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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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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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Vera Lynn, the Forces Sweetheart.

Vera, girl who captured the nation’s hearts

Relive the music of war years with a nostalgic afternoon of sentimental music.

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Denholm Drama Group perform  'Apps in the Alps,' written and directed by Steve Smith and, 'Sherlock Holmes and the Aquilla Diamond,' by Sid River and directed by the Group Chair, Jackie Hale.

Comedy treats by Denholm Drama

On Saturday, April 22, Denholm Drama Group will perform two comedy plays and a sketch in Southdean Hall at 7.30pm.

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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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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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Love or fame - Charity must make a choice

Love or fame - Charity must make a choice

Langholm’s talented am-drammers bring you their sparkling production of ‘Sweet Charity.’

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Scottish Opera's Primary Schools Tour The Tale o' Tam o' Shanter at Jordanhill Primary School. January 2017

Scottish Opera tours iconic classic

Primary school pupils in Hawick, Coldstream and Peebles will perform an opera based on Robert Burns’ iconic poem ‘Tam o’ Shanter’ this month.

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Da, play by Hugh Leonard, produced by Arkle Theatre Company.

Dublin’s wit and drama in award winning play

Arkle Theatre Company will stage the late Hugh Leonard’s Tony-winning play ‘Da’, at Macarts, Galashiels, on March 9-10.

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Mark Watson's MW Tour at Maltings, Berwick

Mark Watson’s MW tour sure to be a Must Watch

Winner of multiple live comedy awards and a regular on TV shows, Mark Watson’s MW Tour comes to The Maltings, on November 10.

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David Hayman in The Cause of Thunder, written by Chris Dolan, directed by David Hayman Jr.

Superb one man show by Hayman

David Hayman is Bob Cunningham – a man with things on his mind - in Chris Dolan’s new play ‘The Cause of Thunder’. at Galashiels MacArts on March 2.

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Northumberland Theatre Company presents Dracula ... the Travesty!

Dracula as you have never seen him before

Everyone knows the story of Dracula but Northumberland Theatre Company present a different version at Bowhill House with ‘Dracula…. The Travesty!’

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