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REVIEW: David Walliams’ Awful Auntie comes to life at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

The books of David Walliams have fast become favourites of millions of children and families ­— and now they are reaching an even wider audience with stage adaptations, including this version of Awful Auntie.

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Peter Kay

Breaking: Tickets for Peter Kay’s return to Nottingham are on sale this weekend

Funnyman Peter Kay will be playing two nights at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham in his latest tour and tickets go on sale this weekend.

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BREAKING: Extra Nottingham date confirmed for top comic McIntyre

BREAKING: Extra Nottingham date confirmed for top comic McIntyre

Britain’s biggest comedian Michael McIntyre has confirmed a fourth date at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham for Thursday, March 22, due to phenomenal demand.

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too Production Photos

Photo Credit : The Other Richard

Classic play Rita Sue and Bob Too is at Derby Theatre soon

An Out of Joint, Octagon Theatre Bolton and Royal Court production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too can be seen at Derby Theatre from November 21-25.

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John Bishop brings Winging It tour to Derby on March 17 and 18, 2018.

John Bishop to perform at Derby Arena

Comedy superstar John Bishop is bringing his new show Winging It to Derby Arena.

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Bumper spring season in store at Derby Theatre

Bumper spring season in store at Derby Theatre

There’s so much to enjoy in Derby Theatre’s spring season.

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Flashdance at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Flashdance hotfoots it to Derbyshire

Strictly Come Dancing champion Joanne Clifton and A1 pop band heart-throb Ben Adams team up in Flashdance the musical which will tour to Derbyshire.

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Disney On Ice stars Mickey and Minnie Mouse with pals on a Passport To Adventure which plays Sheffield's  Fly DSA Arena from November 15 to 19, 2017

WIN: Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure family tickets for Sheffield Fly DSA Arena

Get your skates for your chance to win one of five family tickets we re giving away to see Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena!

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Hairspray at Buxton Opera House, October 23 to 28, 2017.

Norman Pace stars in Hairspray

Comedy legend Norman Pace stars in feelgood musical Hairspray which is heading to Derbyshire this week.

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Johnny Cash’s life story spurs musical

Johnny Cash’s life story spurs musical

Ring of Fire is a musical which tells the story of legendary singer/songwriter Johnny Cash’s battles and triumphs in life.

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REVIEW: John Bishop hit comedy heights on Winging It tour in Nottingham

REVIEW: John Bishop hit comedy heights on Winging It tour in Nottingham

In my eyes there is no better comedy than that which you can wholeheartedly relate to — and this was the wonderful theme that underpinned the appearance of John Bishop for his second night at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham as part of his Winging It tour.

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WIN a pair of tickets to Impractical Jokers’ UK tour

WIN a pair of tickets to Impractical Jokers’ UK tour

The American comedy sensations behind the hit TV Show Impractical Jokers, The Tenderloins, bring ‘Where’s Larry?’ to our shores this October, complete with a date at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Desire Under The Elms is a magnificent production

Desire Under The Elms is a magnificent production

A major play by the pioneering American playwright Eugene O’Neill has opened at the Crucible, Sheffield, in a production directed by Sam Yates.

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Chesterfield G&S Society present Merrie England.

Chesterfield G&S Society on tour with Merrie England

Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society bring their touring production of Edward German’s operetta to Ashover and Bakewell.

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INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

We chat to comedian John Bishop ahead of his Winging It tour, which comes to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on October 13 and 14.

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Jodie Prenger in Shirley Valentine. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

Jodie Prenger brings Shirley Valentine to Derbyshire this week

Television favourite Jodie Prenger is in Chesterfield this week in a touring production of Willy Russell’s masterpiece Shirley Valentine.

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The Tenderloins.

Impractical Jokers live show tickets up for grabs

American comedy sensations, the Impractical Jokers, are bringing their new show to our shores - and you could win free tickets to it.

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Euan Blair with Steve Dolton.

All aboard for world premiere

Do you love theatre and trains? If so you’ll love the world premiere which is heading for north Derbyshire.

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Phill Jupitus.

REVIEW: Phill Jupitus is a skilled storyteller

Phill Jupitus, comedian, poet, TV stalwart, brought his Juplicity show to Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre on Saturday.

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Bess of Hardwick

Bess of Hardwick in spotlight of new play

One of the most powerful and wealthiest women in Elizabethan England put an indelible stamp on Derbyshire through the construction of Hardwick Hall and Chatsworth House and the extension of Bolsover Castle.

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