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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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The Wizard of Oz coming to Sacrewell on Saturday, July 30.

The Wizard of Oz - outdoor theatre comes to Sacrewell

Join a stellar cast on the Yellow Brick Road to Sacrewell Farm on Saturday (30th) for Immersion Theatre’s brand new open-air adaptation of The Wizard of Oz.

The cast from Peterborough Mask Theatre's production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.

More than a bit of a do in the shadow of the Abbey

THEATRE REVIEW: Much Ado About Nothing, Peterborough Mask Theatre, Crowland Abbey

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Rinaldo Fasulo

Call for clear the air talks over future of Broadway Theatre

Agents acting for Peterborough businessman Rinaldo Fasulo have today written requesting a meeting with city council leader John Holdich as the Broadway Theatre saga rumbles on.

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Peterborough City Council learer John Holdich

Council’s bid to keep Broadway Theatre open is revealed

Peterborough City Council DID make an unsuccessful bid to buy the Broadway Theatre, it has emerged, with a production team interetested in running it.

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Copies of the Broadway Theatre plans EMN-161107-151820009

Multi-million pound apartments plan for Broadway Theatre

A stunning multi-million pound redevelopment of Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre could see it converted into more than 50 luxury apartments.

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We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea. Photo: Mike Kwasniak

Review: We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea

Before I travelled to Ferry Meadows to see We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea I had watched David Cameron, his wife and three children go back through the front door of Downing Street, perhaps even disappearing through the door of a secret wardrobe into obscurity.

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We Didnt Mean to Go to Sea

Classic children’s story by the lakeside at Ferry Meadows

Eastern Angles Theatre Company are known for popping up in unexpected places.

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KYT summer musical Little Shop of Horrors

The key to a fun summer show

The Key Youth Theatre’s annual summer musical promises to be a fun-packed horror fest for all the family when it returns in August (24-27)

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The Wind In The Willows, Stamford Shakespeare Company at Tolethorpe.

Review: The Wind In The Willows - A triumph at Tolethorpe

It is always a delight to attend a performance at Tolethorpe Hall. Home of the Stamford Shakespeare Company this unique venue comprises a genuine Elizabethan manor house, a picturesque knot garden, and a meadow for picnicking - before you descend the stone steps towards the woodland glade in which the plays are performed.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Join Sherlock Holmes at Sacrewell

On the lonely wasteland of the desolate Devon moors, something evil is afoot.

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Shakespeare in Ferry Meadows

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is to stage Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy at Ferry Meadows on Friday, July 1.

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Outdoor theatre at Nene Park

An outdoor summer revival of We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea is coming to Peterborough, courtesy of Eastern Angles theatre company

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Tape Face

Mime, magic, puppetry, Motown ... and the films of Patrick Swayze

Tape Face is a character with universal appeal. Delightful, wry, many-layered and hilarious, Sam Wills accesses an inner child in us all that must be fed.

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Queen Elizabeth (Ami Walsh) frowning with disapproval at her maid Bessie (Laura Hobbs).

Comic opera up next at the Key

Following its hugely successful production of Carmen in Stamford in 2015, Peterborough Opera is working on its forthcoming production of Edward German’s “Merrie England” at the Key Theatre Studio in Peterborough, on Sunday June 26.

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Legally Blonde coming to The Key Theatre in Peterborough

Fun musical based on the hit film Legally Blonde

The fabulous tale of Elle Woods comes to the Key Theatre next month, in a positively pink tale of love and determination.

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Dirty Dancing at the Key Theatre

Kellerman’s gets revisited

Back in 1987 a low-budget film captured the hearts of cinemagoers the world over as two relatively unknown performers – Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey – danced their way to movie immortality, and $214m at the box office.

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Hairspray at the Cresset

A musical spectacular that will make you want to move!

Big hair, big moves and big voices - the latest production by Peterborough’s oldest musical theatre society had me smiling from ear to ear when I left the Cresset, with a hop, skip and a jump in my step.

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Invincible - Original Theatre Company EMN-160329-110755001

Stamford playwright presents ‘Invincible’

Stamford playwright, Torben Betts brings the black comedy ‘Invincible’ to Stamford Arts Centre in May, produced by The Original Theatre Company and The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.

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