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Why Nick's Rotherham stage Show Stoppers never have to audition

Enthusiasm, dedication, the ability to join in… that’s what Nick Challenger looks for when he’s casting a show.

Steve Nallon stars as Margaret Thatcher in political dram Dead Sheep, coming to Cast in Doncaster

Steve becomes spitting image of Mrs Thatcher - Dead Sheep, Cast, Doncaster

In a way, actor Steve Nallon has been preparing to play the part of Margaret Thatcher for 40 years.

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Robert Powell and Liza Goddard co-star in Relatively Speaking at the Lyceum, Sheffield

TV stars in Sheffield stage comedy

Alan Ayckbourn’s brilliantly funny play Relatively Speaking comes to the Lyceum Theatre next month, starring acclaimed TV and stage actors Robert Powell and Liza Goddard.

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in No Man's Land. 
Credit Johan Persson

No Man’s Land, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

What a treat to see Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in top form in this great production.

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Doncaster theatre company heading to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Doncaster theatre company heading to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

A Doncaster theatre company is set to premiere two shows at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe later this month.

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

August 11 - August 18 2016

Britains favourite feel-good tunes and movies

Revealed: Britain’s favourite feel-good tunes and movies

If you want to feel good, wake up early, dance to a bit of Queen and drink more water.

The Stand comedy club.

The 21 best jokes in the history of the Edinburgh Festival

A study has claimed to have found the 21 most popular jokes in the history of the Edinburgh Festival.

Sleeping Beauty at Cast 2015

Local children wanted for Jack and the Beanstalk panto at Cast

Doncaster’s flagship arts centre Cast is looking for local young talent to perform alongside the professionals throughout the run of this year’s pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, who are co-starring on the Sheffield Lyceum stage in August

North deserves great theatre, say star pairing

When it was decided to bring their Broadway hit, No Man’s Land, to the UK both Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart were keen that audiences beyond London should see it.

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Actress Sherdian Smith

Actress Sheridan Smith praised on return to West End after stress and exhaustion break

Doncaster acting starlet Sheridan Smith has won rave reviews on her return to London's West End following a two month break due to stress and exhaustion.

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A Dream by Sheffield Peoples Theatre

A Dream of Shakespeare’s comedy set in the modern day

Sheffield People’s Theatre return to the Crucible stage for the world première of Chris Bush’s comedy, A Dream, a modern day mash-up of Shakespearean romance.

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Good News...comedy star Russell Howard to play Leeds and Reading Festivals 2016.

Comedy stars Russell Howard and Bill Bailey plus Grandmaster Flash to play Leeds Festival

Arena-sized comedians, global stars and popular club nights have been added to the line-up at this year's Leeds and Reading Festival.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: The Booze Brothers at Barnsley Lamproom Theatre

Forget the Blues come The Booze Brothers - a new comedy with 'Northern Soul' at Barnsley's Lamproom Theatre.
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Theatre Review

REVIEW: Beyond Caring, Theatre Delicatessen

Following its critically acclaimed run at the National Theatre, Beyond Caring is now on tour.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

REVIEW: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Lyceum Theatre

There’s plenty of pantomime in this brisk and breezy and version of Ian Fleming’s unlikely story of a fanciful car that can float and fly.

The Magic of Motown

Classic sounds of Motown on stage at Cast in Doncaster

Join the party as a show celebrating The Magic of Motown celebrates its 10th birthday on a visit to Doncaster.

Rose Leslie in rehearsals for Contractions at the Crucible Studio opposite  Sara Stewart

From thrones to office chairs for TV star Rose

Game of Thrones star Rose Leslie is playing another feisty young woman on stage in Sheffield.

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James Doherty (Phil), Janet Etuk (Grace), Luke Clark (Ian) and Kristin Hutchinson (Susan) in Beyond Caring, Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield, July 6-9

credit Graeme Braidwood

Twilight world of zero hours workforce

At Theatre Delicatessen next week is  Beyond Caring, an exploration of the lives of workers living on zero-hour contracts which ran at the National Theatre to great acclaim last year.

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