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Our 2017 guide to Christmas shows and pantomimes around the north

Peter Pan Grand Opera House Celebrating her 28th consecutive year of pantomime at the Grand Opera House, May McFettridge will lead the star-studded cast as Mrs Smee alongside Coronation Street’s Claire King as the Magical Mermaid, double Olivier award-winning David Bedella as Captain Hook, Paddy Jenkins as Hook’s right hand man Smee and Mikey Jay-Heath as Peter Pan.

Ian Reddington on going from soap star to Preacher Man

Jenny Lee
MANY remember actor Ian Reddington as market inspector 'Tricky Dicky' in EastEnders or as Vernon Tomlin in Coronation Street, but the English actor is currently enjoying being a love guru in the new Dusty Springfield musical The Son of a Preacher man.

My Fair Lady to bloom again at Theatre at The Mill

Joanne Sweeney
IT'S nearly 10 years since the rags-to-riches musical My Fair Lady was performed in the north but that notable absence will be remedied when Kaleidoscope brings its production to the stage next week.

Comedian Mark Thomas gambles on the future

David Roy
IT'S hard enough to even keep up with current events in these uncertain times, but comedian and activist Mark Thomas is currently making bold assertions about our future – and taking money from the bookies as a result.

Gilbert and George's blame game

TWO of the most recognisable names in contemporary art will stage their first major Irish exhibition for 20 years in Belfast in January.

Colin Murphy: It sounds like a mid-life crisis, but it's not. I think I'm past that

David Roy
THE year was 1992: The Maastricht Treaty unified Europe, future James Bond actor Daniel Craig landed his first film role, Madonna's Blond Ambition World Tour Live LaserDisc won the Grammy for Best Music Video – Long Form and a Downpatrick man called Colin Murphy performed his first stand-up set at his new comedy night at Queen's University Belfast.

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