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Sooty, Sweep and Su head to the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar for magic, mayhem and mess!

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12:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Sooty, Sweep and Su head to the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar for magic, mayhem and mess!

Love me do! Share your love story for your chance to win a romantic break

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9:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Love me do! Share your love story with the Watford Palace Theatre and the Watford Observer for your chance to win a romantic getaway

Soap suds and secrets in Happy Birthday Sunita

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4:35pm Friday 12th September 2014

EastEnders and Bend It Like Beckham star Ameet Chana talks about his new role in Happy Birthday Sunita at Watford Palace Theatre

From Coronation Street to the West End

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3:57pm Friday 12th September 2014

Former Coronation Street and Holby City star, and Barnet resident, Angela Griffin stars in a new play, Breeders, at St James Theatre

Watford actor Stephen John Davis talks about his role in the West End hit Mamma Mia!

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4:46pm Friday 12th September 2014

Watford actor Stephen John Davis talks about his role in the West End hit Mamma Mia!

Let your imagination gallop with unicorns

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10:07am Friday 29th August 2014

Storyteller Danyah Miller talks to Rosy Moorhead about bringing her one-woman show, I Believe in Unicorns, to Watford Palace Theatre

The battle between the burka and the bikini

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4:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Nadia Manzoor tells Rosy Moorhead about her new show Burq Off

Life on Mars

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4:03pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Pioneer, coming to the Watford Palace Theatre next week, will take you on a journey to the Red Planet

Getting to the Source of the problem

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3:37pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Source is a new theatrical circus spectacular coming to artsdepot in North Finchley

TOWIE hunk Dan Osborne reveals (almost) all ahead of St Albans Dreamboys show

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3:51pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

He's already sizzled on our screens in The Only Way is Essex and raised temperatures with a series of steamy photoshoots. Now it’s official – Dan Osborne really is the very hot stuff that dreams are made of.

Behind scenes access to Watford Colosseum

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3:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

On a glorious summer afternoon, the theatre, famous for being the recording venue for the music of Star Wars and other films, threw open its doors for families and others interested in the ins-and-outs of theatre production.

Win tickets to Milkshake! Live Party Party at Watford Colosseum

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11:21am Friday 8th August 2014

Win tickets to Milkshake! Live Party Party at Watford Colosseum

Q&A with Shaggy from Scooby Doo

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11:18am Friday 8th August 2014

A Q&A with Shaggy from Scooby Doo ahead of his show at Watford Colosseum

Q&A with Tom Kanji, starring in Julius Caesar at Shakespeare's Globe

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9:45am Friday 25th July 2014

Q&A with Tom Kanji, starring in Julius Caesar at Shakespeare's Globe

St Albans' theatre group unwittingly echo Thor controversy by turning gods into goddesses

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10:02am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Girl power, Greek-style, will be out in force at Abbey Theatre this week when The Company of Teens performs epic tale The Odyssey.

Q&A - Jen Pringle from Milkshake Live!

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3:06pm Friday 18th July 2014

Q&A with Jen Pringle ahead of Milkshake Live! at Watford Colosseum

Calling all arts and culture lovers aged 65 and above!

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12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

artsdepot in North Finchley wants arts and culture lovers aged 65+ to take part in an online survey

How I met your grandfather: St Albans actress heading to Edinburgh with tale of grandparents wartime romance

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9:49am Wednesday 9th July 2014

One afternoon back in 1994 student Lisa White switched on her tape recorder and asked her 74-year-old grandmother to recount the tale of how she met her husband.

The Pump House Children and Youth Theatre celebrates 40 great years of shows and plays with its new show Ruby

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3:36pm Friday 4th July 2014

The Pump House Children and Youth Theatre celebrates 40 great years of shows and plays with its new show Ruby

The sounds and memories of South Oxhey brought to life in a new play

Times Series: At work on the estate

12:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Former South Oxhey resident John Schad talks to Rosy Moorhead about the dramatisation of his novel being staged at Watford Palace Theatre

’Allo ’Allo! something’s up at Abbey Theatre

Times Series: ’Allo ’Allo! something’s up at Abbey Theatre

11:50am Thursday 26th June 2014

Like the hit TV show – which ran in Britain from 1982 to 1992 – this theatre production will follow the misadventures of Parisian café-owner René Artois

Who's Who?

Times Series: Catch Doctor Who musical I Need A Doctor before it regenerates

3:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

This unauthorised Doctor Who musical comedy is bound to satisfy both Doctor Who novices and super fans alike.

How Monty Python kept its naughty bits

Times Series: Who want to see all the Naughty Bits?

3:10pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A play revealing the Python's US legal battle and written by Sherlock scriptwriter Steve Thompson will be performed at Barn Theatre this month

D-Day Darlings coming to Harpenden

Times Series: D-Day Darlings coming to Harpenden

4:25pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

This show is set in the heart of wartime Britain and follows a vocal-harmony trio seeking to get their big break

Blofeld and Baxter come to town with tales of leather on willow

12:00pm Sunday 1st June 2014

Blofeld and Baxter come to the Watford Colosseum with tales of leather on willow

"I gave up a law job to run a circus"

Times Series: Gary Stocker (centre) with Mark Foot and Charlie Padkel

11:33am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Chaplin's Circus is bringing one of the world's largest big tops to Highfield Park

