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Interview: Laura Whitmore's gory new role in Milton Keynes

Most actors when they take on a part have to do some background research.

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Joanne Clifton in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Strictly star Joanne lined up for Milton Keynes musical

Strictly Come Dancing winner Joanne Clifton stars in the Jazz Age musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Tom Lister as Captain Hook in Stevenage

Final chance to take to the skies to see family pantomime in Stevenage

It is the final week of performances of the epic take of Peter Pan in pantomime form at The Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage.

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Beauty and the Beast comes to Henlow

New lease of life for tale as old as time in Henlow

Ahead of the release of the new Beauty and the Beast film later this year, a drama group will go back to the story’s origins in a pantomime performed later this month.

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Julie Robinson as Hogben, the wicked witch of the north, and Karen Abrahams as Sleeping Beauty

Royal connection to a panto coming to hall in Pulloxhill

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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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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Samantha Womack as Queen Rat

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Dick Whittington, MK Theatre

It’s panto time! And your intrepid Creagh/Carr Review team have been out and about seeing Dick Whittington at Milton Keynes Theatre. Here’s their report!

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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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A Christmas Carol

What the Dickens at Sandy and Barton libraries

A new take on one of the most beloved Christmas stories of all time comes to two venues in the area.

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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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Tom Lister

Pantomime fun comes to Stevenage

Prepare to take a journey far far away when a classic story is bought to life in pantomime form.

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Hi-De-Hi by Gamlingay Players

Gamlingay Players says Hi-De-Hi to the Bahamas

It is time to enjoy a bit of nostalgia when a popular sitcom is revived for the stage by the Gamlingay Players.

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Fairfield Players

Storyline of novel blends into reality with theatre show

The lines between fiction and reality will be blurred with a stage shown performed by a drama group this weekend.

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Aylesbury Waterside pantomime Aladdin, Christmas 2016. Starring Danny Colligan as Aladdin, Jasmin Walia as Princess Jasmine, Michelle Collins as the Genie of the Ring and Andy Collins as Wishee Washee

Win tickets to Christmas panto Aladdin at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

We have teamed up with the Genie and Aylesbury Waterside Theatre to offer four free tickets for this year’s Christmas panto Aladdin to a lucky winner.

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Comedian Sara Pascoe coming to Biggleswade

One of the rising stars of UK comedy has been announced as coming to Biggleswade in the new year.

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A scene from Relatively Speaking. Photo: Nobby Clark.

Revived Ayckbourn comedy at Milton Keynes

Actor Robert Powell appears in a revived version of Alan Ayckbourn’s first West End success, which is coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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