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Richmond Literature FestivalThe Richmond Literature Festival returns to the west London borough this November for its 23rd year. Highlights from this year's main programme include appearances from actress Sheila Hancock, journalist Peter Snow, Dr Irving Finkel and British designer Emma Bridgewater. Local author Jacqueline Wilson appears as part of the children and young people's programme which includes a session with Jim Smith, creator of the Barry Loser series, at the Orange Tree Theatre, a creative writing workshop run by Mary Evans, author of Who Let the Gods Out?, at the Orleans House Gallery where a free family workshop on the animals that participated in the First World War is being held. Further leading literary figures taking part are Kate Adie, Paddy Ashdown, and Tracy Borman and there are talks on Richmond's Open Spaces, and Unseen London hosted by photographer Peter Dazeley. Events take place at various venues across the borough including the National Archives at Kew, Marble Hill House, Richmond Theatre, and Strawberry Hill House.

 

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The Victorian Richmond Theatre, which opened on 18 September 1899 with a performance of As You Like It, is one of the best examples of work by theatrical architect Frank Matcham. The interior is ornate, with lots of gilt detailing and plush fabrics. More about Richmond Theatre

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The Rocky Horror ShowThe Rocky Horror ShowChristopher Luscombe directs Richard O'Brien's cult rock'n'roll musical comedy in which an uptight couple, Brad and Janet, encounter mad, cross-dressing scientist Dr Frank N Furter, his butler Riff Raff and a coterie of oddballs intent on doing the time warp. The X Factor finalist Diana Vickers plays Janet opposite Ben Freeman as Brad, with S Club 2016-05-02T20:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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King LearKing LearTwo-time Olivier Award nominee Michael Pennington leads a cast of 14 distinguished actors in Philip Franks' interpretation of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy. This major touring production marks the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death and is presented by Northampton's Royal & Derngate Theatre in association with Ambassador Group.2016-05-09T19:30:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Carpenters StoryThe Carpenters StoryClaire Furley stars as Karen Carpenter and performs Close To You, We've Only Just Begun, I Won't Last A Day Without You, Goodbye To Love, Yesterday Once More, Top Of The World, Please Mr Postman and Solitaire.2016-05-15T19:30:00+01002016-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Tom: A Story Of Tom Jones: The MusicalTom: A Story Of Tom Jones: The MusicalThe story of the boy from the Valleys with a heart-stopping voice. Kit Orton plays Tom, replaced by Tim Bonser for certain performances, and songs include It's Not Unusual, Delilah, Green, Green Grass Of Home, What's New Pussycat? and hits by other artists of the era.2016-05-17T19:30:00+01002016-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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End Of The RainbowEnd Of The RainbowPeter Quilter's study of Judy Garland's mid-1960s comeback and her battles with her fiance and her own demons. Featuring the songs The Man That Got Away, Come Rain Or Come Shine, The Trolley Song and Somewhere Over The Rainbow.2016-05-24T19:30:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Buddy Holly And The CricketersBuddy Holly And The CricketersA rock'n'roll show including classic hits such as That'll Be The Day and Peggy Sue.2016-05-29T19:30:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Northern Ballet: The Tortoise And The HareNorthern Ballet: The Tortoise And The HareA ballet for children, adapted from Aesop's fable about two animals who compete in a race and discover that haste and pride come before a fall. Choreographed by Dreda Blow and Sebastian Low, with music by Bruno Merz.2016-06-01T12:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Northern Ballet: The Tortoise And The Hare
Pasha Kovalev: It's All About YouPasha Kovalev: It's All About YouThe winning professional of Strictly Come Dancing 2014 stars in his own colourful dance show.2016-06-02T19:30:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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