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Classic Thriller Season ends with new play at National Justic Museum

The third and final play in this year’s Colin McIntyre Classic Thriller Season is to take place at Nottingham’s National Justice Museum from July 25-29.

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See some Shakespeare in the open air

See some Shakespeare in the open air

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is to be performed at Newstead Abbey on Friday, July 21, by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.

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Casualty star Rebecca Wheatley has joined the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk.

TV star joins Mansfield panto cast – oh yes she does

Panto bosses have cast a Bad Girl in a good role in Mansfield – and are hoping she will sprinkle some magic on the production.

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Guys and Dolls comes to Lace Market Theatre

Guys and Dolls comes to Lace Market Theatre

Frank Loesser’s classic musical Guys and Dolls is to be performed at Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre from July 24-29.

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Giles Croft

Nottingham Playhouse

Croft to bow out at Playhouse later this year with Chekhov classic

Artistic director Giles Croft will be stepping down in November after 18 years at Nottingham Playhouse, and for his last directing assignment at the theatre, he will be at the helm for The Cherry Orchard.

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Nottingham Playhouse

Hop aboard for a thrilling ride at Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Fifth Word present Wreck in the Neville Studio at the Playhouse from September 20-30.

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The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy on Monday, July 10.

WIN: Tickets to see The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy July 10

The Vamps have only just wrapped their massive UK arena tour but are back with an album preview show at the Sheffield Academy on Monday and you could be going for FREE.
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Classic farce is back on the road and drops in at Nottingham venue

Classic farce is back on the road and drops in at Nottingham venue

Ray Cooney’s classic farce Out Of Order is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from July 17-22.

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Mark Little

Photo by Robert Workman

Little and co will aim to make Palace panto a big hit

Make sure you get your tickets nice and early for Mansfield Palace Theatre’s panto, taking place from December 2-January 7.

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Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal

Nottingham dates are off as Love Letters tour is cancelled

The UK tour of Love Letters, due to visit the Theatre Royal Nottingham from November 27-December 2, has had to be cancelled.

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The cast of The Addams Family. Photo by Matt Martin

REVIEW: Addams Family leaves Theatre Royal audience in raptures

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky......the time-honoured traditional way of describing The Addams Family — and the launch of the musical of the same name at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal lived up to this in spades.

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Ben Richards plays the Beast in Beauty and the Beast at Nottingham Theatre Royal

TV star to join cast of Beauty and the Beast

Television and stage star Ben Richards has joined the line-up of this year’s forthcoming family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, which begins at Nottingham Theatre Royal on Saturday, December 9.

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Get ready for take off as Departure Lounge returns

Get ready for take off as Departure Lounge returns

An acclaimed performance festival is to return to Derby Theatre as it celebrates its fifth anniversary.

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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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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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Comedian Micky Flanagan, who has just added an extra Sheffield date to his current tour

Extra Sheffield Arena date for hit comedy star Micky Flanagan

The phenomenal demand for tickets for comedian Micky Flanagan at Sheffield Arena, where this month he broke the venue's capacity record for a comedy show, has led to him announcing an extra date in Sheffield next month.

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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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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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