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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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Workshop Leader Amber Tither (third from right) with members of Burnley Youth Theatres Pieces of Me. (s)

Theatre group is a lifeline for struggling teens

When Amber Tither was just 13 - seized by mental illness - her identity shattered into a million pieces, the shards cutting into her self-esteem.

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A new theatre group, Outcry, is hosting a comedy and cabaret night next week. (s)

New am-dram group is loud and proud

Smashing norms with a thundering of talent and jolting audiences through a spectrum of emotions with a whirlwind of challenging work is a new am-dram society.

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Blessed Trinity student, Jessedrie Tuzara.

Animation motivation: Blessed Trinity student aiming for the top

A Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College Year 11 student has taken his first step to fulfilling his dream of working for Pixar Animation Studios in America by winning a runners-up prize in a national animation competition.

Two of Shakespeare's love stories are being presented this summer by youth theatre groups. (s)

Love is in the air with these Shakespearean plays

Shakespearean love, mischief and chaos are blowing into Burnley and Pendle this summer for these young thespians.
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James and the Giant Peach, presented by Burnley Youth Theatre, is one of two youth shows taking place in Burnley this weekend. (s)

Two spectacular summer shows

Two shows exploding with magic are being shown in Burnley by youth theatre groups this weekend.

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The cast of St Stephens CE Primary School, Burnley, in The Lion King. (s)

School’s Lion King show was a roaring success

This pride of lions proved to be big cats of school theatre with their staging of The Lion King.

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Dean Taylor brought historical comedy, Macbeth Speaks, to The Little Theatre, Colne, last weekend. (s)

REVIEW: Macbeth Speaks; The Little Theatre, Colne

Once again, for just one evening last week, The Little Theatre in Colne became the platform for an historical debate through theatrical musings.

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Burnley Youth Theatre is presenting a stage adaptation of James and the Giant Peach. (s)

Double bill of literature favourites

Burnley Youth Theatre is conjuring characters from literature’s canon of classic tales, transporting them on stage on a wind of colour and magic.

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The cast of Stage Doors The Village Hall, taken by Gilly Fontaine-Grist. (s)

REVIEW: The Village Hall; Stage Door Theatre Company

Last week for three nights, audiences were treated by Stage Door Theatre Company to an evening of farcical fun and frivolous frolics at St Joseph’s Community Centre, Barnoldswick.

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Stage Door Youth Theatre is hosting two summer schools, one with a Beauty and the Beast theme. (s)

Stage Door hosting Beauty and the Beast theme summer school

Let your child’s imagination roam free and keep them out of mischief this summer at a fun-filled theatre school.

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The cast of Oliver! to be presented by Blessed Trinity RC College. (s)

Oliver! the Musical; Blessed Trinity RC College

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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Stage Door Youth Theatre is presenting Kidsplay at The Little Theatre. (s)

Kidsplay; Stage Door, Colne

Stage Door Theatre Company’s second production of the summer is another helping of comedy - this time boasting strong Northern flavours.

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Stage Door Theatre Company's adult cast is presenting The Village Hall. (s)

The Village Hall; Stage Door, Colne

Stage Door Theatre Company, Colne, is showcasing a medley of talent with a triple dose of theatrical adventure.

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