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Oliver! swinging into The Burnley Mechanics

Musical theatre will burst on stage like sunshine when Valley Academy rolls into town.

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Alan Hargreaves, Alan Bailey and Peter Allen return as comedy heroes at The Little Theatre, Colne. (s)

Review: Heroes; Colne Dramatic Society

Throughout their am-dram history, these musketeers of comedy have proved themselves forces to be reckoned with in Pendle’s theatre scene.
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The cast of Oliver! to be presented by Blessed Trinity RC College. (s)

Blessed Trinity take on iconic musical

Mayhem will dance like shadows on The Burnley Mechanics stage when career-criminal Fagin and his crew of child-pickpockets are brought to life in an explosion of song.

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Greenbrook remembers favourite performances from shows down the years in latest production. (s)

Take a musical journey with Greenbrook through golden years

Greenbrook Theatre Group is bouncing audiences back to the past next week when its members amble through a repertoire of favourite performances.

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Alan Hargreaves, Alan Bailey and Peter Allen are set to be comedy Heroes at The Little Theatre, Colne. (s)

Colne's theatre veterans suit up to be comedy Heroes

Three musketeers of theatre will seize the stage to deliver a firing of comedy next week.

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David Birrell - Photo: Ian Tilton

Talking Heads at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

No-one can tell a story quite like Alan Bennett, as fans of his Talking Heads will readily testify. Here we have a threesome as delightful as they are poignant, as comic as they are tragic.

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The cast of Rent, to be staged in Colne by Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company, taken by Peter Anslow. (s)

Rent; The Pendle Hippodrome

The smog of fear will seep on stage when these Pendle actors return to musical theatre with an emotional rock show.

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The impressive cast of Nightmare

Players' production anything but a nightmare

If a "nightmare" is an experience that can be described as an unpleasant experience then the tile of the Rossendale Players' latest production is perhaps a bit misleading.

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MIndgame is being presented at Preston Guild Hall later this month

Foyle’s War creator will take you on a mind-bending thriller

Mindgame – A mind-bending psychological thriller from the pen of Anthony Horowitz  – creator of Foyles War –  comes to Preston Guild Hall on June 19 – 21.

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Stage Door Youth Theatre, Colne, is hosting two children's summer schools. (s)

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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