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Enjoy puppetry, storytelling and music in enchanting toy shop

Blunderbus Theatre Company bring a brand new adaptation of a timeless tale to the Peterborough stage especially for little sorcerers aged 3 – 7 and their grown-ups.

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Award winning verbatim show E15 by Lung Theatre.  Key Theatre Sun 6 Nov and Paston Farm Centre Mon 7 Nov

A world of theatre for Peterborough

Theatre companies, community groups and local audiences can take part in Platform 8, a new programme of performances, workshops and events in Peterborough through a three-year partnership between the city’s Jumped Up Theatre and London’s Battersea Arts Centre.

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Cresset panto photocall  of Peter Pan at Ferry Meadows EMN-160928-140659009

Corrie star sets sail for the Cresset panto

Former Coronation Street star Steven Arnold boarded the aptly named Captain’s Folly at Ferry Meadows to promote his role as Captain Hook in the Cresset panto Peter Pan.

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One Man Two Guvnors

New and exciting productions in Oundle

Stahl Theatre productions return to Oundle for the new season today (Friday) introducing the community to new and exciting work, whilst cultivating existing relationships with well-respected touring theatre companies from all over the country.

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King Arthur comes to the Key on September 29 and 30.

See Morpurgo’s tales of Camelot and Arthur’s Round Table in Peterborough

The award-winning Story Pocket Theatre presents Michael Morpurgo’s epic tale of magic and heroism as King Arthur takes to the stage next Thursday and Friday (September 29 and 30) at the Key Theatre in Peterborough.

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James and Jason Winter

West End brothers help with the next step for would-be stage stars

A new preparation course for youngsters looking to forge a performing arts career launches in Peterborough next month.

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Auditions for the Cresset panto

Panto hopefuls put through their paces

More than 150 youngsters performed for panto bosses at The Cresset, in the hopes of securing a part in this year’s Cresset Pantomime, Peter Pan.

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Bonnie and Clyde EMN-160913-092252001

Join notorious lovers Bonnie and Clyde at Stamford Corn Exchange

America’s most notorious lovers and bank robbers are set to take over Stamford Corn Exchange by storm in this compelling musical adventure.

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Peterborough Gilbert and Sullivan Players present Iolanthe.

G&S Players return with Iolanthe

Peterborough Gilbert and Sullivan Players will be marking a few special anniversaries when they return to the stage with Iolanthe at the Key Theatre this month.

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Ground from Eastern Angles.

Experimental piece looks at ambition and achievement

Eastern Angles are gearing-up for a new season of work in Peterborough this Autumn which will see the production of two new plays at The Undercroft, the company’s new theatre space at Serpentine Green Shopping Centre.

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Aladdin the Key Theatre panto for 2015 EMN-150312-222005009

Auditions: Youngsters get chance to shine in Key panto

The creative team behind the Key Theatre’s panto are looking for three teams of eight children to join the professional adult cast in this year’s pantomime Dick Whittington.

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Little Voice

Review: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Key Theatre

The run of excellent stage productions from the Peterborough Operatic and Dramatic Society (PODS) continues this week at the Key Theatre studio with The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.

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Travels With My Aunt is coming to the Key Theatre.

Intoxicating and adventurous dash - as Travels With My Aunt comes to the Key

Vibrant and innovative theatre company Creative Cow promises an evening of intoxicating adventure in an adaptation of Graham Greene’s most entertaining of books ‘Travels With My Aunt’ next month.

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Little shop of Horrors at Key Theatre by KYT EMN-160824-224305009

Big performances from Little Shop cast

Every year without fail the Key Youth Theatre summer musical is marked by a standout performance, and Little Shop of Horrors, which opened last night at the Key Theatre, is no different.

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Bonnie and Clyde production from Peterborough Revellers.

Blues, gospel and rockabilly from Peterborough Revellers

America’s most notorious lovers and bank robbers take the country by storm in a compelling musical adventure being brought to the stage by the ever dependable Peterborough Revellers next month.

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Little Shop of Horrors at Key Theatre EMN-160815-164841009

A fun-packed musical horror-fest from Key Youth Theatre

The cast and crew have been applying the finishing touches to this year’s Key Youth Theatre summer musical – Little Shop of Horrors.

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The Scarlet Pimpernel. Picture: Chanon deValois

Seek out the Elusive Pimpernel at Peterborough Cathedral

They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchmen seek him everywhere!

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PODS in rehearsals for The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

The Rise and Rise of PODS continues with ‘Little Voice’

Following the sensational sell-out success of ‘Hairspray’ at The Cresset in April, Peterborough’s award-winning musical theatre company PODS presents Jim Cartwright’s The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Key Theatre Studio from September 6 to 10.

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Review: The Wizard of Oz at Sacrewell

Review: The Wizard of Oz at Sacrewell

A sell-out audience turned out for the latest open-air theatre presentation at Sacrewell Farm on Saturday, such is the draw of The Wizard of Oz.

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The Wizard of Oz comes to Sacrewell EMN-160726-111545001

Join Dorothy and friends at Sacrewell

Follow the yellow brick road to Sacrewell this Saturday (July 30) to join Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and, of course, Toto on their quest to see the Wizard of Oz.

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