Welwyn Drama Festival has been going longer than Dame Judi Dench

Times Series: Woodhouse players

12:30pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

An array of one-act plays will battle it out in the friendly but highly dramatic competition

Uncovering the real Marilyn Monroe

Times Series: Lizzie Wort stars as the ultimate screen legend

11:00am Sunday 25th May 2014

Actor Lizzie Wort talks to Rosy Moorhead about starring in The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, coming to the Old Town Hall in Hemel

Getting to the heart of Africa

Times Series: Ery Nzaramba as Nhamo in 2013

2:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

Lucian Msamati discusses new play The Epic Adventure of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior and His Sexy Wife Chipo, coming to Watford Palace Theatre

A real high-wire act as Chaplin's Circus comes to town

Times Series: Gary Stocker (centre) with Mark Foot and Charlie Padkel

2:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Watford showman Mark Foot rolls into town with Chaplin's Circus

Recalling a Watford childhood

Times Series: Yasmin Wilde as Tina

1:51pm Friday 16th May 2014

Playwright Gurpreet Khaur Bhatti talks to Rosy Moorhead about how growing up in Watford inspired her new play Fourteen, at the Watford Palace Theatre

Penning a musical about Penn

Times Series: William Penn lived in Rickmansworth for many years

2:49pm Friday 16th May 2014

The Perfect City is a new musical about the life of William Penn, the early Quaker from Rickmansworth who founded Pennsylvania

Tree takes starring role in new Company of Ten production

Times Series: Tree takes starring role in new Company of Ten production

4:48pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Abbey Theatre stage will be in full bloom for Round and round the Garden

Win free tickets to St Albans burlesque show

Times Series: Amber Topaz

11:18am Wednesday 7th May 2014

The sultry star of An Evening of Burlesque talks about getting smacked on the bottom and being sent diamond rings by admirers

A Q&A with Lesley Joseph

Times Series: Lesley Joseph

11:15am Friday 2nd May 2014

Lesley Joseph talks to the Watford Observer about her new show, Hot Flush!, coming to the Watford Colosseum

Journalists who put their lives on the line

Times Series: Actors: Chris Higgins, David Ganly and Barbara Gellhorn 	PICTURE: Simon Richardson

11:38am Friday 2nd May 2014

ComposComposer Helen Chadwick talks to Laura Enfield about War Correspondents, a play coming to Hemel Old Town Hall

The Odd Couple revived after 21 years

Times Series: Neville Price, from Bushey, directs the production

11:21am Friday 2nd May 2014

Oaklands Drama Group in Northwood re-presents The Odd Couple

Romeo and Juliet in masks

Times Series: Romeo and Juliet in masks

3:52pm Thursday 1st May 2014

The re-telling comes to Trestle Arts Base next week

Jenny Éclair says Grumpy co-star is 'obsessed with hot vegetables'

Times Series: Quite a mouthful

10:54am Wednesday 30th April 2014

The comedian talks to us about bringing Grumpy Old Women to Alban Arena

C'mon England!

Times Series: England Away

10:51am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Comedian and Hemel Town and Watford FC supporter Eddy Brimson talks to Rosy Moorhead about his new play, England Away, at The Old Town Hall in Hemel

An August Bank Holiday Lark

Times Series: Barrie Rutter & Emily Butterfield

11:02am Tuesday 29th April 2014

A Q&A with Barrie Rutter, who directs and acts in An August Bank Holiday Lark, coming to the Watford Palace Theatre

Young north London actors warm up for National Theatre Connections

10:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Young north London actors warm up for National Theatre Connections, with the plays to be staged at artsdepot in North Finchley

Uncovering the real Marilyn Monroe

Times Series: The unremarkable death of Marilyn Monroe

9:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Alone in her bedroom, in her dressing gown and slippers, no make-up on – and overdosed on pills, just an hour and a half away from the end of her life.

The sensual sounds of Portugal

Times Series: A Darker Shade of Fado - Nuno Silva photo by Chris Nash

9:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Dancer and choreographer Nuno Silva talks to Antony Blake ahead of his show, A Darker Shade of Fado, at artsdepot in North Finchley

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap goes on tour

Times Series: Joanna Croll (Molly Ralston) and Henry Luxemburg (Giles Ralston) appear in Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at The Beck Theatre in Hayes.

11:45am Friday 25th April 2014

Five people and their hosts are snowed in at a guest house and read about a murder that has just taken place in London. A detective arrives, on skis, announcing that the killer may be on his way to the hotel. When one of their party is killed, they realise he is already among them.

The Tudor period - 'the most glorious soap opera'

Times Series: David Starkey is one of the UK's leading constitutional historians

10:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Leading historian David Starkey comes to Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar to talk about The Tudors and Us

Suggs: ‘Dysfunctional but together’

Times Series: Suggs: ‘Dysfunctional but together’

12:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Suggs talks about his unconventional childhood, fatherhood and Madness, ahead of his gig at Watford Colosseum

"A body can be anything"

Times Series: PICTURE: Petter Hellman

10:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

Swedish circus company Sisters brings its show Clockwork to artsdepot in North Finchley as part of Roundhouse CircusFest 2014

The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

Times Series: The unremarkable death of Marilyn Monroe

5:40pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Monroe as we’ve never seen her before; alone in her bedroom, in her dressing gown and slippers; no glitz, no glamour, no masks.

Celtic Flames

9:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

Mixed music and dance group Celtic Flames are set to take Hayes by storm, when they come to town for a special concert.



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