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REVIEW: Shakers, East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Shakers complements John Godber’s earlier, and more famous, Bouncers.

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The Band hits Yorkshire next year

Take That’s The Band on tour and heading to Yorkshire

Tickets for Tim Firth’s new musical The Band, presented by David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers with the music of Take That, have gone on sale.

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Comedian Jason Manford

Jason hits road with new tour

Comedian Jason Manford is hitting the road with his new tour Muddle Class and comes to the region next year.

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Cyrano runs until Saturday

REVIEW: Cyrano, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Edmond Rostand’s tragi-comic original is respected in a production that is not afraid to foreground the ‘beauty is only skin deep’ theme and combine 17th century musketeers with racy modern allusions.

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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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VIDEO: Doing a Harry celebrate Yorkshire comedy legend's 100th birthday

Yorkshire comedy legend Harry Worth gave the world the 'miraculous levitation' - where you stand next to a shop window, raise an arm and a leg and the hilarious reflection looks like you are floating in the air.
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Jane Hogarth and Josie Morley in The Empty Nesters Club

REVIEW: The Empty Nesters Club, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

This slight, though entertaining three hander is the latest stage in John Godber’s journey through middle class angst.

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Craig Revel Horwood

Craig directs tour of Son of a Preacher Man

New musical Son of a Preacher Man featuring the music of Dusty Springfield and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour with dates in York and Hull.

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Rob Angell, Josie Morley and Jane Hogarth in the Empty Nesters Club

John Godber’s Empty Nesters Club opens at the Stephen Joseph Theatre

From coach driver to playwright, Rob Angell has played a host of John Godber’s characters and this time around is playing a dad coming to terms with his daughter leaving home to go to university.

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Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe

Strictly stars please take to the floor at Brid Spa

There is a strictly dance feel to the programme in the coming months at Bridlington Spa.

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Cast of The Night Season

REVIEW: The Night Season, East Riding Theatre, Beverley

The Night Season pays homage to a number of theatrical antecedents (for example, there are three sisters - anyone for Chekhov?), uses Fred Astaire songs for atmosphere and is set in modern day Sligo.

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Joe McElderry dons the coat of many colours in Joseph

First shows fit for stage after £16m facelift

The first shows to be performed at Hull New Theatre following its £16 million refurbishment have been revealed.

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Ruth Wilson plays the title role in Hedda Gabler

Best of the Met at Spotlight In Brid

Two great operas from the Met Opera New York, plus a Covent Garden ballet and a National Theatre play are on Spotlight Theatre in Bridlington this month.

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Elizabeth Boag and Graeme  Brookes in Invincible

REVIEW: Invincible, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Spoiler alert – there are no spoilers in this review. But that does mean plot details will be thin.

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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Levison Wood began his tour in the 2017 City of Culture

REVIEW: Explorer Levison Wood on his travel exploits - and what he fears most

Looking a far cry from his shaggy-bearded, jungle-explorer persona, a more cultured, smart Levison Wood opened his tour at this year’s city of culture, Hull.
Steven Arnold will play the Scarecrow in a panto version of The Wizard of Oz

Wizard role for Corrie’s Steve at Brid Spa

Oh no It isn’t. Oh yes it is! Easter Panto is just around the corner and Trio Entertainment is touring The Wizard of Oz – starring former Coronation Street star Steve Arnold.

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Richard Avery and Neil King, of Other Lives Productions

Spin us a yarn – invite from actors

Other Lives Productions – Neil King and Richard Averuy with the East Riding Theatre invites you to spin a tale, fact or fiction. You may perform your story, or if you prefer it can be performed by a professional actor, at one of several venues in April and May.

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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Little Voice will open the season

Stephen Joseph Theatre summer season unveiled

A summer season of plays celebrating the often extraordinary stories of people leading ordinary lives has been announced at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre.

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