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Acclaimed musical show ‘The Ensonglopedia of Science’ by John Hinton comes to Rempstone

The death last month of Stephen Hawkins focussed the mind on the brilliance of this amazing man.

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Masterclass musical comedy Bugsy Malone coming to Melton Theatre

Performing Stars Academy presents the pint-sized, pinstriped classic that’s a tongue-in-cheek tribute to the gangster films of the 1920s.

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Large audience applauds Long Clawson Primary School’s production of Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits

In the final week of spring term, the children at Long Clawson Primary School put on two outstanding performances of ‘Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits.’

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Be part of the Easter story on Palm Sunday at a Melton church

You could have a part in a powerful piece that combines theatre and worship, performed at St Mary’s Church, Melton, from 6pm on Palm Sunday (March 25).

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Ken Dodd pictured before one of his Melton Theatre shows in the 1980s with the then theatre manager Ray Flude EMN-180314-093853001

Memories of when Sir Ken Dodd was the first big star to appear at Melton Theatre

The death of Sir Ken Dodd this week has sparked memories of when he became the first big star to appear at Melton Theatre back in the early 1980s.

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Irish dancers from Bottesford claim victory in Melton borough schools competition

An Irish dance club that meets once a week at Bottesford Primary School has triumphed in a local dance competition.

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Master of ceremonies Mark Frisby talks to members of the Performing Stars Academy PHOTO: Derek Whitehouse

Melton Lions Senior Citizens Variety Concert hit all the right notes again in 28th year

Melton Lions Senior Citizens Variety Concert was another strongly put together spectacle on Saturday.

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Review: The Melton Musical Theatre Company have lined up a ‘Dolly good show’

The Melton Musical Theatre Company are up and ready for work once again and all set for a ‘Dolly good show’ at Melton Theatre next Wednesday (February 28 to March 3), writes John Hurton.

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Melton's BIG Weekend (February 15-18, 2018) PHOTO: Supplied

Weekend of laughs and jokes in Melton and the borough

A great comedy weekend celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Leicester Comedy Festival is about to start.

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Call for males to audition for SKY Theatre’s West Side Story Melton musical

Call for males to audition for SKY Theatre’s West Side Story Melton musical

Melton-based theatre company SKY Theatre is looking for male cast members aged 16-25 to play key roles in their West Side Story musical.

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Family fun Aladdin pantomime is a sell-out success for Whissedine STARS

Whissendine STARS, an amateur repertory society, managed three outstanding performances of their pantomime Aladdin, despite the cast stuggling with coughs, colds and croaky voices.

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The genie of the lamp appears PHOTO: Martin Fagan

Harby Harlequins cast of Aladdin put on genie-us lively panto

The Harby Harlequins gave five well received pantomime performances with a standing ovation following a very polished Saturday evening show.

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Melton dancers put their best foot forward in fairy tale show to remember

Accomplished performers from the Misiuda Academy of Dance put on their dance show ‘Once Upon A Time’ in front of two packed audiences at Melton Theatre, on Saturday.

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The cast of Aladdin PHOTO: Martin Fagan

Grab tickets for magical Aladdin pantomime by the Harby Harlequins

The Harby Harlequins pantomime was in full swing last night - and you had better be quick to secure tickets for remaining evening shows.

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The cast (from left to right): Sam Jones, Gallagher Plowman, Lydia Freeman, Tom Wrath, Shannon Evans, Indiana Gutteridge, Joe Roper, Caitlin Edens, Ellie Hampson, Max Scotland and Julia Wosztyl PHOTO: Supplied

Talented students at Melton Vale Post 16 Centre star in funky musical

Stars in the making at Melton Vale Post 16 Centre (MV16) managed to pull off an extraordinary performance of Boogie Nights ‘The 70s’ Musical.’

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Dancers to give a fairy tale performance at Melton Theatre

The Misiuda Academy of Dance will perform their ‘Once upon a time’ dance show at Melton Theatre on Saturday, February 3.

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Simon Evans: Genius coming to Melton Theatre

Stand-up veteran Simon Evans, known for his thought-provoking, riveting and ever-so-clever performances, is bringing his wit and wisdom to the Melton Theatre, on Wednesday, March 28, as part of his Genius tour.

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Male members of the cast rehearsing Footloose PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s John Ferneley College presents Footloose

A cast and crew of 90 students are set to tread the boards in John Ferneley College’s musical drama Footlose.

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Cast set for 9 to 5: The Musical at Melton Theatre

The Melton Musical Theatre Company (TMMTC) will be back to all singing and dancing ways this February in 9 to 5: The Musical, a musical comedy with a guest appearance from the Queen of Country, Dolly Parton.

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Buy tickets for family-friendly Aladdin pantomime by the Whissendine STARS

An amateur repertory society is kicking off the year in splendid fashion by doing a pantomime at Whissendine Village Hall.

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