Theatre & Comedy

REVIEW: A tough, compelling adaptation of raw best-seller The Kite Runner

Matthew Spangler’s stage adaptation of The Kite Runner is as tough and compelling to watch as Khaled Hosseini’s book was to read.

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Cricketing duo are back on stage having a ball

Cricketing duo are back on stage having a ball

Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld will visit Nottingham Playhouse on October 26 as part of their latest UK tour, entitled Graeme Swann’s Great British Spin Off with Henry Blofeld: The Second Innings.

Theatre and Comedy
REVIEW: John Bishop hit comedy heights on Winging It tour in Nottingham

REVIEW: John Bishop hit comedy heights on Winging It tour in Nottingham

In my eyes there is no better comedy than that which you can wholeheartedly relate to — and this was the wonderful theme that underpinned the appearance of John Bishop for his second night at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham as part of his Winging It tour.

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Chekhov’s classic marks Croft’s farewell to Playhouse role

Chekhov’s classic marks Croft’s farewell to Playhouse role

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company’s production of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is to feature two faces very familiar to local audiences.

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Action-packed week of family fun at Deda

Action-packed week of family fun at Deda

This October half-term Déda in Derby presents an action packed week of family arts activities for all ages to enjoy.

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The Tenderloins.

Impractical Jokers lived up to their name at Nottingham gig

For those who don’t know The Tenderloins are a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers.

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Powerful monologue set to be seen at city venue

Powerful monologue set to be seen at city venue

The new co-production between Derby LIVE and Lost Boys, Ball, by Brian Lobel and featuring Paul Broesmith, will be performed at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre Clubrooms this November.

Theatre and Comedy
WIN a pair of tickets to Impractical Jokers’ UK tour

WIN a pair of tickets to Impractical Jokers’ UK tour

The American comedy sensations behind the hit TV Show Impractical Jokers, The Tenderloins, bring ‘Where’s Larry?’ to our shores this October, complete with a date at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

We chat to comedian John Bishop ahead of his Winging It tour, which comes to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on October 13 and 14.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO: Scouting For Girls, Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan to play 2018 Wentworth Music Festival

Chart-toppers Scouting For Girls will headline the second Wentworth Music Festival with a star-studded main stage line-up also including Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan, it was revealed today..
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VIDEO: Get your skates on for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform at Disney On Ice

Get your skates on...and you could be performing at this year's Disney On Ice arena spectacular, Passport To Adventure.

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What The Ladybird Heard - Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks - Arts Depot, Finchley - 10 October 2013

Producers - Kenny Wax and Matthew Gregory

Director - Graham Hubbard
Designer - Bek Palmer

actors include - David Heywood

Kids’ favourite to hit the stage at Theatre Royal

What The Ladybird Heard can be seen at Nottingham Theatre Royal, from January 18-21.

Theatre and Comedy
The new pound coin joke is just mint!

Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Stephen Brailsford a former Rainworth miner has written a musical drawing on his experience in the coal industry.

Former Notts miner digs deep to write mining musical

A former Rainworth miner has written a musical drawing on his experience in the coal industry.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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The Dreamboys are coming to Mansfield next month.

Dancing and Dreamboys among Mansfield Palace attractions

Music, laughter, dance and Dreamboys are promised in Mansfield after the town’s Palace Theatre unveiled its autumn programme.

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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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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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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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