Packed summer season to come at Cambridge Arts Theatre

PUBLISHED: 15:39 24 April 2019

The Girl on the Train

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The summer season at Cambridge Arts Theatre includes The Girl on the Train, The Remains of the Day, Educating Rita, the Rocky Horror Show, Sir Michael Parkinson and the Cambridge Greek Play.

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The summer season at Cambridge Arts Theatre includes The Girl on the Train, The Remains of the Day, Educating Rita, the Rocky Horror Show, Sir Michael Parkinson and the Cambridge Greek Play.

Niamh Cusack and Stephen Boxer star in The Remains of the Day from May 14-18, a tale of nostalgia and past regrets.

The comedy, the Stones in his Pockets, set in a small village in Ireland turned upside down when a Hollywood studio descends on it - with two actors presenting a multitude of characters, runs from May 27-June 1.

Alex Kingston and Sarah Hadland star in a new comedy-drama called Admissions (June 3-8) a play about Ivy League entrances.

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In homage to the iconic English comic double act Morecambe and Wise, Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel present An Evening of Eric and Ern (June 27-28), crammed full of the duo's most loved routines, songs and sketches.

Stephen Tompkinson stars as the frustrated poet and academic Frank in Educating Rita from July 29 to August 3. EastEnders favourite Samantha Womack stars in the brand-new adaptation of Paula Hawkins' best-selling thriller novel The Girl on the Train (September 23-28).

Two smash hit musicals will be at the arts this season, soul and gospel singer Mica Paris stars in the 80s musical Fame (April 29 - May 4) and the

The legendary cult classic musical The Rocky Horror Show hits the city, from July 15-20.

For children, there will be adaptations of favourite story books, We're Going on a Bear Hunt in July and Tom Gates in October.

The prestigious triennial Cambridge Greek Play, acted by students at Cambridge University is set to return in October, presenting Sophocles tragedy Oedipus at Colonus (October 16-19)..

Special one-night events of music, discussion and life stories bring to the stage recognisable personalities.

The renowned historian and presenter David Starkey (April 28) explores the radically shifting marriage customs of the British monarchy.

Award-winning jazz vocalist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Claire Martin (June 14) returns to

celebrates the release of herupcoming album Believin' It.

Legendary television talk show host Sir Michael Parkinson

looks over his remarkable life and career in an intimate, entertaining and informative

one-man show on June 26.

Church of England priest, radio broadcaster and television personality Reverend Richard Coles explores his varying career from musician to vicar. (July 9)

Details and booking 01223 503333 or www.cambridgeartstheatre.com.

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