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A fun character that TV’s Liza can relate to

TV favourite Liza Goddard is co-starring with Robert Powell in Alan Ayckbourn’s farce Relatively Speaking this week.

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Director Phillip Breen in rehearsals for Lady Chatterley's Lover at the Crucible

Sex, class and war

Lady Chatterley’s Lover still carries a whiff of notoriety dating from the famous 1960 obscenity trial which finally resulted in the publication of DH Lawrence’s novel.

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Duchess of Malfi (Iyalode of Eti)

Female bravery in different worlds

The Crucible Studio next week hosts two compelling plays highlighting the strength and courage of women, The Duchess of Malfi (Iyalode of Eti), an African reimagining of a Jacobean tragedy, and Tanja,about bravery in the face of prejudice.

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

September 22 - September 29 2016

Dan TDM and pug Ellie on tour

Sheffield audience loves internet gaming sensation Dan TDM

Review: Dan TDM on Tour, Sheffield City Hall

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Operation Crucible at the Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Review: Powerful story of Sheffield's wartime steelmen

Operation Crucible, Crucible Studio

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David Raphael Burchhardt as Boris Johnson

Sheffield group's gentle satire on Tory 'politiclown' Boris

Review: Boris the Musical, Library Theatre

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Megan Louch, centre, from the original professional cast of Loserville meets members of Splinters Theatre Group in Sheffield who are performing the show  (clockwise from top left) Richard Granger, Josh Holliday, Ellie Glover, and Katie Webster.

Splinters get Loserville lowdown

Members of Splinters Theatre Group were thrilled by a surprise video message and rehearsal visit from West End performer and rising star Megan Louch.

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Theatre review

REVIEW: Romeo and Juliet, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

There’s a freshness and lightness of touch in Northern Ballet’s new production of Romeo and Juliet that belies the familiarity of the much-told tale of doomed teenage romance.

Robert Powell, Lisa Goddard, Lindsey Campbell and Antony Eden in Relatively Speaking

Relatively Speaking - a classic piece of Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn’s first West End hit, Relatively Speaking, arrives on tour at the Lyceum Theatre next week starring TV stalwarts Robert Powell and Liza Goddard.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Giuliano Contadini and Martha Leebolt in the title roles of Northern Ballet's production of Romeo and Juliet

Italian dancer’s passionate about his Romeo role

Northern Ballet bring their version of Romeo and Juliet to Sheffield next week.

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Reiss Ward, 12, has landed a role as Nathan in the Full Monty. Photograph courtesy of Serendipity Casting.

Reiss sitting pretty with Full Monty role

A Sheffield mum says she is ‘so proud’ of her young son after he landed a starring role in a national tour of the Full Monty.

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Peppa Pig’s Surprise! The Lyceum

Peppa Pig’s Surprise! The Lyceum

TV favourite Peppa Pig is bringing all her family and friends to the Lyceum Theatre in her brand new stage show Peppa Pig’s Surprise! from next Friday 9 – Saturday 10 September.

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Hollie Morrell, Laurence Peacock and Kyle Williams, the creative team of Boris - the Musical!

Actors vote to put Boris story on stage

The repercussions of the Brexit vote have been felt everywhere, so it’s surprising that Boris – the Musical! took so long to be born.

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Operation Crucible at Sheffield

Night of terror for Sheffield is relived in drama at the Crucible

The bomb that demolished the Marples Hotel in Sheffield during the Blitz in December 1940 caused the city’s worst single loss of life that night.

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Comedy genius Gene Wilder

Late great Gene Wilder’s five highlights

Having this week lost American actor Gene Wilder at the age of 83, here's a backward glance at his greatest on-screen moments.
Gag meister Richard Gadd

GOOD GADD! Fringe comedy award winner covers sex assault

The first Scot to win Edinburgh Festival Fringe biggest comedy award for three decades, has vowed to keep performing in tiny venues to keep emotional power of his work.

Nick Challenger of Wales Musical Theatre Company

Why Nick's Rotherham stage Show Stoppers never have to audition

Enthusiasm, dedication, the ability to join in… that’s what Nick Challenger looks for when he’s casting a show.

Steve Nallon stars as Margaret Thatcher in political dram Dead Sheep, coming to Cast in Doncaster

Steve becomes spitting image of Mrs Thatcher - Dead Sheep, Cast, Doncaster

In a way, actor Steve Nallon has been preparing to play the part of Margaret Thatcher for 40 years.

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