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Review: Trevonne’s ‘Rapunzel’ at Melton Theatre

It’s that time again (Oh yes it is!) and Melton Theatre audiences are in for a treat this year as Trevonne Productions ‘let their hair down’ in their 38th consecutive pantomime writes John Hurton.

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Actors Sarah Raine and Fran Tither as elves Coco and Biscuit PHOTO: Supplied

Christmas comedy play at Upper Broughton is a barrel of laughs

A family production that is a magical mix of theatre, songs, clowning, puppetry, music and animation is coming to Upper Broughton Village Hall on Sunday.

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Stagecoach Melton Mowbray presents Cinderella PHOTO: Supplied

Review: Pantomime magic from Stagecoach Melton Mowbray

Last Friday, I had the privilege of watching the first show on the main stage at Melton Theatre by Stagecoach Performing Arts School. What a treat it was! writes Margaret Miles.

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Older pupils of the Trevonne dancing cast PHOTO: Supplied

Trevonne’s Melton Theatre Rapunzel tickets selling fast

A Melton Christmas wouldn’t be quite right without Trevonne’s annual pantomime at Melton Theatre, and this year it will be staging Rapunzel.

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Second lot of finalists announced for seventh Vale’s Got Talent competition

Half a dozen more talented contestants will battle it out to be named the winner in the final of the Vale’s Got Talent show in December.

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Buy tickets for family play ‘Giants on the Hill’ at Queniborough Village Hall

Buy tickets for family play ‘Giants on the Hill’ at Queniborough Village Hall

A play written by Stephanie Dale and directed by Peter Cann called ‘Giants on the Hill’ is to be performed at Queniborough Village Hall on Sunday, November 27.

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Students from the Performing Stars Academy pose with some of the West End stars PHOTO: Supplied

Melton stageschool will support West End professionals at theatre gig

A selection of talented singers from a Melton stage school will be supporting five West End professionals during their two shows at Melton Theatre on Sunday.

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Stagecoach Performing Arts School rehearse for their show at Melton Theatre PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s Stagecoach Performing Arts School students to put on immense spectacle at Melton Theatre

Stagecoach Performing Arts School hopes to bowl over audiences on Friday, when they perform for the first time on stage at Melton Theatre.

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The Frisby Players cast of "Bunkered" PHOTO: Supplied

Frisby Players present another hilarious farce

The amateur theatre group based in Frisby on the Wreake are staging another hilarious farce, this time set in a naval bunker decommissioned after the cold war.

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Award-winning show returns to Melton Theatre for Christmas PHOTO: Supplied

Christmas return of award-winning Frankie Valli production at Melton Theatre

An award-winning production of the prolific career of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons returns to Melton by popular demand for Christmas.

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Don’t miss Ned’s Bikeology show at Melton Theatre

Journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting presents for the first time, an honest, self-effacing walk through the world of Bikeology at Melton Theatre, on Thursday, November 17.

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Gareth Gates pulls out of Melton show for second time in two months

Singer Gareth Gates has pulled out of a show at Melton Theatre for the second time in two months due to ill health.

Farnham Maltings Theatre present Launch Party PHOTO: Nathanael Brun

Twyford Village Hall: Farnham Maltings Theatre present “Launch Party”

A ‘party’ in your venue gradually becomes a warm and compelling play about the real and imagined distance between estranged family members.

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Brooksby Melton College’s Fly Dance Company are hoping to show Strictly Come Dancing stars what they’re made of at Melton Theatre show

Fly Dance Company, Performing Arts students from Brooksby Melton College, will soon have the honour of performing with Strictly Come Dancing professionals Camilla Dallerup and Ian Waite during their upcoming tour date at Melton Theatre.

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Seriously Dead is showing at Melton Theatre on Wednesday, at 7.30pm PHOTO: Supplied

You’ll be dying with laughter watching comedy musical Seriously Dead at Melton Theatre

A brand new musical comedy play that will have you dying with laughter comes to Melton Theatre on Wednesday evening.

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Review: The Melton Mowbray Theatre Company’s Sister Act production was worthy of the West End

Well bless my soul and bless everyone involved! What a fantastic production of Sister Act by The Melton Musical Theatre Company which raised the roof at Melton Theatre last week, writes Jeff Bennett.

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Sister Act - starring Yolanda Offodile PHOTO: Andy Brown

Rejoice! Sister Act comes to Melton Theatre

Another fantastic smash hit musical is being performed at Melton Theatre this week by The Melton Musical Theatre Company.

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Comic and cook George Egg to headline Melton Theatre

Stand-up comic and passionate cook George Egg is visiting Melton Theatre this weekend.

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The Trio Entertainment cast of The Wizard of Oz pantomime at Melton Theatre in December. (Left to right) Stephen Hall, Bessie McMillan, Ken
Farrington, Grace Adams-Short, Stuart Earp, Lucinda Rhodes and Gary Amos PHOTO: Tim Williams

The Wizard of Oz celeb cast launch Melton panto

Stars of this year’s panto at Melton Theatre, The Wizard of Oz, followed the yellow brick road into town on market day to promote their Christmas production.

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BIG Weekend of comedy returns to Melton next year

For the second year running a special weekend of comedy is planned to take place in Melton as part of the annual Leicester Comedy Festival.

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