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Dane Bowers

Party reaches Another Level with Dane Bowers

The Brewery Tap will be hosting The Beach Residents Party on Friday, May 13. Beach Residents once again take over the decks at The Tap with a night of pure and sexy UK garage.

Chris Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada

Multi award winning reggae artist recognised by MOBO wants to spread the good word

Did you know nearby Bucks is home to a multi award winning musician who has been recognised by MOBO? Well you do now... meet Christopher Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada.

Somewhere in England tells the story of the effect American GIs had on East Anglia

The American GIs who made a new England

Nylons, Hershey bars, jitterbugging and Swing Bands in the local village hall all feature in a show coming to the Hat Factory in Luton on Tuesday May 17.

Michelle Collins

Ready steady bang bang comes to Milton Keynes

With the wow-some production of The Bodyguard lingering on in minds, MK Theatre prepares to ace us again this week coming, when Chitty Chitty Bang Bang parks up.

Number Four, Privet Drive, part of the Harry Potter Tour at Warner Bros Studio in Leavesden

Behind the Dursleys’ door at Harry Potter tour at Warner Bros Studio

For the first time ever, Harry Potter fans have the chance to step inside Number Four, Privet Drive and peer into the Dursleys’ living room.

Roman theatre at Verulamium. Picture taken by Heather Jan Brunt.

History is on our doorstep in St Albans

St Albans is not so very far away from Aylesbury and it is filled with so many lovely things to see and do, a one day visit is not really enough.

Chris Evans as Captain America

Captain America: Civil War review - Exciting and funny superhero action

Matt Adcock reviews Captain America: Civil War (12A)

Northern Ballet presents Swan Lake


Seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr give their always opinionated and sometimes opposing views in The Creagh/Carr Review. Here, they reveal their very different thoughts on Northern Ballet’s Swan Lake at Milton Keynes Theatre.

TADS Theatre Group promises a powerful production of Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet

A love story with true grit

A gritty and powerful interpretation of Romeo and Juliet comes to the stage in Toddington from Thursday May 12.

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West End concert proves a charity hit

Some of the most talented West End stars of stage and screen came together on Sunday to raise awareness and more than £10,000 for Diabetes UK by taking part in an incredible night of entertainment.

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Game of Thrones: A Bluffer’s Guide

If you haven’t heard of Game of Thrones, then some questions seriously have to be asked where you’ve been living for the last few years.

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Fantasmagorical musical flies into Milton Keynes

Watch out for the flying car swooping into Milton Keynes Theatre when the fantasmagorical musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang comes to the venue.

Idris Elba in Bastille Day

Review: Even Idris Elba can’t save this cheap and mediocre knock-off

Matt Adcock reviews Bastille Day, starring Idris Elba

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Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Milton Keynes is sure to love you

Watch out for the flying car swooping into Milton Keynes Theatre when the fantasmagorical musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang visits next month.

Avenue Q

VIDEO: Avenue Q puppets visit Milton Keynes video

Two of the puppets from ever popular show Avenue Q have visited the area.

Northern Ballet's Swan Lake

Swan along to this!

Iconic classical ballet Swan Lake will glide onto the stage at Milton Keynes Theatre next week when Northern Ballet returns to the venue.

In Doing Nothing I Found Me (credit: Gary Nunn photography)

REVIEW: In Doing Nothing I Found Me

Identity crisis is the theme in the latest play staged by Luton’s band of young thespians.

Funmbi Omotayo

Legal Immigrant’s friendly fun

Funmbi Omotayo is bringing his comedy show Legal Immigrant to The Hat Factory, Luton, after making a huge impact in Edinburgh last year.

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Motown night out for Keech

A music undergraduate is organising a Motown night to raise money for Keech Hospice Care as part of her major project.

Helen Mirren in Eye in the Sky

Film review: Military-grade thrills and moral dilemmas

Matt Adcock reviews Eye in the Sky (15), starring Alan Rickman and Helen Mirren

Thomas Defty with his new television after his old set was damaged by smoke according to Panasonic.

Couple left fuming after they’re told £800 TV has been ruined by them smoking - despite being under guarantee

A couple are kicking up a stink over their broken television – after its maker claimed their smoking left it damaged.


Ken Dodd

Tattifelarius evening of fun

Ken Dodd celebrated his 60th anniversary as a professional entertainer in 2014, having made his debut in 1954 at the old Empire Theatre in Nottingham.

St George's Day coming to Wrest Park

Time to feel patriotic on St George’s Day at Wrest Park

Expect pomp, pageantry and patriotic flag waving when you visit Wrest Park’s St George’s Day celebrations.

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The Bodyguard

Review - The Bodyguard at Milton Keynes Theatre

Alexandra Burke will probably be praised as the Queen of the Night in this musical re-telling of this classic film.

First-person action film Harcore Henry

Review: Carnage and comedy in film that’s not for everyone

Matt Adcock reviews Hardcore Henry (18)

Michael Bunani performing at last year's Monologue Slam

Got the gift of the gab? Actors wanted for Luton’s Monologue Slam!

Budding actors of stage and screen are being sought after to audition this week for an exciting show at Luton’s Hat Factory.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

New season announced for Milton Keynes Theatre

Gangsters, lovers, puppets, soldiers, murderers, stockings, rock ‘n’ roll and even a flying car are just a fewof the treats in store for you as Milton Keynes Theatre announces their full summer season.

Rory McIlory gunning for Masters glory. Photo: PA

Amazing televised sport marathon beckons this weekend, what’s on and when

A remarkable weekend of almost non-stop sporting action beckons and here’s our guide of what’s happening and when.


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    Thursday 5 May



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    Friday 6 May

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    Saturday 7 May

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    Sunday 8 May

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    Monday 9 May

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