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Stage Door hosting summer fun

Let your child's imagination blossom this summer at one of Colne Stage Door's two theatre schools.
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Leighton Hunt, Sophie Greenwood, Angela Foulds and Lynne Atkinson. (s)

Finale serving up comical fun

In its final production of the season, The Garrick is weaving a web of chaos and comedy as it explores the complexities of the modern family.

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Aleenas Garden is a professional production coming to Burnley Youth Theatre on Tuesday. (s)

Rosy show at Burnley Youth Theatre

Imaginations will blossom when this sensory adventure comes to town.
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Leighton Hunt, Sophie Greenwood, Angela Foulds and Lynne Atkinson will star in Extended Relations. (s)

Extended Relations; The ACE Centre

In its final production of the season, The Garrick is weaving a web of chaos and comedy as it explores the complexities of the modern family.
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First Hippo On The Moon is being presented at Preston's Charter Theatre on Tuesday

Glasto regular... a bonkers Bingo and treats for children

Friday night’s monthly comedy event at Preston Guild Hall's Lancaster Suite is hosted by MC Sally Anne Hayward.

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Group is a haven for LGBT youths

Burnley Youth Theatre’s LGBT group is a canopy of warmth shielding its members from judgement.

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Some of the cast of It's a Wonderful Life, to be presented at The Pendle Hippodrome. (s)

It's a Wonderful Life; The Pendle Hippodrome

Audiences are being given the chance to watch a “live” radio recording of It’s a Wonderful Life.

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Actor Dean Taylor, who's bringing Dickie's Meadow to The Little Theatre, Colne. (s)

Comedies unravel royal myths

King Richard III spun through the land atop of a burning chariot of cruelty - that is, if we are to believe the words of William Shakespeare.
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Professional show Much Ado About Puffin is coming to Burnley Youth Theatre. (s)

Shows are sowing the seeds for great minds

Imaginations will flourish when Burnley Youth Theatre serves up two family shows exploring the natural world this season.

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Alan Bailey, Peter Allen and Alan Hargreaves are ready to be Heroes. (s)

Heroes; The Little Theatre

Colne Dramatic Society will fire bullets of comedy and poignancy when it stages this military play.

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Comedian Rob Brydon is going it alone on a tour which sees him take to the stage at Preston's Guild Hall

Would he lie to you? Rob set to play Guild Hall

Comedy favourite Rob Brydon has announced a national tour – with a date in Preston.

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Louise Jameson, Janet Henfrey, Souad Faress, Susan Twist and Denise Black. Photo: Richard Davenport

Winter Hill at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

As Shakespeare might have said, now is the Winter Hill of our discontent.

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Nicola Nuttall (top left), Anne Chadwick, Lynne Cummings and Steve Cooke in Dont Look Now. (s)

Review: Don't Look Now; The Garrick

The Garrick’s latest staging - a thriller about the stabs of bereavement - is slicing up tradition by swinging audiences to the darker side of life.
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Musical, American Idiot, devised by the founders of Spectacle Arts. (s)

Leap towards professional theatre with Spectacle Arts

The founders of a new theatre company know all too well that rejection – blinding, like thickets of woodland – can weigh people down to a halt.
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Comedian Bill Bailey is heading to Preston next year

What larks are in store when comedy ‘treasure’ Bill flies in

Pronounced by The Guardian Guide as “approaching the status of national treasure” and hailed by The Times as being, “at the top of his game”, comedian musician Bill Bailey has announced details of his brand new live show, Larks in Transit – and he’ll be heading north west – including Preston, Blackburn and Southport.

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Dean Taylor will debunk the Shakespearean myths surrounding King Richard III in Dickie's Meadow, presented at The Little Theatre, Colne, next month. (s)

Dickie’s Meadow; The Little Theatre, Colne

King Richard III blazes like a meteor through Shakespearean theatre, showering a hail of cruelty on all who live under his command.

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Alan Bailey, Peter Allen and Alan Hargreaves in Heroes, to be staged by Colne Dramatic Society next month. (s)

Heroes; Colne Dramatic Society

Colne Dramatic Society is marching onwards to its season finale, a military play simmering with comedy, absurdity and poignancy.

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Pendle Hippodrome Youth Theatre performed a cabaret at last months National Operatic And Dramatic Associations North West Awards. (s)

Pendle Hippodrome Youth Theatre displays award-winning style

These 16 budding stars proved exactly what makes them an award-winning theatre group when they performed at the NODA Awards last month.
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Much Ado About Puffin; Burnley Youth Theatre

Audiences will ride waves of fun in this family tale of one man braving stormy seas.
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Aleena's Garden by Colour The Clouds Theatre Company is being staged at Burnley Youth Theatre. (s)

Rosy show at Burnley Youth Theatre

Imaginations will blossom when this sensory adventure comes to town.
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