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REVIEW:Thriller, Theatre Royal Norwich

Thriller Live, Theatre Royal Norwich

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Pupils re-enact the nativity scene at Sutton St James Primary School.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG151216-100TW.
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Nativity is a stage for pupils cast for action

Children at Sutton St James Primary School will have a more international view of Christmas from now on after a nativity play of truly global proportions.

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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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Cresset serves up perfect panto recipe

Cresset serves up perfect panto recipe

I kept up an annual tradition of posing for a family selfie at The Cresset panto on Sunday.... quite fitting really as the theatre kept up its tradition of delivering a traditional, fun, family panto.

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Fitt puts the wit in Whittington but it is the fairy who shines

“It’s funny,” said the two-year-old panto novice sitting next to me as the Dame fell over revealing her ample underwear.

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treasure island

Review: Treasure Island - Enjoyable take on old favourite

A young cast brought an old favourite to life at The Undercroft in Serpentine Green on Saturday.

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Dick Whittington at the Key Theatre

Dick, Peter, Cinders and more to serve up panto fun for all

A great double act in James Peake and Robin Johnson back at the Key, Corrie favourite Steven Arnold at The Cresset and Peterborough stage legend Michel Cross back in a frock can only mean one thing - panto season is just around the corner.

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Departed: England manager Roy Hodgson

Let’s all laugh at England! Best internet funnies after dismal Euro 2016 exit

Wash away the England blues with our compilation of the best internet funnies in the wake of another disastrous night for English football.

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Teenagers take on classic musical with a twist

Students at Cromwell Community College, in Chatteris, gave audiences a fright as they took to the stage with their musical production of the Rocky Monster Show.

Education
Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Tommy Cooper tribute comes to Wisbech

A tribute to one of the legends of comedy will be coming to Wisbech later this week.

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One Man, Two Guvnors will be coming to WisbechS

One Man Two Guvnors comes to Wisbech

Young actors are gearing up to bring the “funniest show on the planet” to Wisbech.

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Russell Howard and Josh Widdicombe to headline Latitude Festival comedy stage

Comedy heavyweights Russell Howard and Josh Widdicombe have been announced as headliners at this year’s Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

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Wisbech actors gearing up for Les Miserables

Budding young actors in Wisbech are gearing up to perform Les Miserables.

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The Key Comedy Festival

Mark Thomas kicks off five-night Key Comedy Festival

Back for its fourth year, the Key Comedy Festival returns to the Embankment venue in Peterborough.

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Youngsters from Anthony Curton Primary School, Walpole St Peter, and Tilney All Saints Primary School enjoy a trip to watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at London's Drury Lane.

Walpole pupils enjoy West End

Youngsters soaked up the bright lights of London when they took a trip to the capital to see one of Roald Dahl’s best-loved works on stage.

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Peter Pan is this year's Cresset panto.

Peterborough panto will have you Hooked - it’s Peter Pan

The Cresset in Peterborough will be puting the Pan into Pantomime this year.

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MOBO award winner YolanDa Brown heads new season at the Key

It’s Spring time in Peterborough as the Key Theatre opens its doors to a brand new season.

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Joe McElderry, who will be appearing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Joseph to get that X Factor with Joe

X Factor winner Joe McElderry gets set to put on a dazzling coat of many colours as he steps into the title role of the UK’s longest running musical Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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