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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Theatre

Get your name on the teamsheet

Let me start with a disclaimer. It was a beautiful day at Sixfields Stadium when I arrived for the preview of The Twelfth Player. (And if you haven't already heard, yes, it does sound like they are staging a play...

Event: Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild comes to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate from Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 May, as part of its first UK tour. Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to life in this award-winning production,...

Subtle flavours of the Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath with musical numbers? Tre Ventour has shared his review with us, which first appeared on Got Fandom? Based on John Steinbeck's iconic novel, Grapes of Wrath follows the Joad family in search of a better life...

Theatre: Dinner by Moira Buffini

Tue May 2 - Sat May 6 at 7.30pm The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Northampton, NN1 3JA An artist, a scientist and a sexpot are coming to dinner. Paige, hostess extraordinaire, is celebrating the publication of her husband's bestseller. The...

Tim Piggot-Smith dies in Northampton

Tim Piggot-Smith has died three days before the opening night of Death of a Salesman in which he was due to take the lead role. Staff and cast at Royal & Derngate in Northampton are "shocked and devastated" by the...

Rehearsing for summer

It's been a busy couple of weeks for us at Warts and All Theatre here at Delapre Abbey, writes Chris Elmer-Gorry. The March Sunday Artist Shindig at Foodies.rocks with Brigitte Aphrodite, proved extremely popular! We've been darting around Northampton...

The jewel in the Crown Room

Before I met the real Tim Pigott-Smith OBE in the Crown Room of the Royal Theatre at Northampton's Royal and Derngate, I whiled away a few minutes meeting the famous Tim Pigott-Smith in my imagination. This is the TPS who...

Bri is turning tears into glitter

Brigitte Aphrodite kicks a glittery platformed heel through the cosy convention of generic job titles by needing at least half a dozen words to describe what she does. Punk feminist showgirl poet singer comedian... maybe... ish. I think I know what...

All artists in the same Abbey

We started Warts and All Theatre back in September 2016. For those of you who haven't heard of us yet we are the resident theatre company at Delapre Abbey in Northampton. We've been trading for 6 months and it's got...
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Winners revealed at Northants Film Festival (the East Midlands Oscars)

The third Northampton Film Festival rounded off a week of events last night with an awards ceremony at Sixfields...
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