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WIN TICKETS: Heaven 17 team up 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 and we have tickets to be won.
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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
Peter Kay's Dance For Life 2017 coming to Sheffield and Leeds Arenas

VIDEO: Peter Kay's Dance For Life 2017 coming to Sheffield and Leeds Arenas

Comedy great Peter Kay is stepping out again for Cancer Research UK - he's taking his Dance For Life 2017 dance-a-thon parties around the UK with dates in Sheffield and Leeds.

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Bloody Mess by Forced Entertainment

Shakespeare with kitchen utensils, a six hour confessional and a script of entire gibberish - welcome to the world of Forced Entertainment

They’ve staged a 24-hour quiz show, retold the works of Shakespeare with kitchen utensils and now have won a major theatre prize. Sarah Freeman meets Forced Entertainment.

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Disney's Princess Principles posters are free to download

FREE: Disney posters - 10 tips to being a real modern day Princess

Disney On Ice is skating back into Arenas with it's Frozen spectacular - but do you have the principles to be a real life modern day Princess?
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Comedian Jimmy Carr rides a jet ski in Whitby harbour during the filming of Jeremy Clarkson's new show, The Grand Tour

The road to Whitby: Clarkson on cars, chips and why the BBC wouldn’t go there

Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond were in pursuit of fish and chips as they brought their new show, The Grand Tour, to Whitby.

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Comedian Jon Richardson.

Top comedian's hot new show comes to Harrogate: tickets on sale now

One of the most successful comedians on British TV is bringing his new show to Harrogate - and tickets have now gone on sale.
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman in Sheffield. (Scott Merrylees).

Laughing in the face of war - The Wipers Times comes to Yorkshire

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s play about the story of a satirical newspaper created amidst the horrors of the Western Front is coming to Yorkshire. Chris Bond went to meet them.


Video exclusive: Alan Bennett reads from his new volume of diaries

FOUR premieres at the National Theatre, a West End double-bill transfer and two movies would be more than a lifetime’s work for most writers, but Alan Bennett managed them all in a single decade.

Moses Ali Khan pictured off-duty in his civilian guise.

Moses Ali Khan wins Harrogate Theatre's Comedian of the Year contest

Moses Ali Khan has come out tops at the fifth Comedian of the Year competition at Harrogate Theatre - and its not his first success in 2016.


AUDIO PREVIEW: TV action man Bear Grylls drops in on Endeavour Arena tour

Will TV action man Bear Grylls be drinking his own urine when he drops into Yorkshire for his first live arena shows?

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Tony Christie

AUDIO PREVIEW: Golden great Tony Christie sings praises of angels and Amarillo

Golden great Tony Christie today revealed how he has been blessed with a 50-year recording career - thanks to help from his guardian angels.
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Bird Brain - Part of a collage by Harrogate artist Thomas James Butler featuring comedy greats Laurel and Hardy.

Harrogate Theatre hosts exciting exhibition with RedHouse Originals

Harrogate Theatre calls it The Big Weekend and the exciting and fun programe of events this Saturday and Sunday certainly lives up to the billing.

Adam Hills

Harrogate Comedy Festival: Adam Hills wows packed Royal Hall

The Harrogate Comedy festival is in full swing, with some of the world’s top comedians entertaining huge crowds.

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Irish music legend Christy Moore plays Sheffield City Hall this Sunday - October 9, 2016.

WIN: Top tickets to see Irish music legend Christy Moore at Sheffield City Hall

Legendary Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist Christy Moore plays Sheffield City Hall this Sunday -  October 9, 2016 - and  we have four front circle tickets to be won.

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VIDEO: Sheffield's Max Restaino finalist on Tin Pan Alley songwriting TV show

Sheffield one man band Max Restaino not only recorded, produced and plays all the instruments on his forthcoming debut album - he's also proving to be a big hit at songwriting.
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Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen at Sheffield Arena December 14 to 18, 2016.

WIN: Disney On Ice Frozen family tickets for Sheffield Arena

Get your skates for your chance to win Disney On Ice tickets to see Frozen at Sheffield Arena.
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Harrogate Comedy Festival star - Adam Hills.

Harrogate Comedy Festival: Top 6 shows you must see

For comedy fans, it's the highlight of every year and it's just a few weeks until Harrogate Comedy Festival returns.

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American street artist Peregrine Church

VIDEO: It will be raining words at Sheffield's Off The Shelf - tell us your favourite Yorkshire sayings

Aye up. 'Av a gander at this. Tha'll niver believe thi eyes with all this Tyke talk when it's silin' it darn in tarn!

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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