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Review: Snow Maiden, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

Bold indeed that director John Fulljames should choose to mix the supernatural and the quotidian so closely in Opera North’s new production of The Snow Maiden.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican

Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican

Following its West End debut at the Leicester Square Theatre, You Win Again – The Story of the Bee Gees will be embarking on its first ever nationwide tour this year.

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Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili to play York Grand Opera House

Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili has added Grand Opera House, York, to his Schumck for a Night tour.

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9 Degrees East

Call for new plays and sketches

Spotlight Theatre saw an evening co-hosted by 9 Degrees East Theatre Company and Spotlight Theatre of seven one act plays and sketches last year.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Review: Cinderella, York Theatre Royal

Review: Cinderella, York Theatre Royal

It was a case of “Welcome home” to the cast, crew and audience as this year’s York Theatre Royal’s pantomime, Cinderella returned to the re-furbished fold.

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The cast line up for Aladdin

REVIEW: Aladdin, Spa Theatre, Scarborough

My daughters and I took an instant shine to this year's panto at the Spa, the production of Aladdin getting us all into the festive spirit.
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Stephen Frost and Joel Walker

REVIEW: Great Expectations, East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Could the director – the excellent Andrew Pearson – and the adaptor – Vincent Regan– pull off condensing Dickens’ 566 page novel (OUP edition) into two and a half hours of theatre?

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Joe Standerline

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Bridlington Spa

Shining, shimmering, splendid, glittering, glowing, great – that’s the production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Bridlington Spa.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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Joseph Hardy as Pinocchio

REVIEW: Pinocchio, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

A blast of Christmas cheer has hit the Stephen Joseph in the form of its seasonal show Pinocchio.

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PREVIEW: Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen is hottest ticket at Sheffield Arena

Let It Go and have fun at Sheffield Arena as new Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen skates in for an early Christmas treat from Wednesday to Sunday, December 14 to 18
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Win VIP family ticket to meet and greet the stars of Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

WIN: VIP family meet and greet ticket to Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

Win a VIP family ticket to see Disney On Ice presents Frozen at Sheffield Arena including a meet and greet with stars of the show!
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.
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Russell Dixon as Arthur and Jacqueline King as Elspeth

No Knowing at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

There is a little gift for fans of Alan Ayckbourn waiting to be unwrapped at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: The Commitments is fun for your soul with Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy

Whatever happened to Coronation Street's Curly Watts?
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Josie Morley and Ron Angell in This Might Hurt

Review: This Might Hurt, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Only an idiot with bottomless pockets could fail to acknowledge the benefits of the National Health Service. Many of us know that we owe our lives to its continuing existence.

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Linda Nolan tours to the region  next year

Linda to star in Our House musical

Linda Nolan will star in next year’s UK tour of the Olivier award-winning Madness musical Our House which comes to the Spa Bridlington from Monday October 16 to Saturday October 21.

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