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Science and love will come together in a play at Create Theatre this weekend

A story about science, possibility, love and the quantum multiverse theory is coming to West Nottinghamshire College’s Create Theatre in Mansfield soon.

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Star trio will be picture perfect in latest production of award winner ART

Star trio will be picture perfect in latest production of award winner ART

The 2018 UK and Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza’s Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART can be seen at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from April 30-May 5.

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Online duo hit the stage at the RCH

Online duo hit the stage at the RCH

Two of the world’s biggest YouTube stars will bring their touring show to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 1.

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War Horse’s Royal Concert Hall stay proves to be a record breaker

War Horse’s Royal Concert Hall stay proves to be a record breaker

The recent production of War Horse at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham proved to be a record-breaking success, with over 55,000 people seeing the National Theatre’s global stage hit during its three-and-a-half week run at the venue.

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Sitcom favourite Sue will head the cast of this year’s Palace Theatre panto

Sitcom favourite Sue will head the cast of this year’s Palace Theatre panto

Sitcom star Sue Holderness will be playing the villain of this year’s festive family feast at Mansfield Palace Theatre.

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John Shuttleworth

Top comedy names added to line-up for this year’s Tramlines festival

Celebrating 10 years of Tramlines, the all-encompassing Sheffield-based festival has revealed its first ever comedy lineup plus a new wave of acts with a keen emphasis on Sheffield talent to appear at the milestone event.

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Outrageous stage hypnotist Temple brings his latest tour to Majestic Theatre

Outrageous stage hypnotist Temple brings his latest tour to Majestic Theatre

The controversial comedy stage hypnotist Robert Temple is bringing his red hair, blue mouth and outrageous show to Retford’s Majestic Theatre on April 28.

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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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Hole new world opens up in latest Playhouse production

Hole new world opens up in latest Playhouse production

Award-winning actress Kacey Ainsworth is to star in the stage version of Holes, coming to Nottingham Playhouse from March 31-April 22.

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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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Peter Kay

How do I get a refund on my Peter Kay cancelled tour tickets?

Funnyman Peter Kay has been forced to cancel his long-awaited upcoming UK tour - leaving fans heartbroken and wondering how to get refunds.

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REVIEW: Cinderella is the perfect festive fit at Nottingham Playhouse

REVIEW: Cinderella is the perfect festive fit at Nottingham Playhouse

For more than 30 years now I have been heading to Nottingham Playhouse to get an annual dose of pantomime fun — and this year’s sparkling version of Cinderella certainly lives up to the high standards established over those years.

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Belle and the Beast. Photo courtesy of Whitefoot Photography

PANTO REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast is a roaring success at Theatre Royal

Festive magic, a healthy dash of tradition, a few spicy ingredients and a pinch of modern technical trickery are the ingredients that make up the spellbinding recipe behind Nottingham Theatre Royal’s pantomime, Beauty and the Beast.

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Jack and Daisy the cow meet the Fairy.

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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From left,  Sam Attwater as Captain Hook, Philip Day as Dame Able Mabel, Anthony Sahota as Peter Pan, Lucy Edge as Wendy and Liberty X star Kelli Young as Tiger Lily. Picture: Anne Shelley.

REVIEW: Pomegranate’s Peter Pan is a surefire hit with young and old in Chesterfield

Christmas has officially arrived in Chesterfield with the opening of the Pomegranate Theatre’s annual panto – and it’s a belter.

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YOUR GUIDE: Pantomimes in Nottinghamshire this Christmas

YOUR GUIDE: Pantomimes in Nottinghamshire this Christmas

We all love a panto....oh yes we do.

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Nottingham Playhouse

Support Nottingham Playhouse appeal SHINE on Giving Tuesday

Nottingham Playhouse is helping young people across the city to grow in confidence, learn life-enhancing skills and discover their unique voices by calling for donations to its SHINE appeal this ‘Giving Tuesday’.

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