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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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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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Eamonn Fleming presents Confabulation at the Hat Factory in Luton

A Luton show to remember

A comical exploration of memory and truth comes to the Hat Factory in Luton this week.

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Philip Baker, Kate John, Richard Garrett, Tracey Chatterley seated right and Jodie Collett in The Philadelphia Story

Rare chance to see landmark play in Dunstable

It’s a play that was a huge success, spawning a film and a musical – and audiences in Dunstable will be treated to a rare run of it this month.

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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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Strictly Murder

Strictly murderous tale in Dunstable

A new fast paced show by the creator of several hit TV programmes can be seen at The Grove Theatre in Dunstable.

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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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EXCLUSIVE: Stars of Grove Theatre panto revealed!

EXCLUSIVE: Stars of Grove Theatre panto revealed!

It’s not being officially announced until tomorrow, but today this website can exclusively reveal the stars lined up to appear in pantomime at Dunstable’s Grove Theatre this Christmas.

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The Griffin Players getting into the 80s spirit

Luton gets ready to be rocked

A big, brash and energetic tribute to classic rock comes to Luton next week courtesy of the Griffin Players.

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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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Andy Hamilton is known for co-writing hits including Outnumbered and Drop the Dead Donkey

Top comedy writer speaks at Flamstead fundraiser

Books in the Belfry is back for a special evening event at this year’s Flamstead Book Festival featuring comedian and screenwriter Andy Hamilton on Thursday, June 1.

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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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