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REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

The proclaimed stars of Aylesbury’s Waterside pantomimes haven’t always lived up to their top billing, I can think of a few who have been disappointing.
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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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Join Ratty and Toad for a fun show at The Mill

The Mill Arts Centre will host a much loved show for all the family over this Christmas period.

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Voices Across Time plan most ambitious shows to date

A drama group specialising in participatory historical musicals is getting ready for its most hectic Christmas period to date.

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National Theatre, War Horse. Picture by Birgit

War Horse at New Theatre, Oxford is the poignant story of all who suffer in war

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse spends Christmas at New Theatre, Oxford, offering families an alternative to the festive pantomimes.
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Mamma Mia! has been seen by ten percent of the British public

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

Theatre fans have plenty of choice this week with loads on offer in Banburyshire from pantomimes to musicals.

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Sunset Boulevard

Story of faded screen star and impoverished writer comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

One of the all time great musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, is a compelling story of romance and obsession based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film.

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

With the nights drawing in as the clocks have gone back, now is a great time to see some shows and we have some of the best in and around Banbury.

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Panto season begins in Chipping Warden

Chipping Warden’s village hall will be the place to be tomorrow, Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 as The Church Players present the classic tale of Mother Goose.

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Panto season gets underway in Chipping Warden

There will be fun for all the family this weekend as Mother Goose hits the stage.

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You will like to be beside the seaside with Banbury musical

A musical made popular in the 1960s starring Tommy Steele is being staged by Banbury Operatic Society.

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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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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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