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Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5. PHOTO: Supplied.

Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next month as part of After Hours Live. PHOTO: After Hours Live.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next week as part of After Hours Live.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18. PHOTO: Supplied.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church. PHOTO: Supplied.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church next month.

The Ely Standard is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away two pairs of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month. PHOTO: Ely Hereward Rotary Club.

The Wisbech Standard and Cambs Times is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away a pair of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month.

Theatre News

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Michael Portillo is bringing his ‘Life: A Game of Two Halves’ show to the Cambridge Arts Theatre for one night only this weekend. PHOTO: Cambridge Arts Theatre.

Michael Portillo is bringing his ‘Life: A Game of Two Halves’ show to the Cambridge Arts Theatre for one night only next weekend.

Rehearsal scenes from Cambridge University G&S Society and their production of HMS Pinafore. PHOTO: Cambridge University G&S Society

There’s a lovely line in their programme notes explaining the plot of HMS Pinafore that reads ‘ it all works out in the end, hip, hip hooray!’

The cast of Shakers. PHOTO: Viva Soham.

Viva’s performance of ‘Shakers’ at The Brook in Soham on Thursday night was fantastic.

Henceforward

Alan Ayckbourn’s “darkly funny” comedy ‘Henceforward’ comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre later this month.

The cast of 'Gaslight'.

Seat-gripping thriller ‘Gaslight’ will spook audiences at the Cambridge Arts Theatre this month.

Arts News

Monday, February 13, 2017
Stand-up comedian Richard Herring is coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds this weekend. PHOTO: Theatre Royal.

Stand-up comedian Richard Herring is coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

The cast of HMS Pinafore.

Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society will bring their production of ‘HMS Pinafore’ to the West Road Concert Hall this month.

Sue Perkins

She may have bid farewell to the Great British Bake Off, but Sue Perkins will be heading to the Cambridge Corn Exchange in February for a night of comedy, tell tales, and a user’s guide to Mary Berry.

Comedian Josh Howie.

Comedian Josh Howie is bringing his Messed Up tour to The Junction in Cambridge on March 11.

Magic at the Angles Theatre, Wisbech.

Witness some of the UK’s finest magicians at the Angles Theatre in Wisbech this month.

Entertainment News

Monday, February 13, 2017
Spend ‘an entertaining evening’ with Nigel Farage at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton this April. PHOTO: The Princess Theatre.

Spend an ‘entertaining evening with Nigel Farage’ at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton later this year.

Reviews

Monday, February 13, 2017
Hacksaw Ridge, the Mel Gibson directed movie based on the true story of soldier Desmond Doss

Hacksaw Ridge is a must see film that tells the extraordinary true story of a solider who volunteered for service in the American army after being horrified by the atrocities of Pearl Harbour.

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The Prince of Wales in 2007.

An audience with The Prince of Wales is coming to Peterborough on Saturday February 18.

Lion starring Dev Patel. Picture: A Long Way Home Productions

Fact is often stranger than fiction and none more so than in this compelling story of a man who traces his way back to his birth mother in a remote Indian village using his memory and Google maps.

First screening of film about King’s Lynn’s famous Mart

A short film about King’s Lynn’s historic annual Mart by local youngsters will be screened for the first time on Sunday, February 5.

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