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REVIEW: Jekyll and Hyde The Musical

Talk about setting the stage on fire - this week’s showing of Jekyll and Hyde at the Burnley Mechanics is a blaze of talent and emotion.

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Prose and poetry event to celebrate Lancashire Day.

Celebrating all things Lancashire at Colne literary event

Burnley performers are painting the town red by hosting a literary event celebrating Lancashire Day.

Greenbrook Methodist Church Theatre Group is looking for new members.

Burnley theatre group looking for new members

Greenbrook Methodist Church Theatre Group is hosting its Annual General Meeting tomorrow.

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The principals of Viva Mexico! are spreading sunshine and cheer to heat up a November night. (s)

REVIEW: Viva Mexico!; St Cuthbert's Operatic and Dramatic Society

Viva Mexico! is a piñata-burst of colour and fun.

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Around the World in 80 days

Competition: Win a family ticket to see Around the World in 80 Days at The Lowry Theatre, Salford

Grab some adventure and a spot of culture this Christmas as The Lowry in Salford unveils a cracking production of Around the World In 80 Days.

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Elliott Griffiths is the shows Robin Hood-style hero, Ramon. (s)

Musical setting Burnley stage on fire

Ride a whirlwind of emotions taking you across the globe next week.

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Two festive shows are on their way: Gospel Street; and Elf Jr the Musical. (s)

Festive Burnley shows to blow you away

The festive season is blowing into town along with the winter chill - but the drama will continue to boil away with this double dose of theatrical fun.

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The cast of Bedroom Farce with director, Maureen Roberts (central). (s)

Love bites twice in Pendle shows

Even the festive spirit can’t stop romance turning icy in Pendle’s theatre scene this month.

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Prepare for goosebumps at Jekyll & Hyde show

Prepare for goosebumps at Jekyll & Hyde show

Hallowe’en might be behind us but Burnley Light Opera Society will keep the goosebumps raised on your skin deep into November.

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World-class Kathakali experts are bringing a stunning show to Barnoldswick. (s)

Dazzling whirlwind of wonder at Rainhall Centre

A whirlwind of wonder is storming into Pendle on Friday.
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Will it be Happily Ever After at Burnley Youth Theatre?

Queen faces royal dilemma in fairy-tale with a twist

The queen is in a spin over her lazy son’s singlehood in this fairy-tale with a twist.

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Tales of Birbal is being brought to town by Mashi Theatre. (s)

Puppet show crowned by comedy fun

Timeless tales that have been treasured for generations will enchant audiences at Burnley Youth Theatre.

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Devesh Kishore in Child of the Divide at Burnley Youth Theatre. (s)

REVIEW: Child of the Divide; Bhuchar Boulevard

Heartbreak and hate as contagious as fire blazed across the Burnley Youth Theatre stage last weekend.

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Starring in Bedroom Farce are: (back row, from left) David Kendrick, James Bateman, Liam Davies, Mike Craine, (front row, from left) Claire Foster, Georgina Smith, Maureen Roberts (director), Nicola Nuttall and Lynne Cummings. (s)

Farce bringing a night of thrills and spills to The Muni

There’s never been a greater farce than love - and if you don’t believe it, check out this classic comedy.

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Former Corrie star, Sudha Bhuchar, is bringing Child of the Divide to town.

TV star’s moving tale of division

Hearts will be broken and woven back together when a former Corrie star brings her tale of division to town.

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Joe McElderry in Joseph

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..
Venetia Twigg brought to town her fantastic adaptation of Oscar Wildes Lady Windermeres Fan. (s)

REVIEW: Lady Windermere's Fan; The Burnley Mechanics

It might have oozed charm and elegance but a social satire at The Burnley Mechanics last week was wild with comedy and emotion.

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Emma Decent inspired audiences with her tale of bereavement. (s)

REVIEW: I Don't Know What I'm Supposed To Be Doing

Burnley Literary Festival opened up another chapter of enchantment last weekend with a poignant tale of love and loss.

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REVIEW: Barnum; Basics Junior Theatre School

A confetti burst of hopes and dreams dazzled audiences on the opening night of Barnum on Tuesday.
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The show is true to the book

Competition: Win a four person family ticket to see David Walliam’s Awful Auntie

Fans of David Walliams are in for a treat. Awful Auntie carried off the prize for the best book of 2016.
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