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WIN: VIP family meet and greet ticket to Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

Win a VIP family ticket to see Disney On Ice presents Frozen at Sheffield Arena including a meet and greet with stars of the show!
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.
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Choreographer Alistair David in rehearsals for Annie Get Your Gun at the Crucible, Sheffield

The Thrustmaster

Choreographer Alistair David is the only member of the creative team behind Annie Get Your Gun at the Crucible who has been part of the last four years of Christmas musicals.

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Phil Gallagher, CBeebies Mister Maker, as Muddles in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Sheffield Lyceum

CBeebies Mister Maker Muddling along

Phil Gallagher says his ambition as a kid was to be a TV children’s presenter and he has certainly achieved that as CBeebies’ favourite Mister Maker.

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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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Sheffield Arena-bound Disney On Ice Frozen

Sheffield Disney ice classic set to sell out

Sheffield Arena's Disney On Ice presents Frozen shows are set to sell out.

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John Wickham, of Cubana, outside of the Lyceum Theatre.

Favourite Things: Theatre, nightlife and cuisine give Sheffield its buzz

John Wickham, aged 24, is the deputy manager of Leopold Square’s Cubana. He has just spent months researching the venue’s first-ever rum menu, which was voted the best in the UK at the industry’s annual November rum awards.

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Poet and comedian Stan Skinny

Stan’s seaside special docks at DINA

Entertainer Stan Skinny is inviting land-locked Sheffielders to DINA on Cambridge Street on Friday to enjoy all the joys of the seaside in a warm and cosy city centre setting.

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Paul Foster, director of Annie Get Your Gun at the Crucible, Sheffield
Credit Johan Persson.

Homecoming for Annie Oakley

Daniel Evans gave Sheffield a string of rip-roaring Christmas musicals at the Crucible, notably My Fair Lady, Oliver!, Anything Goes and Show Boat, so Paul Foster, director of this year’s Annie Get Your Gun, has a hard act to follow.

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

December 1 - December 8 2016

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Sheffield children bring the house down on London’s West End stage

Children from a local theatre school had the time of their lives after a gala performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre, home to The Phantom of the Opera on Sunday.

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The Shawshank Redemption is at the Lyceum, Sheffield, from Monday to Saturday

Recall to prison taken as Red

Once upon a time it was cinema that plundered the theatre by putting plays on screen but the pattern has been reversed in recent years, the latest example being The Shawshank Redemption.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: The Commitments is fun for your soul with Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy

Whatever happened to Coronation Street's Curly Watts?
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Dear Hunter Theatre with The Iconoclasts

Drama that’s not for family viewing

The Iconoclasts, a fast-paced ‘show within a show’ which combines comedy, music and drag to tell the story of a fun, fiery and flawed family-foursome, is being premiered next week by Dear Hunter Theatre..

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Brian Gilligan and the West End cast of The Commitments

Stairway to heaven for Brian

You could say there’s something of the luck of the Irish in the way Brian Gilligan landed the part of lead singer Deco in the musical The Commitments, first in the West End and now on tour.

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Sheffield-bound stand-out stand-up MickyFlanagan

Top comic Micky Flanagan will be "out out" in Sheffield next year

A stand-out stand-up brings his latest show to Sheffield in May.
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Phil Brownhill and Marie Mason as Harold Wilson and Barbara Castle in Made in Dagenham, Lyceum

Made in Dagenham, Lyceum, Sheffield

Phil’s labouring under the illusion of being prime minister!

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Andrew Reed (Ben), Faye Christall (Megan) and Grace Hogg-Robinson (Holly) in Broken Biscuits

Broken Biscuits, Crucible Studio

A song by Sheffield band Pulp supplied part of the inspiration of a new play, Broken Biscuits, coming to the Crucible this week.

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