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VIDEO PREVIEW: Yorkshire world premiere for Brexit inspired piano recital European Unison

A Brexit inspired recital written for 28 pianos - one for each member of the European Union - hopes to hit the right notes with Remain supporters when it gets its world premiere this weekend in Yorkshire.
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Buxton date for Brian Kennedy

Buxton date for Brian Kennedy

Internationally celebrated singer and songwriter Brian Kennedy and will be performing in Buxton during April.

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Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena.

WIN: Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena

Sex Is On Fire chart-toppers Kings Of Leon will rock Sheffield Arena this summer and we are giving you the chance to win tickets and meet the band.

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Joe Bonamassa's 'lightning fast fingers fly effortlessly around the fretboard'. Photo: Paul Rodgers.

AUDIO PREVIEW: Guitar king Joe Bonamassa promises 'two hours of blues rock fun' at Sheffield Arena

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BB King trip off the tongue when asked to name the greatest guitar players of all time - but make way for Joe Bonamassa!

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Operatic classic to hit the stage in Buxton

Operatic classic to hit the stage in Buxton

La Boheme will present a treat for opera fans when it is performed at Buxton Opera House on Sunday, March 26.

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Get involved in production of Sister Act

Get involved in production of Sister Act

The musical Sister Act will be staged at New Mills Art Theatre in November and if you are interested in being in the show, you are invited come along to a get-together at the theatre, on Jodrell Street, New Mills, on Tuesday, March 28, at 8pm.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Reduced Shakespeare Company at Buxton Opera House

THEATRE REVIEW: Reduced Shakespeare Company at Buxton Opera House

Brevity is the soul of wit, write Annie Morgan and Jenny Codd.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Expect plenty of sax appeal in Snake’s Buxton performance

Expect plenty of sax appeal in Snake’s Buxton performance

The legendary saxophonist Snake Davis will be at the Pavilion Arts Centre on Sunday, March 26, from 7.30pm.

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Film review: Beauty and the Beast proves a nostalgia-packed live action remake

Film review: Beauty and the Beast proves a nostalgia-packed live action remake

Disney’s trend for live action remakes gathers steam this month with Beauty And The Beast, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Back to the 60s in Badapple’s sparkling comedy drama

Back to the 60s in Badapple’s sparkling comedy drama

Yorkshire-based Badapple Theatre will bring Eddie and the Goldtops, a sparkling comedy-drama, to three venues across the area over the next two weeks.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO: Welcome To Yorkshire tourism film is new star of the big screen - watch it here first

Yorkshire is the latest star of the big screen in a new tourism film which will be shown in cinemas.
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Hit after hit with top tribute show at Winding Wheel

Hit after hit with top tribute show at Winding Wheel

There will be hits galore at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel on Friday, March 24, when a performance of Oh What A Nite! featuring The Jerseys takes place.

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A bumper new season is in store at Chatsworth

A bumper new season is in store at Chatsworth

Chatsworth house, garden and farmyard opens March 25 with highlights including the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, House Style, a fashion-led exhibition which will showcase the captivating lives of the Cavendish family, and the completion of the £32.7 million Masterplan restoration project.

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Tony’s back to lay down the law in his new comedy show

Tony’s back to lay down the law in his new comedy show

Multi award-winning comedian Tony Law is back on the road with the inimitable surreal comedy-art that has made him one of the most celebrated live performers in the UK.

Theatre and Comedy
Derbyshire Singers present Last Night of the Proms-style concert in Matlock

Derbyshire Singers present Last Night of the Proms-style concert in Matlock

Derbyshire Singers will be taking part in a Last Night of The Proms-style concert on Saturday, March 25, at Matlock’s Highfields School, starting at 7.30pm.

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Get sucked into Greene’s spy tale at Buxton Opera House

Get sucked into Greene’s spy tale at Buxton Opera House

Innovative theatre company Creative Cow brings an evening of hilarity and satire to Buxton Opera House from April 20-22 in a witty adaptation of Graham Greene’s spy thriller Our Man in Havana.

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Birmingham Stage Company presents Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.  

CAST

Gilly Tompkins - Granny

Ashley Cousins - Ben

Laura Girling - Mum

Ben Martin - Dad

Umar Malik - Raj

Alison Fitzjohn - Matron

Richard James - Doctor

Louise Bailey - Queen & Female Undestudy

Aaron Thiara - Male Understudy

 

CREATIVE TEAM

Adapter and Director - Neal Foster

Designer - Jackie Trousdale

Lighting Designer - Jason Taylor

Composer - Jak Poore

Sound Designer - Nick Sagar

Choreographers - Paul Chantry & Rae Piper of Chantry Dance Company

Production Manager - Adrian Littlejohns

Hit book Gangsta Granny takes to the stage at Buxton Opera House

Birmingham Stage Company, the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories, George’s Marvellous Medicine and Tom’s Midnight Garden, are bringing their world premiere tour of David Walliams’s Gangsta Granny to Buxton Opera House from April 12-16.

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Connaught Opera to perform at Bolsover Castle

English Heritage Bolsover Castle will be hosting a concert on Thursday, March 23, at 2pm.

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Jason Donovan. Photo - Rhian AP Gruffydd.

Jason Donovan announces new tour including Derbyshire date

Singer and actor Jason Donovan has announced a new 34-date UK tour, which includes a Derbyshire show.

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