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REVIEW: Our Man in Havana at Buxton Opera House

Graham Greene served in MI6 during the Second World War and encountered an agent who made up reports to bolster his expense claims. Greene made use of

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Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine.

Jodie Prenger plays lead role in Shirley Valentine

Much-loved actress Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine.

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Georgii Bailey practising for Hairspray.

Derbyshire’s Best Singer gears up for dream role

Chesterfield Operatic Society’s forthcoming production of Hairspray will see the fulfilment of the long-held ambition of Georgii Bailey to play the lead role of Tracy Turnblad.

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Nadia Clifford as Jane Eyre and Tim Delap as Rochester. Photo by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

Review: Jane Eyre at Sheffield Lyceum

A touring production of an ensemble production of Charlotte Bronte’s landmark novel is on at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield.

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Connections Festival at Derby

Festival connects with artistic young people

A festival of theatre, new writing and workshops for young people will be hosted in a Derbyshire theatre.

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Jenny Hackwell as Goldilocks and Lorenzo Trossello as Blue Bird in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Photo by Brian Slater.

VIDEO: Northern Ballet tours Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Award-winning Northern Ballet is on tour with an enchanting production for children.

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Outwood Academy Newbold present Back to the Eighties.

Outwood Academy Newbold students turn back time

Audiences were transported back to the 80s at Outwood Academy Newbold through an array of colour, chart topping hits and overly crimped hair.

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Watson will be making his Mark with Derbyshire visit

Watson will be making his Mark with Derbyshire visit

Comedian and author Mark Watson will be bringing his MW tour to Matlock Bath’s Grand Pavilion on September 22.

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Time-hopping fun in play at Guildhall Theatre

Time-hopping fun in play at Guildhall Theatre

In Tents and Purposes, starring Alys Metcalf and Roxy Dunn, will be visiting the Derby LIVE’s Guildhall Theatre on Thursday, May 4.

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Autism in the spotlight for Cartoonopolis show at Guildhall

Autism in the spotlight for Cartoonopolis show at Guildhall

Cartoonopolis can be seen at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

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Stand-up Tony’s a law unto himself at Guildhall Theatre

Stand-up Tony’s a law unto himself at Guildhall Theatre

Canadian comic Tony Law brings his latest live tour - titled Tony Law: A Law Undo His- Elf What Welcome - to the Guildhall Theatre on May 8 as part of Derby Comedy Festival.

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Dinosaur World at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, from April 26 to 27.

Spring and summer fun for all the family at Derby Theatre

There will be plenty of family shows, events and a festival for young people at Derby Theatre this spring and summer.

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Edward Ferrow and Alex Rivers in Pride and Prejudice presented by The Pantaloons.

The Pantaloons send up Pride and Prejudice

This year marks the 200th anniversary of famous author Jane Austen’s death and Pantaloons Theatre Company is presenting a comic adaptation of Austen’s literary masterpiece.

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Heather Davies as Anne Boleyn.

Review: Hasland Theatre Company’s dramatic feast in Anne Boleyn

We just can’t get enough of the Tudors, Elizabethans and Stuarts, it seems.

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Anthony Lewis, Chris Fountain, Kai Owen, Gary Lucy, Louis Emerick and Andrew Dunn in The Full Monty. Photo by Matt Crockett.

The Full Monty is back in Sheffield

Simon Beaufoy’s award-winning production of The Full Monty brings its UK tour to a close in Sheffield this month.

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REVIEW AND PHOTOS: Chesterfield College students roll out Made in Dagenham

Students strike a blow for female equality in a comedy musical which is driven by the true story of a fight for fair pay.

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Georgii Bailey practising for Hairspray.

Derbyshire’s Best Singer winner Georgii lands dream role

Chesterfield Operatic Society’s forthcoming production of Hairspray will see the fulfilment of a long-held ambition for its leading lady.

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Jane Eyre at Sheffield Theatres. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

National Theatre airs new version of Jane Eyre

The National Theatre is bringing a new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece Jane Eyre to the Sheffield stage.

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Giulano Contadini as Casnova and Dreda Blow as Bellino in Casanova at  Sheffield Lyceum. Photo by Caroline Holden.

Review: Casanova charms at Sheffield Lyceum

A world premiere touring production by Northern Ballet, with live music by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, is on at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre.

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Gracie Johnston, Laura Darton and Wlizabeth Carter. Photo by Pamela Raith.

C’mon everybody! Let’s twist again...

Some might say that the Fifties and Sixties were the golden era of popular music.

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