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PANTO REVIEW: Peter Pan, Mansfield Palace Theatre

“I have a few special things up my sleeves, especially for this audience.”

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Adam Moss proposes to his girlfriend Karen Tomkins during Peter Pan at Mansfield Palace Theatre

Star proposes to girlfriend on stage during Mansfield panto Peter Pan - oh yes he did!

Mansfield panto fans were treated to an unexpected, magical bonus on Friday evening - when cast member Adam Moss proposed to his girlfriend on the Palace Theatre stage.

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REVIEW: Ghost - The Musical

REVIEW: Ghost - The Musical

A few years ago, when Ghost - the Musical started doing the rounds, some theatre-goers were somewhat underwhelmed, writes John Shawcroft.

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REVIEW: Sean Lock shows witty disdain for modern life

I’ve always enjoyed watching 8 out of 10 cats - it’s been one of my favourite TV quiz shows over the past few years.

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Jaidon Boucher joins Mansfield 103.2 breakfast show presenter Katie Trinder in the studio.

All you need to know about Mansfield’s big Christmas lights switch-on

An eight-year-old boy is looking forward to a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience when he switches on Mansfield’s Christmas lights.

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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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4os show salutes the magic of Dad’s Army

4os show salutes the magic of Dad’s Army

A Salute To The 1940s - The Dad’s Army Variety Show Special is to be performed at Nottingham’s Royal Albert Hall on November 17, from noon.

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Penford to be new Playhouse artistic director

Penford to be new Playhouse artistic director

Nottingham Playhouse has announced that Adam Penford is to become its new artistic director.

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Aida print by Ralph Steadman

Win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting

Here is your chance to win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting of Aida - personally signed by the artist.

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Commit yourself to this smash hit musical

Commit yourself to this smash hit musical

Coronation Street legend, Kevin Kennedy, is to star as Jimmy’s Da in the UK tour of the critically acclaimed musical The Commitments written by Roddy Doyle, visiting the Theatre Royal Nottingham from November 7-12.

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Medical tale in the spotlight 
as Create Theatre hosts play

Medical tale in the spotlight as Create Theatre hosts play

A Coventry-based theatre company formed by graduates of Coventry University is bringing a gruesome drama to West Nottinghamshire College’s Create Theatre in Mansfield this November.

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Steve Backshall

REVIEW: Steve Backshall’s Wild World is one of nature’s finest

If you ever wanted to know how to hypnotize a shark, then this is the show for you.

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Lots of laughs as Laura Lexx plays city comedy festival

Lots of laughs as Laura Lexx plays city comedy festival

Laura Lexx brings her stand-up show Tyrannosaurus Lexx to the city as part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival, on Saturday, November 12.

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Clowning around with comic Hills

Clowning around with comic Hills

Australian comedian Adam Hills perform his latest stand-up show Clown Heart at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Sunday, October 29, from 8pm.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Heaven 17 team with Sex Pistols icon for Pretty Vacant at Sheffield City Hall

Temptation stars Heaven 17 will team up with Sex Pistols icon Glen Matlock for an electronic version of Pretty Vacant at a unique Sheffield homecoming gig.
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A sparkling new season  
at Nottingham venues

A sparkling new season at Nottingham venues

The forthcoming winter season sparkles with family-friendly fun at the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham with a magical mix of music, dance, laughter, and a GIANT adventure of a pantomime.

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Ross Noble

REVIEW: Ross Noble show was definitely a Brain Dump

It wasn’t until comedian Ross Noble left the stage at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall that there was a chance to take a breath and get to grips with the kaleidoscope of hilarious — and sometimes bewildering — scenarios that flowed from his imagination as part of his Brain Dump tour.

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen

Win a family ticket to Disney on Ice presents Frozen

Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond imagination when Disney On Ice presents Frozen.

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