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The Harmonettes in Dorothy's War

Chester trio in harmony to raise cash for Poppy Appeal

Dorothy's War is inspired by true story from the Great War

Ashley Christmas stars as Hattie Jacques in Becoming Hattie

Bickerton and Faddiley to host play about TV and film comedy legend

Becoming Hattie can be seen at Cheshire venues on May 6-7

Peachy play in Saltney to mark Dahl centenary

B-It Company presents James and the Giant Peach

Stuart Reid as Frank Farmer and Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard

Review: The Bodyguard at the Liverpool Empire

Comedy, tragedy and some of the greatest songs of all time

Sarah Morris playing Cecily Cardew and Meg Lamour playing Gwendolen Fairfax in The Importance of Being Earnest

Chester Little Theatre to stage classic Oscar Wilde comedy

The Importance of Being Earnest can be seen from May 7-14

The Forum Studio Theatre in Chester

Chester Tip Top Productions to stage Talking Heads by Alan Bennett

Classic monologues to be performed at Forum Studio Theatre from May 12-21

Tip Top Productions are staging Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh

Tip Top Productions bring Abigail's Party to Chester

Classic Mike Leigh play can be seen at Forum Studio Theatre until April 30

Philip Wilson will direct As You Like It, the opening production of the 2016 Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre season

Chester Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre season gains two new directors

Philip Wilson will direct As You Like It and Derek Bond takes on Stig of the Dump

William Shakespeare quiz: Test your knowledge of the Bard

This weekend marks the 400th anniversary of the death of our greatest playwright

Ellesmere Port drama company secures prestigious season in Liverpool

Shakespeare plays will mark the Bard's 400th birthday

Chief executive of Arts Council England Darren Henley on the new Storyhouse centre in Chester exclusive

Storyhouse Chester - a 'new and exciting chapter in the story of the creative life' of city

Chief executive of Arts Council England Darren Henley on his first impressions of the new cultural centre due to open this year

Smooth Criminal featuring Sean Christopher as Michael Jackson in Thriller Live

Review: Thriller Live at the Liverpool Empire

The initial thrill soon became overkill

Screengrab from A Story About George, a Theatre in the Quarter film: George, nine

Film shows how Blacon boy's life is transformed through theatre

A Story About George shows the effect city company has on disadvantaged children's lives

The tables are laid for Iranian Feast at St Mary's Creative Space

Review: Iranian Feast at St Mary's Creative Space

A thought provoking snapshot of family life under a very different regime

Sara Stewart as Hilary and Philip Wright as Mark

Review: Jumpy at Theatr Clwyd in Mold

Painfully funny play by April De Angelis can be seen until April 2

Should Chester City Passion be an annual event?

With talk of footfall, visitor numbers, tourism and hotel stays, city tourism chiefs MUST get behind this event in future years

Chester Minerva Arts youth theatre take on Shakespeare classic

Company will stage The Tempest at University of Chester Kingsway Campus from April 1-2


Chester Mystery Plays bring the Passion back to the city

Performance of the play parades through Chester's streets on Good Friday

Frodsham Players production of The Secret Garden is coming soon

The Secret Garden will be running at St Laurence Church from April 4-8

Guys and Dolls has brought its UK tour to the Liverpool Empire

Review: Guys And Dolls, Liverpool Empire Theatre

A dazzling performance with an amazing cast that has stood the test of time

Videos & Photos

Blazing sunshine as Chester Races 2016 season opens in style

GALLERY: TOWIE hunk Pete 'the pirate' Wicks meets fans in Chester

Famous faces turn out for first day of Chester Races 2016 season


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