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Theatre: Brutus - an old-school politician

Ten years after Samuel West quit as artistic director of Sheffield Theatres he is back to play Brutus in Julius Caesar at the Crucible.

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Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

May 18 - May 25 2017

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Audrey Bisson in La Strada, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, May 22-29Audrey Bisson in La Strada, Lyceum Sheffield, May 22-29

Theatre: Theatrical magic from classic film

A masterpiece of world cinema, Federico Fellini’s 1957 Oscar-winning La Strada, has been given new life with a vibrant stage adaptation coming to the Lyceum Theatre next week.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Alex Marriott, nine, with his award for outstanding contribution to talent

Sheffield schoolboy gearing up for lead role in musical

A schoolboy from Sheffield is preparing to take to the stage in one of Britain's best-loved musicals.

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Robert Hastie addressing the company at the beginning of rehearsals for Julius Caesar at the Crucible 
, Designer - Ben Stones, The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 2017, Credit: Johan Persson/

Hastie hails Caesar with new Crucible production

Sheffield Theatres artistic director Robert Hastie’s first production, Julius Caesar, opens at the Crucible next week.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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BREAKING: Britain's Strongest Man TV show coming to Sheffield Arena

The City of Steel is to welcome the men of iron - strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall will defend his crown as TV's Britain's strongest Man in Sheffield, it was announced today.
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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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Theatre: Audiences still Curious  about story

Theatre: Audiences still Curious about story

Back on tour to Sheffield for the second time is the National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, the multi-award winning play adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling book by Simon Stephens.

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Michael Parkinson

Sir Michael Parkinson: Visiting Barnsley made me understand why people voted for Brexit

Sir Michael Parkinson has criticised a lack of Government investment in towns across the North of England.

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Fantastic Mr Fox at Nuffield Southampton Theatres. Greg Barnett (Mr Fox). Photo credit Manuel Harlan

Roald Dahl favourite Fantastc Mr Fox comes to Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre

The Fantastic Mr Fox has been a firm favourite with Roald Dahl fans of all ages since it hit the bookshelves in 1970.

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Tragic tale of defiance against Nazis

Tragic tale of defiance against Nazis

Recent West End hit Taken at Midnight receives its Yorkshire premiere in a new production from Endellion Theatre Company.

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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valenine (91) Photo by Manuel Harlan

Theatre: Chips and everything for Jodie

Jodie Prenger admits she hadn’t realised exactly what she was letting herself in for by taking on the 30th anniversary production of Shirley Valentine.

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Nadia Clifford, the star of Jane Eyre at Sheffield Lyceum, in Haworth where the Bronte family lived

Theatre: Jane Eyre - but not by the book

The National Theatre bring their bold and dynamic stage version of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre to the Lyceum stage next week.

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Children's TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson, heading to Sheffield City Hall

CBBC star Naomi has a wild time in Sheffield with scary animal friends!

CBBC wildlife presenter is bringing some spectacular critters to Sheffield City Hall stage on Monday, with her Naomi's Wild and Scary show.

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Take That and the cast of their musical, The Band, including TVtalent show winners, Five to Five

Exciting first glimpse of Take That musical The Band, coming to Sheffield

Take That launched their new musical The Band, coming to Sheffield in October, with two special previews in Manchester tonight, Sunday.

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Andrew Dunn  as Gerald with Pauline Fleming as  as his wife, Lindaa

Full Monty play comes full circle

As his second UK tour in The Full Monty comes to a close in its spiritual home of Sheffield, Andrew Dunn reflects: “Out of all the work I have done it’s my favourite.

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Comedian Chris Ramsey is happy both at work and at home

New dad Chris is trying to cut down on the baby talk

Chris Ramsey, Sheffield City Hall, Saturday {http://www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk/|Sheffield City Hall|click here}

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