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Astaire tribute show returns to the area with Strictly stars

The touring show Remembering Fred is coming to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Sunday, April 29, starting at 7.30pm.

Arts
War Horse’s Royal Concert Hall stay proves to be a record breaker

War Horse’s Royal Concert Hall stay proves to be a record breaker

The recent production of War Horse at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham proved to be a record-breaking success, with over 55,000 people seeing the National Theatre’s global stage hit during its three-and-a-half week run at the venue.

Theatre and Comedy
Triple bill of top dance performances is heading for Derby Theatre

Triple bill of top dance performances is heading for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre plays host to National Dance Company Wales on May 8-9 with their spring tour show, Terra Firma.

Arts
Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Three supernatural stories are tied together in this retro-inspired horror with abundant jump scares, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts

IN PICTURES: 11 Derbyshire pubs with beer gardens where you can enjoy the sunshine

The sun is (finally) out so why not make the most of it?

News
Award success for Derby Arena panto

Award success for Derby Arena panto

Beauty and the Beast has won Best Staging and Set at the Great British Pantomime Awards which took place at new Wimbledon Theatre on Sunday.

Theatre and Comedy
Guitar ace Bonamassa to play arena gig in Nottingham

Guitar ace Bonamassa to play arena gig in Nottingham

Hot on the heels of his triumphant March UK tour, celebrated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa returns to the UK in October to perform three arena concerts including the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Friday, October 12.

Music
Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

The Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival is back for an eighth year at 13 locations across the UK.

Arts
Last chance to see Full Monty production as it tours for final time

Last chance to see Full Monty production as it tours for final time

David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers’s presentation of the Sheffield Theatres production of Simon Beaufoy’s The Full Monty, which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will tour the UK and Ireland for the final ever time in 2018/19.

Arts
Three more sparkling gigs at The Diamond

Three more sparkling gigs at The Diamond

The Diamond in Sutton-in-Ashfield welcomes Keep It Cash on Friday, April 20, to perform their acclaimed Johnny Cash tribute show.

Music
Hits galore in Fleetwood Mac tribute show

Hits galore in Fleetwood Mac tribute show

Fleetwood Bac perform their tribute to the music of Fleetwood Mac on Saturday, April 21 at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms.

Music
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan reviews some of the latest music releases.

Music
GIG GUIDE: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week

GIG GUIDE: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week

Here are some of the local gigs coming up over the next few days.

Music
Festival fun this weekend with inaugural Cloggstock bash

Festival fun this weekend with inaugural Cloggstock bash

CloggStock 2018 brings a new early-season collaboration to the local festival calendar, taking place on April 20-21.

Music
Hometown gig for punk aces Resistance 77 this weekend

Hometown gig for punk aces Resistance 77 this weekend

Local music favourites Resistance 77 will play what could be their last ever gig in their home town of South Normanton to mark St George’s Day weekend.

Music
INTERVIEW: Comedian John Robins on his award-winning stand-up show The Darkness of Robins

INTERVIEW: Comedian John Robins on his award-winning stand-up show The Darkness of Robins

Comedian and radio show host John Robins brings his award-winning stand-up show The Darkness Of Robins to Nottingham Playhouse on April 24.

Theatre and Comedy
Malaysian Spiced sea bass with brown rice. Photo by Jason Ingram.

RECIPE: Malaysian spiced sea bass with brown rice

marinating the fish in the simple shallot rub adds a fragrant depth to this dish which serves two people.

Whats on
Students to perform pair of powerful plays at Derby Theatre

Students to perform pair of powerful plays at Derby Theatre

University of Derby Theatre Arts and Technical Theatre students will present two thrilling and thought-provoking plays next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Medium TJ comes to Guildhall Theatre

Medium TJ comes to Guildhall Theatre

TJ Higgs – The Medium is a show that can be seen at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Wednesday, April 25, starting at 7.30pm.

Theatre and Comedy
George and Eddie Furey withg their band in Killarney 2016.'Photo: Don MacMonagle 'e: info@macmonagle.com

Hits galore as Irish music aces come to Guildhall Theatre

Irish music legends The Fureys are a must-see live act and you can see them perform at the Guildhall Theatre, Derby, on Tuesday, April 24, as part of their 40th anniversary tour.

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