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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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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

July 28 - August 4 2016

Arts
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 Brothers...here 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.

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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.

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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.

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

Wilding comes in from the cold

When Rose Leslie went on BBC Breakfast the other day to talk about the play she is appearing in at the Crucible she caused something of a Twitterstorm among Game of Thrones fans surprised by her accent.

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When falling in love is against company rules

When falling in love is against company rules

Doctor Foster actress Sara Stewart is working again with the show’s writer Mike Bartlett in his latest play on stage in Sheffield.

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The Rocky Horror Show.

The Rocky Horror Show, Sheffield Lyceum

Paul’s not keen on the S Club 7 Time Warp…

Music
Joanna Lumley looking Absolutely Fabulous

VIDEO : Absolutely Fabulous and sexy at 70 - Joanna Lumley whips her bra out at Sheffield DocFest

Bra-vo! Patsy would be so proud of Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley at Sheffield Doc/Fest - she whipped an old bra out of her handbag on stage at the Crucible.
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Princesses Anna and Else in the Disney on Ice Frozen show

Don't let it go! Extra Sheffield date for Disney on Ice Frozen show

Disney On Ice presents Frozen has added a new dates for its Sheffield show this December because of the high demand for tickets in their first week on sale.

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The Glenn Miller Story, starring Tommy Steele, right

Sheffield theatres' new season filled with music, comedy, drama and family fun

The new season at Sheffield Theatres includes an exciting line-up of West End and Broadway musicals, witty comedy, chart-topping music, poignant drama and family fun.

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Sam Bailey as Mama Morton in Chicago

All that Chicago jazz set to hit Lyceum stage

International award-winning Broadway and West End musical Chicago is set to razzle dazzle audiences at the Lyceum Theatre next week.

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