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Review: Brilliant Jodie brings Shirley to life at Milton Keynes

I was a little apprehensive when the casting of Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine was first announced as I felt the part so brilliantly played by Pauline Collins in the 1989 film could hardly be bettered… but that was until now!

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The Play That Goes Wrong

REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong, at Milton Keynes Theatre

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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Murder by Matrimony

Murderous tale comes to Aylesbury

A dose of Mother’s Day murder and a quiz night are the latest special events to take place at the Limelight Theatre to raise funds for Queens Park Arts Centre.

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Rehearsals for Road

Berkhamsted group goes back to 80s

A powerful, sharp, angry and funny play set in a northern industrial town where industry has long since left, and punctuated by a definitive Eighties sound track, will be performed this month.

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Shirley Valentine starring Jodie Prenger

Shirley Valentine heads for Milton Keynes

Willy Russell’s heart warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm.

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Guiliano Contadini in Northern Ballet's production of Casanova

Casanova heads to Milton Keynes

Northern Ballet is bringing history’s most notorious lover to life with a sensual new ballet, Casanova.

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The cast of One Man Two Guv'nors

Laughter night in Stewkley

Get set for a night of laughter as the hilarious show One Man, Two Guv’nors takes to the stage.

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Tom Parker of The Wanted

The Wanted star is Grease lightning ahead of Oxford date

A star studded cast is on tour with Grease, taking the hit 70s musical of teenage angst and young romance into theatres nationwide.

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Ghost the Musical

Interview: Sam Ferriday talks about being a villain in Ghost The Musical at Aylesbury.

Playing the villain in the romantic and massively popular story of Ghost means  the audience is unlikely to be on your side.

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Almost 30 youngsters from the local area joining up with the English National Ballet

Dream comes true for Aylesbury and Buckingham dancers

Almost 30 children will dance alongside professional principals in a production of Nutcracker Suite by the English Youth Ballet.

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The cast of Fantastic Mr Fox

Review - Fantastic Mr Fox at Milton Keynes Theatre

Normally in a show designed for children, special effects and production take centre stage.

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Arthur Darvill in Broadchurch

Interview: Broadchurch star Arthur Darvill talks about Fantastic Mr Fox coming to Milton Keynes.

He might be best known for his starring roles in ITV series Broadchurch or time travelling in Doctor Who but Arthur Darvill has demonstrated another strong to his bow.

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Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl

Sheridan Smith heads a talented cast in sell-out show

Hannah Richardson reviews Funny Girl, at Milton Keynes Theatre

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Disaster strikes as play goes wrong in Milton Keynes

An Olivier award winning show where for once, if everything is going wrong, then it will be going right, can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre

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Running Wild

Running Wild at Wycombe Swan

The moving true story of a young child being saved by an elephant when a tsunami hit the island they were on  inspired Michael Morpurgo to write Running Wild.

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Joanne Clifton in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Interview: Strictly winner Joanne Clifton living her professional dream in Aylesbury

Days after winning the glitter ball trophy on Strictly Come Dancing with her celebrity partner news and sports presenter Ore Oduba, Joanne Clifton was straight into rehearsals for her lead role in the UK tour of  Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastically foxy musical in Milton Keynes

One of the best known Roald Dahl books is getting a musical adaptation coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Glen Joseph as Buddy Holly in musical.

Aylesbury hosts Buddy show

On the back of an incredibly successful worldwide tour, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is back at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre.

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Mr Bloom

Mr Bloom brings tour to Aylesbury

Mr Bloom needs no introduction to tiny tots under the age of seven.

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The Red Shoes at Milton Keynes Theatre

If you love ballet, don’t miss this show

The Red Shoes: Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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