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Asked by a beggar if he has any change, toff, George Balfour replies: "Sorry, I've only got notes."

There is a lot of humour in Posh.

Strictly professionals, Ian Waite and Vincent Simone present their show The Ballroom Boys at Cambridge Corn Exchange

An ocean of musical bohemia cascaded over Saffron Hall this week.

This is a perfect piece of theatre.

Miles Jupp sails seamlessly through James Kettle's exquisite writing. This is a finely balanced filigree of comedy and tragedy. Jupp moves from humour to sadness, to wistfulness to bombast, and back over all three, effortlessly. He is magical.

This homage to the series of six Enid Blyton books written between 1946 and 1951 is packed full of songs with good tunes. It has a young cast brimming with talent - which they lend to the show to spice it up.

David Tomlinson, best known as Mr Banks in Mary Poppins, was the stiff-upper lipped English gentleman. He had much to contend with: His first wife killed herself. He was a pilot in the Second World War. He survived a plane crash and he discovered as a grown-up that his father had secret second family.

This is a don't miss. Some of the most superb acting you will see this decade. Three actors play nummerous parts, to tell the story of three German Jews who came to to Alabama and started selling goods from a tiny store.

This year's Cambridge Triennial Greek Play - performed by students in ancient Greek every three years - is Oedipus at Colonus, written by Sophocles just before his death in 406 BC, nearly 2,500 years ago.

Mystery thriller The Girl on the Train will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from Monday September 23 to Sunday, September 28.

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