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Chance to take part in ballet

Young ballet dancers who want to perform on stage at a real theatre alongside professional principal dancers are invited to attend an audition with the English Youth Ballet.

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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Actress Kara Tointon plays Bella Manningham in Gaslight

A marriage of manipulation

One of the greatest thrillers of all time, Gaslight returns to UK theatres starring Kara Tointon in the role of Bella Manningham, memorably played by Oscar winner Ingrid Bergman in the classic 1944 film adaptation.

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Operation Crucible PNL-160410-123449001

Two productions in one day

Two very different shows are performed at The Old Town Hall in Hemel Hempstead on Saturday - one during the day for children, and another in the evening for adults.

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Nina Conti

Interview: Nina Conti chats about improvisation ahead of Aylesbury gig

Ventriloquist Nina Conti is putting puppets centre stage with an improvised show.

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Cast of Made in Dagenham by the Tring Festival Company.

Made in Tring not Dagenham

Inspired by the true story of the female workers at Ford’s Dagenham plant and based on the hit movie, the uplifting and powerful musical comedy Made in Dagenham will be performed as a theatrical stage show this month (October).

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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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Sinatra, Sequins and Swing (The Capitol Years Live!) with Kitty La Roar and Kevin Fitzsimmons

St Albans returns to a glamourous era

Fans of Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe are in for a treat with a retro big band musical show.

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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Save the Last Dance For Me

Singer Antony Costa brings Save the Last Dance For Me to Aylesbury

He may be best associated with the sound of modern day pop music, but Antony Costa’s latest role sees him play the part of a Sixties heartthrob.

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Berkhamsted Theatre Company production of Evita. Nicholas Priest as Che, Lauren Shepherd as Eva Peron.

Final performances of Evita comes to Tring

You will have to be quick if you want tickets for one of the hottest shows in town.

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The Man Who Would Be King - Christopher Birks and Dan Nicholson

Good nights out come to Hemel Hempstead

The autumn season is well under way with plenty to entice us indoors after a summer of outdoor activities. And The Old Town Hall in Hemel Hempstead is no exception.

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The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury. Photo by Tom Hindley.

Five shows you must see at the Waterside Theatre this season

We take a look at the five best shows you must see at the Waterside Theatre this season.

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John Challis

Only Fools and Horses star John Challis comes to Aylesbury

People can enjoy an intimate evening with the Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre.

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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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REVIEW WITH VIDEO: Having the time of my life with Aylesbury Waterside’s Dirty Dancing

I see a lot of theatrical shows; it’s my job after all. And mindful of the hard work that goes into every production I always try to find something positive to say, even when I haven’t particularly enjoyed a show.

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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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Little Shop of Horrors

Review - Little Shop of Horrors at The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury

You know that something is a successful musical adaptation when people pretty much forget about its original incarnation.

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Seymour and Audrey

Little Shop of Horrors – Catch it, before it catches you!

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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