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Top entertainment at Kilworth House Theatre

People can still pre-book ticket for some of the one and two night events coming to Kilworth House Theatre in July.

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God of Carnage is being staged at Rugby Theatre

Five of the best things to do in and around Rugby in the next seven days

From a modern comedy favourite to country classics, there's lots going on...
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The cast of God of Carnage

Carnage at Rugby Theatre

A polite meeting between two sets of parents to discuss a playground fight involving their children is the background to the comical play God of Carnage.

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REVIEW: Rocked-up Romeo and Juliet is rollicking good fun at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Romeo and Juliet at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Abigail Castleton asKatherine

REVIEW: Tricky Shakespeare play brought to life by Heartbreak Productions in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Taming of the Shrew, presented by Heartbreak Productions in Jephson Gardens, Leamington

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The Producers is based on the Mel Brooks film in which two men plot to make the biggest flop in Broadway history

REVIEW: West End quality at Rugby Theatre with The Producers

Ed Green reviews The Producers at Rugby Theatre

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West Haddon Players

West Haddon Players step into Shakespeare's dream

West Haddon Players will be taking a step in a new direction with a show involving love, magic and misunderstanding next week.

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Titania and her fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Enchanting setting for a Shakespearean favourite in Princethorpe

Shakespeare’s magical play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is being performed in the idyllic setting of Princethorpe College’s grounds this weekend.

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The stuidents in rehearsals for The Little Mermaid

Stars of the future at Rugby College festival

Performing arts students at Rugby College are putting on a theatre festival at the college’s Platform Theatre until Friday June 16.

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The show tells of two men attempting to create a Broadway flop

Producing a hit on the Rugby Theatre stage

Mel Brooks’ outrageous Broadway farce The Producers comes to the Rugby Theatre stage this weekend.

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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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Best Foot Forward tells the story of youth hostelling

Fun theatre beside the canal near Rugby

Energetic, fresh and original stories are promised when a unique theatre troupe stops off near Rugby next week.

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Rehearsals for Kiss Me Kate

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.

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.

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).


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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