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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.

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Festive fun for all the family in Dear Santa show

Festive fun for all the family in Dear Santa show

Dear Santa is to be performed at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, from November 30-December 2.

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Blood Brothers back in the area on its 30th anniversary tour

Blood Brothers back in the area on its 30th anniversary tour

2017 has marked 30 years since Bill Kenwright’s production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK.

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Let the madness begin as Palace panto opening grows ever nearer

Let the madness begin as Palace panto opening grows ever nearer

Get your tickets soon for Mansfield Palace Theatre’s forthcoming festive funfest Jack and The Beanstalk.

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Join Joe for jokes galore next year in Nottingham visit

Join Joe for jokes galore next year in Nottingham visit

Joe Lycett is to perform at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, on November 24, 2018 and tickets are now on sale to see the comedian in action.

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Stars come out for Theatre Royal’s sparkling panto

Stars come out for Theatre Royal’s sparkling panto

Television stars Sherrie Hewson and Ben Richards will join forces with previous Theatre Royal panto favourites Ben Nickless and Andrew Ryan to appear in eagerly-awaited family pantomime Beauty and the Beast, at the Nottingham venue from December 9-January 14.

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Family tale in Neville Studio this Christmas

Family tale in Neville Studio this Christmas

Town Mouse and Country Mouse is to be performed in the Nottingham Playhouse Neville Studio, from December 13-January 6

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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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Dogs Days is performed at Mansfield venue

Dogs Days is performed at Mansfield venue

The Kitchen Table Trio are back at West Nottinghamshire College’s Create Theatre, exploring their own lives and their experiences with episodes of depression, low mood and anxiety.

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Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena November 15 to 19, 2017

WIN: Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure VIP family ticket to be in the show

Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure skates into Sheffield Fly DSA Arena this week - November 15 to 19 - and we are celebrating with a VIP family ticket prize for two children to be in the show.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Disney On Ice is Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena

Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Arena - November 15 to 19 - taking families on a fun-filled trip to some of the most memorable animated film destinations.

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A scene from the panto with Jack, played by Bradley Judge, and a scowling Fleshcreep, alias Mark Little.

Amazing 3D effects to invigorate Palace Theatre panto

Incredible 3D effects will be a highlight of this year’s eagerly-awaited pantomime at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre, which opens next month.

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Sting musical The Last Ship to visit Playhouse on UK tour

Sting musical The Last Ship to visit Playhouse on UK tour

The Last Ship - the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting – is to premiere in the UK when it opens at Northern Stage in Newcastle on March 12.

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Playhouse panto team want kids to design Cinderella’s shoe

Playhouse panto team want kids to design Cinderella’s shoe

Ahead of the festive panto this year, Nottingham Playhouse is calling upon budding Louboutins, and wannabe Vivienne Westwoods to design a new shoe for Cinderella.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Walking With Dinosaurs roars back for UK arenas tour including Sheffield and Leeds

Dinosaurs will once again roar in Yorkshire - Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, is returning for another bite.

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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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Kite Runner 2017 tour 3 David Ahmad (Amir) and cast (Pic: IRINA CHIRA)

REVIEW: A tough, compelling adaptation of raw best-seller The Kite Runner

Matthew Spangler’s stage adaptation of The Kite Runner is as tough and compelling to watch as Khaled Hosseini’s book was to read.

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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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The Tenderloins.

Impractical Jokers lived up to their name at Nottingham gig

For those who don’t know The Tenderloins are a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers.

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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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