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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Wendy is ‘All Shook Up’

Wendy is ‘All Shook Up’

Lisburn lady, Wendy Pyper will be treading the boards next week as she takes on the role of Mayor Matilda in Fortwilliam Musical Society’s production of All Shook Up in Theatre at the Mill.

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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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Powerful theatre at the Island Arts Centre

Powerful theatre at the Island Arts Centre

Terra Nova Productions brings fresh, powerful intercultural theatre about Northern Ireland to the stage and will perform ‘Mi Mundo’ in the Island Studio Theatre on Friday March 10 and Saturday March 11.

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Garvey celebrates 60th anniversary

Garvey celebrates 60th anniversary

Lisburn’s popular award winning musical theatre company, Lisnagarvey Operatic Society is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

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Lambeg Players 2016

Panto to raise vital funds for charity

Keep the festive season fun going with the Lambeg Players, when they stage their annual pantomime in the Island Hall in January.

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Community

Youth Theatre stages panto

Island Youth Theatre will be staging Aladdin at the Island Arts Centre Studio Theatre on Thursday December 15 at 7pm.

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Belfast School of Performing Arts, at Lisburn civic centre. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

BSPA welcomes Peter Corry as new Director

Belfast School of Performing Arts (BSPA), are delighted to announce that Peter Corry has been appointed as its new Artistic Director.

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Countdown is on to Fusion kick off

Countdown is on to Fusion kick off

Fusion Theatre have just completed an intensive weekend of rehearsals for their upcoming show ‘The Beautiful Game’, which runs in the Island Hall next week (September 7-10).

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Final rehearsals for Garvey Youth

The young members of Lisnagarvey Youth Society are putting the final touches to their latest production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which will be staged at the Island Hall next week.

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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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Game of Thrones actor to star in ‘Joseph’

Game of Thrones actor to star in ‘Joseph’

Lisnagarvey Youth Society are busy rehearsing for their upcoming production of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, which will be staged in the Island Hall next month.

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