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Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

An arts centre is fundraising to offer families to experience a day of festive theatre, food and fun for only £1.

Theatre Royal Stratford East is raising money to give more young people in Newham the opportunity to experience theatre in The Big Give's Christmas Challenge.

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.

A puppetry show of children's classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt is coming to Stratford Circus Arts Centre.

Two arts centres have teamed up in a bid to get more stories about British Muslims on stage.

An usher who dreamed of treading the boards is now starring in a powerful play at the theatre where she worked.

There's a new challenge to take on at the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford.

Youngsters are planning to create a "youthquake" when they take to the stage to speak out about the issues that matter to them most.

A spoken word theatre piece animated by two acrobatic dancers is coming to Stratford Circus Arts Theatre.

Students studying drama performance have given their degree course top marks at the University of East London.

A powerful play based on the genocide in Rwanda is due to launch the second season of Theatre Royal Stratford East's new artistic director.

Canning Town may not be the first place that comes to mind as a wonderland - but it's the setting for a dramatic new retelling of a literary classic.

A dyslexic barber's novel inspired by the streets he grew up on is being performed on stage after a chance encounter with a theatre impresario.

The hopes and dreams of two generations trying to survive in 1980s America are explored in Theatre Royal Stratford East's production of King Hedley II.

A Newham actor is set to bring the story of Windrush immigrants to life in a new play.

Five thousand schoolchildren are to be offered the chance to watch a Shakespeare play for free.

An actor from Romford stars in an emotional play about the difficulties soldiers and refugees experience when returning home from war.

Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants - but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.

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Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

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