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Panto cast give pop up performance for Mencap’s little stars

The children at the Mencap Centre in Belfast were treated to a ‘flying visit’ from the cast of Peter Pan this week.

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The Ugly Sisters take centre stage at the Millennium Forum panto, 'Cinderella'.

PANTO: Have a Ball with Cinderella!

Nothing says Christmas like William Caulfield in drag!

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David Meade bends minds at Waterside

David Meade bends minds at Waterside

Following on from his sell out tour this year, mind-bending mindreader David Meade will be returning in 2017 with another fantastic show, which will be coming to the Waterside Theatre on February 17, and tickets are on sale now.

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Blood Brothers at the Forum

Blood Brothers at the Forum

The acclaimed musical Blood Brothers will be taking to the stage of the Millennium Forum from Tuesday October 4 and it will run until Saturday, October 8.

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New cast unveiled for Dave Duggan play

New cast unveiled for Dave Duggan play

The cast has been unveiled for a new touring production of acclaimed play Still, The Blackbird Sings this September.

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The Mad Hatter does some 'hopping' with the children during last year's Carnival of Colours. INLS3415MC029

Carnival of Colours 2016 launch at Peace Garden

In Your Space Circus launches the Carnival of Colours today, August 3, at the Peace Garden in Londonderry.

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Comedian Russell Kane

Russell Kane at The Alley in Strabane

The Alley Theatre is getting ready to welcome one of the UK’s best known comedians to Strabane, when TV favourite Russell Kane brings his ‘Right Man, Wrong Age’ show to town.

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Joe Mahon

Portrait of a Mother at St Augustine’s

The WOW festival will celebrate the role of mothers on December 10 with a special production ‘Portrait of a Mother’, which is being staged in St Augustine’s Church. Curtain up at 8pm.

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Alan Carr is coming to the Millennium Forum

Alan Carr at The Forum

Alan Carr will be appearing at the Millennium Forum from Thursday, December 10 to Saturday, December 13.

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Hamlet is just one of the National Theatre Live shows being screened at The Playhouse this autumn season.

To see or not to see... there is no question

The Playhouse has announced a live screening of the National Theatre performance of Hamlet, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Cath McBride, from In Your Space, with her Ann O'Donoghue Arts Council of Northern Ireland Bursary this week. DER2815MC061

Arts award for In Your Space woman Cath

The Arts Council has announced that Cath McBride of In Your Space, is to receive the Anne O’Donoghue Award.

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The Hamiltons pictured at The Playhouse.

Hamiltons behind the scenes triump

The Playhouse Theatre staged their biggest production last week when a new play, ‘Walking to the Ark’, written by Carlo Gébler, was performed over four evenings to packed audiences.

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‘Giant’ show for little ones comes to the North West

Children and families are in for a giant treat this June, when the Walled City Music Festival presents ‘The Trouble with Giants’, a performance combining classical music and storytelling.

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Teya Sepinuck, Artistic Director, pictured with members of ther cast of 'Release' which was staged bt the Theatre of Witness Programme in The Playhouse in 2012. INLS4412-178KM

Theatre of Witness shortlisted for Christopher Ewart-Biggs Prize

The Playhouse Theatre of Witness programme has been short listed for Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize.

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Laura McNutt and Shona Forbes, who are already through to the Talent Northwest live final on March 29 at the Millennium Forum. DER0815MC006

Choirs, comedians, singers and bands sought for talent show

There is still time to apply to be one of the acts taking part in this year’s Talent Northwest event.

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A treat for drama lovers

Theatre lovers of all ages are being given the opportunity to practice their love of theatre this February at The Playhouse.

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All For The Dead Man's Penny

A soldier’s tale

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, will host a heritage performance of ‘All For The Dead Man’s Penny’, by Liz Weir, and Ciaran Mulholland on Thursday, February 19, at 8pm.

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Creative rhythm and rhyme at the Strabane Playhouse

Performance poetry workshops are now being offered in Strabane.

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Movers and Shakers back again

The Movers and Shakers drama group, based in the Waterside Theatre, are currently in the midst of rehearsals, for their next production, a stage play entitled ‘Two Diazepam and a Wee Sleeper.

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William Caulfield plays Dame Trot

Join Jack for some 
festive panto fun

Keep the festive fun alive into next week with a visit to the Millennium Forum for the pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, which is running until January 4.

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