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Top musical Funny Girl is coming to the area

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to the Theatre Royal Nottingham from June 12 to 17, reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre.

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Grant boost for Derbyshire’s Furthest From The Sea Festival

Grant boost for Derbyshire’s Furthest From The Sea Festival

Derbyshire-based Furthest From The Sea Music, Comedy and Arts CIC has been awarded its first Grants for the Arts Award from Arts Council England.

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Get your tickets for this year’s Palace panto

Get your tickets for this year’s Palace panto

Make sure you get your tickets for this Christmas’s pantomime production at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre.

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See stand-up star Stephen in action

See stand-up star Stephen in action

There will be comedy in the Neville Studio at Nottingham Playhouse on Friday, June 2, thanks to an appearance by stand-up ace Stephen Bailey.

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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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Short tour for Hubbub Theatre Company comes to area

Short tour for Hubbub Theatre Company comes to area

Derby-based Hubbub Theatre Company is starting a three-date regional tour to showcase the organisation’s exciting plans for the future.

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Pillowman play to be performed at Old Library in Mansfield

Pillowman play to be performed at Old Library in Mansfield

Martin McDonagh’s play The Pillowman is to be performed on June 1-2 at The Old Library in Mansfield, starting at 7pm on both days.

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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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Jodie stars in touring Shirley Valentine revival at Theatre Royal

Jodie stars in touring Shirley Valentine revival at Theatre Royal

The first major revival of Willy Russell’s much-loved play Shirley Valentine is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from May 22-27 as part of a national tour.

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Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

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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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More entertainment than you can shake a stick at

More entertainment than you can shake a stick at

Scamp Theatre’s take on the Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler book Stick Man will be onstage on Nottingham’s Theatre Royal on October 10-11.

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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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Mark Radcliffe

Radcliffe ready to make his Mark at Guildhall Theatre

BBC radio presenter Mark Radcliffe will be bringing his latest live show Should You Be Interested to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Thursday, June 15, from 8pm.

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Extra Nottingham date added to Manford’s tour

Extra Nottingham date added to Manford’s tour

An extra Nottingham date has been added to Jason Manford’s Muddle Class tour next year, due to public demand.

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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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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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Take That and the cast of their musical, The Band, including TVtalent show winners, Five to Five

Exciting first glimpse of Take That musical The Band, coming to Sheffield

Take That launched their new musical The Band, coming to Sheffield in October, with two special previews in Manchester tonight, Sunday.

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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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