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Riverdance the 25th anniversary celebration, cancelled at Cambridge Corn Exchange in March because of the coronavirus lockdown, has been rescheduled for September next year.

Cambridge students in isolation have produced a comedy show of sketches called Monolaughs. This will go out on Saturday, May 9 at 7pm on the ADC YouTube channel for free

It’s easy to feel trapped at home during lockdown but thankfully there are plenty of theatrical treats available to stream straight into your home. Here’s an updated list of the best shows on offer


Now the theatres have gone dark The National Theatre is You-Tubing some of its best loved shows. Each one will be available for a week. Get the best seats in the house, on Thursday nights from 7pm.

It’s described as a thriller but it’s more of a sigh than a scream

The BBC sitcom is brought to life by two actors playing over 25 characters

This multi-award winning production by Stephen Daldry returns to the Arts after a sell-out London season and an American tour.

A dancer said at the post-show gathering they could feel the energy and enthusiasm coming back to them from the audience.

Some of us think that you have never heard a piece of music until you have seen the Richard Alston Dance Company dance to it - yet, sadly the company says this is to be their final, ever tour - after 25 years on stage.

The play is based on a true story, It is set in a village in the remote Scottish Highlands and told by women in three different eras.

At this children’s play (age guidance 3+) the audience can, as it were, jump on board the broom with the witch and her cat.

In the wake of yet another mass shooting, Senator Henry Jekyll, a bold, young, candidate for the Oval Office, promises to end America’s love affair with guns.

This is now the second longest-running non-musical play in West End history, after The Mousetrap.

Set in a holiday camp in the 1960s, founder Joe Maplin is opening a branch in the Bahamas and needs female yellowcoats to work there.

Band of Gold was a big television hit in the 1990s, watched by 15 million viewers. Rolling out the same characters in tired old story lines 25 years on cannot have the same magnetism.

Who is the mysterious wife who never leaves the house? Pirandello gives us one version of the story - and then the opposite.

Only 10 per cent of people stopped in the street would have heard of Pirandello - even in Italy - but he is writing for the 90 per cent who have never heard of him

A traditional version of the musical, My Fair Lady will be at Saffron Walden Town Hall from Tuesday, March 10 to Saturday, March 14.

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