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VIDEO: Buxton Fringe offers 68 shows

This year’s Buxton Fringe features acclaimed new talent from the worlds of comedy, theatre and music in 68 different shows.


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Chamber Opera's production of Jane Austen at New Mills Art Theatre on July 16.

Musical aids theatre renovation

A musical version of Jane Austen’s final novel, Persuasion, at New Mills Art Theatre will help to aid a renovation project at the venue.

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The Marriage of Kim K at the Arts Centre Studio on July 6, July 13 and 18.

Kim Kardashian inspires update of Mozart masterpiece

What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common?
Well, Kim’s 2011 marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries began with a televised fairytale wedding and ended just 72 days later when a mysterious divorce was filed. 
This epic failure of love is one of three collapsing marriages at the centre of a brisk, hilarious and vaultingly ambitious rewrite of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.

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The Last Revolution at Markeaton Park Craft Village from June 23 to 15.

Theatre and cinema in the great outdoors

Outdoor theatre and cinema has returned to Markeaton Park Craft Village, Derby.

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Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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Micky Flanagan returning to Sheffield Arena on Saturday, June 24.

WIN: Tickets to see Micky Flanagan back at Sheffield Arena on June 24

Comedy star Micky Flanagan is celebrating his recent record-breaking appearances at Sheffield Arena with a return this month - and you could see him for FREE.

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Shappi Khorsandi at Derby Book Festival

Shappi Khorsandi at Derby Book Festival

Comedian and best-selling author Shappi Khorsandi will be entertaining audiences with her whip-crack jokes and effortless humour as part of Derby Book Festival.

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The Importance of Being Earnest at Rose Theatre, Chesterfield, from June 16 to 17.

Chesterfield theatre hosts The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde’s brilliant comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity, has been delighting audiences for more than 100 years.

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Stewart Lee is at Buxton Opera House on June 14 and 15.

WIN -a pair of tickets to see Stewart Lee at Buxton Opera House and a signed DVD

After four years writing and performing his TV programme Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, the legendary comic is back with a new theatre tour, stopping off at Buxton Opera House next week.

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BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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Whispering Wood Folk dare-devil acrobats will be performing at the former Caphouse Colliery near Wakefield.

WIN: Pass It On family tickets at Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...we're giving away tickets to a sensational aerial acrobatics show coming to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England.
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VIDEO: Footloose The Musical comes to Buxton

The smash hit musical Footloose is in Derbyshire this week for a five-night run at Buxton Opera House.

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Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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New choreographer seeks young dancers for Buxton panto

New choreographer seeks young dancers for Buxton panto

Buxton Opera House is holding open auditions on Sunday, June 11, to find juvenile chorus members for its Christmas pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Kelli Young, lead singer in Liberty X, is starring in panto in Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Liberty X singer lands role in Chesterfield panto

Liberty X pop singer Kelli Young is the latest star signing to the cast of this year’s panto in Chesterfield.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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BREAKING: Britain's Strongest Man TV show coming to Sheffield Arena

The City of Steel is to welcome the men of iron - strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall will defend his crown as TV's Britain's strongest Man in Sheffield, it was announced today.
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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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