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“They really did me proud” says composer of musical after successful world premiere in Chesterfield

“They really did me proud” says composer of musical after successful world premiere in Chesterfield

Composer Dave Culling hailed the world premiere of his musical, Nicholas Nickleby, a triumph when the final curtain came down at the Pomegranate Theatre on Wednesday night, writes Doug Melloy.

Theatre and Comedy
Music and magic in Darley Dale event

Music and magic in Darley Dale event

A Christmas concert of magic and music will take place on Friday, December 1, in St Helen’s Church, Darley Dale, at 7.30pm.

Music
Interview: Comedian Ed Byrne is heading for Chesterfield next month

Interview: Comedian Ed Byrne is heading for Chesterfield next month

Ed Byrne has been an acclaimed stand-up (with audiences and critics alike) for 20 years now, writes Brian Donaldson.

Theatre and Comedy
Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

This weekend brings an exciting line-up of local, national and international poets to Derby for the first ever Derby Poetry Festival.

Arts
THEATRE REVIEW: Blood Brothers at Nottingham Theatre Royal

THEATRE REVIEW: Blood Brothers at Nottingham Theatre Royal

Acclaim from packed houses with standing ovations has been greeting Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers for more than 30 years now, writes John Shawcroft, so nobody could be surprised at the magnificent response from the Theatre Royal audience at Nottingham this week.

Theatre and Comedy
GIG GUIDE: Bands playing in the area over the next few days

GIG GUIDE: Bands playing in the area over the next few days

Friday, November 24

Music
Youngsters can meet Santa at Drayton Manor's Magical Christmas. Picture: Jon Ball

Magical countdown to Christmas at Drayton Manor

Taking your child to see Father Christmas is an essential part of the festive season for most parents.

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Holly hits at Guildhall Theatre

Holly hits at Guildhall Theatre

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Sci-fi event with festive flavour at Derby’s QUAD

Sledge-Lit is a day of horror, fantasy and science-fiction with a festive flavour at QUAD in Derby.

Arts
Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Not far beneath Marjorie Prime’s sci-fi veneer is a meditation on memory, identity and grief, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
‘Singing fireman’ rounds off great year with NYE performance at Royal Concert Hall

‘Singing fireman’ rounds off great year with NYE performance at Royal Concert Hall

Performing on stage with Grammy nominated East Midlands’ orchestra Sinfonia Viva at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, on New Year’s Eve will be a fitting way to finish a busy year for Heanor singer and firefighter Andy Quinn.

Music
Choirs team up for concert in Swanwick

Choirs team up for concert in Swanwick

The Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir’s members are delighted that the ever-popular Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir is to join them in concert at St. Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, on Saturday, November 25, at 7.30p.m.

Music
Kings of Leon tribute comes to Derby

Kings of Leon tribute comes to Derby

Kings Ov Leon bring their tribute to the Kings Of Leon to Derby’s Flowerpot on Friday, November 24.

Music
Tribute show at Guildhall to a jazz great

Tribute show at Guildhall to a jazz great

The late Stan Tracey was an outstanding figure in the jazz world.

Music
Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

The Crimetime series of films at QUAD in Derby continues with screenings of The Last Seduction.

Arts
Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Orton film celebrates its anniversary in QUAD screening

Prick Up Your Ears is Stephen Frears’s 1987 biopic of the British playwright Joe Orton, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Arts
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.

Theatre and Comedy
Star turn Sunjay returns to perform at Queens Head in Belper

Star turn Sunjay returns to perform at Queens Head in Belper

Sunjay will be performing at the Queens Head in Belper on Friday, November 24, in a gig that also features Robyn Johnson.

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