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Roll up for a mesmerising show

Step right up ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls - the greatest show on Earth is coming to town.

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The members of Stage Door Youth Theatre's summer school. (s)

Theatrical fun at summer school

Theatre proved to be a fantastical kind of beast for the youngsters attending summer schools in Colne this month.

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Elliott Griffiths will star as Ramone. (s)

Actors setting the stage on fire

Bandits and revolutionaries will ride into town in a storm of comedy, romance and melodrama when this tongue-in-cheek musical hits the stage.

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The Garrick's first show of its new season is J. B. Priestley's suspense thriller, Dangerous Corner. (s)

Play spins a dark web of deceit

A dark web of secrets and lies will be revealed in The Garrick’s first instalment of the new season.

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The cast of Rent, to be performed in Colne next month by Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company. (s)

Rent will rock your socks off

A Colne am-dram group will rock audiences from hope to despair and back again with a tale of homelessness, drug addiction, death and love.

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Mollie Moorby and Maisie Leaver in Pieces of Me. (s)

REVIEW: Pieces of Me; Burnley Youth Theatre

A cascade of emotions showered down on audiences on Wednesday when Burnley Youth Theatre staged an insightful production.

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The Ashton Group rolled back into town with gritty play, Ice Baby. (s)

REVIEW: Ice Baby; The Ashton Group

A blast of bitingly cool drama burned its way into my heart when it hit Burnley Youth Theatre last Friday.

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The Farndale cast is returning to The Little Theatre for Colne Dramatic Society's new season. (S)

Fun-filled new season at The Little Theatre

Colne Dramatic Society’s eclectic new season will explode with mystery, mirth and murder.

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Lewis Pugh and Henry Blackburn as Ray and Dean. (s)

REVIEW: Dead People Don't Have Secrets; Byteback Theatre

Forget dealing with complex issues in bite-size chunks - Byteback Theatre’s new production plunges audiences into a dark cavern of drama and leaves a harsh taste in the mouth.
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The cast of Pieces of Me. (s)

Pieces of Me's new show is a rainbow of inspiration

An inspiring youth group is casting light in a rainbow of colours on mental illness through the prism of theatre.
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The Ashton Group is staging Ice Baby at Burnley Youth Theatre. (s)

Theatre group hosting 20th birthday play

The Ashton Group is celebrating its 20th birthday by staging a bitingly cool show in Burnley.

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Olivia Sutcliffe rehearsing for Dead People Don't Have Secrets at Burnley Youth Theatre. (s)

Byteback Theatre Group presenting boundary-pushing show

Byteback Theatre Group is staging a dark and biting play tonight.

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Burnley Youth Theatre is hosting The Magic of Fairytales next week. (s)

Burnley Youth Theatre hosting fun-filled workshop

Young actors can dip into fantastical worlds with this am-dram summer school.

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Students explore life in a Lancashire mill through dance, music and clogging.

Students take centre stage in new production Cotton

Four outstanding dancers who are studying at Burnley College’s Sixth Form Centre will be helping to explore Lancashire’s proud cotton history in an exciting new project this month.

Join Mole in Preston's Avenham Park this summer

Preston parks are setting for family theatre

What better way to celebrate the school holidays and having the children at home than heading of to Avenham and Miller Park every Friday for live family theatre in the open air?

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Changes to Outcry's cabaret night

Changes to Outcry's cabaret night

Due to ill health, Outcry Theatre Group will not present the full programme of its cabaret and comedy night as previously publicised.
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The cast of Byteback's new show, Dead People Don't Have Secrets. (s)

Burnley Youth Theatre's new play has bone-chilling bite

This boundary-pushing theatre group is never afraid of biting off more than it can chew - and its latest show on suicide is as difficult to swallow as ever.
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Burnley Youth Theatre is hosting Romeo and Juliet this weekend. (s)

Tragic tale of love and loss

Burnley Youth Theatre is transporting audiences to the chaotic world of star-crossed lovers when it hosts Romeo and Juliet this weekend.

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Burnley Youth Theatre is hosting three play-in-a-week workshops this summer. (s)

Triple dose of theatre school fun

Nurture your child’s imagination and see them blossom with confidence under a shower of theatrical fun at one of Burnley Youth Theatre’s summer workshops.

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Burnley Youth Theatre is presenting James and the Giant Peach this weekend. (s)

James and the Giant Peach; Burnley Youth Theatre

These young am-dram stars are transporting audiences into the magical world of Roald Dahl this weekend.

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