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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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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

April 20 - April 27 2017

Arts
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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WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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John Shuttleworth, presenting his Last Will and Tasty Mint

John ponders life, death and the excitement of his first Polo mint

John Shuttleworth’s Last Will and Tasty Mint, Sheffield City Hall, Thursday, March 30.

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LtoR Pauline Fleming, Jess Schofield & Fiona Skinner in The Full Monty, credit Matt Crockett

Strong women alongside The Full Monty’s male strippers

The full Monty, Lyceum Theatre, April 3 to 15, {https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/|Sheffield Theatres|click here}

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Love Letters at the Sheffield Lyceum  from Monday 23  Saturday 28 Octobe 2017r.

Love still means not having to say you are sorry even after 46 years

One-time Hollywood heartthrobs Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal will grace the stage of the Sheffield Lyceum this autumn.

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VIDEO: Doing a Harry Worth...to celebrate Yorkshire comedy legend's 100th birthday

Yorkshire comedy legend Harry Worth gave the world the 'miraculous levitation' - where you stand next to a shop window, raise an arm and a leg and the hilarious reflection looks like you are floating in the air.
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Male members of Croft House Theatre Company have been working with with Rotherham drag star Oliver Gregory, who is doing the splits

Drag star Oliver helps cast of Priscilla deal with heels

When the male cast of a Sheffield production of musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert had to learn to walk in heels, they called on a Rotherham expert.

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Kieran Hurley, Heads Up, Crucible Studio, March 16

Musical theatre turned on its head

Sheffield’s Colla Voce Theatre, which aims to challenge conceptions of musical theatre, unveils its third production at Theatre Delicatessen next week,

Music
Polly Frame as Dr Frankenstein  and Ed Gaughan as the Creature in Northern Stage's production touring to the Crucible Sheffield

Theatre: A female slant on classic tale

Mary Shelley wrote one of the greatest novels in the English language, Dr Frankenstein, at a time when women were still expected to know their place, even in a so-called age of enlightenment.

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The animal magic of jumbo giant

The animal magic of jumbo giant

A spectacular life-size puppet elephant is undoubtedly the star of Running Wild, the stage adaptation of a Michael Morpurgo story, which comes to the Lyceum Theatre next week.

Arts
Liza Goddard as Betty

Review: A Passionate Woman, Lyceum, Sheffield

As soon as you see Kay Mellor’s name on the writing credit you know you are in for some gritty Yorkshire realism.

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Liza Goddard who stars in A Passionate Woman, Lyceum Sheffield, Feb 28 to March 4 2017

Attic reveals ghosts and memories

Bergerac star Liza Goddard takes on the role of A Passionate Woman in Kay Mellor’s wistful comedy about love, memory, passion and regret.

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