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This stage adaptation of Fellini’s 1954 film, La Strada (The Road) is beautiful, brutal, breathtaking and balletic.

A stage version of Federico Fellini’s controversial 1954 film, La Strada (The Road) will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre in an extended run, from March 27 to April 8. ’, This is the story of a young woman, Gelsomina, who is sold by her mother to a showman to accompany him on his travelling strongman act.

Italy

The English Touring Theatre have come to town with a production that captures all the joy of theatre and left the audience at The Cambridge Arts filled with delight and the sincerest appreciation.

UN Court

It’s the sixties - the 1660s. Nell Gwynn is on the stage and Charles II is in the audience.

United Kingdom

The musical, The Wedding Singer is at Cambridge Corn Exchange from March 28 to April 1 starring Jon Robyns, Ray Quinn, Cassie Compton, Roxanne Pallet and Ruth Madoc.

ITV

As director Phil Dale says: “At the end of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the comedy character Puck says don’t worry if none of this makes sense, you’ve probably dreamt it.”

Prince

This is a magnificient piece of theatre. Escaped Alone has been reviewed as a puzzling play. I don’t think it is. Four women who have reached their 70s sit in a sunny garden and reminisce. They don’t finish their sentences and they talk to themselves rather than each other. They would be quite safe conversations if it wasn’t revealed immediately that Vi has killed her husband with a kitchen knife and served time for it.

An uplifting, spunky, eye-popping performance from The Saffron Walden Musical Theatre Company was a true feast for mind, body and soul on International Women’s Day.

Ford

Linda Bassett (Call the Midwife, Lark Rise to Candleford) Caryl stars in Churchill’s latest play, Escaped Alone at Cambridge Arts Theatre from March 14-18.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea, a musical version of Judith Kerr’s much loved book, will be at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford on March 15 and 16.

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