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BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Smash hit musical is coming to Winding Wheel

Smash hit musical is coming to Winding Wheel

Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical returns to celebrate ten years of the multi-million selling albums that inspired the Olivier Award-nominated musical.

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Star names in psychological thriller Gaslight at Lyceum

Star names in psychological thriller Gaslight at Lyceum

One of the greatest psychological thrillers of all time, Gaslight, comes to the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield from February 20-25, starring the celebrated stage and television actress Kara Tointon.

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Stroppy fun is in store with Derbyshire’s Babbling Vagabonds

Stroppy fun is in store with Derbyshire’s Babbling Vagabonds

Prince Stroppy Pants and the Christmas Caper has been announced as the Babbling Vagabonds co-production with by Derby LIVE at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre for Christmas 2017.

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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Meryl spreads mirth at Spotlight Comedy Club

Meryl spreads mirth at Spotlight Comedy Club

Spotlight Comedy Club returns to the Winding Wheel in Chesterfield on February 23.

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Jack Whitehall

REVIEW: Jack Whitehall in a league of his own at Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

From his entrance on a dashing white steed to his sign-off in tribute to his ‘role’ in the Disney smash hit Frozen, Jack Whitehall had the sellout audience at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena in stitches.

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Stand-up star Simon comes to Bakewell

Stand-up star Simon comes to Bakewell

Comedian Simon Evans is to perform in the latest stand-up event at Bakewell Town Hall on February 18.

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Stargazers are in panto action again

Stargazers are in panto action again

Stargazers are to perform their take on the pantomime Beauty and the Beast.

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Genius Trevor Dion Nicholas shone as the quick-tongued genie who made the whole night a partaaaaay!

REVIEW: Aladdin musical is 'magic carpet ride' in London's West End

Disney's spectacular Aladdin musical is a 'magic carpet ride'...a Whole New World of theatre-going, writes Nik Farah.

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A giant theatrical treat for all the family at Guildhall

A giant theatrical treat for all the family at Guildhall

New Perspectives Theatre Company are bringing John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway’s classic picture book The Giant Jam Sandwich to the stage this week.

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Award-winning comedy play is at Lyceum

Award-winning comedy play is at Lyceum

West-End Olivier Award-winning box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong trips on to the Lyceum stage in Sheffield from February 13-18, as part of its first ever UK tour.

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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

Top Walliams book hits stage in Buxton

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

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Theatre Review: O No! at Sheffield Theatre’s Studio

Theatre Review: O No! at Sheffield Theatre’s Studio

Jamie Wood’s O No! – a popular show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2015 – came to Sheffield Theatre’s Studio for one night only, and was warmly received, writes Alan Payne.

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Guys and Dolls to be performed in Belper

Guys and Dolls to be performed in Belper

Guys and Dolls is to be performed by Belper Musical Theatre from February 14-18.

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Panto fun for all in Bradwell

Panto fun for all in Bradwell

Come along and see Dick Whittington performed at Bradwell Memorial Hall.

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Derby Theatre

Photo by Chris Seddon

Join the Focus Group at Derby Theatre Studio

On Saturday, February 11, TOOT and Ovalhouse present Focus Group (or How to Stare Down and Transfigure Loneliness).

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Laughs galore with Carrott and McGowan at Derby Theatre

Laughs galore with Carrott and McGowan at Derby Theatre

Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan will be teaming up for some hilarious performances at Derby Theatre from February 9-11.

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Transitions to dance their way into Buxton venue

Transitions to dance their way into Buxton venue

Transitions Dance Company will return to Buxton Opera House in March with a brand new triple bill.

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Join John Shuttleworth for Buxton show

Join John Shuttleworth for Buxton show

There will be comedy and music aplenty when John Shuttleworth will be performing at Buxton Opera House on Monday, February 13, to perform as part of his My Last Will and Tasty Mint tour.

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