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BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Steven Arnold will play the Scarecrow in a panto version of The Wizard of Oz

Wizard role for Corrie’s Steve at Brid Spa

Oh no It isn’t. Oh yes it is! Easter Panto is just around the corner and Trio Entertainment is touring The Wizard of Oz – starring former Coronation Street star Steve Arnold.

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Richard Avery and Neil King, of Other Lives Productions

Spin us a yarn – invite from actors

Other Lives Productions – Neil King and Richard Averuy with the East Riding Theatre invites you to spin a tale, fact or fiction. You may perform your story, or if you prefer it can be performed by a professional actor, at one of several venues in April and May.

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Review: Cinderella, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

Review: Cinderella, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

A fine sense of irony prevails at Opera North. It advertised the second half of their season as ‘deliciously dark fairy tales’, then stage one of the frothier versions of the Cinderalla story (Rossini’s La Cenerentola) and extract laughs by the bucket load.

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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Christina Tedders and real life sisters Leah and Amy Penston, as backing singers The Commitmentettes with lead singer Brian Gilligan as Deco.

Review: The Commitments, Grand Opera House, York

Certainly not a musical to be watched by anyone under the age of fifteen years old – this was a production that had plenty of soul, along with sarcasm and swearing.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Roll up, roll up for Yorkshire girl in Cirque du Soleil's Varekai at Leeds First Direct Arena

Yorkshire girl Emily McCarthy says she would have bent over backwards to be in Cirque du Soleil and now she does exactly that every night.
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Rehearsals start for bitter-sweet drama

Rehearsals start for bitter-sweet drama

Rehearsals are well under way for The Night Season at East Riding Theatre, Beverley.

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Jay Rayner rules at arts centre

Food critic Jay serves up a treat at Pocklington Arts Centre

Food writer and restaurant critic Jay Rayner is embarking on a new culinary tour The Ten (Food) Commandments and serves it up at Pocklington tomorrow at 7.30pm.

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Genius Trevor Dion Nicholas shone as the quick-tongued genie who made the whole night a partaaaaay!

REVIEW: Aladdin musical is 'magic carpet ride' in London's West End

Disney's spectacular Aladdin musical is a 'magic carpet ride'...a Whole New World of theatre-going, writes Nik Farah.

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Company is ready to rock

Company is ready to rock

Air guitars at the ready as Rock of Ages hits the Grand Opera House, York.

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REVIEW: Opera North production of Hansel and Gretel, Leeds Grand Theatre

REVIEW: Opera North production of Hansel and Gretel, Leeds Grand Theatre

Opera North has a genius for updating operas, without resorting to gimmicks – and the productions of Humpderinck’s most famous work

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Kara Tointon and Keith Allen in Gaslight

Review: Gaslight, Grand Opera House, York

Gaslight, written by Patrick Hamilton in 1938, has been given a new lease of life, and is currently on tour in the UK. The play explores the possibility of manipulation in intimate relationships, where power and control can be mistaken for love.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Strictly star Ed Balls back on the vote campaign at Leeds First Direct Arena

Ed Balls is back on the vote winning campaign trail in his beloved Yorkshire.

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Strongman Eddie Hall rides off with motorbike prize after lifting Britain's Strongest Man title at Doncaster Dome. Photos: Marisa Cashill.

Strongman Eddie Hall smokes competition with world record title win

Strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall got fans all revved up after he muscled his way into the history books yet again and won a motorbike - then burnt out the back tyre doing a celebratory wheel spin.

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Comedian Russell Brand

Russell Brand’s new tour dates for York and Hull

Comedy fans have a huge treat ahead, with global comedy big-hitter Russell Brand touring to the region.

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VIDEO: Comedian Jack Whitehall 'bans' Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan from his Arena show

Have you heard the one about Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan getting 'banned' by TV comedy star Jack Whitehall from his Sheffield Arena show?

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Golden great Tony Christie at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

PREVIEW: Yorkshire golden great Tony Christie to play Grimsby Auditorium

Golden great Tony Christie is back fighting fit for his rescheduled date at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday - January 26, 2017, at 7.30pm.
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Snow Maiden presented by Opera North is on in Leeds

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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