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Scottish star fronts US classic

Celebrated Scottish actress Sara Stewart leads the cast in the iconic role of Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles.

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The UK's oldest re-enactment society, The Sealed Knot, will bring to life the history of Scotland's involvement in the Civil Wars at Thirlestane Castle on June 24-25.

Thirlestane Castle ready for another event-filled season

Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, having undergone extensive restoration, re-opens on May 2.

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Iain Lowson plays Fagin in Berwick Operatic Society's production of Oliver!

You will definitely want more of this Oliver!

Consider yourself at home with Berwick Operatic Society who proudly present one of Britain’s best loved musicals, Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

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Kids Innerleithen Youth Theatre, or KIYT.

Musical KIYT set to fly

A youth musical theatre group based in Innerleithen has announced plans for a Musical Showcase event in May.

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Meet Tommy Atkins, play based on the experiences of a World War One soldier.

Tale of an everyday Tommy

This brand new play tells the story of Tommy’s War.

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Shona Reppe, as 'scrapologist' Patricia Baker, in The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean.

Window into the secret world of Josephine Bean

Children will love the new production by Shona Reppe - The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean.

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Borders Youth Theatre juniors in their performance of Around the World in 80 Days.

Play ends week of fun and hard work

Come along to Selkirk High School this weekend and see what a group of talented youngsters have been up to in their Easter holidays.

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And then Come the Nightjars, penned by exciting young writer Bea Roberts, a farmers tender tale of love and loss set in South Devon just as Foot and Mouth takes hold.

Farmer’s love and tragedy

The foot and mouth epidemic that ripped through farms in 2001 serves as the devastating background for, And Then Come the Nightjars.

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Oscar's Amazing Space Adventure part of the Puppet Animation Festival 2017 at Ebba Centre, St Abbs, April 1.

Join Oscar in space

The Ebba Centre at St Abbs is hosting Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure on Saturday, April 1.

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Blood of the Young and the Tron Theatre present Daphne Oram's Wonderful World of Sound.

Electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram’s amazing life

Award-winning Blood of the Young present their first touring stage production, Daphne Oram’s ‘Wonderful World of Sound’.

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Murder most foul at Broomhouse

Murder most foul at Broomhouse

Broomhouse Farmhouse cordially invites you to travel back in time to May 14, 1947.

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Scott Noble,  actor, compere and raconteur.

Bite-sized treats at lunchtime

Eastgate Theatre’s popular series of Bite-Sized Entertainment lunchtime events makes a welcome return in April.

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Borders Youth Theatre Easter workshops.

Easter theatre fun for youngsters

Are you are aged 8-25 and a budding or experienced performer?

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Horse McDonald in Careful at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Horse McDonald tours autobiographical play

Scottish singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, is to take her award-winning one-woman play ‘Careful’, to Eastgate, Peebles, on April 7.

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The Fisherman and the Seal, Scottish fairytale retold by , the Yugen Puppet Company.

Tragic Scottish fairytale with a surprising twist

As part of the annual Puppet Animation Festival, the Yugen Puppet Company bring The Fisherman and the Seal to Wauchope Hall, Yetholm.

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Cinzia Hardy, Artistic Director at November Club, Northumberland based performing arts company.

Norham the PLACE to be to see musical

Northumberland-based performing arts company, November Club, are performing a brand new musical set across rural Northumberland.

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Ned Corvan,  (1827 -1865) was the first professional North East singer/songwriter. A virtuoso violinist and comedian.

North east’s first music hall superstar

Mr Corvan’s Music Hall, a new musical play by Ed Waugh, will be at The Maltings, Berwick, on Thursday, June 8.

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Eyemouth Variety Group rehearsing Allo Allo

Cabaret at Cafe Rene

Listen very carefully ..... I shall say this only once ....... Eyemouth Variety Group are rehearsing hard for their forthcoming production of ‘Allo,’Allo.

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Near Gone by Two Destination Language at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles.

Near perfect theatre at Eastgate

Audiences will be swept away by a heartfelt story about survival when the multi-award-winning Two Destination Language performs ‘Near Gone’ at the Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, on March 17.

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David Heywood plays Clem 'Dare Devil' Beckett in a new play called 'Dare Devil rides to Jarama'
Pic - Richard Marsham

Fighting against fascism in Spain

Devil Rides to Jarama, a new play by Neil Gore, tells the story of the British and Irish volunteers at the beginning of the brutal Civil War in Spain.

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