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Stefanie Powers

Hollywood and Broadway legend, Stefanie Powers, best known as Jennifer Hart in the 1980s television series Hart to Hart, playing opposite Robert Wagner, will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from September 2 in a new production of 84 Charing Cross Road.

The ShakespeareRevue

It’s not an easy job sending up Shakespeare. People must have been doing it for the past 400 years. But the cast this week at Cambridge Arts Theatre run away with it.

Alan Bennett
Comedy of Errors

This year’s Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, performing the Bard in college gardens, includes The Comedy of Errors in Trinity gardens running until August 20.

Pantaloons musicians

Touring company The Pantaloons have two open-air shows next month in Saffron Walden. On Saturday, August 6, they present The Canterbury Tales in Bridge End Gardens. This is young persons’ version with puppetry and poetry, music and magic, talking chickens and burnt bottoms (probably of the humans). It’s been described as fast-paced and funny and pure medieval mayhem for all the family. Tickets are £13.50 for adults, £8 children, family £37.

Saffron Walden Tourist Office
Theatre Royal Bath June  2016 Dress Rehearsal
Present Laughter by Noel Coward Directed by Stephen Unwin
Designer Simon Higlett   Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Samuel West/Garry Essendine   Phyllis Logan/Monica Reed
Daisy Boulton/Daphne Stillington   Martin Hancock/Fred
Rebecca Johnson/Liz Essedine  Sally Tatum/Miss Erikson
Toby Longworth/Henry Lyppiatt   Zoe Boyle/Joanne Lyppiatt
Jason Morell/Morris Dixon  Elizabeth Holland/Lady Saltbury
Patrick Walshe McBride/Ronald Maule
©NOBBY CLARK
+44(0)7941-515770
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nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

This is far and away the best production Cambridge Arts Theatre has staged this year and possibly the funniest and slickest in its 80-year history.

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Theatre Royal Bath June  2016 Dress Rehearsal
Present Laughter by Noel Coward Directed by Stephen Unwin
Designer Simon Higlett   Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Samuel West/Garry Essendine   Phyllis Logan/Monica Reed
Daisy Boulton/Daphne Stillington   Martin Hancock/Fred
Rebecca Johnson/Liz Essedine  Sally Tatum/Miss Erikson
Toby Longworth/Henry Lyppiatt   Zoe Boyle/Joanne Lyppiatt
Jason Morell/Morris Dixon  Elizabeth Holland/Lady Saltbury
Patrick Walshe McBride/Ronald Maule
©NOBBY CLARK
+44(0)7941-515770
+44(0)20-7274-2105
nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

Phyllis Logan, beloved on our television screens as housekeeper Mrs Hughes in Downton Abbey and before that as Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy, returns to the stage this month starring in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter.

Juliette Burton

There’s whacky, zany, just plain daft – but also inspired and ingeniously wonderful. There’s experimental theatre and there’s experimenting with theatre.

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Under the Sea

A double bill of stage versions of the Disney films Mulan and The Little Mermaid will be at Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16 presented by The Frances’ School of Drama from Billericay.

Lady Anna

A girl who is a lady should never marry a man who is not a gentleman.

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Spamalot

Monty Python’s Spamalot, the comedy musical by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, lovingly ripped off from the movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, is at Cambridge’s ADC theatre until Saturday, July 9.

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