The Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield

13 celebrities you won't believe have appeared in Chesterfield

Chesterfield's Pomegranate Theatre is celebrating its 70th birthday and to mark the anniversary we look at some of the big names who have trodden the boards in the town.

A surprising number of international stars who went on become household names cut their teeth in north Derbyshire and many wished the theatre a happy birthday

Donald Sutherland starred in The Eagle Has Landed, The Dirty Dozen and more recently The Hunger Games. In 1962 you would have found him in Chesterfield appearing in Anniversary Waltz
Donald Sutherland starred in The Eagle Has Landed, The Dirty Dozen and more recently The Hunger Games. In 1962 you would have found him in Chesterfield appearing in Anniversary Waltz
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Penelope Keith is most famous for her roles in the Good Life. During 1959-60 she was in Chezzy productions as diverse as Gigi and Great Expectations.
Penelope Keith is most famous for her roles in the Good Life. During 1959-60 she was in Chezzy productions as diverse as Gigi and Great Expectations.
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Liz McClaron. The former Atomic Kitten pop star appeared in panto in 2016
Liz McClaron. The former Atomic Kitten pop star appeared in panto in 2016
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David McCallum starred in The Man from UNCLE and, more recently, NCIS. In 1954 he showed his versatility in Chesterfield by appearing in Vanity Fair - and Aladin!
David McCallum starred in The Man from UNCLE and, more recently, NCIS. In 1954 he showed his versatility in Chesterfield by appearing in Vanity Fair - and Aladin!
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