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Michael Portillo visits Cambridge

A former politician and current broadcaster, journalist and commentator makes a return to Cambridge for a show on Sunday.

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The Red Shoes at Milton Keynes Theatre

If you love ballet, don’t miss this show

The Red Shoes: Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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Rehearsals of La Strada

Top director talks about La Strada coming to Milton Keynes

A stage adaptation of Fellini's La Strada can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Chinese magic comes to Stevenage

Come and see lots of magic unfold right in front of your eyes with a spectacular celebration of the Chinese New Year coming to the local area.

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Bob Mills who will return to Castle Comedy in Biggleswade in April.

Comedy night comes to Biggleswade

An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman will walk into a bar in Biggleswade next month.

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Cordelia Braithwaite as Aurora in a previous production of Sleeping Beauty

Cordelia steps into The Red Shoes

For someone who wanted to be a vet, Cordelia Braithwaite’s career has taken a surprise turn.

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John Oliver The Late Show

VIDEO: Bedford is the centre of US comedy debate

Famous comedians John Oliver and Stephen Colbert picked through Bedford’s leisure calendar this week, on the hit programme The Late Show.

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Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

Children's favourite comes to Milton Keynes

A BAFTA award winning television show is coming live to Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand to visit the area

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland.

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Joanna Clifton in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Review - Thoroughly Modern Millie at Milton Keynes Theatre

Transported back in time to New York's Roaring 20s where prohibition, flapper dresses, bob haircuts and jazz music are the norm, it can only mean one thing… the musical stage version of Thoroughly Modern Millie has arrived at Milton Keynes Theatre for a far-too-short run.
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Sleeping Beauty

Potton Playhouse perform a panto classic

There might be a new location for a drama group but it won’t stop them having plenty of spirit when they put on their traditional pantomime.

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes coming to Milton Keynes Theatre

Beloved fairy tale dances onto Milton Keynes stage

A beloved fairy tale and award winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

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Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore

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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