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Saturday, January 14, 2017
Irene Martinez  from Seven Kings has been tormented by demonic spirits for the last thirty years after working in showbusiness.

A woman’s tale of demonic possession will be gracing the big screen at a horror films festival.

Monday, December 26, 2016
Sinbad the Sailor at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Alim Jayda (Captain Greenbeard) and Josephine Melville (Clanker) Credit Sharron Wallace

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Marc Seymour is returning after a four year hiatus to the role of the dame in this year's pantomime at the Kenneth More Theatre (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

He’s larger than life and the belle of the ball, can you guess who I’m talking about yet?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Queen's Theatre Partners in Crime production shots

Intrigue, romance and plenty of 1920s glamour are just some of the highlights of the Queen’s Theatre’s latest offering.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford.

The performance of one of the borough’s most loved arts institutions is to be discussed by Redbridge Council tomorrow night.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Be Bop A Lula photos

There’s a big party heading into town and your name is on the guest list.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Kenneth More Theatre's brand new production Boorskale, featuring a cast of West End stars. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

A musical comedy featuring three sisters, who were simultaneously widowed after a double-decker bus crash tragically wiped out the village’s dart team, is opening in Ilford tonight.

Monday, August 8, 2016
Members of the public wear William Shakespeare masks during the parade marking 400 years since the death of the playwright in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Just what does a man, dead for 400 years and born 112 miles away, have to do with the people of Redbridge?

Saturday, July 16, 2016
A West End performance of the musical Cats, which is on at the Kenneth More Theatre. Picture: PA/Andrew Milligan

The stars of tomorrow are taking the stage to perform one of Britain’s best loved musicals at the Kenneth More Theatre.

Saturday, July 9, 2016
St Augustine's Players - Lessons in Lust and Lies

Turning real life situations into a comic adventure, an amateur theatre group will take its audience on a journey of laughter with three original plays.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Poster for the Philip Ridley's Karagula play

An epic journey into the mysterious world of Karagula, the new play by an east London author, could change your vision of the world.

Sunday, May 8, 2016
The cast of Singin' In the Rain rehearsing. Picture: Barking MAD

As Gene Kelly skips down a Hollywood boulevard, rain drops hitting the pavement around him, everybody knows the words about to come out of his mouth.

Sunday, May 8, 2016
Nishi Pangali with her Bollywood dancers

A popular dance troupe has brought its impressive moves over to the borough to teach children and adults routines made famous in the Indian film industry.

Saturday, May 7, 2016
John Griffiths in his one-man show 40 Years Gone, Parts of my Life

Almost 40 years after making his debut on an Ilford stage, an actor is looking back over his career with a show full of poetry and humour.

Monday, May 2, 2016
John Griffiths in his one-man show 40 Years Gone, Parts of my Life

Almost 40 years after making his debut on an Ilford stage, an actor is looking back over his career with a show full of poetry and humour.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Barbara Hills

Champion of the community and tireless supporter of the arts Barbara Hills is to be the subject of a new show, which will raise money for drama projects in Ilford.

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Jack Productions are putting on

Two of pop music’s best-loved talents will be celebrated on the stage over the next week, with renditions of their famous songs sure to thrill audiences.

Monday, April 4, 2016
Dirty Pakistani Lingerie

Dirty Pakistani Lingerie is not just a play about six Muslim women; it is a play about the struggles and challenges of women everywhere.

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Shots from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical Carousel at the KMT

The manager of the Kenneth More Theatre feels confident that the show will go on, following staff’s latest efforts to keep the establishment running.

Friday, March 25, 2016
Dirty Pakistani Lingerie

As CVs go, American director Erica Gould’s is pretty impressive.

Sunday, March 13, 2016
Pop Factor performers will be taking the stage at the Kenneth More Theatre, Oakfield Road, Ilford. Picture: Adrenaline Productions

An all-singing, all-dancing cast is set to put on an “electric” performance dedicated to pop music’s biggest stars.

Sunday, March 6, 2016
The Alexandra School of Performing Arts is among the dance schools taking part in this year's Redbridge Dance Link at the Kenneth More Theatre

The borough’s dance schools are set to come together and dazzle audiences at an iconic theatre.

Saturday, March 5, 2016
fame cast

Grab your leg warmers, slogan T-shirts and a cup of ambition and let Kenneth More Theatre transport you on a journey from Ilford to the streets of New York.

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Theatre director Steven Day and singers rehearse for the upcoming Rogers and Hammerstein musical at Kenneth More Theatre,

The director of the Kenneth More Theatre has promised customers “something they’ve never seen before” with their third ever fundraising show.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Denmark Street Big Band

The sound of swing is to fill a golf club as a big band pull out all the stops for good causes.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
The cast of The Lion King stage show. Picture: Niall Carson/PA

Parodies of the West End’s greatest hits are set to delight audiences in Ilford.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The cast of hit musical Avenue Q, which is coming to Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, next month. Picture: Avenue Q

Growing up, sexuality and the true purpose of the internet are just some of the issues the puppet cast of Avenue Q will be taking on when they bring the show to the Queen’s Theatre this week.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
'You won't succeed on Broadway, if you don't have any Jews' is shortlisted for one of the UK's biggest theatre awards

Dream Girls, Hairspray, Chicago and Wicked, all these musicals have one thing in common – their music was written by Jewish composers.

And that is what Ilford actress and producer Michaela Stern, 23, decided to make her own musical about.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Digby Fairweather's Half Dozen

One of Britain’s top jazz ensembles is kicking off its 21st birthday tour in Ilford next week.

Sunday, January 24, 2016
The Dragon Theatre Company rehearsing for its production of Jack and the Beanstalk. Photo: Ken Mears

For more than 250 years, the classic English fairytale Jack and the Beanstalk has endured, becoming one of the nation’s favourite children’s stories in the process.

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