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Theatre’s drone plea

Do you have a drone which can fly over the rooftops in Bridlington?

Theatre and Comedy
Robert White

Britain’s Got Talent star’s Bridlington show

Comedian Robert White, who finished second in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, is heading to the Spa next year.

Arts
Robert White

Britain's Got Talent star Robert White is coming to Bridlington

Comedian Robert White, who finished second in this year's Britain's Got Talent, is heading to the Spa next year.
Theatre and Comedy
The cast of Bridlington School's production of Oklahoma. Picture by Paul Atkinson.

Students bring Oklahoma to The Spa

Students from Bridlington School will take over the Spa for three days again next month for their end-of-year show.

Education
Mind the Gap works in partnership with learning-disabled artists in an effort to give them a voice and create more opportunities in the arts

Leading Yorkshire theatre company championing learning disability arts 30 years on

Europe's leading learning disability theatre company is gearing up for a stellar year of performances and new productions in celebration of its 30th year.

Theatre and Comedy

PHOTOS: It's now or never for Elvis acts

Elvis was back in the building at Bridlington Spa at the weekend as it hosted its annual competition to find the best tribute act to The King.

Music
Matt Terry

X Factor winner coming to Bridlington

A chart-topping singer will turn his hand to acting when Madagascar – The Musical comes to Bridlington Spa later this year

Music

VIDEO: Meet the cast of Fame - The Musical who are heading to Bridlington

One of Britain's top soul singers and a star of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here are among the cast of Fame - The Musical, which comes to Bridlington Spa later this year.
Theatre and Comedy
You can take a tour of the Spotlight Theatre at its open day, seeing the dressing rooms where the actors get ready

Put yourself in the Spotlight at open day

Ever fancied starring on the stage? Or if you don’t have the confidence to tread the boards, how about working behind the scenes at a production.

Theatre and Comedy
COMPETITION: Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre this summer

COMPETITION: Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre this summer

Win VIP tickets and step back in time to experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, in a stunning pop-up Elizabethan theatre in the historic city of York this summer.

Theatre and Comedy
Jason Donovan

Interview: Jason Donovan at Bridlington Spa

There’s Kylie and Neighbours and Ten Good Reasons. Then there’s Priscilla, Rocky Horror and Joseph. Oh, and before we forget, there was I’m A Celebrity, Strictly Come Dancing and his well-publicised brush with cocaine.

Theatre and Comedy
The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
News
Marina Sirtis

Spa Trek! Sci-fi star heading to Bridlington panto

Star Trek legend Marina Sirtis is flying in from America to star in Bridlington's pantomime this Christmas.

Theatre and Comedy
Flashdance, the musical. Kings Theatre, Glasgow. 5th August 2017

Review: Flashdance: The Musical at Bridlington Spa

What a feeling – audiences are left with after more than two hours of non-stop song and dance. It can be summed up as breathless awe.

Theatre and Comedy

‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

Theatre and Comedy
Sir Ken Dodd

Bridlington's tributes to Sir Ken Dodd

Bridlington has been joining the tributes to comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd, who has died at the age of 90.

News
Catherine Terry with youngsters from the new theatre group at the Spotlight Theatre in Bridlington

Treading the boards for first time at Spotlight

The curtain came up on a new theatre group for children at the weekend - and the reviews are glowing.

Theatre and Comedy
Review: Brighton Rock, York Theatre Royal

Review: Brighton Rock, York Theatre Royal

Brighton Rock is Esther Richardson’s first major production as director for Pilot Theatre, and the air of anticipation of seeing a rare adaptation of Graham Greene’s dark and suspenseful thriller was electric.

Lifestyle
Milkshake Live

REVIEW: Milkshake! Live - The Magic Story Book at the Scarborough Spa

Milkshake! Live came to Scarborough this week, promising a magical afternoon of entertainment for the audience, and they did not disappoint their young fans.

Theatre and Comedy
John Godber and Jane Thornton in The Scary Bikers.

THEATRE REVIEW: The Scary Bikers, Theatre Royal Wakefield (then touring)

In a week when politicians of all parties and persuasions are urging us to unite around Brexit and put a positive spin on life after the EU, it is more than apt that prolific playwright John Godber premiers his latest play The Scary Bikers.

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