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Grease is the word for Louisa

If you are going to make your first appearance in a musical theatre role, appearing in Grease might be the dream job.

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WATCH: The local performers making up 100-strong Oliver cast for Waterside Theatre’s first ever Stage Experience

The countdown is on to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s first ever Stage Experience in collaboration with Vivo D’Arte and Aylesbury Vale District Council featuring 126 local performers.

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Wonderland

Review: Wonderland at Milton Keynes Theatre

While many theatres have to rely on staging juke box-style musicals with often silly and predictable storylines written around a handful of 60s, 70s or 80s pop hits, this week Milton Keynes Theatre treats us to Wonderland, a brand new musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass... and it's a cracker!

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Rapunzel

Let down your hair for Stevenage musical

Tickets are still available for a family musical coming to The Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage next week.

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A Judgement in Stone

Andrew casts judgement in criminal drama in Milton Keynes

He might have had seven years playing a policeman on The Bill but actor Andrew Lancel will put his detective skills to the rest when he appears in a Ruth Rendell crime drama.

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Jane Eyre

REVIEW: Jane Eyre, MK Theatre

You get two for the price of one with the celebrated Creagh/Carr Review - the opinions of seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr. Here’s what they thought of the National Theatre/Bristol Old Vic collaboration of Jane Eyre, at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday, July 15.

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Jane Eyre

Review - Jane Eyre at Milton Keynes Theatre

Dragged up an unwanted infant to become a youngster displaying all the usual tantrums, the latest co-production between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic certainly gives a different slant on the much-loved Charlotte Brontë story of Jane Eyre which opened in Milton Keynes last night (Monday) for a week long run.

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Wonderland

Interview: Wendi in Wonderland role in Milton Keynes

A role where you are required to eat three jam tarts a night might seem like a joy.

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Video: Going behind the scenes on Jane Eyre

With the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Jane Eyre arriving in Milton Keynes next month, we took a little look at how the show was bought to life

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre comes to Milton Keynes

This year marks the 170th anniversary of the first publication of Jane Eyre, a significant time for a theatrical tour of Charlotte Bronte’s classic and much loved story.

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The play tells the story of Bella Heesoms journey following the loss of her parents

Bittersweet play about grief comes to The Place in Bedford

An acclaimed new play telling a darkly comic story of love and loss comes to Bedford this week.

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Adrian Zmed and John Patridge in La Cage Aux Folles

Madcap musical in Milton Keynes

A vibrant and colourful story of nightclub life is setting out on its first ever tour of the UK.

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Dreamboats and Petticoats

Dreamboats and Petticoats returns to Milton Keynes

An ever popular musical celebrating some famous rock and roll tunes will be returning to Milton Keynes Theatre at the beginning of next month.

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Pete Firman

New season of comedy announced for Biggleswade

Four acts have been announced to headline comedy nights in Biggleswade for the Autumn season including a Christmas special
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10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

Twitter is awash with politics as the general election campaign enters its final week.

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MBTC Phantom of the Opera

Phantom set to haunt Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

Sharnbrook’s Mill Theatre is set to be transformed into the Paris Opera House when it hosts Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking masterpiece The Phantom of the Opera in November.

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Emile Gooding as Billy Elliot with the ballet girls. Picture by Alastair Muir PNL-171005-162151004

Review: Award-winning Billy Elliot dances into Milton Keynes Theatre

The award-winning Billy Elliot The Musical danced its way into Milton Keynes Theatre this week although the touring stage production of what was a blockbuster 2000 film left some parents upset by the amount of on-stage swearing.

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Billy Elliot

From boxing to ballet in Milton Keynes

Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, Billy Elliot The Musical, with a score by Elton John, has now been seen by over 11 million people across five continents and is the recipient of over 80 awards internationally.

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Evita

No need to cry as popular musical visits Milton Keynes

A story which starts with humble beginnings but ends with her being adored by a cheering nation can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Mamma Mia

Review - Mamma Mia at Milton Keynes Theatre

Surely there can't be many theatre or filmgoers who haven't already seen Mamma Mia! in one form or another, for having made its successful stage debut at London's Prince Edward Theatre back in April 1999, it has gone on to become a worldwide phenomenon.
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