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Top 10 Things to do this week

If you’re looking for something to do this week then look no further, here’s our top ten.

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Ben Lewis rehearsing for Annie Get Your Gun

Ben’s learning to be a real man’s man

Actor Ben Lewis is playing a macho man of the Wild West in the musical Annie Get Your Gun – and he admits it doesn’t come naturally to him.

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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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Sheffield Arena-bound Disney On Ice Frozen

Sheffield Disney ice classic set to sell out

Sheffield Arena's Disney On Ice presents Frozen shows are set to sell out.

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SnowWhite with a difference at Barnsley Civic

An avalanche of Snow White

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is definitely the favourite pantomime locally this year, with at least four productions on the go this Christmas, but one has an unusual twist.

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Wendi Peters (Wicked Queen) ,Damian Williams (Nurse Nellie), Phil Galllagher (Muddles)  and Joanna Sawyer (Snow White) at the launch of Sheffield Theatres pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs outside the Lyceum Theatre. Picture Scott Merrylees

CBeebies star hopes to make a hit in pantomime

CBeebies Mister Maker star Phil Gallagher is back on stage in Sheffield but this time he’s playing a starring role in Lyceum pantomime Snow White.

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Cast children's show The Twelve Birds of Christmas

Family theatre ‘tweet’ with a difference

Doncaster theatre Cast invites families to enter a magical winter wonderland where children and their parents cosy up in a giant nest to countdown the The Twelve Birds of Christmas.

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Ash White of Steps Productions.

Join cast for Rotherham HAIRSPRAY production

Talented young performers are sought for a lively, modern musical to be staged next summer.

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Sheffield children bring the house down on London’s West End stage

Children from a local theatre school had the time of their lives after a gala performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre, home to The Phantom of the Opera on Sunday.

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CAOS need new cast members

Join a Sheffield show ensemble for 2017 performance

Whether you have a yen to follow in the footsteps of Bing Crosby, or would simply enjoy treading community boards, there is a warm welcome waiting in musical theatre.

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The Way Of The World, Author - William Congreve, Director - Lyndsey Turner, Designer - Naomi Wilkinson, Sheffield Theatre, 2012, Credit: Johan Persson/

Daisy blossomed in youth theatre

Downton Abbey star Daisy Lewis has urged Sheffield youngsters to audition for the famous National Youth Theatre, saying it changed her life.

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Northern Ballet is to create a record three new full-length ballets for 2017, including The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

World first and famous faces at theatre

Doncaster theatre Cast’s spring/summer 2017 season includes the return of Northern Ballet, West End hit The Woman in Black and appearances by Lesley Garrett, Pam Ayres, Ross Noble and Stewart Lee.

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The Shawshank Redemption, Lyceum Theatre

The Shawshank Redemption, Lyceum Theatre

The nation’s favourite film, The Shawshank Redemption, has been adapted for the stage and appears at the Lyceum next week with ex-EastEnder Paul Nicholls in the lead role.

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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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Joanna Nicks and Helen Bradbury rehearsing Genesis

Real dramas behind play on cancer

A new play that looks at how a scientist copes with breast cancer is coming to Doncaster as part of a project to raise awareness of the disease.

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Former Coronation Street star Kevin Kennedy stars as Da in The Commitments

Move to Dublin ‘mean streets’ for TV favourite

Whatever happened to Coronation Street’s Curly Watts?

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Sheffield-bound stand-out stand-up MickyFlanagan

Top comic Micky Flanagan will be "out out" in Sheffield next year

A stand-out stand-up brings his latest show to Sheffield in May.
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Phil Brownhill and Marie Mason as Harold Wilson and Barbara Castle in Made in Dagenham, Lyceum

Made in Dagenham, Lyceum, Sheffield

Phil’s labouring under the illusion of being prime minister!

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