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Local talent at the Guildford Fringe

The Guildford Fringe returns for another year of incredible entertainment. William Gadsby Peet meets the Surrey locals performing at the festival this year

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From burlesque to potato puppetry, there's an array of awesome off the wall acts coming to the Guildford Fringe this year. William Gadsby Peet finds out what weird and wonderful works of art we can look forward to more

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The Guildford Fringe Festival returns for another year of amazing arts and culture. William Gadsby Peet talks to some of bigger names involved – from Andy Parsons to Viv Groskop more

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3 STARS, June 5-9. While there are plenty of enjoyable moments in the PPA’s amateur production of The Producers, Richard Davies finds it a strange choice of show for a graduation performance more

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3 STARS, June 1-10. Shrek The Musical is well worth seeing if you are a fan of the Dreamworks original, says Alison Hunt more

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Alice Cairns talks to Shappi Khorsandi about humour, history and the hero that England forgot more

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Jane McGowan goes behind the scenes at the third Camberley International Festival to find out what makes this event stand out from the rest more

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3 STARS, May 29 – June 3. The story is slow on the get-go and idles over cheery songs but charming nonetheless, says more

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3 STARS, May 25-28. You may not yet be sure if summer has actually arrived but it’s always fine weather in this sunniest of musicals, says Amanda Hodges more

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4 STARS, May 22-26. A dazzling piece of darkly comic political satire, rooted in the 1970s but with continuing relevance today, says Andrew Morris more

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Sherlock Holmes/Robert Powell

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Theatre and television favourite Robert Powell visits the dark side for his latest role as Sherlock Holmes more

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3 STARS, May 16-19. Merrily We Roll Along is one for the Sondheim diehards, says Sondheim novice Richard Davies more

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4 STARS, May 15-19. Jane McGowan drifts back to Depression-hit Nevada to enjoy this toe-tapping classic more

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Sherlock Holmes/Robert Powell

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2 STARS, May 14-19. An intriguing premise is let down by a thin and implausible plot, says Alice Cairns more

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4 STARS, May 14-18. Darkly witty and frequently surprising, this revival of Peter Barnes’ debut  Sixties play has much to entertain, discovers Amanda Hodges more

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5 STARS. AnimAlphabet is slick, professional and full of colour. "By far one of the best children’s performances I’ve seen," says Sharon Wallace more

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2 STARS, May 9-12. Aliya Al-Hassan is left unimpressed by 20th Century Boy at Kingston's Rose Theatre more

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3 STARS, May 8-12. A dark new comedy about the state of the nation and the thin veneer of contemporary life, says Andrew Morris more

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5 STARS, May 1-5. Hilarious, inventive and brilliant rep at Leatherhead Theatre this week – no spoilers – just go and see Ayckbourn at his best! more

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