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REVIEW: Here's another nice show you've gotten me into!

How else to start Laurel and Hardy homage review than by quoting - correctly without erroneous "fine" - arguably knockabout kings' catchiest catchphrase.
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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost Sheffield economy

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the city's economy.
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Sheffield students rocked London’s Shaftesbury Theatre

The students from the morning and afternoon academies at The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Sheffield dazzled their family and friends with a spectacular performance of PQA’s show ‘The Lazy Ace’.

A magical performance in iconic Disneyland parade

A magical performance in iconic Disneyland parade

A group of young performers from Chesterfield turned their dreams into reality for a once-in-a-lifetime performance in the iconic pre-parade at Disneyland® Paris last weekend.

The Dreamboys are coming to Mansfield next month.

Dancing and Dreamboys among Mansfield Palace attractions

Music, laughter, dance and Dreamboys are promised in Mansfield after the town’s Palace Theatre unveiled its autumn programme.

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Children are seen playing on the headgear at Lancashire Mining Museum

Story of the Bevin Boys - live theatre in Mining Museum

See a free performance inspired by the lives of the Bevin Boys who served in the coalmines during WWII and the nationalisation of the coal industry.

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Top Ten Things To Do w/c July 27

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Laurel and Hardy production at the Little Theatre in Doncaster

All you wanted to know about Laurel and Hardy at Doncaster Little Theatre

It is hard to believe, but legendary Hollywood comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy actually stayed and played in Yorkshire on no less than four occasions.

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Lift on wheels

Exciting festival of outdoor performers takes over town

Doncaster’s annual street festival returns for a fourth year, aiming to create a colourful, family friendly street extravaganza , with arts and performance taking over town centre for two days.

Les Dennis as Uncle Fester in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. 
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Addams Family fortunes for versatile TV star Les Dennis

You can’t say that actor and comedian Les Dennis isn’t dedicated to his art – he’s shaved his head to play Uncle Fester for this show.

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The cast of The Wedding Singer outside the Winter Gardens.  Pictured are Ray Quinn, Cassie Compton, Jon Robyns, Lucie Jones, Ashley Emerson and Ruth Madoc.

First The Wedding Singer, then Lucie’s a real bride!

Wedding Singer star Lucie Jones is only appearing in the show for a short while - because she’s busy organising her own wedding!

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Ten Things

Ten Things To Do w/c July 13

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Director Kate Hewitt and BSL interpreter David Hutchinson in rehearsals for Tribes at the Crucible Studio

Signs point to new times for Tribes director Kate

Director Kate Hewitt has been learning a new way of working in a play involving two deaf actors and looking at family life for deaf people in a hearing world.

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The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy on Monday, July 10.

WIN: Tickets to see The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy July 10

The Vamps have only just wrapped their massive UK arena tour but are back with an album preview show at the Sheffield Academy on Monday and you could be going for FREE.
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Freddie Halkon and George Grattage

Isle schoolboy entertainers hit the bright lights

A young singer and guitarist from Haxey stormed a recent talent competition, and his win will allow another schoolboy star to achieve a dream.

has your dog got what it takes to star in Legally Blonde?

Hunt launched to find talented dogs for Legally Blonde stage show in Sheffield - with "paw-ditions" to be held at Meadowhall

The hunt is on for Sheffield and South Yorkshire's cute and talented dogs - to star in a stage version of hit musical Legally Blonde.

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Crowle Entertainers in rehearsal

Landgirls and Shakespeare in unique double bill of theatre in the Isle

A poignant, often blatantly funny performance linked to wartime social history in and around the Isle will be shown this weekend.

Sheffielder Matthew Croke (Aladdin) and Trevor Dion Nicholas (Genie) in rehearsals for Disney's Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre, London
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Matthew’s dream to play role of Aladdin comes true

Sheffielder Matthew Croke feels like the genie has granted him all three wishes at once as he has just made his West End debut in a leading role in Disney’s Aladdin.

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Emily Howlett in rehearsals for Tribes by Nina Raine at Sheffield Theatres

Kate Hewitt Director
Amanda Stoodley Designer
Paul Keogan Lighting Designer
George Dennis Sound Designer And Composer
Andrzej Goulding Video Designer
Polly Jerrold Casting Director

Cast includes:
Louisa Connolly-Burnham
Emily Howlett
Oliver Johnstone
Simon Rouse
Ciaran Alexander Stewart
Lindy Whiteford

Emily’s hitting the right note through sheer determination

Actor Emily Howlett had to learn to smoke, to play the piano and to shout for her latest role.

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Russell Watson performs at the launch of Heaven on Earth

Amazing new show aiming to create a heaven on earth

A new musical based on the Bible story of Genesis, starring singer Russell Watson as the voice of God, comes to Sheffield next year on an arena tour.

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