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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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Hannah McBride, Jessica Gilkes and Kate Sutcliffe. Picture: Bethany Shorey

Review: Strong and sound production of A Winter's Tale in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Winter's Tale, presented by Second Thoughts Theatre at the Bear Pit, Stratford

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Pete Meredith as Harold and Georgia Kelly as Poopay in Communicating Doors

Review: Dizzying Ayckbourn play is a warm-hearted treat at the Criterion

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Communicating Doors at the Criterion Theatre, Coventry

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REVIEW: Rocked-up Romeo and Juliet is rollicking good fun at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Romeo and Juliet at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Balancing melodrama with satire: Northanger Abbey

REVIEW: Witty take on Austen classic in the open air in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Northanger Abbey, presented by Heartbreak Productions in Jephson Gardens, Leamington

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Underlying sense of sadness: Stags and Hens

REVIEW: Laughter and grit aplenty in Kenilworth theatre's latest triumph

Charles Essex reviews Stags and Hens - The Remix at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth

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Ilan Evans (front left), Matthew Pidgeon (seated centre), Matthew Tennyson (front right) as Naaman , Herod and Salome. Picture: Isaac James

REVIEW: Oscar Wilde's Salomé weighed down by the RSC in Stratford

Peter Ormerod reviews Salomé, presented by the RSC at the Swan Theatre, Stratford

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Lorna Middleton as Kate, Rod Wilkinson as Deeley and Mary MacDonald as Anna

REVIEW: Pinter classic beguiles and intrigues on Leamington stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Old Times by Harold Pinter at the Loft Theatre, Leamington
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Titania and her fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Enchanting setting for a Shakespearean favourite in Princethorpe

Shakespeare’s magical play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is being performed in the idyllic setting of Princethorpe College’s grounds this weekend.

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10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

Twitter is awash with politics as the general election campaign enters its final week.

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Heartbreak performed David Walliams's Ratburger last year

REVIEW: Ingenious stuff for all the family with open-air show in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Billionaire Boy, presented by Heartbreak Productions at Jephson Gardens, Leamington

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The action takes place in the toilets of a Liverpool club. Picture: Peter Weston

Gritty comedy in Stags and Hens at Kenilworth theatre

An updated version of a modern stage classic comes to the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth this month.

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Director Owen Horsley

RSC to take on Wilde’s controversial Salomé

An Oscar Wilde play which was originally banned in Britain takes to the stage in a new production by the RSC in Stratford this week.

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Elinor Coleman plays Hannah Snell in the production

Warwick play explores how Hannah joined the army as a man

The story of a remarkable woman who disguised herself as a man to join the army in 1745 is being told in Warwick this weekend.

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Lorna Middleton as Kate, Rod Wilkinson as Deeley, and Mary MacDonald as Anna in Old Times

Possession is the theme of a Pinter classic at the Loft in Leamington

Harold Pinter’s enigmatic and thought-provoking Old Times takes to the stage at the Loft Theatre in Leamington next week.

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David T Mears and Ruth Linnett in One Man Two Guvnors

Review: Perfect timing makes for a night of laughs with One Man Two Guvnors in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews One Man Two Guvnors at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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