Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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PREVIEW: Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen is hottest ticket at Sheffield Arena

Let It Go and have fun at Sheffield Arena as new Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen skates in for an early Christmas treat from Wednesday to Sunday, December 14 to 18
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Win VIP family ticket to meet and greet the stars of Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

WIN: VIP family meet and greet ticket to Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

Win a VIP family ticket to see Disney On Ice presents Frozen at Sheffield Arena including a meet and greet with stars of the show!
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.
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VIDEO PREVIEW: The Commitments is fun for your soul with Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy

Whatever happened to Coronation Street's Curly Watts?
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Granada provided Yorkshire's weekday programmes from 1956 until 1968, when the county came an ITV region in its own right

60 years ago this week: Yorkshire first switched channels

IT IS the simplest of actions but one that would spawn a thousand household arguments - and exactly 60 years ago, the arrival of ITV enabled viewers in Yorkshire to do it for the first time.

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Mark Bailey and Dan Henry in Dewsbury Arts Group's production of Stones in his pockets

Dewsbury Dan takes to the stage in musical lead

Dewsbury man Dan Henry, a frequent performer with Dewsbury Arts Group, has landed a lead part in the West Yorkshire premiere of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield this November.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO PREVIEW: Heaven 17 team with Sex Pistols icon for Pretty Vacant at Sheffield City Hall

Temptation stars Heaven 17 will team up with Sex Pistols icon Glen Matlock for an electronic version of Pretty Vacant at a unique Sheffield homecoming gig.
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Peter Kay's Dance For Life 2017 coming to Sheffield and Leeds Arenas

VIDEO: Peter Kay's Dance For Life 2017 coming to Sheffield and Leeds Arenas

Comedy great Peter Kay is stepping out again for Cancer Research UK - he's taking his Dance For Life 2017 dance-a-thon parties around the UK with dates in Sheffield and Leeds.

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Disney's Princess Principles posters are free to download

FREE: Disney posters - 10 tips to being a real modern day Princess

Disney On Ice is skating back into Arenas with it's Frozen spectacular - but do you have the principles to be a real life modern day Princess?
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AUDIO PREVIEW: TV action man Bear Grylls drops in on Endeavour Arena tour

Will TV action man Bear Grylls be drinking his own urine when he drops into Yorkshire for his first live arena shows?

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Tony Christie

AUDIO PREVIEW: Golden great Tony Christie sings praises of angels and Amarillo

Golden great Tony Christie today revealed how he has been blessed with a 50-year recording career - thanks to help from his guardian angels.
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Irish music legend Christy Moore plays Sheffield City Hall this Sunday - October 9, 2016.

WIN: Top tickets to see Irish music legend Christy Moore at Sheffield City Hall

Legendary Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist Christy Moore plays Sheffield City Hall this Sunday -  October 9, 2016 - and  we have four front circle tickets to be won.

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VIDEO: Sheffield's Max Restaino finalist on Tin Pan Alley songwriting TV show

Sheffield one man band Max Restaino not only recorded, produced and plays all the instruments on his forthcoming debut album - he's also proving to be a big hit at songwriting.
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Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen at Sheffield Arena December 14 to 18, 2016.

WIN: Disney On Ice Frozen family tickets for Sheffield Arena

Get your skates for your chance to win Disney On Ice tickets to see Frozen at Sheffield Arena.
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American street artist Peregrine Church

VIDEO: It will be raining words at Sheffield's Off The Shelf - tell us your favourite Yorkshire sayings

Aye up. 'Av a gander at this. Tha'll niver believe thi eyes with all this Tyke talk when it's silin' it darn in tarn!

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Sir Patrick Stewart at the university last July when he handed over the chancellorship to the Duke of York. 
Picture by Simon Hulme

Sir Patrick Stewart to return to Huddersfield university to see building named in his honour

ONE of his longest-running roles was as chancellor of the University of Huddersfield, now Mirfield-born Sir Patrick Stewart is to return to the campus to see the drama department re-named in his honour.

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