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Popular musical at Kilworth House

It is a musical which the creative team at Kilworth House Theatre say will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

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Rehearsals of Kiss Me Kate coming to Kilworth House Theatre.

Musical revived for Kilworth House

It is a musical which the creative team at Kilworth House Theatre say will leave you grinning from ear.

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Harris Academy drama students perform The Snow Dragons by Lizzie Nunnery at National Theatre's Connections Festival at Royal and Derngate theatre in Northampton. Photo: Harris Academy NNL-170405-121958001

Rugby drama students impress at world’s largest youth theatre festival

Drama students impressed professional dramatists with their performance in the largest youth theatre festival in the world.

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Augustus Stephens as Frankenstein's monster in his comedy Frankenstein: Man or Monster? NNL-171005-130817001

Frankenstein comedy to highlight mental health in Rugby

A new comedy about Frankenstein is helping to raise awareness of mental health issues for one night only in Rugby.

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Members of the cast of Accidental Death of an Anarchist in rehearsal at Rugby Theatre

Political farce on the Rugby stage

The death of an Italian railway worker might not be the natural jumping off point to create a comedy.

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The cast of The Addams Family

Rugby man helps out the Addams Family

The altogether ooky world of The Addams Family takes to the stage in Northampton next week – with the help of a Rugby man.

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Tim Pigott-Smith was due to star in Death of a Salesman in Northampton NNL-170328-114500001

Rugby-born actor Pigott-Smith died of natural causes, coroner confirms

There will be no inquest for Rugby-born actor Tim Pigott-Smith as a coroner confirmed he died of natural causes today (Tuesday, May 2).

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Mysterious and spooky musical in Northampton

Normally when we see a musical theatre production, we see the finished piece complete with all the resplendent theatricals.

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Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes on The Addams Family ahead of Northampton visit

With the imminent arrival of the much anticipated The Addams Family musical in Northampton next month, we got a sneaky peak at the show.
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The musical explores the excitement of mod culture

It’s All or Nothing at mod-themed musical at the Belgrade

Mod musical sensation All or Nothing comes to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry next week.

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John Bishop

John Bishop to do warm up dates in the area

The comedian John Bishop will be performing a week of warm up dates later this year across the local area.

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The cast of The Addams Family

Interview: Kooky new role for Samantha Womack

For an actress who has done many musical theatre productions, Samantha Womack admitted that a role in another one wasn’t top of her to do list after Eastenders.

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Kilworth House Theatre

Kiss Me Kate cast at Kilworth revealed

The producers behind the up and coming musical Kiss Me Kate coming to Kilworth House Theatre have revealed who will be starring in the show.

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Robin Colville and James Brandon as the new Grumbleweeds

Grumbleweeds to be born again on stage in Coventry

The death of Grumbleweeds comic Graham Walker in 2013 ended a 50-year partnership with his straight man Robin Colvill.

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More than 50 young performers will be taking to the stage

Dream a dream with Les Mis at the Benn Hall

The world’s longest-running musical is coming to Rugby for a four-night run at the Benn Hall next week.

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Matilda the musical coming to Birmingham

Matilda musical tour comes to Birmingham

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the multi award winning musical of Matilda is coming to Birmingham Hippodrome as part of a UK tour.

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Princethorpe College pupil Toby Lee with fellow Olivier Award winner Tim Minchin. Photo by Terry Lee NNL-171004-170926001

Musical star from Princethorpe College scoops Olivier Award

A 12-year-old guitar sensation from Princethorpe College scooped an Olivier Award with fellow School of Rock cast members in London last night (Sunday, April 9).

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Bev Bevan and Jasper Carrott

Music legends celebrated at Kilworth’s summer season

Tributes to some of the most legendary musical performers and a stand up concert from Brummie comedian Jasper Carrott are among the highlights at Kilworth House Theatre over the summer months.

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Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore

Review: Shane Richie crime drama is not quite alive enough

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Not Dead Enough at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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