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Interview: Danny Baker brings new tour to the area

For many about to start a second tour across the UK, it is a case of half jotted notes on bits of paper flung up on walls and carpets and musings jabbed onto phones and tablets.

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Kilworth House Theatre

Extra week for Joseph at Kilworth House

Due to popular demand, Kilworth House Theatre’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has been an extended by a week.

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James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach heads to Rugby

A marvellous, magical Easter treat is in store for all the family when the curtain opens on Rugby Theatre’s next production, a stage version of James and the Giant Peach.

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Rip It Up

Strictly stars reveal new tour coming to south Midlands

Tickets have gone on sale for a new show featuring two former Strictly winners.
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Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec

Strictly stars Aljaz and Janette remember Fred Astaire in new show at Leamington

Strictly husband and wife duo Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara will appear in Leamington Spa later this month with their revamped version of Remembering Fred.

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Mindgame is set in an upmarket asylum

Review: Darkness and grand entertainment in Horowitz thriller at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Mindgame at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Titanic the Musical

Titanic musical comes to Northampton

In the final hour of 14th April 1912, the RMS Titanic,on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York,collided with an iceberg and ‘the unsinkable ship’ slowly sank.

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Alice in the Cuckoos Nest is created and performed by Librarian Theatre

Review: Powerful and emotional exploration of mental health staged in Rugby

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Alice in the Cuckoo's Nest at Rugby Library

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Graeme Rose as Rob. Picture: Andrew Moore

Review: Exploration of idealism poses difficult questions in Coventry show

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Choke at Theatre Absolute: Shop Front Theatre, Coventry

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Black Men Walking is about three members of the real life Black Mens Walking Group

Review: Black Men Walking strides into history at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Black Men Walking at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong during a chaotic moment.

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

There is something so utterly wonderful about watching comedy live with a captive audience. As long as the material is funny.

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Yellowstone is written and directed by Chris Thorpe

Review: Intriguing exploration of existence at Coventry theatre

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Yellowstone at the Shop Front Theatre, Coventry

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Ruth Herd (Veronique Vallon), Julie-Ann Randell (Annette Reille), Dave Crossfield (Alain Reille) and Mark Crossley (Michel Vallon)

REVIEW: Savage comedy in God of Carnage at the Loft in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews God Of Carnage, directed by Sue Moore at the Loft Theatre, Leamington

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Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has revealed he is cancelling his Peter Kay Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.

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Picture: Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: Spectacle and drama aplenty in RSC's A Christmas Carol

John Hardeman reviews A Christmas Carol, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford
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Malachi Neat as William and Keith Railton as Mr Tom with Sammy the dog

Review: Hope and goodness win out in tear-jerker at Coventry theatre

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Goodnight Mr Tom at the Criterion Theatre, Coventry
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Members of the Jungle Book cast. Picture: Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: Derngate's Jungle Book is beguiling, thrilling and witty

Dr Lily Canter reviews The Jungle Book at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton

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Chipo Chung as Dido

REVIEW: Gods and mortals vie for supremacy in RSC's beguiling Dido, Queen of Carthage

Peter Ormerod reviews the RSC's production of Dido, Queen of Carthage at the Swan Theatre, Stratford
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Lee Nelson has performed pranks on the likes of Donald Trump, Kanye West and Simon Cowell

Man who pranked Theresa May with a P45 heads to Warwick Arts Centre

Simon Brodkin comes to Warwick Arts Centre this month in the guide of Lee Nelson - the man who handed prime minister Theresa May a pretend P45 last week.
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Simon Evans

Debut comedy night for Rugby

If you have had a long week and are looking for a laugh, then look no further than The Benn Hall in Rugby which is hosting is inaugural comedy night on Friday.

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