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Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, Scarborough Spa

Families wanting a giant amount of festive fun should head down to Scarborough's South Bay for the Spa's annual pantomime production.

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Theatre Royal panto team back in action

Theatre Royal panto team back in action

York Theatre Royal’s panto family is back together again.

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The truth will out in poetic and frank family drama

The truth will out in poetic and frank family drama

A story of family and relationships is coming to York Theatre Royal next week.

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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 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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The cast celebrates Little Voice success .Sion Tudor Owen,Sean McKenzie Gurjeet Singh, Laura Crowhurst , Polly Lister, Serena Manteghi

REVIEW: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice has come home – and what a homecoming it has received – cheers, tears and standing ovations.

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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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Jane Eyre is on tour

REVIEW: Jane Eyre, Grand Opera House, York

I was aware that director Sally Cookson’s interpretation of Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre was going to be very different from any previous stage versions of the book; it was indeed.

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John Partridge and Adrian Zmed in La Cage Aux Folles

REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles, Grand Opera House, York

Wow! I’ve never seen a show quite like this; wigs, wit and wonderful razzle dazzle.

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Cast of Movies Meets the Musicals: Take 2

REVIEW: Movies Meets the Musicals: Take 2, Scarborough Spa

Come on get happy – Movies Meets the Musicals is back at the Spa. It has been delighting audiences for the past few years – and this season it has been given a new score.

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Mamma Mia!

REVIEW: Mamma Mia! Grand Theatre, Leeds

Mamma Mia did not have a red carpet on its first night – it had a blue one. But red or blue this first night was one of the most exciting the Grand Theatre had seen for some time.

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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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Remembering Fred is on tour to the region next year

REVIEW: Remembering Fred, York Barbican

Being Strictly Stars certainly helps to pull in an audience; the auditorium was packed to the rafters as dance, and real-life partners Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manra paid tribute to the legend – Fred Astaire.

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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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Stage adaptation of Our Man in Havana comes to York

Spies and satire in stage version of Greene novel

Theatre company Creative Cow brings an evening of hilarity and satire in this witty adaptation of Graham Greene’s spy thriller Our Man in Havana to York Theatre Royal from Wednesday May 31 to Saturday June 3.

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REVIEW: Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play (Abridged), Grand Opera House, York

REVIEW: Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play (Abridged), Grand Opera House, York

Performers Joseph Maudsley, Matthew Pearson and James Percy bounded onto the stage informing us that while trying to park their van nicknamed Titus Vandronicus in a car park in Leicester, they discovered a vast sheaf of papers in a hole ( near a pile of unimportant bones ), which turned out to be the long-lost first play written by one William Shakespeare, aged 17.

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Andrew Westfield as Biff and, right, Chris Hannon as Colin

REVIEW: Stand Up Stand Up, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

What do you get when you cross a stand up comedian with a bailiff? If that sounds like the opening line to a joke that’s because it is – a running gag of 100 minutes.

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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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