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THEATRE REVIEW: Pitch black plot sees Peterborough Mask Theatre run wild with Shakespeare classic

Macbeth, Peterborough Mask Theatre, The Old Nave, Crowland Abbey

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CHALLENGING CHEKHOV: Lily Bergin, Freya Theed, Rory Prestt, Charlotte Charleston-Stokes, Morgan Agate, Molly Riches and Alex Gilman in Act II Theatre Company's production of The Seagull by Anton Chekhov.  Photo by Karl Gernert.

THEATRE REVIEW: Fine balance between a test of acting and entertaining

The Seagull, Act II Theatre Company, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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EASTERN ANGLES: Gedney Hill actress Lianne Harvey (left) with Daniel Goodhand, Fiona Putnam and Alasdair Baker in The Trials of Mary.  Photo by Dexter Morgan.

THEATRE REVIEW: Nativity story at breakneck speed for the eastern end

The Trials of Mary, Eastern Angles Theatre Company, Peterborough Cathedral

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Isabella Nefar as Salome and Olwen Fouere in Yael Farber's production of Salome at The National Theatre, London.  Photo by Johan Persson.

THEATRE REVIEW: New approach to biblical execution divides opinion

Salome by Yael Farber, National Theatre Live, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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LEAP OF FAITH: Will Silver in rehearsals at Eastern School of Arts, part of Wildcats Theatre School, in Stamford.  Photo supplied.

THURSDAY TALK: Will’s Silver lining in musical theatre comes into sight

You will get no arguments from Pinchbeck performer Will Silver (17) that he was born to be a star.

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The main characters in The Wizard of Oz

REVIEW: Merry old land of Oz comes alive

The Wizard Of Oz

Spalding Amateur Dramatic Operatic Society

South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Youngsters from Act II busy in rehearsal for Disco Inferno.

Not my favourite show but some stellar singing nonetheless

DISCO INFERNO

By Act II Theatre Company

South Holland Centre

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Polka Dot Panto

Auditions for Aladdin coming up

Following the success of Beauty and the Beast at Spalding’s South Holland Centre in December, Polka Dot Pantomimes is looking for local children to take part in this year’s festive extravaganza, Aladdin.

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Youngsters from Act II busy in rehearsal for Disco Inferno.

Get ready for a ‘night to remember’ with Act II

A cast of just over 50, with youngsters aged 11-18, will be turning Spalding’s South Holland Centre into a ‘boogie wonderland’, over the next few days as they perform the show Disco Inferno.

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Joshua McGuire and Daniel Radcliffe in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, beamed live from London's Old Vic Theatre as part of the NT Live series.  Photo: New World Pictures.

THEATRE REVIEW: The matter of life and death for two right characters

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

National Theatre Live

South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Fairport Convention

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INSIDE THE CENTRE: All the latest news from the South Holland Centre, Spalding

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WHAT YOU WILL: Doom Mackichan as Feste and Tamsin Grieg as Malvolia in Simon Godwin's NT Live production of William  Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.  Photo by Marc Brenner.

THEATRE REVIEW: When ‘What You Will’ becomes a collection of ‘What Ifs’

Twelfth Night, National Theatre Live, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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FINDING NEVERLAND: Peter Pan (Alex Gilman, right) and the Lost Boys in Act II Theatre Company's productions at Ayscoughfee Museum and Gardens, Spalding.  Photo by Charlotte Gernert.

THEATRE REVIEW: Walking the plank with stage group’s emerging generation

Peter Pan, Act II Theatre Company, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens, Spalding

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Madama Butterfly

THEATRE REVIEW: We feel the ‘cheap’ seats were the better deal!

MADAMA BUTTERFLY – National Theatre Live – South Holland Centre, Spalding

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COMEDY CLASSIC: Rob Nicholls as Francis Henshall (second right) in the St Nicolas Players' production of One Man Two Guvnors at South Holland Centre, Spalding. Other cast members (from left) are Dan Zampoli (Stanley Stubbers), Joe Dickinson (Alan Dangle), Emily Deans (Pauline Clench) and Nick Fletcher (Harry Dangle).  Photo by Colette Coleman.

THEATRE REVIEW: Comedy classic that had absolutely everything

One Man Two Guvnors, St Nicolas Players, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Sparkle and Darks I Am Beast.

REVIEW: ‘Beastly’ or brilliant – a show to divide opinions

I AM BEAST, By Sparkle and Dark, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Some of the cast of Act IIs Carrie: The Musical.

REVIEW: Famous flop gets new life as kids shine again

CARRIE: THE MUSICAL

By Act II, at The Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove

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Host Scott Bennett

REVIEW: Who needs household names with these four?

Funhouse Comedy Club, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Ginny Davis (left) as prosecutor Judith and Sharon Baylis is defence counsel Mandy in Learned Friends, a Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring performance at West Deeping Village Hall.  Photo supplied.

THEATRE REVIEW: Is the rule of law one big parlour game with one life?

Learned Friends, Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring, West Deeping Village Hall

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