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Russell Brand gets Exposed in Dunstable

Comedian, actor and writer Russell Brand is bringing his distinctive style of political and philosophical comedy to Dunstable next month.

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Joseph Coelho has reimagined the Ugly Duckling, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Goldilocks

Take a trip to the dark side of fairy tales in Luton show

An award-winning performance poet unravels the true stories behind fairy tales in a family show in Luton this week.

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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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Hayley Wareham, Amy Loughton and Cathy Owen in Cathy. Picture: Pamela Raith Photography

Why Luton audiences should see Cathy at the Hat Factory

The story of a young family’s slide into homeless comes to Luton next week in a show whose director believes has great relevance to Luton.

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand visits Dunstable

One of the biggest names in UK comedy is coming to The Grove Theatre in Dunstable.

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The Commitments stage show

Best selling novel The Commitments comes to Milton Keynes

Thirty years since The Commitments first burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, the story of the world’s hardest working soul band is on tour with a stage show to get the audience rocking and up on their feet.

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Paddy begins a UK tour in November

Starting a new life in another country

Paddy is a brand new musical and drama that tells the story of emigration in all its shapes and forms. The two hour production focuses on a young Irish emigrant called Patrick Murphy who leaves Mayo in the Republic of Ireland in the Sixties.

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Shappi Khorsandi is reclaiming patriotism

Celebrate Shappi’s Britain at Luton Library Theatre

Popular comic Shappi Khorsandi is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain with a show in Luton.

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Gareth Gates stars as Willard in the 2016 touring production of Footloose

Gareth Gates is ready for Footloose at Milton Keynes

If you are a fan of Eighties music and love dancing, you are in for a treat as Footloose, the classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression takes to the stage for a major new UK tour.

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The Full Monty

The Full Monty should be available on prescription

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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Ross Noble

Ross Noble adds new dates to UK tour

One of the master of surreal tangents Ross Noble has extended his Brain Dump stand-up comedy tour and it will come to Milton Keynes, Watford, Oxford and Coventry.

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The Full Monty

Chris Fountain goes The Full Monty ahead of the UK show.

A much loved British film gets a stage adaptation coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Sister Act - The Musical

Review - Sister Act at Milton Keynes Theatre

For a show directed by Craig Revel Horwood, I’ll avoid any puns during this review of Sister Act.

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John OLeary and Alex C Brewer in Stones in his Pockets

Smash-hit play comes to the stage in Toddington

Hollywood comes to Toddington when the Griffin Players present their latest play, the multi award-winning, international smash-hit Stones in His Pockets.

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Alexandra Burke

X Factor star Alexandra Burke gets in the habit for Sister Act role

From Saturday night TV superstar to stage sensation, Alexandra Burke is fast becoming a big star in theatres across the country.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

REVIEW: Breakfast At Tiffany’s, MK Theatre

As Georgia May Foote takes up the reins as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Creagh/Carr reviewers Bev Creagh and Stewart Carr went along to the opening night at Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Francis Henshall (Richard Alexander), centre, is confronted by Stanley (Anthony Bird) and Rachel (Chloe Badham).  Photo: Rosalind White Photography

Bawdy comedy in Dunstable with One Man, Two Guvnors

Audiences can expect an evening of slapstick and bawdy fun when One Man, Two Guvnors comes to Dunstable on Friday.

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Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith

Sheridan Smith brings Funny Girl to Milton Keynes

Stage star Sheridan Smith will reprise her critically acclaimed performance of Fanny Brice in the tour of Funny Girl when it comes to Milton Keynes next year.

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The production has been garlanded with numerous awards

War Horse to be staged in Milton Keynes

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse will visit Milton Keynes Theatre for the first time in September 2018.
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