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Spooky laughs aplenty in Brackley Players show

Comedy thriller Ghostwriter takes to the stage in Brackley this month.

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Play aims to bridge gap between different views

A new show at the Mill in Banbury using interviews from more than 200 teenagers will examine how to increase understanding between people holding different views.

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

There is a lot on offer for music fans this week in and around Banbury as well as plenty of other events.

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Cinderella stars at Chicheley Hall

Cinderella stars arrive by coach and horses for Milton Keynes Theatre pantomime

A beautiful 18th century country house, a glittering coach and two white horses set the scene for the launch of Cinderella, this year’s pantomime at Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Graham Tyrer and Kevin Hand

REVIEW: Warm work soothes audience in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Quartet by Ronald Harwood at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

This weekend signals the triumphant return of Banbury Canal Day, but there are plenty more things to do in and around the town this week.

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Sope Dirisu as Coriolanus. Picture: Paul Stuart

REVIEW: Coriolanus is magnetic in RSC's sleek and stylish production

Peter Ormerod reviews Coriolanus, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford
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An elementary spoof for Sherlock Holmes on stage in Chipping Norton

A comedy take on Sherlock Holmes is to be presented at Chipping Norton Theatre later this month.

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Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury this week

It may be turning colder but there are plenty of things to do this week, from autumnal walks around Blenheim Palace to Sherlock Holmes.

Music
Laura Main, Steffan Harri, Samuel Holmes and Marcus Ayton

Cast revealed for Shrek musical

A star of the BBC drama Call the Midwife will swap babies for ogres as she takes on the role of Princess Fiona.

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Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury this week

There is something for everyone in and around Banbury this week, from rock and roll to stand-up comedy. Here’s five of the best:

Music
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Fresh and comical look at male cancer in play coming to Banbury

Acclaimed theatre company Paines Plough comes to Banbury next month with a comedy dealing with the topic of testicular cancer.

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Derren Brown

Review - Derren Brown's Underground at Northampton's Royal & Derngate

The master of psychological illusion Derren Brown tells us that the world is all about the stories that we tell to other people.
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The Pantaloons performing A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespearean midsummer at Canons Ashby

Audience members can go off with the fairies for an outdoor theatre show coming to Canons Ashby House.

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David Troughton as Titus Andronicus

REVIEW: The RSC's Titus Andronicus is harrowing - and hilarious

Peter Ormerod reviews Titus Andronicus, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford
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Banbury venues team up for Let’s Play comedy night

Banbury’s Rock the Atic and The Mill Arts Centre have teamed up to support Banbury charity Let’s Play Project’ with an evening of top-class comedy.

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Voices Across Time step up rehearsals

Voices Across Time, the Banbury three piece who write and perform in participatory musicals based on British history, are gearing up for their next spectacular show.

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Eleanor Conway is bringing her show Walk of Shame to The Mill

Sex, evangelicalism and the future bring laughs to Banbury

Three top comedy acts promise to bring laughter for a range of audiences at the Mill in Banbury this month.

Whats on
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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