Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Revellers to bring your favourite movie songs to the stage

Peterborough Revellers are looking back down memory lane with their next show REVELLERS GO TO THE MOVIES which brings back to life songs, dances and sketches, shown on the silver screen over the years, on to the stage of the Peterborough Indoor Bowls Club in Burton Street.

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Steve Hession with the PODS singers

Big band and special guests at charity concert

From Bublé to Broadway, The Steve Hession Big Band in association with PODS is presenting a gala concert in aid of The Young People’s Counselling Service, featuring very special guests.

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Jimi Hendrix

The day Jimi Hendrix came to town

Anyone living locally 50 years ago will no doubt remember the events of 29 May 1967 as the moment Spalding was thrust onto the national music stage with the Barbeque ‘67 concert in the Tulip Bulb Auction Hall.

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The auditorium at Tolethorpe

Three great comedies await in a summer of fun at Tolethorpe

The Stamford Shakespeare Company returns to Tolethorpe Hall this week with the start of its annual triple bill .

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All Or Nothing.
Photo: Phil Weedon

The rise and fall of The Small Faces

All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical is the electrifying, yet bittersweet, tale of Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan, Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott; four charismatic young kids from East London with humour, attitude, passion and above all talent.

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Peter Dawe with Mark Ringer

No Kenwright shows expected at Broadway

Major shows from theatre impresario Bill Kenwright are unlikely to return to Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre after difficult negotiations between the two parties.

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SAMS Annies: Chloe Lorentzen (left) and Emma Wheeler

No Easy Street for cast and crew of Annie

Staging amateur musical productions is always a labour of love.

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Theatre- what’s on

Ballet, drama, comedy and tribute bands feature in our weekly theatre round up this week.

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A spamtastic summer ahead for all at the Key Youth Theatre

Kindred KYT return to the Key Theatre this Summer with what promises to be the must see show of the season – Monty Python’s SPAMALOT.

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A day to remember for the ladies

Peterborough Playgoers are back at the Key Theatre this week with their latest production: Ladies’ Day.

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Faulty Towers

Dinner with Basil, Sybil and Manuel

Book your seat at the funniest restaurant in town... as Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience comes to the Key Theatre from Monday to Saturday.

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Wind In The Willows

Billy Pearce to star in children’s classic in Peterborough

Comedian and television star Billy Pearce plays Mr Toad in a new all-singing, all-dancing comedy extravaganza production of Wind in the Willows at The Cresset on may 30 and 31.

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Noel & Gertie

Real life love story will dazzle

A MUSICAL comedy based on the “real life love story” of playwright and songwriter Noel Coward and actress Gertrude Lawrence is set to wow audiences at Peterborough’s Key Theatre on May 3 and 4.

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Win tickets for children’s favourite The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The tea-guzzling Tiger pounces into into the Key Theatre on May 6 and 7 in a truly magical Olivier Award-nominated production of The Tiger Who Came To Tea - and we have a family ticket to give away.

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The award-winning Hairspray cast

Top award for sell-out Hairspray

A leading Peterborough am-dram group continued its winning ways with yet another regional award from the National Operatics and Dramatic Association (NODA).

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King of Pop

Two tributes to the King of Pop, comedy and live theatre on the big screen

Live music dominates our weekly round-up of local theatres

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Beauty and the Beast

Easter panto - at the double

There’s two doses of Easter panto fun to be had this week in Peterborough.... oh yes there is.

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Jenny Hackwell as Goldilocks. Photo Brian Slater

Short ballets for small people - it’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears

With sell-out performances and hugely successful CBeebies adaptations, including Ugly Duckling and Tortoise & the Hare, Northern Ballet’s Short Ballets for Small People are not to be missed.

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Big plans for Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre under new owners

Peterborough’s iconic Broadway Theatre is set to be retained as an entertainment venue with a takeover deal believed to be near completion.

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Cheggers and Basil Brush - an Easter treat in Peterborough

In Beauty and the Beast (Key Theatre, April 20 and 21) TV legend Keith Chegwin stars as Jolly King Cheggers, protecting his Kingdom of Ooh La La against the threat of the ferocious Beast and the Beast’s silly sidekick played by “national treasure” Basil Brush.

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