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A treat for lovers and haters of musicals comes to Kenilworth stage

A satire on the world of musicals comes to the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth next week.

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Lisa Clifford as Aileen Wheeler, Dawn Morris as Zelda Gregory and Stuart Lawson as Frank Bevan in Death in High Heels

The ingredients for a perfect whodunnit come together in Kenilworth

Intrigue, haute couture and death by oxalic acid are on the menu when an ingenious whodunnit comes to Kenilworth this month.

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The National Theatres production of My Country, with Penny Layden as Britannia

Top theatre on its way to Warwick Arts Centre

Leading comedy acts, internationally acclaimed theatre and much-loved family shows are in the line-up for Warwick Arts Centre’s summer season.

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Deb Relton-Elves as Irmgard Litten and Jon Elves as Dr Conrad

Review: Disturbing and moving play reflects modern tensions

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Taken at Midnight at the Criterion Theatre in Coventry

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Playbox Theatre's Nancy Hall (right) will appear as Zaynab in Greetings from Fallujah

A short but powerful play in Warwick to raise money for Syrian appeal

Children in Syria will benefit from a production being staged in Warwick on Friday March 17.

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Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore in Not Dead Enough

Shane Richie on the Belgrade stage in a hit crime thriller

TV favourite Shane Richie takes to the Belgrade Theatre stage this month to star in Peter James’s thriller Not Dead Enough.

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Phil Reynolds as the Dean in Temple

Review: It's faith versus finance in powerful play in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Temple at the Loft Theatre, Leamington
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Shelley (Leigh Walker), Linda (Emma Searles), Jan (Caroline McCluskey) and Pearl (Kathy Buckingham-Underhill)

Review: Talisman's latest is not quite a thoroughbred but crowdpleasing nonetheless

Peter McGarry reviews Ladies' Day at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth

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Leamington theatre appealing for male actors

The Loft Theatre in Leamington is appealing for male actors to take part in two forthcoming productions.

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The play is drawn from everyday Liverpool life

Blood Brothers return to Coventry on 30th anniversary tour

Musical favourite Blood Brothers returns to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry next week as part of its 30th anniversary tour.

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Phil Reynolds as the Dean of St Pauls in Temple

Moral maze of a play comes to the Loft in Leamington

It’s a building that has dominated London’s skyline for centuries – and a recent chaper in the history of St Paul’s Cathedral is the subject of a play in Leamington this month.

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Levison Wood has had two of his adventures broadcast by Channel 4

Levison ventures into Leamington for talk

Tales of adventures in exotic and remote locations come to Leamington next week when explorer Levison Wood appears at the Spa Centre.

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Chat show king Michael Parkinson will be on the receiving end of questions in the show

Parkinson leads line-up of stars coming to Warwick Arts Centre

Chat show king Sir Michael Parkinson leads a line-up of famous faces who have been announced as appearing at Warwick Arts Centre this year.

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The best of Warwickshire on show in exhibition

Deasil Art Gallery in Leamington is currently hosting a variety of Warwickshire based artists, all showing their love for the county. The exhibition includes form photography of Jephson Gardens at night, along with watercolours of architecture, oils much more, all mixed together with abstract hearts by Sara Otter. Kate Livingson, from Deasil, said: “This is Sara’s first time exhibiting with Deasil and the work makes a truly beautiful accompaniment to the stunning Warwickshire views. We are very proud to live in Warwickshire and Leamington, and we think other people are too. These artists have truly captured the beauty of Warwickshire.”

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Shelley (Leigh Walker), Linda (Emma Searles), Jan (Caroline McCluskey) and Pearl (Kathy Buckingham-Underhill)

Culture clash at the racecourse in comedy coming to Kenilworth

The worlds of the racecourse and the factory clash in a comedy coming to Kenilworth next month.

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An old story with modern relevance: La Strada

Review: Classic cinema takes to the Belgrade stage in evocative style

Barbara Goulden reviews La Strada at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Eric Idle

Interview: Monty Python star Eric Idle discusses Coventry show

Eric Idle's book The Quite Remarkable Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat has been adapted into a stage musical and is coming to The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.
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Prince Charming is crossed with Mr Darcy in Austen Translation

Pride, prejudice and panto fun in Austen-inspired show in Southam

Anyone who’s ever dreamt of a cross between Mr Darcy and Prince Charming is in for a treat in Southam this weekend.

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Jimmy Proctor and Tom OConnor in All My Sons

Miller classic to open Loft season

A classic Arthur Miller drama takes to the stage at the Loft Theatre in Leamington this month.

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Review: Gut-wrenching stuff in tales from behind a street's front doors

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Road at the Criterion Theatre, Coventry

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