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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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TV stars to appear in Wonderland at Playhouse

TV stars to appear in Wonderland at Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company has announced its first confirmed cast members for Adam Penford’s Playhouse directing debut Wonderland, including TV stars Matthew Cottle and Harry Hepple.

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A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Nottingham’s sensational family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, stars Sherrie Hewson, Ben Richards, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, in an all-new spectacular production.

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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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Abigail Prudames as Marilla with Northern Ballet dancers in David Nixon's The Little Mermaid at Sheffield Lyceum until December 2.

REVIEW: Northern Ballet enchants with The Little Mermaid

The sea comes to Sheffield in Northern Ballet’s world premiere production of The Little Mermaid.

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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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Win family ticket for panto

Win family ticket for panto

Take a pinch of fairy-tale, add a splash of song and dance; stir in some comedy and garnish with magic.

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VIDEO: Peter Kay adds more UK tour dates including extra Yorkshire nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Comedy superstar Peter Kay is breaking box office records as he adds even more extra dates to his forthcoming UK tour - including two more nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.

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Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena November 15 to 19, 2017

WIN: Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure VIP family ticket to be in the show

Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure skates into Sheffield Fly DSA Arena this week - November 15 to 19 - and we are celebrating with a VIP family ticket prize for two children to be in the show.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Disney On Ice is Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena

Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Arena - November 15 to 19 - taking families on a fun-filled trip to some of the most memorable animated film destinations.

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Playhouse panto team want kids to design Cinderella’s shoe

Playhouse panto team want kids to design Cinderella’s shoe

Ahead of the festive panto this year, Nottingham Playhouse is calling upon budding Louboutins, and wannabe Vivienne Westwoods to design a new shoe for Cinderella.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Walking With Dinosaurs roars back for UK arenas tour including Sheffield and Leeds

Dinosaurs will once again roar in Yorkshire - Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, is returning for another bite.

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Disney On Ice stars Mickey and Minnie Mouse with pals on a Passport To Adventure which plays Sheffield's  Fly DSA Arena from November 15 to 19, 2017

WIN: Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure family tickets for Sheffield Fly DSA Arena

Get your skates for your chance to win one of five family tickets we re giving away to see Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena!

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Kite Runner 2017 tour 3 David Ahmad (Amir) and cast (Pic: IRINA CHIRA)

REVIEW: A tough, compelling adaptation of raw best-seller The Kite Runner

Matthew Spangler’s stage adaptation of The Kite Runner is as tough and compelling to watch as Khaled Hosseini’s book was to read.

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REVIEW: John Bishop hit comedy heights on Winging It tour in Nottingham

REVIEW: John Bishop hit comedy heights on Winging It tour in Nottingham

In my eyes there is no better comedy than that which you can wholeheartedly relate to — and this was the wonderful theme that underpinned the appearance of John Bishop for his second night at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham as part of his Winging It tour.

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The Tenderloins.

Impractical Jokers lived up to their name at Nottingham gig

For those who don’t know The Tenderloins are a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers.

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WIN a pair of tickets to Impractical Jokers’ UK tour

WIN a pair of tickets to Impractical Jokers’ UK tour

The American comedy sensations behind the hit TV Show Impractical Jokers, The Tenderloins, bring ‘Where’s Larry?’ to our shores this October, complete with a date at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Desire Under The Elms is a magnificent production

Desire Under The Elms is a magnificent production

A major play by the pioneering American playwright Eugene O’Neill has opened at the Crucible, Sheffield, in a production directed by Sam Yates.

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INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

We chat to comedian John Bishop ahead of his Winging It tour, which comes to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on October 13 and 14.

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