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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.

Music
Donna Mullings as Mrs Walker (Nora) and Max Runham as Captain Walker in Tommy at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, from June 22 to July 1. Photo by Mike Kwasniak.

Pinball wizard creates his magic in iconic musical

Two musicals celebrating popular music, including an iconic show created by The Who, are taking to the stage in Sheffield over the next week.

Theatre and Comedy

Sheffield sell-out musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie to hit West End

A musical about a Sheffield teenager’s dream to become a drag queen is to hit the West End - after sell-out success at The Crucible.

Theatre and Comedy
Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Cast, Doncaster

The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Cast, Doncaster

A musical adaptation of Judith Kerr’s hit children’s book comes to Doncaster direct from a smash-hit West End season.

Theatre and Comedy
Micky Flanagan returning to Sheffield Arena on Saturday, June 24.

WIN: Tickets to see Micky Flanagan back at Sheffield Arena on June 24

Comedy star Micky Flanagan is celebrating his recent record-breaking appearances at Sheffield Arena with a return this month - and you could see him for FREE.

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De Warenne Academy's School of Rock

Lights, sound, action...Doncaster pupils get ready to rock

Get ready to rock as one Doncaster school prepares to roll out some explosive musical theatre and its biggest stage performance to date.

Education

BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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Whispering Wood Folk dare-devil acrobats will be performing at the former Caphouse Colliery near Wakefield.

WIN: Pass It On family tickets at Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...we're giving away tickets to a sensational aerial acrobatics show coming to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England.
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Comedian Micky Flanagan, who has just added an extra Sheffield date to his current tour

Extra Sheffield Arena date for hit comedy star Micky Flanagan

The phenomenal demand for tickets for comedian Micky Flanagan at Sheffield Arena, where this month he broke the venue's capacity record for a comedy show, has led to him announcing an extra date in Sheffield next month.

News
Matthew Koon and Filippo Di Vilio in rehearsals for Northern Ballet's The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has its premiere at Cast in Doncaster. Photo Justin Slee.

A dance to the music of most terrible times in our history

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Cast, Doncaster, Today to Saturday, castindoncaster.com

Theatre and Comedy
Abigail Thaw as Trebonius and Elliott Cowan as Mark Antony in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar stthe Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. 

Picture: Johan Persson

Elliot enjoying Peak peace away from turbulent times

Julius Caesar, Crucible Theatre, runs until June 10, www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre and Comedy
Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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Doncaster radio voice-over actor turns to crime

Angela Wren, actor and director with Doncaster Little Theatre has found a new vocation.

Theatre and Comedy
Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Rehearsed reading of Medusa at Cast in Doncaster

Scary Medusa wasn’t such a monster after all, says Helen

Rehearsed Reading of Medusa, Wednesday, Cast, Doncaster castindoncaster.com

Theatre and Comedy
Audrey Bisson and Stuart Goodwin  in La Strada, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, May 22-29

Audrey runs away with a circus show once more

La Strada, Lyceum Theatre, May 22-7, www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre and Comedy
10 Great Things to Do

10 Great Things to Do

Looking for something to do? take a look at our top ten.

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Les Miserables, Carrnival Academy

Young cast captivates Doncaster in Les Mis production

Talented young actors aged six to 19 took Doncaster by storm with their recent production of Les Miserables.

Theatre and Comedy
Acting role is a dream for South Yorkshire woman who was bullied because of her weight

Acting role is a dream for South Yorkshire woman who was bullied because of her weight

Rotherham-based Steps Productions is promising its biggest and best show yet when Hairspray hits the stage in June.

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