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Review: Return to the '80s with razor-sharp show in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Handbagged at the Loft Theatre, Leamington

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Harvey Hawkins

Time to have a laugh in Kenilworth as comedy night comes back to town

Kenilworth Comedy Club returns this weekend following its successful opening night in December.
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Thomas Hodge, Emma Beasley, Barry Purcase-Rathbone, Tom Purchase-Rathbone and India Willes in The Bald Prima Donna

Review: Profound absurdity at the Bear Pit tells us much about life

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Bald Prima Donna at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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Graeme Rose as Rob. Picture: Andrew Moore

Review: Exploration of idealism poses difficult questions in Coventry show

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Choke at Theatre Absolute: Shop Front Theatre, Coventry

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Black Men Walking is about three members of the real life Black Mens Walking Group

Review: Black Men Walking strides into history at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Black Men Walking at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong during a chaotic moment.

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

There is something so utterly wonderful about watching comedy live with a captive audience. As long as the material is funny.

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Alan Wales (Nixon) and Sean Glock (Frost)

REVIEW: Frost/Nixon brings tension and thrills to Kenilworth stage

Charles Essex reviews Frost/Nixon at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

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Yellowstone is written and directed by Chris Thorpe

Review: Intriguing exploration of existence at Coventry theatre

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Yellowstone at the Shop Front Theatre, Coventry

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Ruth Herd (Veronique Vallon), Julie-Ann Randell (Annette Reille), Dave Crossfield (Alain Reille) and Mark Crossley (Michel Vallon)

REVIEW: Savage comedy in God of Carnage at the Loft in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews God Of Carnage, directed by Sue Moore at the Loft Theatre, Leamington

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Traditional fun aplenty in Cinderalla

REVIEW: Talisman makes two hours of top panto fun look easy

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Cinderella at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth

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Zsofia Preddle as Snow White

REVIEW: Pacy panto fun with Snow White in Kenilworth

Clive Peacock reviews Snow White at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

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Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has revealed he is cancelling his Peter Kay Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.

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Richard McCabe in full flow as Cicero. Picture: Ikin Yum

REVIEW: Power, glory and humanity in RSC's magnificent Imperium

Peter Ormerod reviews Imperium Part 1: Conspirator and Part 2: Dictator, presented by the RSC at the Swan Theatre, Stratford
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Rayner Wilson as Rose

REVIEW: Gypsy is a hugely entertaining and deeply compelling treat on Leamington stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Gypsy at the Loft Theatre, Leamington

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Picture: Manuel Harlan

REVIEW: A Christmas Carol stirs the head more than the heart in new RSC production

Peter Ormerod reviews A Christmas Carol, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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Carol Roache as the Grand High Witch

Review: The Witches offers a superb celebration of mischief in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Witches at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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Malachi Neat as William and Keith Railton as Mr Tom with Sammy the dog

Review: Hope and goodness win out in tear-jerker at Coventry theatre

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Goodnight Mr Tom at the Criterion Theatre, Coventry
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Henry VII (Pete Meredith) and Lady Bessy (Elizabeth Morris)

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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