Superstar, Kermit and dreams – an interview with David Hunter

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Ahead of his debut as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol, opening tomorrow (22nd December 2015) at Middle Temple Hall in London, I spoke with West End star David Hunter to find out more about life spent on stage

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First look at Goodnight Mister Tom

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Production images are now released ahead of David Wood’s Olivier award-winning stage adaptation of the modern classic novel, Goodnight Mister Tom, which opens today at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End.

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Citizen Khan to take to the stage

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Following four hugely successful series on BBC One, Adil Ray is bringing the much loved self-appointed community leader, Mr Khan, to the stage for three arena performances in May 2016. Citizen Khan: They All Know Me! will open on 5th May at Wembley’s SSE Arena, followed by Birmingham’s Genting Arena on 6th May and the Manchester Arena on 7th May. Tickets go on sale on 17th December at 9am.

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Mr Khan, created and performed by Adil Ray, is a larger than life character, with strong opinions and big dreams, facing the challenge of how to make ends meet yet keep his family happy. Things would be much easier if everyone just listened to him and followed his lead, and now he is hoping they finally will.

Citizen Khan is currently the most watched comedy show on British television and has been bestowed four awards by the Royal Television Society – including ‘Best Performance in a Comedy’, awarded to Adil Ray in both 2013 and 2014.

On announcing his first ever solo live stage show, Mr Khan, Community Leader, said: ‘Asalaam Alaikum and hello, how do you do to all you non-Muslim peoples. Mr Khan Community leader speaking. I’m very pleased to be able to get the chance to meet you all in my busy schedule. I will be informing you all on how to deal with all areas of British life; family, fashion, food, school, and of course being a good Muslim.’

Visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk to buy tickets.

First look at Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell in Grey Gardens

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Photos have been released this morning of Sheila Hancock as Edith ‘Big Edie’ Ewing Bouvier Beale and Jenna Russell as Edith ‘Little Edie’ Bouvier Beale in the eagerly awaited European première of Grey Gardens.

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Green Day’s American Idiot extends UK tour

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Following on from its hugely successful and critically acclaimed London run at the Arts Theatre, Leicester Square, Green Day’s explosive, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot, will now be extending its UK tour into July 2016, with four more venues added, including the Spa Theatre, Bridlington (7th-11th June), Theatre Royal, Nottingham (14th-18th June), Empire Theatre, Liverpool (21st-25th June) and the Grand Opera House, Belfast (28th June-2nd July).

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