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VIDEO: Scouting For Girls, Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan to play 2018 Wentworth Music Festival

Chart-toppers Scouting For Girls will headline the second Wentworth Music Festival with a star-studded main stage line-up also including Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan, it was revealed today..
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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

September 21 - September 28 2017

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VIDEO: Get your skates on for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform at Disney On Ice

Get your skates on...and you could be performing at this year's Disney On Ice arena spectacular, Passport To Adventure.

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Les Dennis as Uncle Fester, ahead of a dress rehearsal of The Addams Family musical, which makes its UK Premiere at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh before embarking on a UK tour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday, April 20, 2017. Photo credit should read: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Warped tale of family fortunes

All-round entertainer Les Dennis is almost unrecognisable in his role of Uncle Fester in The Addams Family Musical with a shaved head and white ghostly make-up.

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New era of music and drama for Sheffield community theatre group

The curtain is rising on a new era of drama, music and comedy for one of South Yorkshire’s best loved and longest running community theatre groups.

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South Yorkshire arts festival kicks off

South Yorkshire arts festival kicks off

A South Yorkshire-based community arts festival is promising an extravaganza of arts, crafts and dance this weekend.

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Melvyn Bragg the Chancellor of Leeds University, pictured during his visit..SH10013004f..24th February 2015 Picture by Simon Hulme

Shelf space for clutch of big games

The first Off the Shelf under the new partnership with the city’s two universities may have streamlined the festival to three weeks but there as many – if not more – big names participating.

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Connor Going as Chuck and Hannah Price as Ariel Moore in Footloose. Photo Credit Matt Martin

Theatre: Keeping your wildlife garden buzzing

The Nolan Sisters made their name singing I’m in the Mood for Dancing so there is a certain irony that one of their number finds herself in a place where all singing and dancing is banned.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Theatre: Deena feels at home on the tour of Our House

Theatre: Deena feels at home on the tour of Our House

The fact that it was written by Tim Firth was enough reason for former Emmerdale star Deena Payne to sign up for the tour of the new tour of Our House.

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Sheffield students rocked London’s Shaftesbury Theatre

The students from the morning and afternoon academies at The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Sheffield dazzled their family and friends with a spectacular performance of PQA’s show ‘The Lazy Ace’.

Education
A magical performance in iconic Disneyland parade

A magical performance in iconic Disneyland parade

A group of young performers from Chesterfield turned their dreams into reality for a once-in-a-lifetime performance in the iconic pre-parade at Disneyland® Paris last weekend.

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Sheffield Children's University held a promotion day at the Winter Garden to promote the very first CU Festival of Fun which will feature a range of activities for children across the city. Pictured is Emily Steele from Razzamataz.

Jam-packed summer programme of fun!

“I’m bored...” The two words that absolutely every parents dreads hearing as the summer holidays officially get underway in the city this week – but have no fear.

Music
Heartbreak Productions' murder-mystery spoof, Murder on the Terrace

Theatre: A case of murder and sparkling wine

Heartbreak Productions return to Sheffield for the final time this summer with the last of their five open-air shows.

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Poster for Sheffield People's Theatre production of What We Wished For

Show number six for Sheffield People’s Theatre

A cast of 71 local performers aged 12 to 89 bring a spectacular upside-down fairytale world to life on the Crucible stage next week in What We Wished For by Chris Bush.

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Review: Trainspotting Live, The Leadmill

Say the words ‘immersive theatre’ and ‘Trainspotting’ - and the first thing that comes to mind is being confronted by an angry real-life Francis Begbie, brandishing a pool cue.

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Peer Gynt by Gruffdog Theatre

Enter a fairytale world with giant trolls and monsters!

A famous story based on Norwegian folklore is being brought to the stage by a new young theatre company.

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The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy on Monday, July 10.

WIN: Tickets to see The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy July 10

The Vamps have only just wrapped their massive UK arena tour but are back with an album preview show at the Sheffield Academy on Monday and you could be going for FREE.
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Sheffielder Matthew Croke (Aladdin) and Trevor Dion Nicholas (Genie) in rehearsals for Disney's Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre, London
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Matthew’s dream to play role of Aladdin comes true

Sheffielder Matthew Croke feels like the genie has granted him all three wishes at once as he has just made his West End debut in a leading role in Disney’s Aladdin.

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Trainspotting . The Vaults Waterloo. CREDIT Geraint Lewis 

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Review: Trainspotting Live, The Leadmill

Say the words ‘immersive theatre’ and ‘Trainspotting’ - and the first thing that comes to mind is being confronted by an angry real-life Francis Begbie, brandishing a pool cue.

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