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Escape into a world of fairy tales at Bowhill

The Northumberland Theatre Company brings the world of fairy tales to Bowhill House, Selkirk, on Friday, December 16.

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Hawick Panto Group rehearsing Aladdin

This magic carpet will whisk you away

Can Aladdin defeat the evil Abanazer and claim the hand of the beautiful Princess?

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Hawick Panto Group rehearsing Aladdin

This magic carpet will whisk you away

Can Aladdin defeat the evil Abanazer and claim the hand of the beautiful Princess?

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72Hrs in Moscow

Preview: 72Hrs in Moscow delivers espionage, riot and comedy − all set to a catchy score

The creators of the hit wartime musical Sam & Isla Forever! are set to return with a brand new action-packed musical based on actual events.

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Shakespeare at Traquair presents Hamlet

Shakespeare at Traquair take their double bill to the Fringe

August means one thing in Edinburgh – the Fringe – and 11 Peebles-based youngsters are heading off next week to seek fame, fortune and glory.

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There’s always more with Jimmy Cricket

There’s always more with Jimmy Cricket

With his trademark hat and wellies on the wrong feet, his catchphrases and the ever-present letter from his mammy, Jimmy Cricket is that rare thing - a one-man comedy institution who’s great fun for all the family.

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BYT actors in Tibbie Tamson

Borders Youth Theatre stage premiere of Tibbie Tamson’s sad story

Borders Youth Theatre are set to stage the premiere of a play about Tibbie Tamson by a Selkirk-born writer.

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Comedian Damian Kingsley

Comic Damian takes on penniless tour to raise money for homeless charity

Stand-up comic Damian Kingsley is currently travelling penniless from Land’s End to Edinburgh on a 120-gig comedy tour in aid of bad housing and homelessness charity, Shelter.

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Borders Youth Theatre puts the call out to all budding young actors

Borders Youth Theatre puts the call out to all budding young actors

Are you are aged 11-25 and a budding or experienced performer?

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Maltings Junior Youth Theatre's production, Bugsy Malone

Maltings Junior Youth Theatre take aim at Bugsy Malone

The talented youngsters 
from the Maltings Junior Youth Theatre are gearing up for their latest production, the all-singing, all-dancing, all-custard-shooting Bugsy Malone.

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The full cast of Get Up and Tie Your Fingers Eyemouth

Play tells of sea tragedy

Get up and Tie your Fingers Eyemouth is a stunning new community led production, based on the original Ann Coburn play, which uses song, storytelling and dance to tell the story of how the people of Eyemouth recovered following the 1881 Fishing Disaster.

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Dougal Affleck (Gary), John McEwan (Frank), Ben Foreman (Eddie) and Matthew Taylor (Tom) make up the four stong cast.
Duns Players perform the Gagarin Way

Review: Duns Players perform Gagarin Way

The Duns players took on something new at the weekend, with three performances of Gregory Burke’s challenging first play, Gagarin Way, set in an ex-mining town in Fife.

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The Taming of the Shrew - Petruccio and Katherina's wedding. Photo by Anthony Newton.

Shakespeare at Traquair’s saucy take on The Taming of the Shrew

The talented perfomers of Shakespeare at Traquair have injected a little gypsy fire into their latest production – the already pretty fiery The Taming of the Shrew.

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Gagarin Way tells a story of disillusionment in a capitalist society.

Duns players take on a tough challenge

When the Duns players were looking to stage something a bit different, Gagarin Way seemed to fit the bill.

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Bowhill Theatre presents a ghostly double bill

Bowhill Theatre presents a ghostly double bill

The unexplained creak on the stairs; the slowly turning door handle; the way that the hairs on your neck begin to stand on end..

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Preview: Tweed Theatre presents Murder, Margaret and Me

Preview: Tweed Theatre presents Murder, Margaret and Me

What happened when the Queen of Crime met one of the most celebrated actresses of her time?

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Ishbel McFarlane's O is for Hoolet explores the Scost language. Photo by Irene McFarlane

Preview: O is for Hoolet

An award-winning, one-woman show about the Scots language pays a two-night visit to the Borders next week.

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Theatre Fideri Fidera present Pitschi at Bowhill House theatre

Preview: family theatre at Bowhill

If you’re looking for something to do over the school holidays, there’s a treat in store for younger theatre-goers this April at Bowhill.

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Preview: Duns and District Operatic Society get ready to present Oklahoma

Preview: Duns and District Operatic Society get ready to present Oklahoma

While other operatic societies have opted to go for more modern pieces this year, Duns and District decided to follow up last year’s huge success, ‘Sister Act’, with a real classic from the 1950s, Roger and Hammerstein’s ‘Oklahoma’.

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