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REVIEW: Feel the farce in Noises Off!

Hope’s drama group tackles Michael Frayn’s brilliant play which takes us behind the scenes of a touring theatre company’s production.

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Joe McElderry as Joseph

REVIEW: Joe McElderry stars in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Theatre Royal, Nottingham

It’s certainly NOT time for this classic musical to get its coat if the rip-roaring, innovative kaleidoscope of fun at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal is anything to go by.

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Our Man in Havana

REVIEW: Our Man in Havana at Buxton Opera House

Graham Greene served in MI6 during the Second World War and encountered an agent who made up reports to bolster his expense claims. Greene made use of

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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine.

Jodie Prenger plays lead role in Shirley Valentine

Much-loved actress Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine.

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Nadia Clifford as Jane Eyre and Tim Delap as Rochester. Photo by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

Review: Jane Eyre at Sheffield Lyceum

A touring production of an ensemble production of Charlotte Bronte’s landmark novel is on at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield.

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Connections Festival at Derby

Festival connects with artistic young people

A festival of theatre, new writing and workshops for young people will be hosted in a Derbyshire theatre.

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Jenny Hackwell as Goldilocks and Lorenzo Trossello as Blue Bird in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Photo by Brian Slater.

VIDEO: Northern Ballet tours Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Award-winning Northern Ballet is on tour with an enchanting production for children.

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Watson will be making his Mark with Derbyshire visit

Watson will be making his Mark with Derbyshire visit

Comedian and author Mark Watson will be bringing his MW tour to Matlock Bath’s Grand Pavilion on September 22.

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Matthew Parish, Creative Cow producer

Spy thriller is co-produced by Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House is known as one of the county’s leading receiving theatres, but this month the venue will be co-producing a thrilling production of Our Man in Havana, in collaboration with Creative Cow and Malvern Theatres.

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Edward Ferrow and Alex Rivers in Pride and Prejudice presented by The Pantaloons.

The Pantaloons send up Pride and Prejudice

This year marks the 200th anniversary of famous author Jane Austen’s death and Pantaloons Theatre Company is presenting a comic adaptation of Austen’s literary masterpiece.

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Anthony Lewis, Chris Fountain, Kai Owen, Gary Lucy, Louis Emerick and Andrew Dunn in The Full Monty. Photo by Matt Crockett.

The Full Monty is back in Sheffield

Simon Beaufoy’s award-winning production of The Full Monty brings its UK tour to a close in Sheffield this month.

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Georgii Bailey practising for Hairspray.

Derbyshire’s Best Singer winner Georgii lands dream role

Chesterfield Operatic Society’s forthcoming production of Hairspray will see the fulfilment of a long-held ambition for its leading lady.

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Jane Eyre at Sheffield Theatres. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

National Theatre airs new version of Jane Eyre

The National Theatre is bringing a new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece Jane Eyre to the Sheffield stage.

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Giulano Contadini as Casnova and Dreda Blow as Bellino in Casanova at  Sheffield Lyceum. Photo by Caroline Holden.

Review: Casanova charms at Sheffield Lyceum

A world premiere touring production by Northern Ballet, with live music by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, is on at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre.

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Gracie Johnston, Laura Darton and Wlizabeth Carter. Photo by Pamela Raith.

C’mon everybody! Let’s twist again...

Some might say that the Fifties and Sixties were the golden era of popular music.

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WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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Alastair Hill and the cast of Dreamboats and Petticoats.

Hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats in Chesterfield

Rock ‘n’ roll show Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical has hit Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel this week.

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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.

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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.

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VIDEO: Doing a Harry Worth...to celebrate Yorkshire comedy legend's 100th birthday

Yorkshire comedy legend Harry Worth gave the world the 'miraculous levitation' - where you stand next to a shop window, raise an arm and a leg and the hilarious reflection looks like you are floating in the air.
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