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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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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.

Theatre and Comedy
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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THEATRE REVIEW: Dr Frankenstein at Sheffield Crucible Theatre

THEATRE REVIEW: Dr Frankenstein at Sheffield Crucible Theatre

A touring production by Northern Stage of a play based on Mary Shelley’s extraordinary novel is on at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, writes Alan Payne.

Theatre and Comedy
Hits galore as tribute show comes to Buxton

Hits galore as tribute show comes to Buxton

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show returns to Buxton Opera House on March 23.

Theatre and Comedy

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.
Whats on
Catch Caton as he heads into the Spotlight

Catch Caton as he heads into the Spotlight

Spotlight Comedy Club returns to Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel on Thursday, March 16, for a bill of laughter headed by Nathan Caton.

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REVIEW: superhumans of Cirque du Soleil amaze Nottingham audience

REVIEW: superhumans of Cirque du Soleil amaze Nottingham audience

Athleticism, incredible balletic skill, showmanship and astonishing levels of skill and fearlessness combined seemlessly as the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil rolled into Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Lots of laughter at Darley Dale venue as Funhouse returns

Lots of laughter at Darley Dale venue as Funhouse returns

Funhouse Comedy Club returns to The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale, on Friday, March 10 for a night of fun and laughter.

Theatre and Comedy
Count on Arthur for laughter at his Derbyshire shows

Count on Arthur for laughter at his Derbyshire shows

Count Arthur Strong presents his show The Sound of Mucus at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel on March 10 and Buxton Opera House on March 12.

Theatre and Comedy
Arts event to be held in Whitwell

Arts event to be held in Whitwell

Whitwell Arts Festival continues with more events taking place in early March.

Music
‘Staveley corridor’ community play needs you

‘Staveley corridor’ community play needs you

A Down The Line community play launch event is to take place at Barrow Hill Memorial Hall, Barrow Hill, Chesterfield on Saturday, March 4, from 12noon-4pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Babe - The Sheep-Pig at Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre. March 7-11.

Animal magic as Babe hits the stage in Chesterfield

Babe The Sheep-Pig is to be performed at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre from March 7-11.

Theatre and Comedy
United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

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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