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Exploring the complexity of abusive relationships in play at Warwick theatre

An intense adult drama described as “a voyage into relationship hell” comes to the Dream Factory in Warwick from tonight (Friday).

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The musical explores the excitement of mod culture

It’s All or Nothing at mod-themed musical at the Belgrade

Mod musical sensation All or Nothing comes to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry next week.

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Josette Simon as Cleopatra and Antony Byrne as Mark Antony

Review: Love and duty battle it out in Shakespeare's tale of hisatory's greatest power couple

Peter Ormerod reviews the RSC's Antony & Cleopatra at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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Courtship is never straightforward  in The Importance of Being Earnest. Picture: Richard Smith Photography

Wilde classic on stage in Leamington

Oscar Wilde’s comedy masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest comes to the Loft Theatre in Leamington next week.

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Review: Intimate surroundings for an epic Henry V performed excellently in Stratford

Charles Essex reviews Henry V, presented by Treat the Boards Theatre Company at the Attic Theatre in Stratford

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Review: Time passes in intriguing ways at Stratford's Bear Pit

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Time and the Conways, presented by Second Thoughts Theatre Company Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford,

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Caroline Quentin and Neil DSouza as Lady Sarah Hotham and  Peregrine Pelham in The Hypocrite. Picture: Duncan Lomax

Review: Three hours of classy farce in full-blooded production of The Hypocrite in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Hypocrite, presented by the RSC and Hull Truck Theatre at the Swan Theatre, Stratford

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Matilda the musical coming to Birmingham

Matilda musical tour comes to Birmingham

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the multi award winning musical of Matilda is coming to Birmingham Hippodrome as part of a UK tour.

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Princethorpe College pupil Toby Lee with fellow Olivier Award winner Tim Minchin. Photo by Terry Lee NNL-171004-170926001

Musical star from Princethorpe College scoops Olivier Award

A 12-year-old guitar sensation from Princethorpe College scooped an Olivier Award with fellow School of Rock cast members in London last night (Sunday, April 9).

Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore

Review: Shane Richie crime drama is not quite alive enough

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Not Dead Enough at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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The play tackles serious issues with a comic touch. Picture: Richard Smith Photography.

REVIEW: Everyday racism tackled in powerful play in Leamington

Nick Le Mesurier reviews I Didn’t think I was a Racist but I Killed a Romanian at the Loft Theatre, Leamington, presented by Is This Seat Taken
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Phil Spencer as Callahan, Joanne Cheung as Paulette, Nikki Claire Cross  as Elle, Sam Henshaw as Emmett, Vicky Holding as Vivienne, Ash Clifford as Warner and Hannah Hampson as Brooke in Legally Blonde - The Musical

REVIEW: Omigod you guys, Legally Blonde is a dazzling and effervescent triumph on Leamington stage

Peter Ormerod reviews Legally Blonde - The Musical, presented by Leamington and Warwick Musical Society at the Spa Centre in Leamington

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Cast members have observed lions up close at West Midlands Safari Park

Roar-some escapades on stage in Warwick for Easter

Adventure comes to the Dream Factory in Warwick when the vibrant show Lion Boy takes to the stage.

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Animated favourites Sarah and Duck come to the stage in a new production for families

Colourful fun for all at Spa Centre

A summer season packed with shows for everyone is promised at the Spa Centre in Leamington.

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The colourful show features live music and songs

Fantastic family fun with Dahl favourite on Coventry stage

Family favourite Fantastic Mr Fox comes to Coventry this month to keep theatregoers of all ages entertained in the Easter holidays.

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Outside Edge

Bowled over by cricketing show in Kineton

When Kineton Amateur Dramatic Society director Linda Synge wanted to stage the comedy Outside Edge, she was concerned at the long list of cricket props and the bat wielding skills.

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Kim Arnold and Kenny Robinson in The Musical of Musicals (The Musiscal!)

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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