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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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Sara Pascoe

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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Madama Butterfly by Puccini

Go behind the curtain and discover opera favourites at Milton Keynes

Hollywood and opera will blend seamlessly together when Glyndebourne visits Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Samantha Womack

EXCLUSIVE: Samantha Womack tells of "traumatic" EastEnders departure ahead of Milton Keynes panto role

EastEnders star Samantha Womack has spoken today about filming her last scenes as Ronnie Mitchell in the BBC soap opera.
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The Commitments

Corrie star Kevin Kennedy commits to Milton Keynes musical

Thirty years since The Commitments burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, a musical adaptation comes to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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The 50 best innuendos from the last BBC series of the Great British Bake Off

After the BBC’s final series of Bake Off came to a close last week, let’s take a moment to appreciate another year of innuendo from a baking show that has never shied away from “moist” insides, “stiff” mixtures and bulging loaves.

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Memories in Milton Keynes

An absolutely purr-fect musical is bound to be packed full of much loved songs when it visits Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Footloose The Musical

Review: Footloose The Musical at Milton Keynes Theatre

Transported back in time to the sleepy US Bible Belt town of Bomont in West Virginia where public dancing and rock music are outlawed, it can only mean Footloose: The Musical has arrived in Milton Keynes.

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The Nutcracker

Russians bring ballet to Stevenage stage

Performers from Russia are bringing two much-loved ballets to the local area next month.

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Paul Nicholas

Eastenders star to appear as a villain in family pantomime

Cambridge Arts Theatre has announced that Eastenders’ bad boy, Paul Nicholas will lead the cast of Dick Whittington and his Cat.

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