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Playwright thrilled with ‘first class’ Syston QT Theatre Group cast

Members of the QT Theatre Group in Syston were delighted when the playwright, Janet Shaw, travelled down from Yorkshire to see their recent production of her play “One Day I’ll Fly Away!”

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President of the Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club Adrian Cresswell presenting Charlie Fearon with his trophy and �300 for winning PHOTO: Supplied

Impressive acts win judges over in final of Vale’s Got Talent contest

Because of the high standard of performance in the eighth season of Vale’s Got Talent, the judges had a tough time deciding the top three, let alone choosing the winner.

Students promoting their Boogie Nights 'The 70's Musical' show at Melton's Christmas market PHOTO: Supplied

Melton sixth form students perform at Christmas market to drum up interest for their New Year show

Melton Vale extended project students have been out and about promoting their New Year show called Boogie Nights ‘The 70’s Musical.’

Stuart Earp as Buttons PHOTO: Supplied

Cinderella Christmas pantomime cast ready for curtain up in Melton

Cinderella is coming to Melton Theatre this Christmas, as Trio Entertainment presents its fairytale family pantomime.

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Garlic Theatre Company present Little Red Robin Hood PHOTO: Supplied

Funny puppet show ‘Little Red Robin Hood’ coming to Upper Broughton

Children and their families can enjoy a funny, slapstick, glove puppet show on Saturday.

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Members of Syston QT Theatre Group in rehearsal for their forthcoming play. (From left to right): Dorothy Surtees (Connie), Margaret Young (Nora), Russell Webster (Adam), Sammie Creed (Kylie) and Donna Gunn (Fern) PHOTO: Supplied

Syston QT Theatre Group to perform gentle comedy “One Day I’ll Fly Away” in front of the playwright

Members of Syston QT Theatre Group were surprised when the writer of the play that they’re rehearsing contacted them to request tickets for the show.

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Lively Farnham Maltings production at Twyford Village Hall

Theatre-lovers can an enjoy an energetic show with music on Saturday (November 18).

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Marky Frisby (left), Lion Barbara Fraser and Lion president Sabrina Tate (centre) with Dan Hadfield, Howard Rose and Colour Colour band members PHOTO: Derek Whitehouse

Melton Lions charity night of song with Dan Hadfield and Howard Rose’s band Colour Colour raises £2,000

Music lovers were treated to two excellent performances when the UK’s number one Gary Barlow tribute act, Dan Hadfield, and Melton star Howard Rose with his band Colour Colour, performed exciting sets at Melton Theatre.

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Glorilla comedy show heading to Queniborough

An ingenious and hilariously funny French/English comedy duo, Spitz & Co, are presenting their ‘Glorilla’ show at Queniborough Village Hall, on Sunday, November 5, at 7.30pm.

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One of the finalists: Thirteen-year-old May Perks who attends the Star Academy, SKY Theatre in Melton and performed in 'Singin' in the Rain' at Melton Theatre PHOTO: Supplied

First finalists chosen for Vale’s Got Talent contest

The first bunch of finalists for this year’s Vale’s Got Talent contest have been selected.

John Robins: The Darkness of Robins PHOTO: Rachel King

John Robins: The Darkness of Robins show is Melton bound

Melton Theatre is one of the lucky venues to have been chosen to host top comic John Robins next year.

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Stagecoach students being tutored by Kristina Rihanoff ahead of their performance together at Melton Theatre PHOTO: Supplied

TV star Kristina Rihanoff to dance Strictly with Stagecoach students at Melton Theatre

Keen performing arts students will join former Strictly Come Dancing favourite Kristina Rihanoff when she appears on stage at Melton Theatre next week.

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The cast of American Idiot PHOTO: Supplied

Review: SKY Theatre’s American Idiot musical at Melton Theatre

American Idiot is a breath taking awe-inspiring musical composed of one of the most inspirational and “real” bands of today - Green Day, writes Ryan Green.

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Andrew Horsey plays Inspector Lestrade in Holmes Sweet Holmes PHOTO: Supplied

Comedy productions have Whissendine audience in raptures

Whissendine STARS proved to be a great hit with their two hilarious comedy plays earlier in the month, Holmes Sweet Holmes and Last Panto in Little Grimley.

Tangram Theatre Company present The Origin of Species PHOTO: Supplied

Still tickets left for musical comedy about Charles Darwin at Upper Broughton Village Hall

A critically acclaimed one-man musical comedy for all ages about Charles Darwin and his scientific theories is to be staged at Upper Broughton Village Hall.

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Melton Band and Melton Choral Society performing together in Last Night of the Proms charity show

The countdown has started for the annual brass spectacular charity concert at Melton Theatre.

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John Archer coming to Melton PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Mowbray Baptist Church hosting an evening with magician and comedian John Archer

John Archer, the first man to catch out American entertainers Penn and Teller on ITV show “Penn and Teller - Fool Us” is returning to Melton.

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Steven Arnold outside Melton Theatre PHOTO: Jonathan McGrady

Cinderella panto stars come to Melton

High-flying stars swooped on Melton to launch this year’s Cinderella pantomime.

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SKY Theatre's Singin In The Rain cast pictured with Olivia Fines (centre) PHOTO: Supplied

Singin’ In The Rain cast given tutorial by professional musical performer ahead of shows at Melton Theatre

The cast of SKY Theatre’s Singin’ In The Rain were paid a surprise visit from Olivia Fines, who plays Lina Lamont, in the West End version of the production.

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The Vicar of Dibley cast PHOTO: Supplied

Cast line-up revealed for The Melton Musical Theatre Company’s September production of The Vicar of Dibley

This September, join The Melton Musical Theatre Company (TMMTC) at Melton Theatre for a hilarious stage adaption of one of Britain’s best loved sitcoms - The Vicar of Dibley.

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