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How To – Master Your Audition Technique

Showing: Mon 08 Mar 2021

Join Co-founder and Director of Training at Fourth Monkey, Charleen Qwaye, as she shares tips and tricks on the audition process. In this session, you will...

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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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Connects – Women Creatives

Showing: Thu 18 Mar 2021

Calling all creatives from the East of England! Meet East based Women Creatives! – Hear what they are working on, ask questions and have the opportunity to...

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Bring On The Bollywood Online Stream

Showing: Fri 26 Mar 2021 - Mon 05 Apr 2021

Phizzical in association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Vivacity Key Theatre, Peterborough, present: Bring on the Bollywood Created by Samir Bhamra, the...

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Reads – Kabul Goes Pop: Music Television Afghanistan

Showing: Wed 31 Mar 2021

‘Kabul Goes Pop: Music Television Afghanistan’ is inspired by a true story of Afghanistan’s first youth music TV programme. It’s...

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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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The Jolly Christmas Postman

Showing: Wed 08 Dec 2021 - Fri 24 Dec 2021

‘Once upon a Christmas Eve Just after it had snowed The Jolly Postman (him again!) Came down the jolly road; And in the bag upon his back An…interesting...

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Reginald D Hunter – Bombe Shuffleur

Showing: Fri 08 Apr 2022

Climate change. Mass unemployment. Economic pandemics. The rise of global fascism. So what the f*** could this man POSSIBLY say to upset you? Welcome to the...

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