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Kevin Rogers, local solicitor at Wilson Browne Solicitors has teamed-up with John Griff (of JG Media Services, and a name familiar to many in the region) to raise money for The Lewis Foundation, a cancer support charity. In recent months and years, Kevin has shown the human side of being a lawyer, with his many […]

Are you losing the will to zoom? The Core at Corby Cube launches new campaign, Core Calls, to stay connected with audiences during the lockdown. The team at the Core are going analogue and they are encouraging people to briefly turn off their computers and instead pick up the phone for a chat with a […]

Building upon the digital outreach they have produced since their venues were forced to close six weeks ago, Royal & Derngate has launched Royal & Derngate at home, a digital platform packed with creative content for audiences to watch, join in with and share from their homes. Showcasing all areas of the theatre’s broad programme, […]

Building upon the digital outreach they have produced since their venues were forced to close six weeks ago, Royal & Derngate has launched Royal & Derngate at home, a digital platform packed with creative content for audiences to watch, join in with and share from their homes. Showcasing all areas of the theatre’s broad programme, […]

A group of comedians, including Northampton-based comics Jen Kenny and Donna Scott, have won “Best Kids Show” for their improvised play, The Extraordinary Time-Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen. The Leicester Comedy Festival Awards highlighted comedians who had shows at the Leicester Comedy Festival back in February, and took place earlier this week over Skype, allowing […]

The Royal & Derngate Theatre has been nominated for the Excellence in Inclusivity Award in the UK Theatre Awards 2019, while designer Ti Green is nominated in the Best Design category for her work on Royal & Derngate’s co-production Touching the Void. The UK Theatre Awards celebrate creative excellence and the outstanding work seen on […]

As we move slowly out of September, panto season grows ever closer and this year, the Royal and Derngate Theatre is hosting a production of the classic fairy tale Cinderella throughout the festive season. Running from Friday 6th to Sunday 29th December, this year’s performance of Cinderella is Northampton’s largest festive production, with laugh-out-loud comedy, jaw […]

The Q-Film Weekender returns to the Northampton Filmhouse from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 November 2019 for its third year. Running across three days, the festival celebrates queer cinema from around the world, showcasing the very best in  LGBTQIA+ talent and films. The programme includes award-winning films such as Céline Sciamma’s highly-acclaimed Portrait of a Lady on Fire […]

Today, Chris and Shelly were joined by legendary producer and self-titled “namedropper” Chris Phipps. Speaking over the phone, Chris spoke about his time on Channel 4’s The Tube and the musicians he worked with in the 5 years he was working on that programme, including Frankie Goes To Hollywood, The Proclaimers and Black Sabbath. All […]

Avenue Q is an interesting play. An adult musical that addresses themes such as racism, sexuality, axiety and many more through a blend of Muppet-style puppets – with their controllers clearly present and providing more emotion to them – and hugely exaggerated stereotypes, it’s hard to describe Avenue Q in a way that does it […]


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