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Theatre & Comedy

Review: Blood Brothers - Lyn Paul’s last hurrah is not to be missed

Have you heard the story of the Johnstone twins? asks the narrator in the unforgettable opening line of Blood Brothers (at The Broadway in Peterborough until Saturday).

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Vicar of Dibley

Are you the next Geraldine Granger?

Peterborough Operatic and Dramatic Society are on the hunt for budding actors for the cast of their production of The Vicar of Dibley.

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Ugly Chief

Love, death and family explored in dad and daughter show

Ugly Chief by Victoria Melody is a new father and daughter show, by nationally acclaimed theatre-maker, Vic Melody, featuring her dad (celebrity antique dealer, Mike Melody) and a live jazz band, explores love, death and family with humour and honesty (Key Theatre, today and tomorrow, April 20 and 21).

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Menopause The Musical

A show that tells women it is ok to be over 50

What causes women of a certain age to suffer cold sweats, hot flushes, hormones to rage like tsunamis and mood swings that make them as predictable as the British weather?

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Sponge

Dads and daughters take centre stage - and a chance to get your photo taken

Following sell-out shows in March it’s dads and daughters taking centre-stage in the final week of Season 4 of Platform8, Jumped Up’s fourth festival of theatre for Peterborough, from April 18-22.

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Red Riding Hood and The Wolf

Classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf gets a spin

Time for bed. Tuck yourself in. This is where Robyn’s story begins in Red Riding Hood and the Wolf at the Key Theatre Studuion on Sunday (15th).

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Mask bring Wilde’s timeless comedy to Peterborough stage

Following the recent successes of Jerusalem and Pygmalion, Peterborough Mask return to the Key Theatre’s main stage as they prepare to delight audiences with their Spring production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, which runs from Wednesday to Saturday (April 11-14).

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Dear Zoo

A little piece on animal magic that is timeless

It might have taken 35 years or more to bring Dear Zoo to the stage, but it has certainly been worth the wait.

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Horrible Histories.

It’s ‘Horrible’ and it’s ‘Barmy’ – and it’s coming to Peterborough!

After a hugely successful West End season, Horrible Histories – More Best Of Barmy Britain is touring the country and can be seen at the Key Theatre next week.

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All Wrapped Up in Westwood which was staged at The Undercroft

The Undercroft - a community hub where you can meet and perform

Eastern Angles have made a name for themselves in Peterborough with their wacky Christmas shows, historical dramas and community plays focused on local people and places.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Review: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Peterborough Operatic and Dramatic Society’s production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Key Theatre last week is surely the latest in a long line of award winning productions from this historic society.

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Wizard of Oz coming to The Broadway on April 10

Yellow Brick Road leads to Peterborough as Wizard of Oz comes to The Broadway

Meet Dorothy as she goes on a magical adventure to the Land Of Oz, and follow her as she tries to find her way home when The Wizard of Oz comes to The Broadway on April 10.

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The Lock In 'Fairy Folk Tale' featuring The Demon Barbers

Folk meets hip hop in fun new show

The whole family will be entertained by The Lock In ‘Folk Fairy Tale’, a new comical version of the successful folk and hip hop show by Breaking Tradition dance company.

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The Head Wrap Diaries'. Photo - � Foteini Christofilopoulou.

Get wrapped up in uplifting theatre

Peterborough Presents are transforming Gladstone Park Community Centre into a hair salon for a fun and uplifting dance show.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Classic comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels comes to a Peterborough stage

Peterborough’s award-winning musical theatre society PODS take to the stage once again this week to perform Broadway hit musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Key Theatre, March 20-24).

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Oliver at The Cresset

Back for more... Young cast to star in Oliver at The Cresset

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ classic Oliver Twist at The Cresset (March 15-17).

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Blood Brothers with Lyn Paul PNL-180502-121357004

Award-winning musical returning to Peterborough

Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again years later with fateful consequences.

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Win tickets to see Sinatra, Sequins & Swing: The Capitol Years Live! Scott Miller photography

Win tickets to see Sinatra, Sequins & Swing in Peterborough

Relive Frank Sinatra’s golden era when Sinatra, Sequins & Swing: The Capitol Years Live! swings into Peterborough next month - and we have two pairs of tickets to give away to help make it happen.

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The Chef Show - Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani   photo by Dave Charnley (2)

Feed your mind and excite your tastebuds with new comedy

Part comedy play, part cookery demonstration, The Chef Show is coming to a Peterborough theatre later this month with Peterborough Telegraph columnist Parveen “The Spice Queen” Ashraf making a guest appearance.

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Milkshake Live SUS-170828-155932001

Join Peppa Pig and the Milkshake characters in Peterborough

There are two great shows featuring children’s TV favourites coming to Peterborough later this year.

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