Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Matilda masterclass helps students prepare for charity performance

Students of Tu Danse Studios Performing Arts classes were delighted to welcome Lucy Jane Adcock, a very experienced West End musical theatre performer, to their Newark Road studio recently for a 
Matilda The Musical Masterclass.

Sam Bailey

Win tickets to see X Factor winner Sam Bailey

Former X Factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey will be looking to wow a Peterborough audience when she brings her Sing My Heart Out Tour to the Cresset in Peterborough on March 30.

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Monsters, ballet, drama and music

A round-up of the showsto look forward to in local theatres this week.

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Ronnie Scotts All Stars

Ronnie Scott’s All Stars .... 1959 - the year that shaped jazz

It has been dubbed ‘the greatest year in Jazz’ and there was definitely something in the air in 1959 … Castro became Prime Minister of Cuba, Buddy Holly tragically died in a plane crash, Pan-Am started regular flights around the world and NASA put seven astronauts into space.

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Reassembled, Slightly Askew 
credited to Richard Lavery

24 performances and more popping up across Peterborough

Jumped Up Theatre’s second season of Platform8 will stage 24 performances, an exhibition, workshops and talks, popping up in venues around the city, from Bretton to Paston to Hampton, from The Brewery Tap to Peterborough Museum.

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The Empty Nesters' Club

Drama from John Godber to treat theatregoers

The Empty Nesters’ Club

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Dracula the panto

Something for all the family

A round-up of family friendly events taking place in and around Peterborough this week.

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Mareen and David in costume from a PODS presentation

From The Great Waltz to The Sound of Music - couple’s 40 years of service to am dram group

2017 marks a very special anniversary for two members of the city’s oldest musical theatre society.

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Cilla and the Shades of the 60s.
Photo: Jamie D'Annunzio

Win tickets for Cilla and Shades of the 60s in Peterborough

Cilla And The Shades Of The 60s is a hugely entertaining stage show for families and pop music fans of all ages which is coming to the Key Theatre in Peterborough on March 2 - and we have two pairs of tickets to give away.

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Adam Kay

Look what’s coming to a theatre near you this week

A round up of shows coming to a theatre in the Peterborough area in the coming week.

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Stoat Hall.
Photo by Mike Kwasniak.

Tudor era spoof banishes January blues

If there was ever a cure for those post-Christmas blues that linger on into January, then it comes in the form of Eastern Angles’ latest offering - Stoat Hall.

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Three nights of Acaster as comedy feast returns to Peterborough

Peterborough’s Key Comedy Festival returns for its fifth year, with appearances from some big names over four nights in March.

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I'm Still Standing

Life after panto at The Cresset - new season unveiled

There is life after the panto at The Cresset, with a feast of music, dance, comedy and drama lined up for the new season.

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Steve Potts outside the Broadway Theatre

We proved Broadway was viable and it could thrive again, says Bill Kenwright’s right hand man

The man at the helm of one of the country’s leading theatrical companies has countered claims that Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre is not “financially viable” and should be converted to more than 60 flats.

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Cinderella at the Stahl Theatre, Oundle

Cinderella: Have a ball with a two-hour riot of fun

Don’t forget to laugh, clap and cheer, said the announcement before the curtain went up on Cinderella at Oundle’s Stahl Theatre; there was no chance of that happening, believe me.

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Cinderella at Oundle's Stahl Theatre.

Have a ball with Cinderellas

Panto season is in full flow and this week sees two more take to the stage... including the return of Peterborough’s favourite Dame - Key Theatre legend Michael Cross.

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Stamford Pantomime Players will bring Snow White to the Stamford Corn Exchange.

A Beauty (and a beast) in Spalding, and seven dwarfs in Stamford

Emma Wilson returned to the South Holland Centre as the beautiful Belle in Beauty and the Beast which opened at the weekend.

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Cresset serves up perfect panto recipe

Cresset serves up perfect panto recipe

I kept up an annual tradition of posing for a family selfie at The Cresset panto on Sunday.... quite fitting really as the theatre kept up its tradition of delivering a traditional, fun, family panto.

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Fitt puts the wit in Whittington but it is the fairy who shines

“It’s funny,” said the two-year-old panto novice sitting next to me as the Dame fell over revealing her ample underwear.

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