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‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime’ a thing of beauty on stage

It is a rare thing for an adaptation, whether it be on the stage or screen, to surpass the original book, but The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime certainly seems to be the exception that proves the rule.

Theatre and Comedy
FROM ITV

PARKINSON 

MICHAEL PARKINSON launches his brand new series on ITV1 this Autumn.

"The undisputed King of the chat Show" is the doyen of interviews who allows his guests to shine.  Parkinson's recent guest include Clint Eastwood, Sir Sean Connery, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mel gibson, tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez, Woody Allen and Kevin Spacey.

Parkinson is also a showcase for the best music featuring exclusive performances from Robbie Williams, REM, Sir Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Sir Elton John, George Michael, Kylie Minogue, Jennifer Lopez, Sting and Annie Lennox.

Picture Shows - MICHAEL PARKINSON

Press contact: Debbie Wilson/Nikki O'Shea on 020 7261 8107/8105

Picture contact: Shane Chapman  or Hayley Chapman on 020 7633 2542

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.

Theatre and Comedy
Paramore bring exhilarating show to Waterfront

Paramore bring exhilarating show to Waterfront

Long regarded as an exhilarating live act, Paramore will be playing at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Friday, June 28.

Music
Enter the world of the inventor

Enter the world of the inventor

Spiral down the stairs into the world of the inventor in ‘Melancholy’, a moving piece of theatre from Certain Dark Things, on the stage of the Island Studio Theatre on Saturday May 13 at 8pm.

Theatre and Comedy
The music of Nashville come to the Island

The music of Nashville come to the Island

A taste of Nashville comes to Lisburn’s Island Arts Centre on May 12 in the style of the famous Bluebird Café as Sarah Darling, Jenn Bostic and Michael Logen, each recording artists in their own right, come together for an evening of songs “in the round” from the music city.

Music
Pond Park Primary choir will be in fine voice at competition final

Pond Park Primary choir will be in fine voice at competition final

This weekend pupils from Pond Park Primary School will be in fine voice when they compete in the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year live final at the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

Music
Neil Delamere brings his tour to the Island

Neil Delamere brings his tour to the Island

Renowned Irish comedian Neil Delamere will be bringing his brand new stand up show ‘Handstand’ to the Island Arts Centre on Saturday April 22.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO: First Dromore GB display is a departure from tradition

The girls told the story of Charlie and the Chocolate factory from a spiritual viewpoint

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10/4/17: 'Belfast Pops Orchestra', joined by Scott Macaulay (recently on BBC One's 'Let it Shine'), will be performing an evening of 'Popular Classics' on Saturday 17 June at 7.30pm at Methodist College Belfast. Proceeds from this special evening will go towards sponsoring an RNIB Talking Book. For over 80 years RNIB's Talking Books service has helped to end isolation for blind and partially sighted people with the freedom to read again. Tickets �15, available from Matchetts Music, Wellington Place, Belfast or eventbrite.com  Picture: Michael Cooper

Local musicians raise money for charity

The Belfast Pops Orchestra, which includes members from the Lisburn area, will be performing an evening of ‘Popular Classics’ on Saturday June 17 at 7.30pm at Methodist College Belfast to raise funds to sponsor an RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) Talking Book.

Music
A canal

TV licensing reminder for boat owners

With increasing numbers deciding to choose a life on water, TV Licensing is urging boat dwellers in Northern Ireland to ensure they are correctly licensed to watch TV.

News
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy
Stewart Holden pictured with Countdown host Richard Whiteley and Carol Vorderman after he was crowned champion in 2004.

Countdown champ is local pub’s new quizmaster

A former series champion of TV quiz Countdown is the new weekly quizmaster at Bob Stewart’s in Drumbeg.

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101 dalmations

Top 20 films we claim to have seen

Consider yourself a movie buff? Turns out four in ten of us claim to have watched a film they’ve never actually seen just to appear more cultured in front of friends.

News
Guns N Roses singer, Axl Rose, pictured performing in the SSE Arena in Belfast in 2010. (Photo: Justin Kernoghan)

Full Slane lineup confirmed

The full lineup for this year’s Slane Castle concert has been revealed.

Music
Friends pupils lend their voices to support Mary Peters concert

Friends pupils lend their voices to support Mary Peters concert

Pupils from Friends’ Singers, Friends’ School Lisburn are helping Dame Mary Peters in her race to a million by singing for her at Go The Distance Concert in Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey on Thursday April 6 at 7.45pm.

Music
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.

Theatre and Comedy
The Lindsay Chorale at a recent event.

Lindsay Chorale in fine voice

The Lindsay Chorale’s annual concert takes place on Friday April 21 in Second Saintfield Presbyterian Church Hall, commencing at 7.45pm.

Music
Bands hit the right note at festival

Bands hit the right note at festival

Nine top melody flute bands gave exceptional performances at the Festival of Melody Flute event, which was recently hosted by Lisburn Young Defenders.

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