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Review: Coward classic ideal for talented Stratford group

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Hay Fever, presented by the Bear Pit Theatre Company at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford
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Full of character: The Railway Children

Review: Darkness cast out in characterful Railway Children in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Railway Children, presented by Heartbreak Productions in Jephson Gardens, Leamington

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Moving and powerful: Bront

REVIEW: Beautiful exploration of the Brontës' genius on Leamington stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Brontë at the Loft Theatre, Leamington
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Harry Hill

Harry Hill's new tour comes to Milton Keynes and Aylesbury

Harry Hill has announced a new family-fun filled tour kicking off in October coming to Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Coventry and Oxford.

Whats on
Paul Muldoon (Albert)and Tim Guest (Harold)

REVIEW: Sitcom from the '70s proves timeless on Kenilworth stage

Charles Essex reviews Steptoe and Son at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

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What is 'Normal'?, staged by Phoenix Theatre

Review: Treats galore from three plays in one night

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Age of Asparagus, What is ‘Normal’? and Whisking Eggs at Ilmington Village Hall

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The production was staged by Heartbreak Productions

REVIEW: Pride and Prejudice in Jephson Gardens makes for a perfect Leamington evening

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Pride and Prejudice, presented by Heartbreak Productions in Jephson Gardens, Leamington, on Saturday June 3

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A comic triumph: The 39 Steps

Review: Riotous fun with The 39 Steps on Stratford stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The 39 Steps, presented by the Bear Pit Theatre Company at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

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Emma Withers as Hilary and Matt Sweatman as Mark

Review: Emotional complexity and rich humour on Coventry stage in an examination of growing up

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Jumpy, written by April de Angelis and directed by Nicole Firth, at the Criterion Theatre, Coventry
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Danny Baker

REVIEW: Danny Baker proves himself one of our great raconteurs at terrifically entertaining Warwick Arts Centre show

Peter Ormerod reviews Danny Baker: Good Time Charlie's Back at Warwick Arts Centre
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Horribly plausible: Foxfinder

REVIEW: Brlliant and unnerving dystopian drama on Leamington stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Foxfinder at the Loft Theatre, Leamington

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Karen Fishwick and Bally Gill as Juliet and Romeo. Picture: Topher McGrillis

REVIEW: Vibrant and invigorating Romeo and Juliet at the RSC

Peter Ormerod reviews Romeo and Juliet, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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Danny Baker

Interview: Danny Baker brings new tour to the area

For many about to start a second tour across the UK, it is a case of half jotted notes on bits of paper flung up on walls and carpets and musings jabbed onto phones and tablets.

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Alex Holmes as Lawrence Jameson, Lisa Clifford as Christine Colgate and Casey McKernan as Freddy Benson

REVIEW: Talented cast excel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Priory

Charles Essex reviews Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

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Shirley Allwork (Beryl) with other cast members

Review: Warm Bear Pit show is as much living history as theatre

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Lilies on the Land, running at the Bear Pit Theatre in Stratford until April 21

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A great introduction to live theatre: What the Ladybird Saw

Review: Julia Donaldson's bright, bubbly and silly treat for the family on stage in Coventry

Sundari Cleal reviews What the Ladybird Heard at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Secrets abound in My Cousin Rachel

Review: Mysterious romance makes for an enjoyable night at the Talisman in Kenilworth

Charles Essex reviews My Cousin Rachel at the Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth

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Andrew Thomas as Will Parker and Jordan Erica Webber as Ado Annie Carnes

REVIEW: Oh what a beautiful show! Oklahoma is a triumph on the Leamington stage

Peter Ormerod reviews Oklahoma!, presented by Leamington & Warwick Musical Society at the Spa Centre, Leamington
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Sophie Stanton as Mrs Rich. Picture: Helen Maybanks

Review: A wickedly witty explosion of fun with the RSC's Mrs Rich in Stratford

Peter Ormerod reviews The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, presented by the RSC at the Swan Theatre, Stratford

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Charlotte Croft as Robyn

Review: Enjoyable twist on Red Riding Hood on Coventry stage

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Red Riding Hood and the Wolf at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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