gives you two for the price of one – the opinions of elderly hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr. Here, they share their views on Cabaret playing at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday, November 4.

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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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