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VIDEO: Comedian Jack Whitehall 'bans' Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan from his Arena show

Have you heard the one about Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan getting 'banned' by TV comedy star Jack Whitehall from his Sheffield Arena show?

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Golden great Tony Christie at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

PREVIEW: Yorkshire golden great Tony Christie to play Grimsby Auditorium

Golden great Tony Christie is back fighting fit for his rescheduled date at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday - January 26, 2017, at 7.30pm.
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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Harrogate Theatre's chief executive David Bown.

Harrogate Theatre chief celebrates national league table success

Harrogate Theatre's chief executive has been speaking about why he thinks the venue has been rated amongst the best in the whole country.
Frazer Hines as The Emperor, Stuart Wade as Wishee Washee, Debbie McGee as Genie of the Ring, Carl Tracey as Aladdin, and Suzanne Shaw in the Grand Opera House York Christmas Panto Aladdin 9th December 2016 - 1st January 2017. Picture David Harrison.

Review: York Grand Opera House Aladdin

Another year and another great panto at York’s Grand Opera House.

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Review - Cinderella York Theatre Royal

Review - Cinderella York Theatre Royal

The York Theatre Royal pantomime is one of the highlights of any year.

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Harrogate Theatre panto legend Tim Stedman, right, is back for an incredible 17th year.

Verdict: This year's Harrogate panto reviewed

Dick Whittington at Harrogate Theatre, reviewed by Katie Oxtoby and family
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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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Award-winning performance poet Luke Wright whose smash hit verse play is at Harrogate Theatre on Saturday, December 10.

Performance poet Luke's award-winning play at Harrogate Theatre

The veteran John Cooper Clarke may have blazed a trail but the razor sharp younger whipper-snapper Luke Wright is fanning the flames for performance poetry.
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PREVIEW: Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen is hottest ticket at Sheffield Arena

Let It Go and have fun at Sheffield Arena as new Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen skates in for an early Christmas treat from Wednesday to Sunday, December 14 to 18
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Win VIP family ticket to meet and greet the stars of Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

WIN: VIP family meet and greet ticket to Disney On Ice show Frozen at Sheffield Arena

Win a VIP family ticket to see Disney On Ice presents Frozen at Sheffield Arena including a meet and greet with stars of the show!
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.
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Pupil Annabel Wass is pictured with the Lazy Ace programme.

Harrogate girls take to stage in heart of West End

Two Harrogate schoolgirls have taken to the West End stage to perform in a one-off show at one of London’s most famous theatres.

Successful poet, performer and writer Luke Wright.

Release the Hounds presents award-winner at Harrogate Theatre

A Knaresborough arts promoter who brought cutting edge spoken word performances to the town successfully for three years is now doing the same at Harrogate Theatre.


VIDEO PREVIEW: The Commitments is fun for your soul with Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy

Whatever happened to Coronation Street's Curly Watts?
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The Woman in Black, adapted from Susan Hill's novel is back on stage in Yorkshire.

How the Woman in Black came home to Yorkshire

Best-selling books have a ready-made audience so it’s no surprise many are adapted for the stage. Jacob Lotinga reports on The Woman in Black.


VIDEO PREVIEW: Heaven 17 team with Sex Pistols icon for Pretty Vacant at Sheffield City Hall

Temptation stars Heaven 17 will team up with Sex Pistols icon Glen Matlock for an electronic version of Pretty Vacant at a unique Sheffield homecoming gig.
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6:12's Michael Garside and Judith Kenley in Animal Farm.

Harrogate Theatre - 6:12 shine in dazzling version of Orwell's classic fable

Review: Harrogate Theatre - 6:12 presents George Orwell's Animal Farm
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