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Marty Maguire becomes Toome man Malachy in ‘Angela’s Ashes’

This week the story of former Toome man, Malachy McCourt, which was brought to life when his son Frank penned a best selling book about growing up in Limerick back in 1996, comes to the Belfast stage,

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Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Over the next three months Belfast’s Grand Opera House will be enveloped in scaffolding while the brickwork of the exterior is cleaned, and the iconic masonry repainted. Throughout this time the Theatre will remain open and continue to welcome audience members as normal.

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Disney skates its way back to Belfast

Disney skates its way back to Belfast

Join A globetrotting tour Of Disney destinations when Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure in Belfast this November.

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Fun for all the family at the Grand Opera House

Fun for all the family at the Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House has announced details of its first ever Family Festival which runs from Tuesday 4 to Thursday July 6.

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Jersey Boys set to make its NI debut

Jersey Boys set to make its NI debut

Belfast’s Grand Opera House is to host the award-winning, smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Jersey Boys as the show makes its Northern Ireland debut in 2018.

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Ladykillers lined up for the Lyric in adaptation of classic Ealing comedy

Ladykillers lined up for the Lyric in adaptation of classic Ealing comedy

The Ladykillers, the critically acclaimed adaptation of the classic Ealing Comedy by renowned writer Graham Linehan, opens at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast this month.

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GOH hosts Sunday Night at the Musicals

GOH hosts Sunday Night at the Musicals

Tickets are on sale for what’s being billed as the biggest concert the Grand Opera House will have seen in a long time, featuring the combined voices of more than 15 local musical societies presenting ‘Sunday Night At The Musicals’.

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Superstars return to Burnavon

Superstars return to Burnavon

Cookstown Superstars are back to dazzle you with their new musical production ‘Happily Ever After’ at the Burnavon Theatre on Saturday June 10 at 8pm.

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Discover magic of the mummy

Discover magic of the mummy

Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre will be bringing ‘Magic of the Mummy: Tales of Ancient Egypt’ to the Burnavon Theatre on Friday June 2 at 10.30am.

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Pat Shortt wants to know ‘how’s tings?’

Pat Shortt wants to know ‘how’s tings?’

Renowned Irish Comedian Pat Shortt, who has made a name for himself not only in Ireland but also in Australia and the States, will be bringing his tour to The Burnavon Theatre on Saturday May 27,

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Live, love, laugh with Eilish

Live, love, laugh with Eilish

Eilish O’Carroll’s one woman ‘Live, Love, Laugh’ show has been wowing audiences nationwide, having already performed eight venues to date with eight standing ovations.

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Life imitates art for actor Kerry as he goes from the palace to the stage

Life imitates art for actor Kerry as he goes from the palace to the stage

It’s been an exciting year for Northern Ireland actor Kerry Rooney; he’s already been to Buckingham Palace to collect his MBE for services to older people and drama, and next week he will be recreating another rags to riches story in hit musical Me and My Girl.

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Coalisland clown takes show to Canada

Coalisland clown takes show to Canada

Having played to packed theatres and outdoor events throughout Ireland, Amadan have been invited to bring ‘Mr. Mess’ to the HarbourKIDS Circus Festival in Toronto, Canada.

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Live, laugh, love with Eilish O’Carroll

Live, laugh, love with Eilish O’Carroll

Best known for her role as friend and neighbour ‘Winnie McGoogan’ in the smash hit television show Mrs Brown’s Boys, Eilish O’Carroll will be giving an insight into the woman behind the character with her new show Live, Laugh, Love, which is coming to the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Saturday May 20.

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FROM ITV

PARKINSON 

MICHAEL PARKINSON launches his brand new series on ITV1 this Autumn.

"The undisputed King of the chat Show" is the doyen of interviews who allows his guests to shine.  Parkinson's recent guest include Clint Eastwood, Sir Sean Connery, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mel gibson, tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez, Woody Allen and Kevin Spacey.

Parkinson is also a showcase for the best music featuring exclusive performances from Robbie Williams, REM, Sir Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Sir Elton John, George Michael, Kylie Minogue, Jennifer Lopez, Sting and Annie Lennox.

Picture Shows - MICHAEL PARKINSON

Press contact: Debbie Wilson/Nikki O'Shea on 020 7261 8107/8105

Picture contact: Shane Chapman  or Hayley Chapman on 020 7633 2542

Tables are turned when Sir Michael Parkinson sits in the hot seat

Sir Michael Parkinson is a legend; the ultimate interviewer. But next month the tables will be turned when he becomes the interviewee instead.

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May is a busy month at the Burnavon Theatre

May is a busy month at the Burnavon Theatre

There’s plenty of opportunity this May to listen to good music, fall in love all over again with the story of Pinocchio, live through one women’s amazing story, and laugh out loud at some of the best stand up on the scene at the Burnavon, Cookstown.

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Danielle Galligan, Kate Gilmore, Lisa Lambe, Sophie Jo Wasson & Karen McCartney in Rough Magic Theatre Company's The Train by Arthur Riordan and Bill Whelan at The MAC 19-23 April, 2017.

‘The Train’ rolls into the Mac

Rough Magic Theatre Company have announced that their musical The Train will take to the stage at the MAC in Belfast from April 19-23.

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Haunting comedy from Brassneck Theatre

Haunting comedy from Brassneck Theatre

Belfast’s award-winning Brassneck Theatre Company are back on the road, taking their latest production ‘The Blue Boy of Glentoran’ to theatres across Northern Ireland this Spring.

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Michaella McCollum is the inspiration for a new stage play

‘Peru Two’ play ‘must not celebrate convicted drug traffickers’

A new play inspired by the story of the ‘Peru Two’ must not enhance their “celebrity status grounded on criminality”.

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Foolish antics in Belfast for Festival of Fools

Foolish antics in Belfast for Festival of Fools

Belfast City Centre will come alive with acrobatics, circus acts, clowning and astounding tomfoolery later this month as part of the Festival of Fools, which will make a return welcome from Friday April 28 - Monday May 1.

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