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PREVIEW: The X Factor Live Tour 2018 featuring Rak-Su, Grace Davies and other live finalists

The X Factor Live Tour 2018 is bringing latest champs Rak-Su and a host of other stars to arenas around the UK when for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner each night.

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Listings: Theatre

January 18 - January 25 2018

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Natalya Romanova as Clara, Pyotr Borchenko as Nutcracker Prince, St Petersburg Classical Ballet, Sheffield Lyceum,. Jan 9-13 2018

Review: The Nutcracker ballet at Sheffield Lyceum was magical

The Nutcracker is one of the most classic stories to be told through ballet.

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The Wizard of Oz at The Crucible. Picture by Johan Persson.

Shakespearean actor happy to don lion suit

With a strong background in classical theatre Jonathan Broadbent is taking a new direction in heading off down the Yellow Brick Road as the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz at the Crucible.

Theatre and Comedy
Ingenious thriller with perfect murder plot

Ingenious thriller with perfect murder plot

It is one of the most ingenious thriller plots. Two men strike up a conversation in the dining car of a train and concoct a plan for the perfect murder which could solve their respective problems.

Theatre and Comedy
Fast and Furious Live coming to  the FlyDSA Arena (April 28-29)

2018 culture calendar promises rich variety

From the adrenaline-fuelled Fast and Furious Live arena spectacular to intimate chamber music courtesy of Music in the Round, the culture scene in 2018 promises to be as rich and varied as ever.

Theatre and Comedy
Jonathan Hyde as Julius Caesar and Lisa Caruccio Came as Calpurnia. Photo by Johan Persson.

From Julius Caesar to Tricky Dicky

Jonathan Hyde and Daniel Rigby will take the title roles in  Peter Morgan’s Frost/Nixon opening at the Crucible Theatre in February.

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Damian Williams and Jake Canuso in Mother Goose at the Lyceum, Sheffield

Waiter from Benidorm finding his feet in panto

As a Swiss Italian who plays a Spaniard on TV, Jake Canuso is getting to know a peculiarly English institution as he takes part in his third pantomime, playing Demon Vanity in Mother Goose at Sheffield’s Lyceum this Christmas.

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NeverLand at Theatre Delicatessen

Review: Pleasantly chaotic show - Neverland, Theatre Delicatessen

Like the Johnny Depp film, Finding Neverland, this tells the story of how writer JM Barrie’s friendship with an Edwardian family of small boys inspired Peter Pan. There the comparison ends.

Theatre and Comedy
Spirit of Harlem nights brought to today’s UK

Spirit of Harlem nights brought to today’s UK

Christmas parties are in full swing but the one happening in the Crucible Studio is unlike anything most people will have experienced.

Theatre and Comedy
The Supervet to tour UK and Ireland arenas and theatres in 2018

PREVIEW: TV's Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick to tour UK arenas including Yorkshire dates

The Supervet - TV's much loved Noel Fitpatrick - is to take his story on the road with a groundbreaking new live show visiting UK arenas and theatres including Sheffield and Leeds.
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From left,  Sam Attwater as Captain Hook, Philip Day as Dame Able Mabel, Anthony Sahota as Peter Pan, Lucy Edge as Wendy and Liberty X star Kelli Young as Tiger Lily. Picture: Anne Shelley.

REVIEW: Pomegranate’s Peter Pan is a surefire hit with young and old in Chesterfield

Christmas has officially arrived in Chesterfield with the opening of the Pomegranate Theatre’s annual panto – and it’s a belter.

Theatre and Comedy
Cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Photo by Johan Persson

"Hit West End musical is my love letter to Sheffield," says director

"It's a love letter to Sheffield," says director Jonathan Butterell of Everybody's Talking About Jamie which opened to a smash-hit run at the Crucible earlier this year and has now taken the West End by storm.

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Rehearsals for WIZARD OF OZ, by Baum,      , By L Frank Baum, Director - Robert Hastie, Designer - Janet Bird, Choreography - Ewan Jones, Sheffield Theatres, 2017, Credit: Johan Persson

Theatre: All off down the Yellow Brick Road

As a member of the cast when the Crucible premiered the musical, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, last year, Gabrielle Brooks could have been basking in the glory of the five-star reviews greeting the show’s opening in the West End.

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NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL. Simon Lipkin 'Mr Poppy'  Photo by Richard Davenport.jpg

Review: Nativity! The Musical, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

There is a cracking joke in this musical about a failing primary school which puts on a musical about the Christmas story. A little lad asks his teacher if he can play Joseph and explains why. “Because my mum is having a baby and my dad doesn’t think it’s his!”

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The Sensational 60s Experience plays Sheffield City Hall on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

WIN: The Sensational 60s Experience tickets to see rock legends at Sheffield City Hall

SIXTIES rock legends will roll back the decades to play some of the greatest hits of the decade when The Sensational 60s Experience plays Sheffield City Hall and you could be going for free.

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Northern Ballet dancers in The Little Mermaid. Photo Emma Kauldhar

The Little Mermaid - a magical underwater adventure

With an unprecedented three full-length ballets being premiered in 2017 Northern Ballet is in the midst of a challenging year.

Theatre and Comedy
Abi McLoughlin) as Dr Laura Bailey in The Principles of Uncertainty at the University of Sheffield Enable Us festival

Enable Us festival

The Enable Us Festival of new theatre and independent performance resumes at the University of Sheffield Drama Studio next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Peter Kay has added another five Sheffield dates to his first tour in eight years due to 'phenomenal demand' - bringing the total number of scheduled tour performances in the city up to seven.

Peter Kay announces FIVE more Sheffield dates due to 'phenomenal demand'

Peter Kay has added another five Sheffield dates to his first tour in eight years due to 'phenomenal demand' - bringing his total number of scheduled tour performances in the city up to seven.
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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

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