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Leeds Grand theatre announces first wave of shows for 2019

Theatre-goers have plenty to get excited about as Leeds Grand Theatre announces its first line-up of shows for 2019.

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Mind the Gap works in partnership with learning-disabled artists in an effort to give them a voice and create more opportunities in the arts

Leading Yorkshire theatre company championing learning disability arts 30 years on

Europe's leading learning disability theatre company is gearing up for a stellar year of performances and new productions in celebration of its 30th year.

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Theatre: Little Foot Trust Charity Gala

Theatre: Little Foot Trust Charity Gala

YMCA Theatre, Scarborough, Sunday June 10 at 2pm.

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Northern Ballet's new production of Victoria

Northern Ballet premieres Victoria on Yorkshire Stage

Northern Ballet will première Victoria, a ballet by Cathy Marston in Yorkshire next year.

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Ray Quinn drives Summer Holiday musical to Yorkshire stage

Ray Quinn drives Summer Holiday musical to Yorkshire stage

New stage musical Summer Holiday, with the famous red double-decker bus, making a stop at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday July 30 to Saturday August 4.

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COMPETITION: Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

COMPETITION: Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Win VIP tickets and step back in time to experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, in a stunning pop-up Elizabethan theatre in the historic city of York this summer.

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Jason Donovan

Interview: Jason Donovan at Bridlington Spa

There’s Kylie and Neighbours and Ten Good Reasons. Then there’s Priscilla, Rocky Horror and Joseph. Oh, and before we forget, there was I’m A Celebrity, Strictly Come Dancing and his well-publicised brush with cocaine.

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Take a thrilling journey with Thumbelina at Theatre Royal Wakefield

Take a thrilling journey with Thumbelina at Theatre Royal Wakefield

See the big, wide world through the eyes of a little girl no bigger than your thumb!

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The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
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GALLERY: Longlist for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

Big hitters including Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid, feature on the longlist for the most prestigious crime writing prize in the country.

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Gripping best-seller to be brought to life onstage

Gripping best-seller to be brought to life onstage

Television and stage star Jill Halfpenny will take the lead role of Rachel Watson, the disillusioned commuter who finds herself a suspect in a thrilling mystery, in the world premiere of ‘The Girl on the Train’, the new stage adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ gripping best-seller.

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