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‘Music is all I ever wanted to do with my life’

Hailed as ‘The Master of the Musicals’, Peter Corry has become synonymous with musical theatre, not just in Northern Ireland, but as a star of the West End stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Wouldn’t it be ‘loverly’ to see My Fair Lady?

Wouldn’t it be ‘loverly’ to see My Fair Lady?

Lisnagarvey Operatic Society are hard at work for their production of My Fair Lady, which will be staged at the Island Hall at the Lagan Valley Island in Lisburn from April 17-21.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO: Actor and playwright Sam McCready talks about life in the theatre and his new show 'No Surrender'

From humble beginnings in East Belfast, Sam McCready has gone on to become one of the city’s favourite sons, making a name for himself in the world of theatre across the globe.

Whats on
Declan Donnelly

'Delighted' Dec Donnelly confirms he is going to be a father

Dec Donnelly and his wife Ali Astall are expecting their first baby together.
TV and Film
Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd: Comedy legend dies aged 90

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died aged 90, just two days after getting married, his publicist has announced.

TV and Film
Why it should be illegal not to enjoy this show

Why it should be illegal not to enjoy this show

If you are looking for a fun night out, filled with music, dance, and plenty of pink, then look no further than Legally Blonde the Musical, which arrived at the Grand Opera House in Belfast this week.

Theatre and Comedy
Gwen Taylor is leading lady in Wilde classic

Gwen Taylor is leading lady in Wilde classic

Devotees of Oscar Wilde will be delighted with the new production of his classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, which is coming to the Grand Opera House from February 20 - 24.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO: Prime Cut Productions and Tinderbox Theatre explore the edges of male mental health

Hot off the heels of receiving seven nominations in the prestigious Irish Times Theatre Awards for their Lyric Theatre co-production of Red by John Logan , Prime Cut Productions are set to stage not one, but two upcoming plays at EdgeFest in the MAC from 15th February to 2nd March.

Theatre and Comedy
West Side Story is an absolute joy

West Side Story is an absolute joy

Belfast Music and Drama Society’s production of the heart-wrenching Bernstein musical West Side Story swept onto the stage of the Grand Opera House this week,

Theatre and Comedy
William Caulfield honours comedy hero ‘Our Jimmy’

William Caulfield honours comedy hero ‘Our Jimmy’

One of the most well known Northern Irish comedians doing the circuit today, William Caulfield, will be honouring one of his heroes, James Young, when he takes to the road to mark the great man’s 100th birthday.

Theatre and Comedy
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Belfast’s Grand Opera House where auditions are taking place for The Wizard of Oz, the Theatre’s Summer Youth Project.

Theatre and Comedy
The Script

10 exciting things to do in Belfast and beyond

There are so many exciting events happening across the province this week.

Music
Spend an evening with Chris Hadfield

Spend an evening with Chris Hadfield

Millions of people all over the world follow Colonel Chris Hadfield on social media and were captivated by his updates about life in space.

Theatre and Comedy
Lisburn actress Wendy Pyper takes to the stage in Fortwilliam’s upcoming production of hit musical Sister Act

Lisburn actress Wendy Pyper takes to the stage in Fortwilliam’s upcoming production of hit musical Sister Act

A Lisburn woman is set to take on the role of Mother Superior in Fortwilliam Musical Society’s production of Sister Act the Musical next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Farmer on the search for love

Farmer on the search for love

Des Keogh, one of Ireland’s foremost actors and entertainers, will bring his hugely successful show, The Love-Hungry Farmer, to the MAC Belfast on Thursday February 1, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 for three performances only.

Theatre and Comedy
Belfast’s youngest director stages West Side Story

Belfast’s youngest director stages West Side Story

At just 21 years of age, Downpatrick man Jordan Walsh, who is directing and producing the classic musical West Wide Story next month, will be the youngest director to ever bring a show to Belfast’s Grand Opera House.

Theatre and Comedy
Titanic the Musical prepares to sail into the Grand Opera House

Titanic the Musical prepares to sail into the Grand Opera House

The Tony award-winning musical Titanic will be sailing into the Grand Opera House in April.

Theatre and Comedy
Harriet and Guy Pringle - played by Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh

BBC celebrates Sir Kenneth Branagh’s career with special one-off screening

As part of city-wide celebrations to mark Sir Kenneth being made a Freeman of Belfast, BBC Northern Ireland is delving into the archive for a one-off special screening.

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