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Dad’s Army marches into Newmarket’s Kings Theatre

Visitors to Newmarket’s Kings Theatre next week will be treated to classic British comedy courtesy of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard regulars of Dad’s Army.

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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FEATURE: From school plays to rock bands to opera – Mark knows the score

Music lovers passing a village church this week might have heard an entrancing sound echoing across the fields.

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Enter Sudbury’s annual arts festival

Preparations are underway for the 2017 Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts and the syllabus is now available for the 95th edition of the event.

Departed: England manager Roy Hodgson

Let’s all laugh at England! Best internet funnies after dismal Euro 2016 exit

Wash away the England blues with our compilation of the best internet funnies in the wake of another disastrous night for English football.

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REVIEW: Flanders and Swann ‘hilarious’ as Bury Festival kicks off

Bury St Edmunds Festival began last night with a number of performances taking place across the town.

Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Russell Howard and Josh Widdicombe to headline Latitude Festival comedy stage

Comedy heavyweights Russell Howard and Josh Widdicombe have been announced as headliners at this year’s Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

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Star-studded murder mystery at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Following classic murder mysteries such as Go Back for Murder, Black Coffee and And Then There Were None, Bill Kenwright returns with a new production from the legendary writing team Levinson and Link, whose work includes the mystery series Murder, She Wrote and Columbo.

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Award winning play coming to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

Land of Our Fathers, the 2013 critically acclaimed debut play written by Chris Urch and directed by Paul Robinson, is coming to the Theatre Royal.

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Farmyard family adventures

The perfect February half term treat is just around the corner!

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Grease is the word at Newmarket Academy

More than 25 students from Newmarket Academy are taking part in its latest production, Grease ,which opened last night and runs until tomorrow. In the role of Danny Zuko is Jack Barker while Naomi Thrubon is Sandy Dumbrowski.

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It’s panto number 49 for the LADS

Members of the Lakenheath Amateur Dramatic Society (LADS) take to the stage 
tonight for the group’s 49th pantomime, Dick Whittington and His Cat.

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Players all set for 100th production

Mildenhall theatre group, the Bunbury Players are celebrating a special milestone next month when they will be performing their 100th production.

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Panto pickle at Stetchworth

If you thought the panto season was over, oh no it isn’t.

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Viva group set to tread the boards in London

A Soham youth theatre is set to take its latest show to the London stage.


Viva group in line for top theatre awards

A Soham-based youth group is in line for two national awards.

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Fast paced fun of school comedy

John Godber’s timeless comedy Teechers will be setting up its desks at Bury St Edmunds’ Theatre Royal next month as part of a 43-date tour.

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Centre to stage panto

Newmarket Leisure Centre is hosting a one-off panto performance of Red Riding Hood to coincide with the town’s Winter Wonderland event next month.

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Nomads latest show is story of the Somme

The curtain goes up on Monday on Newmarket drama group Nomads latest production The Accrington Pals, a powerful and poignant First World War drama by Peter Whelan, based on the real-life story of a group of men from a Lancashire mill town who left their homes and their loved ones to fight in the trenches of the Somme.

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