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Kay cancels stand-up tour due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

Peter Kay’s stand-up tour - included dates in Nottingham - has been cancelled due to unforeseen family circumstances.

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Belle and the Beast. Photo courtesy of Whitefoot Photography

PANTO REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast is a roaring success at Theatre Royal

Festive magic, a healthy dash of tradition, a few spicy ingredients and a pinch of modern technical trickery are the ingredients that make up the spellbinding recipe behind Nottingham Theatre Royal’s pantomime, Beauty and the Beast.

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A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Nottingham’s sensational family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, stars Sherrie Hewson, Ben Richards, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, in an all-new spectacular production.

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Spooky tales in store as Marty returns for latest Belper performance

No.28 in Belper Market Place plays host to the latest performance at the venue by Marty Ross on Saturday, December 16.

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YOUR GUIDE: Pantomimes in Derbyshire this Christmas

YOUR GUIDE: Pantomimes in Derbyshire this Christmas

We all love a panto....oh yes we do.

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Abigail Prudames as Marilla with Northern Ballet dancers in David Nixon's The Little Mermaid at Sheffield Lyceum until December 2.

REVIEW: Northern Ballet enchants with The Little Mermaid

The sea comes to Sheffield in Northern Ballet’s world premiere production of The Little Mermaid.

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Win family ticket for panto

Win family ticket for panto

Take a pinch of fairy-tale, add a splash of song and dance; stir in some comedy and garnish with magic.

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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.

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Flying high this Christmas at Derby Theatre with Peter Pan

Flying high this Christmas at Derby Theatre with Peter Pan

Derby Theatre is presenting its big, family-friendly, festive production for 2017/18, a magical and mystical Peter Pan, performed by a band of actor-musicians, from December 2-January 6.

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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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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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