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Review - Cinderella at Milton Keynes Theatre

There is always joy in the air and a spring in the step despite the cold weather when pantomime comes around the corner.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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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Cast of Sleeping Beauty at Grove Theatre, Dunstable: from left, back, Rebecca Keatley (Fairy Moonbeam), Will Kenning (Nurse Nellie), Ian Jones (Jangles) and Sally Lindsay (Carabosse); front from left, Jemma Carlisle (Sleeping Beauty) and John Partridge (Prince Charming). Picture by Paul Clapp, Limelight Studios

REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty at Grove Theatre, Dunstable

John Partridge is a perfect fit for pantomime.
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The cast of Benidorm

Sitcom Benidorm comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

Smash hit ITV comedy Benidorm will bring sunshine and smiles with its first ever UK tour coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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Cosi Fan Tutte

Beautiful singing in a superb comic romp

Review by Hannah Richardson

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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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Tango Moderno

The show must go on: Tango Moderno delights, despite co-star’s absence

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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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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The Jersey Boys during their last visit to Aylesbury. Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

Jersey Boys are working their way back to several of our theatres

I see a lot of shows in this job, and one of the best I have ever seen for sheer uplifting joy is The Jersey Boys.

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Cabaret

Dark and sleazy Cabaret

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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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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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers packs a powerful punch

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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Blood Brothers

Popular musical returns to Milton Keynes

One of the most popular musicals of all time is making a return to Milton Keynes Theatre at the beginning of next month.

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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Cilla's story comes to Milton Keynes

A heart-warming musical based on the early life of Cilla Black comes to Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

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Jon Moses announced as Prince, in upcoming Snow White production

Jon Moses announced as the Prince in upcoming Snow White production

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and UK Productions are pleased to announce ITV Superstar finalist Jon Moses will be playing the Prince in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Fri 8 - Sun 31 Dec.

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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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Jessie Wallace and Paul Bradley in Deathtrap

EastEnders star Jessie in a shocking thriller in Aylesbury

Given the high profile of her possible death in the EastEnders spin off Redwater, you might think actress Kessie Wallace was looking for a break from grizzly subject matters.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Review - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Milton Keynes Theatre

They say that you should always leave the audience wanting more and that is certainly the case with this production.

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