Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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In the Company of Anna-Jane

In the Company of Anna-Jane

On her day off from starring in Annie Get Your Gun at the Crucible, next Monday Anna-Jane Casey will move into the Studio to present her solo show, A Life in the Day.

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Rebecca Freckleton in the title role of Whitney - Queen of the Night

Rebecca finds her calling as Houston

Whitney – Queen of the Night at Sheffield City Hall on Saturday is a celebration of the music and life of the late Whitney Houston.

Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

January 12 - January 19 2017

Hayley Wareham and Cathy Owen in Cathy, production by Cardboard Citizens. 
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Cathy still out there

Last year award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens performed a 50th anniversary re-staging of Ken Loach’s Cathy Come Home and now they continue their exploration of the state of housing and homelessness with a new play, Cathy.

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Talk to the hand: Alexandra Burke in Sister Act

A Sister Act for Craig and soul star Alexandra at the Lyceum

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood is certainly a busy man.

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Comedian Rudi Lickwood

Last Laugh, Sheffield City Hall

Back at work? Cheer up with a Last Laugh comedy trio.

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Snow Child, Crucible

REVIEW: Snow Child filled with winter wonder

The set of the Snow Child is simple, but imaginative.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Anna-Jane Casey (Annie Oakley) in Annie get Your Gun at the Crucible Theatre

Review: Annie get your gun, Crucible Theatre

Annie Get Your Gun

Maggie Service as Dolly Tate. Annie Get Your Gun at the Crucible. Credit Johan Persson

Service with a smile

Although she had never previously appeared at the Crucible Maggie Service had long thought of the Sheffield theatre as a spiritual home.

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The cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Wendi keeps a straight face

Playing errant gobby mum Cilla Battersby-Brown on Coronation Street makes Wendi Peters perfect casting for the Wicked Queen in Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs at the Lyceum Theatre this Christmas.

The Nutcracker CBeebies panto at the Crucible. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘If young children do not like something on TV they’ll walk away’

City-born CBeebies controller loves how kids tell it like they see it!

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20 Sept 2016.....Wendi Peters (Wicked Queen) and Joanna Sawyer (Snow White) at the launch of Sheffield Theatres pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs outside the Lyceum Theatre. Picture Scott Merrylees

TV star Wendi back to being a baddie

“I always seem to play the baddie,” lamented Coronation Street star Wendi Peters about her role in Lyceum pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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Ben Lewis (Frank Butler)  in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at the Crucible Theatre
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Ring for this Butler

Frank Butler was an Irish American marksman in Wild West variety shows who married fellow sharpshooter Annie Oakley and their love affair is the basis of the musical, Annie Get Your Gun.

The Snow Child  at Sheffield Crucible Studio until January 7.

A secret wish that snowballed

Last Christmas Valentina Ceschi and Thomas Eccleshare were in The Snow Child, playing a couple who long for a child of their own and end up sculpting a daughter out of snow with magical consequences.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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Comfort and Joy, Lastern Theatre

Comfort and Joy , Lantern Theatre

No tidings of comfort and joy at this family gathering.

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Sheffield Lyceum stages panto, starring TV Corrie's Wendi Peters, until January 8

PANT-astic seasonal show round-up and how to be everything like a dame

There is nothing like a dame, particularly at this time of year, to make every panto a fantastic experience.


PREVIEW: Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen is hottest ticket at Sheffield Arena

Let It Go and have fun at Sheffield Arena as new Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen skates in for an early Christmas treat from Wednesday to Sunday, December 14 to 18
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