Theatre listings - updated March 9

Loot, Stamford Shoestring, Stamford Arts Centre
Loot, Stamford Shoestring, Stamford Arts Centre
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A complete list of all the plays and shows playing in our area. If you have a show to add, e-mail jeanette.cliffe@jpress.co.uk

JOE Orton’s controversial drama, Loot, continues tonight (Friday, March 9) and tomorrow (Saturday, March 10) at Stamford Arts Centre.

Local actors from Stamford Shoestring will perform this outrageous, offensive and funny play which is set in the 1960s and explores the themes of death and police brutality.

This production is a Shoestring debut for three of the principle cast members Joan Thomson, Juy Sharman and Richard Hodgson.

Performances start at 7.45pm.

Tickets cost £8 (£7) and are available from 01780 7632303 or visit www.stamfordartscentre.com

We apologise for an error in the actors’ names last week.

PETERBOROUGH Operatic Dramatic Society will perform Hot Mikado at The Cresset in Peterborough from Monday, March 26 to Saturday, March 31.

To book tickets for the performance call the box office on 01733 265705 or go to www.cresset.co.uk

PUPILS from Stamford Endowed Schools will take to the stage in Les Misérables schools edition from Wednesday, March 14, until Saturday, March 17.

The musical re-telling of Victor Hugo’s classic novel of redemption and revolution will enthral audiences.

Anneke Davies, head of Drama at Stamford School, said: “It is a fantastic opportunity for our students to be able to perform Les Misérables and a great chance for the community to see it performed in Stamford.”

Performances start at 7pm in the Stamford School Hall.

Tickets are £10 from 01780 750310 or musicaltickets@ses.lincs.sch.uk

POET, comedian and broadcaster, Ian McMillan will tell his life story in verse at Uppingham Theatre on Wednesday, March 14, at 7pm.

Ian is poet-in-residence for English National Opera, The Academy of Urbanism and Barnsley FC. He presents The Verb on BBC Radio 3 and appears regularly on Pick of the Week, Quote Unquote, The Arts Show, Just A Minute, You and Yours and Fry’s Planet Word. He is Yorkshire TV’s Investigative Poet and Humberside Police’s Beat Poet, was recently cast away on Desert Island Discs and featured on The South Bank Show.

The show, Talking Myself Home, is suitable for over 13s. Tickets from 01572 820820 or in person at Uppingham Sports and Books, 9.30am-5pm Monday to Saturday.

BOURNE CORN EXCHANGE

Laying The Ghost by Bourne Players, £7, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday next week.

Tickets from Co-operative Travel - 01778 420141.

RUTLAND OPEN AIR THEATRE

Tolethorpe

Tickets on sale for 2012 Shakespeare season. Twelfth Night, Henry IV Part One, The Three Musketeers. Box office - 01780 756133 and 01780 763203.

STAMFORD ARTS CENTRE

Loot by Stamford Shoestring, today and tomorrow. Stamford Comedy Club with Nick Revell, Gary Colman and Rachel Parris, 8pm, tonight. Tickets £12 (£10, £8 students and groups). The Secret Garden, 7.30pm, Friday next week. Tickets £10 (£8) £28 family of four.

Box office - 01780 763203.

STAMFORD CORN EXCHANGE

Tickets on sale for Oliver performed by SAMS, Tuesday, March 27, to Saturday, March 31.

Box office - 01780 766455.

STAMFORD ENDOWED SCHOOL

Les Miserablés School Edition, Wednesday to Saturday next week, 7pm. Tickets £10.

Box office - 01780 750310 or musicaltickets@ses.lincs.sch.uk.

STAHL THEATRE, Oundle

The Boy Friend, 7.45pm today and tomorrow, £9. Box Office - 01832 273930 www.stahltheatre.co.uk

UPPINGHAM THEATRE

Poet, comedian and broadcaster Ian McMillan, Talking Myself Home tour, 7pm, Wednesday.

Tickets - from 01572 820820 or in person at Uppingham Sports and Books, 9.30am-5pm Monday to Saturday.

SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE

The Sound of Music, today and tomorrow. Bang! Is This Your Vehicle, Sir?’ with Boothby Graffoe and Nick Pynn, 8pm Thursday. Thirsty, Friday next week.

Box office - 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk

THE CRESSET, Peterborough

Doug Stanhope, tonight. Hot Mikado by Peterborough Operatic and Dramatic Society, Monday, March 26, to Saturday, March 31, 7.30pm with Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm.

Box office - 01733 265705.

THE KEY THEATRE, Peterborough

The Birthday Party, today 7.30pm, tomorrow 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Box office - 01733 207239

GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, Grantham

The Sound of Music – Harrowby Singers, today and tomorrow. Disney’s Jungle Book Kids, Tuesday. Thirsty, Wednesday.

Box office - 01476 406158.

MELTON THEATRE,

Melton Mowbray

Swan Lake performed by Vienna Festival Ballet, tonight, 7.30pm.

Box office - 01664 851111.

THE CURVE, Leicester

Gypsy, from tomorrow until April 15.

Box office - 0116 2423595.

DE MONTFORT HALL, Leicester

Ellen Kent, La Boheme, Tuesday.

Box office - 0116 233 3111.

THE LITTLE THEATRE, Leicester

Sherlock Holmes, Monday, March 19, to Saturday, March 24.

Box Office - 0116 255130 www.thelittletheatre.net

THE JUNCTION, Cambridge

Scratch: Stories From An Invisible Town By Hoipolloi, tonight. Analogue: 2401 Objects, Wednesday. Lady HaHa - night of comedy in celebration of International Women’s Day, tonight.

Box office - 01223 511511.

THE CORE, Corby Cube

What I Heard About The World, Friday next week plus free event called The Story Map, on Saturday next week.

Box office - 01536 470470

CAMBRIDGE ARTS THEATRE

Anne Boleyn, English Touring Theatre, Monday.

Tickets - www.shakespearesglobe.com/theatre/ontour

ROYAL AND DERNGATE,

Northampton

Circus of Horrors, Wednesday.

Box Office – 01604 624811.

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE,

Lincoln

Briony Kimmings, 7 Day Drunk, 7.30pm tonight. Tickets £10, (£8) under 26s and students £5.

Box office - 0844 888 4414.

THEATRE ROYAL, Lincoln

Freddie Starr, tonight.

Box office - 01522 519999.

THEATRE ROYAL, Nottingham

Long Day’s Journey into Night, tonight and tomorrow. Sarah Millican, tonight.

Box office - 0115 989 5555.