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Rutland farmer aims for laughs for charity

Farmer Andrew Brown who is doing stand-up comedy to raise fundsPhoto: Lee Hellwing

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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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A Summer of fun awaits at Tolethorpe

A magical evening awaits at Tolethorpe Hall after the Summer season began this week with A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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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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New College Stamford’s rising stars put on performance of Alice in Wonderland with a punk twist

New College Stamford’s rising stars joined forces to put on an amazing production of Alice and Wonderland… with a twist!

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Cinderella at the Stahl Theatre, Oundle

Cinderella: Have a ball with a two-hour riot of fun

Don’t forget to laugh, clap and cheer, said the announcement before the curtain went up on Cinderella at Oundle’s Stahl Theatre; there was no chance of that happening, believe me.

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Which joke gives you the biggest laugh?

Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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Cresset serves up perfect panto recipe

Cresset serves up perfect panto recipe

I kept up an annual tradition of posing for a family selfie at The Cresset panto on Sunday.... quite fitting really as the theatre kept up its tradition of delivering a traditional, fun, family panto.

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Fitt puts the wit in Whittington but it is the fairy who shines

“It’s funny,” said the two-year-old panto novice sitting next to me as the Dame fell over revealing her ample underwear.

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Roots

Company adds new twist to classic Roots

Stamford’s Shoestring Theatre company wraps up their successful 2016 season with a production of Arnold Wesker’s lyric about self-discovery, Roots (December 6-10), dedicated to the the memory of the playwright, who died earlier this year.

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Dick Whittington at the Key Theatre

Dick, Peter, Cinders and more to serve up panto fun for all

A great double act in James Peake and Robin Johnson back at the Key, Corrie favourite Steven Arnold at The Cresset and Peterborough stage legend Michel Cross back in a frock can only mean one thing - panto season is just around the corner.

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Join notorious lovers Bonnie and Clyde at Stamford Corn Exchange

America’s most notorious lovers and bank robbers are set to take over Stamford Corn Exchange by storm in this compelling musical adventure.

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STARS present two one-act plays

Come on down to Whissendine Village Hall today and tomorrow for not one, but two performances by the Whissendine STARS.

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Auditions: Youngsters get chance to shine in Key panto

The creative team behind the Key Theatre’s panto are looking for three teams of eight children to join the professional adult cast in this year’s pantomime Dick Whittington.

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Life on the wrong side of the tracks

Stamford Shoestring Theatre kicks off the autumn season in the newly redecorated theatre at Stamford Arts Centre with its bright and snappy contemporary play ‘Good People’.

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Award winning comedian is in town

St John’s church in Stamford has something to tickle your funny bone!

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A barrel of laughs at ‘Ladies of Laughter Comedy Nights’

Uppingham Theatre Company and RATS present ‘Ladies of Laughter Comedy Nights’ at the Falcon Hotel in Uppingham, this September.

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A brilliant one-man show coming to Cottesmore

Ceri Dupree will be bringing his brilliant One-Man Show to Cottesmore Social Club for a one night only performance on Friday, September 23, courtesy of Loros and Kevin Sadler Promotions.

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‘Stamp Your Feet’ at Stamford Corn Exchange

Prepare to be transported back to the mining and the music of the 70s, at Stamford Corn Exchange.

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See Peter Pan at Rutland Water Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up - at Rutland Water Park next weekend.

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