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Travel from Rugby to Oz with the help of young stars

Rugby theatregoers are invited to follow the yellow brick road to a magical land next week.

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Members of the Pantomummers getting ready for the show

Homemade panto fun in Bilton

It’s been a bumper year for pantos around Rugby – and now Bilton Pantomummers are ready to enter the fray with a new show.

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An old story with modern relevance: La Strada

Review: Classic cinema takes to the Belgrade stage in evocative style

Barbara Goulden reviews La Strada at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Eric Idle

Interview: Monty Python star Eric Idle discusses Coventry show

Eric Idle's book The Quite Remarkable Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat has been adapted into a stage musical and is coming to The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.
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The cast of the forthcoming show Round the Hornel

Go Round the Horne with celebration of radio show in Banbury

One of the most popular and influential programmes in British radio history is the subject of a show at the Mill in Banbury next week.

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Exotic appeal aplenty in The Mikado

Satirical twist on G&S classic at Rugby Theatre

Larger-than-life characters and much-loved tunes come to Rugby Theatre next week when The Mikado takes to the stage.

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Sue Perkins

Festival in Leicestershire tickling your funny bone

Some of the best known names in comedy will be coming to Leicestershire for two weeks of top class comedy.

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The cast of Muddy Cows coming to Rugby Theatre

Scrum down for sporting show at Rugby Theatre

It was invented on the playing fields of the town’s famous school in 1823 – but John Godber’s comedy Muddy Cows takes a modern look at rugby.

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand to visit the area

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland.

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The cast of Made in India

Review: Deepy moving and beautifully executed story of surrogacy at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Made in India at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Clever stuff: The Play That Goes Wrong

Review: Exuberance wins over most of the Belgrade audience in The Play That Goes Wrong

Barbara Goulden reviews The Play That Goes Wrong at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Jon Moses will be singing songs from a range of genres at the Benn Hall

‘Superstar’ Jon Moses comes to Rugby

A singer lauded by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jason Donovan is bringing his show to Rugby next month.

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The cast of Sunny Afternoon

Review: Sunny Afternoon at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Whether you lived through the sixties and can’t remember it, because, well, it was the sixties or you are too young to remember it, the Kinks’ musical Sunny Afternoon is a great way to experience the decade in all its glory.

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Pantomime fun coming to Rugby Theatre

Rugby Theatre will be welcoming in 2017 with the heart-warming rags to riches pantomime Dick Whittington.

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Michele Goode as Dick Whittington, Alice Walters as Tommy the Cat, John Tweddle as Sarah the Cook and Kirsty Bright as Alice Fitzwarren

Pantomime fun at Rugby Theatre

Rugby Theatre will be welcoming in 2017 with the heart-warming rags to riches pantomime Dick Whittington.

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Red Riding Hood

Lady in Red stars in West Haddon show

Christmas will be lasting a little way into this month when a group of villagers stage a traditional pantomime.

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Kiss Me Kate coming to Kilworth House Theatre

Classic musicals bought to life at an open air theatre

The magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as well as musical mischief are the two shows that Kilworth House Theatre have announced will be on during the summer next year.

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Which joke gives you the biggest laugh?

Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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The cast of Private Dick Whittington. Picture: Robert Day

Review: Boom-boom comedy aplenty in Belgrade's alternative Christmas show

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Private Dick Whittington at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Cast put on top performance.

Cinderella is full of festive sparkle

Cinderella, Bedworth Civic Hall, until December 27
Review by Lucie Green
Tickets: 024 7637 6707

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