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Lift-off time at village hall

Launch Party lifts off in Whittingham and rural audiences are invited to the send off in this co-production with rural touring favorites Farnham Maltings and award-winning theatre company Bucket Club next weekend.

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Gothic horror brought to life

Gothic horror brought to life

A new adaptation of a Gothic horror masterpiece will be played out on stage at Alnwick Playhouse next week.

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Bollywood comes to Bamburgh pavilion

Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC) returns to touring with How to Make a Killing in Bollywood at Bamburgh Pavilion on Saturday.

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Bookstory at Felton Village Hall

Musical celebrates books and reading

A new musical that celebrates, books, reading and libraries will be on stage in Felton this weekend.

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Ryan O'Donnell as Ray Davies in Sunny Afternoon.

REVIEW: Sunny Afternoon, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday (Oct 8)

The '60s were tumultuous times in the music industry, epitomised by the story of British rockers The Kinks.

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The cast of Sunny Afternoon. Picture by Kevin Cummins.

The Kinks to clash on Sunderland stage

Back in 1965 thousands of excited The Kinks fans packed into Cardiff’s Capital Theatre to see their idols perform live.

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Northumberland Theatre Company and Bijli Productions production of
written and devised by Umar Ahmed and Manjot Sumal
directed by Umar Achmed
designed by Michelle Huitson

New NTC show was spellbinding

How to Make a Killing in Bollywood by Northumberland Theatre Company at Alnwick Playhouse.

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Cineplay day at Alnwick Playhouse

A rumpus rave with Cineplay

A day of music, craft, fun and film for youngsters will take place at Alnwick Playhouse on Saturday.

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Cast of four in new comedy drama

Cast of four in new comedy drama

A touring theatre company returns with a new production at Alnwick Playhouse this week.

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Practically Perfect - Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins, Madeline as Jane Banks and Colby Mulgrew as Michael Banks.

REVIEW: Mary Poppins, Newcastle Theatre Royal, until October 29

Magical, colourful, spectacular, imaginative, magnificent, dazzling - there simply aren’t enough superlatives in the English language to describe the latest staging of the enduring musical Mary Poppins.

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Sister Act: The Musical, by Alnwick Stage Musical Society at Alnwick Playhouse.

Double awards success for Alnwick’s musical stars

Alnwick Stage Musical Society landed two prestigious amateur theatre gongs at an awards ceremony last night.

Dan Hope passes on the role of Boq in the West End production of Wicked to Idriss Kargbo.

Wicked musical star to take up Matilda role

Former Alnwick student Daniel Hope has taken his last bow in the West End production of Wicked and has this week begun rehearsals for a new role in the heart of London’s theatreland.

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The new Playhouse programme

Music, dance, comedy and a kids premiere in Playhouse line-up

From music to dance, live streamings, Christmas celebrations and everything in between, the new programme for Alnwick Playhouse is packed with treats.

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Alnwick Stage Musical Society's last production was Sister Act.

Theatre group gears up for its next show

A musical theatre group is gearing up for its next production.

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Warkworth Drama Group's A Monkey's Paw

Double bill of tragedy and comedy on stage

Tragedy and comedy will feature in Warkworth as the local drama group presents a double bill of plays.

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Theatres bridging gap for FANS debut

Rehearsals for the world premiere of FANS, a new play created and directed by Melanie Rashbrooke and written by emerging playwright Nina Berry, have begun at Alnwick Playhouse.

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Funding boost for touring theatre

A touring theatre company has received a funding boost.

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Alnwick Theatre Club is presenting Birdsong this summer.

Stage is set for a tale of war

A theatre club is performing a tragic, wartime-set love story to coincide with the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

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Bridget Jones Baby at Alnwick Playhouse

Events planned to mark a milestone

Special screenings of a film set to be a huge hit with cinema-goers will be held at Alnwick Playhouse next month to mark five years since its manager took over the reins.

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Shakespeare in aid of hospice

Cycling Theatre Company The HandleBards will be performing Shakespeare at Whalton Manor later this month.

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