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REVIEW: Stellar script and performances in magnificent new work on Leamington stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Ballad of Lady Bessy, directed by David Fletcher at the Loft Theatre in Leamington

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Adrian Edmondson as Malvolio with Michael Cochrane, Sarah Twomey and John Hodgkinson as Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Fabia and Sir Toby Belch. Picture: Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: Adrian Edmondson lights up the RSC's Twelfth Night

Peter Ormerod reviews Twelfth Night, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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Janet (Chris Carpenter), Ursula (Geraldine Cousin) and Andrea (Guy Devine) in Ladies in Lavender. Picture: Pete Weston

REVIEW: Intelligent, tender and vulnerable exploration of unrequited love on Kenilworth stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Ladies in Lavender at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth

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Ann Loscombe and Dev Prabhakar

Review: Stratford play tells interesting history but lacks psychological drama

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Into the Silence, directed by Ian McLean at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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The radio broadcast terrified the USA

Review: An hour of frights as legendary radio broadcast is recreated in Coventry

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The War of the Worlds at the Criterion Theatre, Coventry

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Michael Mears

Review: One man, 52 roles in intense Stratford show

Nick Le Mesurier reviews This Evil Thing at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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Raagni Sharma as Saleeha in Where I Live and What I Live For. Picture: Andrew Moore

Review: Complex and intelligent exploration of multiculturalism on Coventry stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Where I Live and What I Live For at the Shopfront Theatre, Coventry

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Chipo Chung as Dido

REVIEW: Gods and mortals vie for supremacy in RSC's beguiling Dido, Queen of Carthage

Peter Ormerod reviews the RSC's production of Dido, Queen of Carthage at the Swan Theatre, Stratford
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Lee Nelson has performed pranks on the likes of Donald Trump, Kanye West and Simon Cowell

Man who pranked Theresa May with a P45 heads to Warwick Arts Centre

Simon Brodkin comes to Warwick Arts Centre this month in the guide of Lee Nelson - the man who handed prime minister Theresa May a pretend P45 last week.
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Palpable tensions in The Crucible

REVIEW: Terrific production of a 20th century classic in Kenilworth

Charles Essex reviews The Crucible at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth

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Graham Tyrer and Kevin Hand

REVIEW: Warm work soothes audience in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Quartet by Ronald Harwood at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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Playbox Theatre drew upon the expertise of Petronas Motorsport in developing their show

Review: Playbox's celebration of speed opens up a new dimension in performance

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Formula X, presented by Playbox Theatre at the Dream Factory, Warwick

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Sope Dirisu as Coriolanus. Picture: Paul Stuart

REVIEW: Coriolanus is magnetic in RSC's sleek and stylish production

Peter Ormerod reviews Coriolanus, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford
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Laura Main, Steffan Harri, Samuel Holmes and Marcus Ayton

Cast revealed for Shrek musical

A star of the BBC drama Call the Midwife will swap babies for ogres as she takes on the role of Princess Fiona.

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Chris Cortopassi playing Ken Gorman and Cara Gould playing Claire Ganz in Rumours at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

Rumours spread in hit farce coming to Kenilworth

A hit comedy farce from the pen of one of the world's most acclaimed playwrights comes to the Priory Theatre in Kenilworth next month.

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Peter Kay

Peter Kay heads to Coventry

Popular comedian Peter Kay will be bringing his successful Dance For Life show to Coventry.

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Sebastian Dibb and Will Parsons

Five Warwickshire boys given roles in two Shakespeare plays at the RSC

Five boys from Warwickshire, including three from Leamington, will be performing in two popular Shakespeare history plays at the RSC this summer.

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The 'faultess' cast of The Physicists

REVIEW: Madness and morality handled with humour in latest Loft production in Leamington

Charles Essex reviews The Physicists at the Loft Theatre, Leamington

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Brian Goredema-Braid as Seppings,  Dan Gough as Bertie Wooster and Ben Wellicome as Jeeves

REVIEW: Flawless comedy as Jeeves & Wooster come to Kenilworth

Charles Essex reviews Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

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David Troughton as Titus Andronicus

REVIEW: The RSC's Titus Andronicus is harrowing - and hilarious

Peter Ormerod reviews Titus Andronicus, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford
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