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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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Russell Brand

Russell Brand to visit the area

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland.

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The cast of Made in India

Review: Deepy moving and beautifully executed story of surrogacy at the Belgrade

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Made in India at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Clever stuff: The Play That Goes Wrong

Review: Exuberance wins over most of the Belgrade audience in The Play That Goes Wrong

Barbara Goulden reviews The Play That Goes Wrong at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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The Circus of Horrors has toured around the world

Circus of Horrors promises a ‘never-ending nightmare’ in Leamington

Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary in Leamington next month with its latest incarnation The Never-ending Nightmare.

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The play explores themes of greed and jealousy revolving around a love triangle. Picture: Peter Weston

Thriller favourite comes to Kenilworth theatre

A classic thriller comes to the stage in Kenilworth this month when the Talisman Theatre presents Dial M for Murder.

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Sharp slapstick abounds in The Play That Goes Wrong

Play that goes wrong in all the right ways comes to Belgrade

Finely-tuned farce is coming to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry in the shape the award-winning show The Play That Goes Wrong.

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The play focuses on a clinic owner, a village girl and a London woman

New Coventry play looks at the issue of surrogacy in ‘hub’ of India

A new play exploring the global and personal implications of India’s surrogacy industry opens at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry this month.

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Laura Woodhouse, who shares the role of Alice with Olivia Hass. Picture: Lorentz Gullachsen

Review: Wonders aplenty with Alice in another Playbox triumph in Warwick

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, presented by Playbox Theatre at the Dream Factory, Warwick

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Aunt Flo (Kenny Robinson) and Timmy (Harry Bowser)

Review: Brexit and HS2 bring topical humour aplenty to Talisman panto

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Red Riding Hood at the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth

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Which joke gives you the biggest laugh?

Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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Princess Apricot (Charlotte Jefferies Cadden) and Jack Trott (Cara Gould) in Jack and the Beanstalk

Review: Enthusiasm and skill make for festive treat at Kenilworth's Priory Theatre

Charles Essex reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Priory Theatre, Kenilworth

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Peter (Ashley Clifford), Aunt Flo (Kenny Robinson), Timmy (Harry Bowser) and Red (Nikki Cross) in Red Riding Hood

Festive fairytale fun with a twist at the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth

A brand-new version of the fairytale favourite Red Riding Hood takes to the stage as this year’s pantomime at the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth.

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The cast of Private Dick Whittington. Picture: Robert Day

Review: Boom-boom comedy aplenty in Belgrade's alternative Christmas show

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Private Dick Whittington at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Princess Apricot (Charlotte Jefferies Cadden) and Jack Trott (Cara Gould)

Giant fun is in store for all in panto at Priory Theatre in Kenilworth

Pantomime favourite Jack and the Beanstalk promises to keep families entertained in Kenilworth this month.

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Craig Hollingsworth as Idle Jack and Iain Lauchlan as Dame Sarah the Cook

Review: Energy overload as Belgrade panto turns everything up a notch

Catherine von Ledebur reviews Dick Whittington at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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