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A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

The greatest hits from pop-rock duo Chas and Dave will get everyone up dancing in Dagenham.

A brand-new stage adaptation of the world famous Frankenstein is coming to Barking.

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

One of the most respected mediums in the UK could tell you what the future holds tomorrow night.

Aformer marketer who swapped promotions for words will be showcasing her debut book at a reading next month.

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

Re-live the moments that made Frank Sinatra one of the most popular artist’s in the 20th century.

Multi-platinum selling artist Kenny Thomas is reliving his prime by getting back up on stage.

Ditch the romantic dates and cute gestures and do something a bit different this Valentine’s weekend – solve a murder mystery.

They may not rule the world, but a Take That tribute band is looking to conquer the bingo hall.

Recite a favourite tale or perform your own material at an open mic night.

One of William Shakespeare’s classic plays is returning to the stage as a ballet.

Forget A Day in The Life, when you could have an evening of endless classics from The Beatles.

When England won the World Cup in July 1966, West Ham captain Bobby Moore became a national hero.

Essex-based covers band Expose are hoping to get the crowd dancing at the Dagenham Roundhouse tomorrow night.

You’ll be entertained by some of the capital’s top comedians at a new monthly club night.

Mr Spankey and The Hipthrusters are playing their first gig in the borough.

A unique immersive dance performance will show different interpretations of courage – staged in some unusual spaces in the Broadway Theatre.

Christmas quiz

Monday, December 26, 2016

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

You know it’s Christmas when you turn on the TV to see James Stewart running through the snow or see a cartoon snowman flying through the air.

If you’re in the mood for a traditional Christmas Eve exploring the true meaning of Christmas there are plenty of church services to choose from.

Kick off your four-day weekend with a night of festive hits and fun at the Dagenham Roundhouse.

Distinguished TV producers, authors and historians will be among the special guests giving readings at a carol service on Sunday.

A gallery owner is hoping her exhibition about faith and diversity will send a message to its visitors.

A live jazz club will launch at The Boathouse on Friday.

Barking town centre was transformed into a winter wonderland with an ‘elfy number of festive jumpers – and a little help from a singing sensation.

Mod band Missing Andy are looking forward to playing a smaller scale show as they get ready for their Dagenham Roundhouse gig.

A short film exploring friendship, loyalty, sexting and stealing will make its debut on the big screen on Thursday.

The borough’s first winter light festival attracted 2,500 visitors.

Bright lights and Christmas cheer are coming to town.

Music

Friday, March 10, 2017

The greatest hits from pop-rock duo Chas and Dave will get everyone up dancing in Dagenham.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Re-live the moments that made Frank Sinatra one of the most popular artist’s in the 20th century.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Multi-platinum selling artist Kenny Thomas is reliving his prime by getting back up on stage.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

They may not rule the world, but a Take That tribute band is looking to conquer the bingo hall.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Essex-based covers band Expose are hoping to get the crowd dancing at the Dagenham Roundhouse tomorrow night.

Theatre

Yesterday, 11:19

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

Friday, March 10, 2017

A brand-new stage adaptation of the world famous Frankenstein is coming to Barking.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

They may not rule the world, but a Take That tribute band is looking to conquer the bingo hall.

Friday, January 27, 2017

One of William Shakespeare’s classic plays is returning to the stage as a ballet.

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