Theatre

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For the second year running, actress Holly Easterbrook will be starring in panto at the Cambridge Arts Theatre over the Christmas period.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

People, Places & Things director Jeremy Herrin gives an insight into tackling a powerful play which looks at addiction and rehab.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

New York-born writer and critic Erica Wagner reveals the story of one of America’s forgotten heroes in her latest book. She spoke with the Cambridge Independent ahead of her appearance at the Cambridge Literary Festival.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

I start this piece with a disclaimer.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Calling all wine aficionados, connoisseurs and indeed anyone keen to learn more about the boudoir of the grape, the Corn Exchange will be turned into a wine-tasting palace for one day only on Saturday.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

One of the finest living exponents of the written word, Michael Frayn, a graduate of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is one of only a small number of people writing in the English language to succeed in both drama and fiction.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

There is still time to catch this fantastic Alan Ayckbourn play, starring Robert Daws and Caroline Langrishe, at the Cambridge Arts Theatre.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

A girl called Bev is having a party and you’re invited. It’s like any party - there’s cider and buffet table, and the host isn’t a girl you know well. She looks cool in her glittery socks and white trainers. She’s even wearing a silver wig. You’d like to be her mate.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Cambridge Arts Theatre hosts this thrilling children’s play, based on the popular book by writer/comedian David Walliams.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This tense political thriller, making its debut on the UK stage, stars Martin Shaw and Jeff Fahey.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The classic, edge-of-your-seat thriller stars Jack Ellis, who spoke to the Cambridge Independent.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Tom Stoppard play runs at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday.

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Friday, July 7, 2017

This unmissable adaptation of the Jane Austen classic runs until Saturday.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Starring seasoned thespians, James Bolam and Anne Reid, this hilarious black comedy runs until Saturday.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Actress Penny Layden stars in this unique new production about Brexit, written by Carol Ann Duffy.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It’s now 40 years to the month since Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party first premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1977 and, to celebrate, a new touring version, starring Sherlock star Amanda Abbington, is on this week in Cambridge. Adrian Peel went along to the opening night.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Following leading roles in top TV dramas Sherlock and Mr Selfridge, the much in-demand actress will be appearing on stage in Cambridge from April 10 to April 15.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Written by Torben Betts, one of the most exciting playwrights to emerge since Alan Ayckbourn, Invincible starts its Cambridge run tonight (Wednesday) at the Cambridge Arts Theatre.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

One of the best-known thrillers of all time, Gaslight is a masterpiece of suspenseful playwriting that has had audiences at Cambridge Arts Theatre this week on the edge of their seats.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Marlowe Society, Cambridge University’s leading drama society – responsible for launching the careers of Tom Hiddleston, Sir Ian McKellen, Tilda Swinton and Sir Derek Jacobi among others – is returning to Cambridge Arts Theatre after its recent well-received productions of Measure for Measure and Dr Faustus with Christopher Marlowe’s play, Edward II.

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