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Star trio will be picture perfect in latest production of award winner ART

The 2018 UK and Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza’s Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART can be seen at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from April 30-May 5.

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Online duo hit the stage at the RCH

Online duo hit the stage at the RCH

Two of the world’s biggest YouTube stars will bring their touring show to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 1.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Kids’ auditions to be held for Derby Arena panto

Kids’ auditions to be held for Derby Arena panto

Derby LIVE and Little Wolf Entertainment have announced the date of the annual auditions for the pantomime children’s ensemble.

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Count Arthur Strong.

Count Arthur Strong is heading for Derbyshire

Showbiz giant Count Arthur Strong is touring to Derbyshire this month on his first solo show for several years.

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Festival issues call for new works from Derbyshire creatives

Festival issues call for new works from Derbyshire creatives

Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy and Arts CIC is looking for up to four Derbyshire-based individuals, groups or organisations to create new work to be featured at this summer’s Furthest from the Sea Festival.

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Danny Baker

Derbyshire date for Danny Baker on farewell tour

Broadcasting legend Danny Baker is set to return to the stage with a new show, Good Time Charlie’s Back!, which he has vowed will serve as his farewell tour.

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Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza tours new show in Derbyshire

Following her  sell-out run of The Kardashians Made Me Do It and fresh from being ravaged by hunger and sand-flies on Channel 4’s Celebrity Island, Shazia Mirza is touring her new show.

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Nichola McAuliffe in Great Expectations. Photo by Lisa Roberts.

Nichola McAuliffe stars in Dickens play in Derbyshire

Oliver Award-winning actress Nichola McAuliffe plays the iconic role of Miss Haversham in Great Expectations which tours to Buxton next week.

Whats on
Hole new world opens up in latest Playhouse production

Hole new world opens up in latest Playhouse production

Award-winning actress Kacey Ainsworth is to star in the stage version of Holes, coming to Nottingham Playhouse from March 31-April 22.

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Family fun at Guildhall Theatre

Family fun at Guildhall Theatre

There is family fun to be enjoyed as part of Derby Book Festival when There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly is performed.

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Shappi Khorsandi.

Shappi Khorsandi toasts a lady betrayed by her country

Shappi Khorsandi is bringing her sell-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe production to Derbyshire.

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Family treat coming up at Guildhall Theatre

Family treat coming up at Guildhall Theatre

There a wide range of events lined up for people of all ages at this year’s Derby Book Festival.

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A Brave Face at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, on March 13.

Hidden war injury is tackled in Vamos Theatre’s brave production

Post-Traumatic Stress, an unseen and often unrecognised injury of war, and the impact it can have on families is explored in a wordless, full mask theatrical production.

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The Little Matchgirl at Buxton Opera House, March 6-10, 2018. Photo by Steve Tanner.

Company puts a new spin on old fairytales

Escape the chill of winter in a delightful retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s best known fairytales. Including Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea and The Emperor’s New Clothes,

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George's Marvellous Medicine at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield

Roald Dahl classic brought to phizz-whizzing life at Lyceum

Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine is brought to phizz-whizzing life at Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre this week.

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Olivia Beardsley as Sibyl in Private Lives, presented by London Classic Theatre. Photo by Sheila Burnett.

Private Lives tours to Derby Theatre

A major new touring production of Noel Coward’s sparkling satire, Private Lives, is heading for Derbyshire.

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REVIEW: Thriller Live is a stunning tribute to ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

REVIEW: Thriller Live is a stunning tribute to ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

The iconic Michael Jackson, the undisputed ‘King of Pop’, lives on in the hearts of music fans the world over, continuing to inspire new generations of singer.

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