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How To – Make Zoom Theatre

Showing: Mon 25 Jan 2021

This week’s How To, will be delivered by George Rennie from critically acclaimed Super Stories Theatre Company and will look at How To make Zoom...

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Reads – Morgue

Showing: Wed 27 Jan 2021

There’s a beautiful bride on the slab, strange noises coming from the cooler, and the Lord of the Dead is on the rampage. For morticians, Konrad and Milo,...

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A Night In with Jacqueline Woodson

Showing: Thu 28 Jan 2021

What will happen when two families from very different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy? Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for...

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A Night In with Nikesh Shukla

Showing: Wed 03 Feb 2021

How do you find hope, and even joy, in a world that is racist, sexist and facing climate crisis? How do you prepare your children for it, but also fill them...

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A Night In with Marian Keyes

Showing: Thu 04 Feb 2021

Spend an evening with international bestseller and literary superstar Marian Keyes, to celebrate the paperback publication of her runaway success, Grown Ups....

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SEND Online Arts Award

Showing: Mon 08 Feb 2021

Thanks to funding from Action for Children and as a provider of Essex Short Breaks, we will be offering ten young people the opportunity to gain an Arts Award...

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A Night In with Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Showing: Thu 11 Feb 2021

An unmissable opportunity to spend the evening with one of the world’s most recognisable women, Priyanka Chopra Jonas. To mark the publication of her...

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A Night In with Raven Smith

Showing: Wed 17 Feb 2021

Is being tall a social currency? Am I the contents of my fridge? Does yoga matter if you’re not filthy rich? Is a bagel four slices of bread? Are three...

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A Night In with Nicky Campbell

Showing: Thu 18 Feb 2021

As co-presenter of ITV’s Long Lost Family, reuniting parents with children, and as an adopted child himself, Nicky Campbell knows all too well the tangled...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Showing: Tue 16 Mar 2021 - Wed 31 Mar 2021

Each of us has heaven and hell in them. In a profile pic-obsessed, filter-fixated world where online and reality blur, influencer Dorian Gray makes a deal. For...

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Grayson Perry – A Show For Normal People

Showing: Sat 28 Aug 2021

Despite being an award-winning artist, Bafta-winning TV presenter, Reith Lecturer and bestselling author, Grayson Perry is a normal person – and just like...

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Aladdin 2021

Showing: Sat 27 Nov 2021 - Sun 16 Jan 2022

Make all your Christmas wishes come true with a trip to the Mercury’s magical pantomime, Aladdin! Journey with us to distant shores where the penniless...

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