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Join Jodie as she plays Shirley Valentine at city venue

There is still time to catch Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine at Nottingham Theatre Royal until May 27.

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Stagefright to tackle comedy The Sharp End in Mansfield this week

Stagefright to tackle comedy The Sharp End in Mansfield this week

There will be laughs galore when local theatre group Stagefright returns with its 11th production, Geoff Bamber’s comedy The Sharp End.

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Pillowman play to be performed at Old Library in Mansfield

Pillowman play to be performed at Old Library in Mansfield

Martin McDonagh’s play The Pillowman is to be performed on June 1-2 at The Old Library in Mansfield, starting at 7pm on both days.

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Thrilling tale at the Lace Market Theatre

Thrilling tale at the Lace Market Theatre

The Perfect Murder is Peter James’s best-selling blackly comic thriller and it gets the stage treatment at Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre from May 22-27.

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Nottingham Playhouse

Photo by Robert Day

Catch East Is East at Nottingham Playhouse

A brand new production of the Olivier Award-winning comedy that went on to become a BAFTA-winning film sensation, East is East opened in Newcastle last month and transfers to Nottingham Playhouse, running from May 25-June 10.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Star names unveiled for a real beauty of a panto

Star names unveiled for a real beauty of a panto

The Theatre Royal Nottingham has announced that this year’s sensational family pantomime Beauty and the Beast will star Sherrie Hewson, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, running from Saturday, December 9.

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Jodie stars in touring Shirley Valentine revival at Theatre Royal

Jodie stars in touring Shirley Valentine revival at Theatre Royal

The first major revival of Willy Russell’s much-loved play Shirley Valentine is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from May 22-27 as part of a national tour.

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Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

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When We Are Married, presented by Bolsover Drama Group

Review: A marriage made in heaven for Bolsover Drama Group

Marriage is the backbone of a decent, honourable life’ - so says Councillor Albert Parker in J.B. Priestley’s ‘When we are Married’ which played to a warm and hugely appreciative audience on its opening night at Bolsover’s Assembly Rooms.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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BREAKING: Britain's Strongest Man TV show coming to Sheffield Arena

The City of Steel is to welcome the men of iron - strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall will defend his crown as TV's Britain's strongest Man in Sheffield, it was announced today.
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More entertainment than you can shake a stick at

More entertainment than you can shake a stick at

Scamp Theatre’s take on the Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler book Stick Man will be onstage on Nottingham’s Theatre Royal on October 10-11.

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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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Extra Nottingham date added to Manford’s tour

Extra Nottingham date added to Manford’s tour

An extra Nottingham date has been added to Jason Manford’s Muddle Class tour next year, due to public demand.

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Joe McElderry as Joseph

REVIEW: Joe McElderry stars in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Theatre Royal, Nottingham

It’s certainly NOT time for this classic musical to get its coat if the rip-roaring, innovative kaleidoscope of fun at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal is anything to go by.

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Best selling author’s thriller hits stage in Nottingham

Best selling author’s thriller hits stage in Nottingham

Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre will be the venue for a production of Peter James’s best-selling blackly comic thriller The Perfect Murder.

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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine.

Jodie Prenger plays lead role in Shirley Valentine

Much-loved actress Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine.

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WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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Comedy legend Bobby Davro, who plays Scarecrow in the Easter pantomime, 'The Wizard Of Oz', at Mansfield's Palace Theatre.

From Bobby Davro panto to ‘Strictly’ -- it’s all at the Palace Theatre!

Comedy legend Bobby Davro, stars from ‘Strictly’, rock icons Simply Red and blasts from the pasts such as the Bee Gees, Whitney Houston, The Eagles, Billy Fury and Showaddywaddy.

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