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WEEKEND WEB: May is the month for live music

INSIDE THE CENTRE: Latest news from the South Holland Centre

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IDES OF MARCH: David Morrissey as Mark Antony in Nicholas Hytner's production of William Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' at London's Bridge Theatre.  Photo by Manuel Harlan.

THEATRE REVIEW: Live theatre at its thrilling best through wonder of technology

An ageless political thriller that spawned immortal lines like “Beware the Ides of March” was brought thrillingly to life at South Holland Centre before Easter.

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RETIRED THEATRICALS: Walter Neville (Jed Laxton) and the three ex-wives (Bev Moore, Mandie Collier and Natalie Mills) of Edmund Sullivan in St Nicolas Players' production of Old Actors Never Die...They Simply Lose the Plot at South Holland Centre, Spalding.  Photo by Colette Buchanan-Gray.

THEATRE REVIEW: Slapstick farce from a bygone age makes its comeback

St Nicolas Players set themselves a monumental challenge and that was to follow the success of their two 2017 shows, One Man, Two Guvnors and The Vicar of Dibley.

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Hop to the centre for great movies this Eastertime!

Hop to the centre for great movies this Eastertime!

We look at what’s coming up at the South Holland Centre, Spalding, in FROM THE CENTRE

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NOTHING ORDINARY: Members of Searchlight Theatre Company who are coming to Spalding Baptist Church later this month.  Photo by Keith Hammond.

EVENT PREVIEW: Spalding church invites you to a night out of the ordinary

There Are No Ordinary People, Jeff Lucas and Searchlight Theatre Company, Spalding Baptist Church, Friday, March 23, 7.30pm.

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ALTERNATIVE HAMLET: The cast of Act II Theatre Company's production of Voltaire's classic play, Candide.  Photo supplied.

THEATRE REVIEW: The facts of life acted out Candide-ly

ALTERNATIVE HAMLET: The cast of Act II Theatre Company’s production of Voltaire’s classic play, Candide. Photo supplied.

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The cast of ACTS (All Comers Theatre Society) and their production of Aladdin: Adventures in the East at Deepings Methodist Church.  Photo by David Pearson.

THEATRE REVIEW: Traditional pantomime fun in true Deepings style

Aladdin: Adventures in the East

ACTS (All Comers Theatre Society)

Deepings Methodist Church

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FANTASTIC FOUR: James Girard, Penelope Harrall, Karl Gernert and Dominique Spinks.

REVIEW: Toritubbies, Top Trumps and ties

2017 Revue by Act II at Ayscoughfee Hall

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RECOVERY ACT: Jonathan Tibbs as Mr Beaver.

THEATRE REVIEW: The show went on... and, as always, it humbled me

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by SADOS, at the South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Amy Forder as Princess Jasmin and John Davis as Aladdin in the performance by Polka Dot Pantomimes. SG131017-152TW

Oh yes it is! Panto season is nearly here

Tickets are now on sale for many productions as panto time arrives.

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University Academy Holbeach cast for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

UAH students take to the stage with Joseph

The popular musical Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat comes to life this Thursday, Friday and Saturday (November 9-11) at University Academy Holbeach (UAH).

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GHOSTLY GREATS: The cast of Act II Theatre Company's Ghostly Tales at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, Spalding.  Photo supplied by Karl Gernert.

THEATRE REVIEW: New stars move forward as clocks go back after landmark production reveals scary new talent

Ghostly Tales, Act II Theatre Company Drama Group, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, Splading

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Sister Act: The Musical, Performed by Act II Theatre Company at South Holland Centre, Spalding.  Photo supplied by Act II Theatre Company.

THEATRE REVIEW: Young actors present a fun-packed musical masterpiece

Sister Act: The Musical, Performed by Act II Theatre Company at South Holland Centre, Spalding

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DARK SHADOWS: Ryan Blackburn as Ross and Carl Perkins as Macbeth in a scene from Peterbrough Mask Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's play performed at Crowland Abbey.

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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