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Tables are turned when Sir Michael Parkinson sits in the hot seat

Sir Michael Parkinson is a legend; the ultimate interviewer. But next month the tables will be turned when he becomes the interviewee instead.

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Danielle Galligan, Kate Gilmore, Lisa Lambe, Sophie Jo Wasson & Karen McCartney in Rough Magic Theatre Company's The Train by Arthur Riordan and Bill Whelan at The MAC 19-23 April, 2017.

‘The Train’ rolls into the Mac

Rough Magic Theatre Company have announced that their musical The Train will take to the stage at the MAC in Belfast from April 19-23.

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Sam Cree play at Market Place

Sam Cree play at Market Place

One of Ireland’s most popular amateur theatre companies, Glen Theatre Drama Group, will be bringing their latest production ‘Second Honeymoon’ to the Market Place Theatre in Armagh on Saturday April 29.

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Haunting comedy from Brassneck Theatre

Haunting comedy from Brassneck Theatre

Belfast’s award-winning Brassneck Theatre Company are back on the road, taking their latest production ‘The Blue Boy of Glentoran’ to theatres across Northern Ireland this Spring.

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Foolish antics in Belfast for Festival of Fools

Foolish antics in Belfast for Festival of Fools

Belfast City Centre will come alive with acrobatics, circus acts, clowning and astounding tomfoolery later this month as part of the Festival of Fools, which will make a return welcome from Friday April 28 - Monday May 1.

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Get ready for the party of the year at the Opera House

Get ready for the party of the year at the Opera House

Step back in time and get ready for the biggest party in town! A sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer will play the Grand Opera House for one week only from Tuesday April 11 – Saturday April 15.

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Jason Donovan ‘can’t wait; to get back on stage at the Opera House

Jason Donovan ‘can’t wait; to get back on stage at the Opera House

Jason Donovan is without a doubt one of the most loved musical icons of the 1980s but since then he has gone on to become much more than a pop star.

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Music fest returns to Moira

Music fest returns to Moira

Following the storming success of last year’s inaugural event, organisers of Moira Calling – ‘The freshest little music fest outside Belfast’ – are offering this year’s festival goers an extra Friday for free.

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Fresh twist on Shakespeare classics

Fresh twist on Shakespeare classics

Merely Theatre re performing their genderblind works of Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh on March 28 and 29.

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Tony award-winning play ‘inspires, motivates and questions authority’

Tony award-winning play ‘inspires, motivates and questions authority’

Red, a new co-production between Prime Cut Productions and the Lyric Theatre, which is coming to the Belfast theatre from April 8-23, captures the dynamic relationship between an artist and his creations.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

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Audrey II demands to be fed

Audrey II demands to be fed

Audrey II - the bloodthirsty, man-eating plant will soon grace the stage in Banbridge Musical Society’s production of Little Shop of Horrors.

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The Faerie Thorn will bewitch audiences

The Faerie Thorn will bewitch audiences

The Big Telly Company are on the road with their latest production ‘The Faerie Thorn’, which will be coming to the Market Place Theatre in Armagh on May 17.

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Don’t miss Little Shop of Horrors

Don’t miss Little Shop of Horrors

Tickets for Banbridge Musical Society’s production of Little Shop of Horrors are now on sale and the cast and production team are putting the final touches to what promises to be a fantastic show.

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St Patrick’s weekend at Market Place Theatre

St Patrick’s weekend at Market Place Theatre

St Patrick’s weekend at The Market Place Theatre in Armagh will see family fun and music with a traditional St Patrick’s Day feel.

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Curtain to go up on Portadown festival

Curtain to go up on Portadown festival

Tuesday March 7 sees the curtain go up on the 81st Portadown Drama Festival in Portadown Town Hall Theatre at 8pm.

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Talented kids take to the stage for Les Mis

Talented kids take to the stage for Les Mis

This summer’s epic production of Les Miserables takes place in Belfast’s Grand Opera House and promises to delight and astound audiences during a ten night spectacular delivered by students from across Ireland aged just 16-19 from the Belfast School of Performing Arts.

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Flashes of style in The Grandmaster by Kar-Wai

Flashes of style in The Grandmaster by Kar-Wai

Since the story of Ip Man - the famed instructor of Bruce Lee - reached the screen in 2008, there have been a number of interpretations based on the late Wing Chun master’s life. Celebrated Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai is the latest to throw his hat in the ring with The Grandmaster, showing at Queen’s Film Theatre this week.

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A complete and honest portrayal of movie man

A complete and honest portrayal of movie man

When famed film critic Roger Ebert died last year he was four months into participation on the documentary film Life Itself. Based on his memoirs, the film sees a limited UK release this week.

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Harris shows why he’s pick of DJ bunch

Harris shows why he’s pick of DJ bunch

Calvin Harris set himself a hard act to follow after last year’s brilliant 18 Months.

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