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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.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

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.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Expect the unexpected at Cambridge Folk Festival.

Probably the world's best Celtic musicians, McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle, on uillean pipes, guitar, whistles and fiddle, treated us to a tune called Nando's Jig.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Lisa O'Neill is unforgettable. You wonder if she realises how funny a storyteller she is.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

This, the 54th Cambridge Folk Festival, is the one that dared to be different. Cambridge Folk Festival is the biggest festival of acoustic music in the world. In half a century, it has come a long way from simple folk.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

An explosion of music opened the 2019 Cambridge Folk Festival on Thursday night when The Rails took to the stage.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Our top tips for things to do in the summer holidays including free activities at museums

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Some of the coachloads of fans who came to Cambridge Arts Theatre to see The Rocky Horror Show, over 40 years since it was written, knew every line of this send-up of both the horror movie and science fiction.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, with performances in the college gardens runs from July 8 to August 24.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Sir Michael Parkinson is known and beloved for his skill at interviewing others. On stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre, his own gift for telling stories had the audience rapt, laughing throughout and standing on their feet at the end.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Favourite gospel music will be sung to raise funds for two good causes at Sawston Free Church on Saturday, July 6.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Free concerts at St Mary's Church in Saffron Walden.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Admissions by Joshua Harmon, is about the merits of positive discrimination. If you need quotas then the system must be rotten to the core.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The play has two preoccupations: English politics on the eve of the Second World War, the remains of an old era, and those last remaining, aristocratic households with live-in servants.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Ballet Black's triple bill includes a dance inspired by a miners' strike in South Africa in 1946 - literally a piece de resistance.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Martin McDonagh's play The Pillowman is macabre. Yet this chilling production not only had the audience on the edge of their seats, they were laughing throughout.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

A play about the Aberfan disaster at the ADC Theatre Cambridge from May 7-11

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Stephanie Rojas, who plays a heart-breaking Carmen, called for the audience to "stand up for the cast of Fame".

A packed Cambridge Arts Theatre rose up in one breath, clapping and singing along to the irresistable theme tune.

We were going to live forever, people would see us and die.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Mothersdale is a definitive Richard III, charming, disarming and very, very funny.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Peter James, the author of The House on Cold Hill, now being staged as a play at Cambridge Arts Theatre, says it was inspired by what happened to him and his former wife in 1988.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Rough Crossing, now showing at Cambridge Arts Theatre, was written in 1984. Sadly, this play set at sea is rather washed out.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Few things in life are as hysterically funny, warm and generally uplifting as three hours with Mark Steel.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

English Touring Opera brings three shows to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Verdi's Macbeth on April 2 and 5, Mozart's Idomeneo on April 3 and 6 and Rossini's Elizabeth I on April 4.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Punk Rock Musical, Green Day's American Idiot will be at the ADC Theatre Cambridge from March 26-30 and we have a special 30 per cent reader's discount on tickets.

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America
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Dame Agatha Christie's 1962 whodunit, The Mirror Crack'd is clever. Few in the audience would have guessed who the killer was. The denouement is a surprise.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Well! This is a machine gun of a play. Non-stop energy and with such rapid fire performances creating high-pressure salesmen that I left the theatre vowing never to buy anything - ever again.

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America
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tim Brooke-Taylor is not as bad as his wife, Christine thinks.

He says that's what she used to say when she came home after her sessions working in marriage guidance: "You're not as bad as I thought." He will be talking about his life and times at Saffron Hall on Wednesday, March 20.

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London
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Glengarry Glen Ross, the play with so many expletives that the film cast called it "Death of a F**king Salesman" will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from March 11-16.

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