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Wipers Times to begin new UK tour at Nottingham Theatre Royal

A new UK tour of the critically acclaimed hit play The Wipers Times opens at the Theatre Royal Nottingham on August 28, before it visits Oxford, Exeter, Malvern, Leicester, Eastbourne and Birmingham, returning to the Arts Theatre in London for a seven-week season.

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Dolittle musical is heading for Nottingham and Sheffield venues

Dolittle musical is heading for Nottingham and Sheffield venues

Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potter films, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK and Ireland tour of Doctor Dolittle.

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Irreverent comedy Coconut is at Mansfield venue

Irreverent comedy Coconut is at Mansfield venue

The Thelmas will be presenting a performance of the play Coconut at Mansfield’s Old Library on June 28./

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Under The Headstocks to perform comic play in Mansfield

Under The Headstocks to perform comic play in Mansfield

Don’t miss the latest play to be performed by Under the Headstocks Drama Group.

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Catch Annie Jr in Sheffield performances

Catch Annie Jr in Sheffield performances

CAOS Academy, the youth group of CAOS Musical Theatre Society, presents the hit musical of Annie Jr in June at the Lantern Theatre, Sheffield.

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Sheffield playwright’s latest tours the area

Sheffield playwright’s latest tours the area

A moving play which looks at the impact of huge political and social changes to mining communities across the north is touring to the region.

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REVIEW:  One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest packs a punch at Sheffield Crucible

REVIEW: One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest packs a punch at Sheffield Crucible

The year after Ken Kesey’s experimental novel about a group of men in a psychiatric ward was published, Dale Wasserman adapted it for the stage; and a decade or so later the novel was made into a cult film starring Jack Nicholson.

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New Cirque Du Soleil comes to the area this summer

New Cirque Du Soleil comes to the area this summer

Cirque Du Soleil bring their latest show OVO to both Sheffield’s Fly DSA Arena from August 22-26 and Nottingham Motorpoint Arena on September 12-16.

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See Lewis Carroll classic in the open air at Wollaton Hall

See Lewis Carroll classic in the open air at Wollaton Hall

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is to be performed by Chapterhouse Theatre Company at Wollaton Hall on Sunday, July 8.

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Award-winner to head the cast in Sweet Charity at Nottingham Playhouse

Award-winner to head the cast in Sweet Charity at Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company is to stage Sweet Charity later this year, its first musical production since 2006.

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Top comic Christie brings her show to Playhouse

Top comic Christie brings her show to Playhouse

Bridget Christie is bringing her tour What Now? to Nottingham Playhouse on Thursday, June 21.

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Award-winning writer’s Lava to be staged in Neville Studio

Award-winning writer’s Lava to be staged in Neville Studio

Nottingham Playhouse and Fifth Word has announced the full cast for its first Neville Studio production under the artistic direction of Adam Penford.

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Laughs galore in Under The Headstocks’ forthcoming latest production

Laughs galore in Under The Headstocks’ forthcoming latest production

Under the Headstocks Drama Group are performing OFSTED Fred, a farce written by local writer, Alan Dawson, at The Black Bull pub, Woodhouse Road, Mansfield, from 7.30pm, on June 22-23.

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella.

REVIEW: Matthew Bourne's Cinderella: A dazzling wartime spin on the classic fairytale

The year is 1940, the setting a drab, war-ravaged London. It seems an unlikely place for a classic fairytale to unfold, but it's nothing some ever-masterful storytelling from Matthew Bourne won't fix.
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Our Country's Good at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, from May 12 to 19.

REVEW: Our Country’s Good at Sheffield’s Crucible stands the test of time

A touring production by Nottingham Playhouse of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s celebrated play Our Country’s Good is on at the Crucible in Sheffield.

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Ben Batt as George in The York Realist, starring alongside Downton Abbey's Lesley Nicol as his mum

REVIEW: The York Realist at Sheffield’s Crucible

A production of Peter Gill’s poignant and funny play, in a collaborative production by Sheffield Theatres and the Donmar Warehouse, has opened at the Crucible.

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George's Marvellous Medicine at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield

Roald Dahl classic brought to phizz-whizzing life at Lyceum

Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine is brought to phizz-whizzing life at Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre this week.

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REVIEW: Thriller Live is a stunning tribute to ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

REVIEW: Thriller Live is a stunning tribute to ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

The iconic Michael Jackson, the undisputed ‘King of Pop’, lives on in the hearts of music fans the world over, continuing to inspire new generations of singer.

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Dame runs riot in 10th year celebration of panto at Lyceum

Dame runs riot in 10th year celebration of panto at Lyceum

The clever folk behind the Sheffield Lyceum panto have hit upon a winning formula.

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Mark Little is the villainous Fleshcreep.

REVIEW: Jack is another Palace panto hit – oh yes it is

Mansfield has another hit panto on its hands – oh yes it does.

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