Theatre

Members of the Stageworks Theatre School, Chadwell Heath, Romford in rehearsals

Disney baddies in the Ilford spotlight for Stageworks school’s Kenneth More Theatre show

A theatre company will tonight be putting its own twist on all things Disney.

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A production of Who's Mad will be performed at the Redbrige Drama Centre.

Redbridge youth theatre group explore impact of computer games on society

A youth theatre company is preparing for a second performance of a play inspired by computer games.

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Pupils from the Wenn Stage School rehearse at the Kenneth More Theatre last year for Cluedo The Musical which was written and performed by the students.

Young drama students set to perform their own musical at Kenneth More Theatre

A theatre school’s students are preparing for a journey through the ups and downs of life.

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Schools in for Cynikal

Goodmayes rapper Cynikal goes back to school

Goodmayes rapper Cynikal went back to his old school in Leyton last month for his first ever headline gig. He spoke to reporter John Toner exclusively about being head boy for the first time

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Downton Abbey gets a one man revamp with a twist from Luke

PREVIEW: The Only Way Is Downton at the Lovegrove Theatre

Luke Kempner brings his one man impressions show based on Downton Abbey to the Redbridge Drama Centre in May, but it’s not what you might think...

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Winky will take to the Redbridge Drama Centre Stage on February 27.

Discover the weird and wonderful world of Winky on South Woodford stage

The weird and wonderful world of Winky comes to the South Woodford stage this month, as the Fat Git Theatre company returns.

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Terry Quirk and his artwork at the Kenneth More Theatre.

Ilford artist displays two decades worth of caricatures at Kenneth More Theatre

An artist who lives in rock and rock infamy is displaying his collection of caricatures spanning two decades at the Kenneth More Theatre.

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Katy Mulhern, Lisa Gifford and Louise Hart

Pandemonium Performance gear up for latest turn on South Woodford stage

What we really want is to keep moving forward and to make this our living.

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The Havering Music Makers will perform at the Kenneth More Theatre next month.

Calamity Jane gallops on to Ilford’s Kenneth More Theatre stage

Cowboys gallop on to the Kenneth More Theatre’s stage next month, as the Havering Music Makers return with Calamity Jane.

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Ashley Gerlach is Dick Whittington in the panto of the same name at Theatre Royal Stratford East  Picture: Robert Day

Shaan’s thoughts on Dick Whittington panto

Shaan Johal, 11, from Farnham Green Primary School in Seven Kings saw Dick Whittington at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

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Carolyn Rowe will perform as Bond theme supremo Dame Shirley Bassey at the Kenneth More Theatre

Shirley Bassey tribute act coming to Ilford’s Kenneth More Theatre

From 1960s cinemas to noughties Glastonbury, the music of Dame Shirley Bassey has become a British institution.

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Ex-gangster John Pridmore will speak about his former life of crime at Saint Cedds Church.

TONIGHT: Reformed gangster John Pridmore visits Goodmayes to reveal how nearly killing a man turned his life around

A former east London gangster will tell how he went from living in a drug-funded penthouse to delivering inspiring talks to more than 2.5million people when he visits Ilford next Saturday.

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The Elephant Bridesmaid will feature lots of furry characters, interactive games and even a fancy fashion show.

Pack your trunks for The Elephant Bridesmaid at Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford

Children and adults alike can pack their trunks and enjoy an afternoon at the theatre as The Elephant Bridesmaid comes to Ilford on Saturday.

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Shane Lyons-Cording, nine, appears in A Doll's House at the Duke of York Theatre.

Ilford boy, 9, takes the stage in West End play A Doll’s House

For most nine-year-olds, a doll’s house is little more than a plaything, but for one Ilford schoolboy it could be the start of a sparkling stage career.

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Music See all

Nick Brewer. Picture: Nick Brewer

Nick Brewer puts on performance after turning hobby into career

A new British rapper tipped to change the face of UK hip hop took to the stage at a sold out gig last week.

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Members of the Stageworks Theatre School, Chadwell Heath, Romford in rehearsals

Disney baddies in the Ilford spotlight for Stageworks school’s Kenneth More Theatre show

A theatre company will tonight be putting its own twist on all things Disney.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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