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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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Listings: Theatre

July 13 - July 20 2017

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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 

Sick Boy (Michael Lockerbie)

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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Oliver Johnstone and Emily Howlett in rehearsals for Tribes by Nina Raine, Crucible Studio, June 29 to July 22




Kate Hewitt Director
Amanda Stoodley Designer
Paul Keogan Lighting Designer
George Dennis Sound Designer And Composer
Andrzej Goulding Video Designer
Polly Jerrold Casting Director

Cast includes:
Louisa Connolly-Burnham
Emily Howlett
Oliver Johnstone
Simon Rouse
Ciaran Alexander Stewart
Lindy Whiteford

Theatre: Giving Deaf experience a hearing

With two Deaf actors in the cast, communication has been a challenge for director Kate Hewitt in rehearsals for the play receiving its regional premiere at the Crucible Studio.

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Trainspotting . The Vaults Waterloo. CREDIT Geraint Lewis

Theatre: Up close and personal with Trainspotting crew

A stage version of Trainspotting will be played out at the Leadmill next week.

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Russell Watson performs at the launch of Heaven on Earth

Amazing new show aiming to create a heaven on earth

A new musical based on the Bible story of Genesis, starring singer Russell Watson as the voice of God, comes to Sheffield next year on an arena tour.

Music

Sheffield sell-out musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie to hit West End

A musical about a Sheffield teenager’s dream to become a drag queen is to hit the West End - after sell-out success at The Crucible.

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Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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The Who's Tommy

Theatre: Tommy star continues his Amazing Journey

When a new production of iconic rock opera Tommy comes on tour to the Crucible next week it will be turning the clock back for Peter Straker.

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Micky Flanagan returning to Sheffield Arena on Saturday, June 24.

WIN: Tickets to see Micky Flanagan back at Sheffield Arena on June 24

Comedy star Micky Flanagan is celebrating his recent record-breaking appearances at Sheffield Arena with a return this month - and you could see him for FREE.

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Theatre Delicatessen has occupied the old Woolworths shop on The Moor for two-and-a-half years

Former Mothercare store in Sheffield to become theatre venue

Sheffield’s Theatre Delicatessen performance space and pop-up arts centre is moving into an old Mothercare store on the edge of the city centre.

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BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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Dirty Dancing is on in Sheffield this week

REVIEW: Theatre-goers had time of their lives at Dirty Dancing in Sheffield

Theatre-goers had the time of their lives when the stage version of one of the most defining films of the 1980s came to Sheffield.
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Theatre: Carlie is having time of her life

Theatre: Carlie is having time of her life

From a young age growing up in Sheffield Carlie Milner dreamed of being a dancer but hardly Dirty Dancing.

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Whispering Wood Folk dare-devil acrobats will be performing at the former Caphouse Colliery near Wakefield.

WIN: Pass It On family tickets at Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...we're giving away tickets to a sensational aerial acrobatics show coming to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England.
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Comedian Micky Flanagan, who has just added an extra Sheffield date to his current tour

Extra Sheffield Arena date for hit comedy star Micky Flanagan

The phenomenal demand for tickets for comedian Micky Flanagan at Sheffield Arena, where this month he broke the venue's capacity record for a comedy show, has led to him announcing an extra date in Sheffield next month.

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