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Review: Game of unhappy families is emotionally overwhelming

Peter Ormerod reviews Things I Know To Be True at Warwick Arts Centre

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Imogen Stubbs in Things I Know To Be True

Imogen Stubbs talks about her role in acclaimed Warwick Arts Centre show

Renowned theatre company Frantic Assembly is staging its production Things I Know To Be True at Warwick Arts Centre until Saturday October 22.
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The play is set in the 1920s and features Noel Cowards usual sparkling dialogue

Reality bites characters in Noel Coward classic at Kenilworth theatre

Bad behaviour, love, quarrels, friendship, decadence, champagne and golf all feature in the next production at the Priory Theatre in Kenilworth.

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King Arthur features swordfighting and a timeless love story

Legendary tale of King Arthur comes to the stage in Warwick

Michael Morpurgo’s epic tale of magic and heroism comes to Warwick this weekend when King Arthur takes to the stage.

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The Play's the Thing

Permanent exhibition goes behind the scenes at the RSC.

It will be curtains up at the RSC for its first ever permanent exhibition devoted to the staging of Shakespeare’s plays on Saturday October 22

Sue Randall as Kate, Mark Randall as Petruchio and Ben Wellicome as Lucentio outside Shakespeares Birthplace

Bard inspires Kiss Me Kate on Leamington stage

Shakespeare is the inspiration for the next Spa Opera production in Leamington.

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May Contain Food

Kineton show examines food through dance

The sensory, cultural and social implications of food will be explored in a contemporary dance show.

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Ross Noble

Ross Noble adds new dates to UK tour

One of the master of surreal tangents Ross Noble has extended his Brain Dump stand-up comedy tour and it will come to Milton Keynes, Watford, Oxford and Coventry.

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Phil Reynolds in The Entertainer

Season begins with a comedy drama classic at Loft in Leamington

John Osborne’s powerful comedy drama The Entertainer opens the new season at the Loft Theatre in Leamington next week.

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Jonathan Agnew

Cricketing laughs with Aggers and Tuffers in Leamington

Two of the most recognisable voices from British sports broadcasting will resound around the Spa Centre in Leamington later this month.

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Priya Edwards as Belle

Disney favourite brought to stage in Warwick by Playbox Theatre

One of Disney’s most popular musicals is comes to the stage in Warwick courtesy of Playbox Theatre.

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Bridget Christie

Top comics bring a night of laughter to Stratford theatre

A comedy double bill featuring Bridget Christie and Andy Hamilton will be Live at the RSC’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday September 18.

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Antony Sher as King Lear with Graham Turner as his Fool. Picture: Ellie Kurttz

Review: Antony Sher expresses the truth of madness in a mesmerising King Lear

Peter Ormerod reviews the RSC’s King Lear, starring Sir Antony Sher, at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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Physical theatre company Frantic Assembly is coming to the arts centre

Big names on their way to arts centre

Warwick Arts Centre’s autumn programme promises big names and something for everyone over the coming months.

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The cast of Ratburger with David Walliams

Four different plays coming to The Loft in Leamington

A children’s novel, Shakespeare, Wilde and a murder will be the four shows put on by the same company in Leamington Spa.

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Look Behind You coming to Kenilworth

Kenilworth play looks backstage at pantomime

A show depicting the sometimes fractious life behind the scenes at a pantomime can be seen at The Priory Theatre in Kenilworth.

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St Patrick's Primary School pupils with Leamington mayor Ann Morrison at the performance in Foundry Wood.

Leamington pupils perform their own ‘wonderful’ show in Foundry Wood

Young actors from four Leamington schools have impressed an audience at Foundry Wood with an open-air performance of their own show.

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Charlotte Hay.

Leamington and Warwick schoolchildren take acting talents to the West End

Two schoolchildren from Leamington and Warwick will be performing alongside professional actors in the West End this summer.

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Art in the Park

Little rats invited to join park show

More than 400 people are invited to attend Leamington’s largest ever free outdoor theatre production at a two-day arts festival taking place in the town centre.

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The Alchemist

Review - The Alchemist, Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre, Stratford

Plague-ridden London, three crooks, and a stream of gullible fools all make for something really special at the RSC.

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