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Dazzling new production ready to thrill audiences

Kneehigh Theatre return to the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds this week with with The Tin Drum, a West Yorkshire Playhouse, Kneehigh and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse co-production directed by Kneehigh Artistic Director Mike Shepherd.

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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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Tony Christie live in concert at Doncaster Dome, Friday, October 13, 2017.

PREVIEW: Tony Christie is on his way to Doncaster Dome - homecoming show October 13

He's been to Amarillo, down every avenue and alleyway - but singing legend Tony Christie is coming home to entertain fans at Doncaster Dome on Friday, October 13.

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How the theatre's new centre will look.

COLUMN: Behind the Scenes...at Theatre Royal, Wakefield

It is a real pleasure to work at Theatre Royal Wakefield and witness hordes of people arriving to enjoy their night’s entertainment.

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VIDEO: Scouting For Girls, Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan to play 2018 Wentworth Music Festival

Chart-toppers Scouting For Girls will headline the second Wentworth Music Festival with a star-studded main stage line-up also including Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan, it was revealed today..
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VIDEO: Get your skates on for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform at Disney On Ice

Get your skates on...and you could be performing at this year's Disney On Ice arena spectacular, Passport To Adventure.

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READY FOR ACTION: Actors and players from Batley Bulldogs. PIC: Simon Hulme

Scrum to stage for Batley rugby girls

The story of how a girl’s rugby team from Batley set a world first when they touched down in Australia is about to go on a tour of a different kind.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Wakefield Youth Music Theatre will again be a highlight of the new season.

Packed programme announced for Theatre Royal’s new season

Theatre Royal Wakefield has announced a packed and varied autumn programme, culminating as ever in the hugely popular pantomime season with this year’s production of Aladdin.

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A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

It was one of the great defining moments of history – and its reverberations are still being felt today.

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Ten Things to do

Top Ten Things To Do w/c July 13

Looking for something to do in the area?

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It’s Your Round, July 10-15

It’s Your Round, July 10-15

Cheers to a theatre show that’s a cabaret pub quiz.

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The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy on Monday, July 10.

WIN: Tickets to see The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy July 10

The Vamps have only just wrapped their massive UK arena tour but are back with an album preview show at the Sheffield Academy on Monday and you could be going for FREE.
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Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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Micky Flanagan returning to Sheffield Arena on Saturday, June 24.

WIN: Tickets to see Micky Flanagan back at Sheffield Arena on June 24

Comedy star Micky Flanagan is celebrating his recent record-breaking appearances at Sheffield Arena with a return this month - and you could see him for FREE.

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BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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Whispering Wood Folk dare-devil acrobats will be performing at the former Caphouse Colliery near Wakefield.

WIN: Pass It On family tickets at Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...we're giving away tickets to a sensational aerial acrobatics show coming to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England.
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Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Jasper hits right note on tour

Jasper hits right note on tour

The ever brilliant Jasper Carrott brings his lilting Brummie accent to the Theatre Royal, Wakefield along with a whole bunch of pals from the world of rock.

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