Top shows and hometown talents

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Doncaster theatre Cast is continuing its trend of bringing high quality companies and productions to the region and creating engaging and relevant homegrown productions.

Tickets are already on sale for some of the autumn season.

H ighlights including Cast and Right Up Our Street’s production of Dancehall (September 11-19), Disney family favourite Sing-a-long-a Frozen (September 26), bittersweet comedy You’re Never Too Old (October 22-24), balletLORENT’s Snow White (October 30-31), Doncaster Choral Society in concert with Lesley Garrett (November 14) and West Yorkshire Playhouse’s production of Beryl (November 19-21).

This year’s festive offering Sleeping Beauty (December 4-January 3) builds on Cast’s tradition of repertory panto featuring actor-musicians.

You’re Never Too Old stars Diane Keen (The Cuckoo Waltz, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, BBC’s Doctors) and Graham Cole (The Bill) in a one-act comedy that examines relationships, loneliness and humanity before award-winning Dance Theatre company balletLORENT return to Cast with Snow White.

This mystical adaptation of the well-loved story of a mother’s poisonous jealousy is created from an original retelling by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, with music by Murray Gold (Doctor Who).

In November Cast opens up its main space for a very special concert from Doncaster Choral Society with star soprano Lesley Garrett.

Lesley continues to be an ambassador for her hometown of Doncaster and this evening will surely be atreat for the local community and her fans.

On November 17 another international star performer takes to the stage with The Good Old Days of Variety.

Irish singing star Dana makes a guest appearance with South Yorkshire’s very own Duggie Brown and a live band for a show full of songs to sing along to that will take you back to the great days of variety.

Maxine Peake’s witty, charming and critically acclaimed play Beryl celebrates the life of unsung sporting legend Beryl Burton – the greatest woman on two wheels.

Tickets are available from Cast’s box office in Waterdale, on 01302 303 959 or online at