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Major MINI sponsorship deal for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre has announced that Stratstone MINI Derby, the retailer based on Sir Frank Whittle Road in the city, is sponsoring the big Christmas production this year, a colourful, curious and exciting new adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.

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Wonderful show in store at Derby Theatre

Wonderful show in store at Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre’s festive offering for this year will be Alice In Wonderland.

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Kate Rusby at Sheffield City Hall.

What’s On guide

Thursday, December 1

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Festive treats at city venues

Festive treats at city venues

This year Derby is set for a Christmas festive bonanza, with treats and events galore over the festive season.

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Panto time for Ilkeston group

Panto time for Ilkeston group

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall; who is the fairest of them all?”

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Marde Hen return with new play

Marde Hen return with new play

Belper-based Marde Hen Productions are back this week their latest play.

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REVIEW: Ghost - The Musical

REVIEW: Ghost - The Musical

A few years ago, when Ghost - the Musical started doing the rounds, some theatre-goers were somewhat underwhelmed, writes John Shawcroft.

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Join Jack at the Palace next year

Join Jack at the Palace next year

The Mansfield Palace Theatre panto for 2016 has only just opened but already tickets for the 2017 show are now on sale.

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Ghost hits the stage at Theatre Royal

Ghost hits the stage at Theatre Royal

Ghost - The Musical is visiting Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from November 28-December 3.

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Set sail for family fun with Captain Sprout

Set sail for family fun with Captain Sprout

Families are set to join Freddie and his teddy Mr Roo at Derby LIVE’s Guildhall Theatre in this year’s festive adventure to save Christmas from the most dastardly Captain Sprout.

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Award-winning drama comes to Nottingham

Award-winning drama comes to Nottingham

Internationally renowned poet Luke Wright’s award winning drama What I Learned From Johnny Bevan is coming to Nottingham’s Lakeside Theatre on November 30.

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Anything Goes. Photo by Ian Boler

Review: Chesterfield Operatic Society on the crest of a wave in Anything Goes

Singing shipmates pushed the boat out to launch Chesterfield Operatic Society’s production of the ocean-going comedy Anything Goes in spectacular style.

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Laughs galore at Derby Funhouse show

Laughs galore at Derby Funhouse show

Funhouse Comedy Club brings another great night of laughter to The Old Bell Hotel, Derby on Friday, November 25.

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INTERVIEW: 60 Seconds With Palace panto star Holly Atterton

INTERVIEW: 60 Seconds With Palace panto star Holly Atterton

This weekend sees the long-awaited opening of Peter Pan, this year’s Mansfield Palace Theatre panto.

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Micky to hit the road again

Micky to hit the road again

One of UK comedy’s biggest names, Micky Flanagan, has announced his 16-date An’ Another Fing… 2017 tour, which will start at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on May 3.

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Dickens in the spotlight at Theatre Royal

Dickens in the spotlight at Theatre Royal

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate Northampton’s production of Charles Dickens’s literary masterpiece A Tale Of Two Cities will be visiting the Theatre Royal Nottingham from November 22-26 as part of a national tour.

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Westfield Folkhouse return with more panto fun

Westfield Folkhouse return with more panto fun

Panto fans are in for a treat when members of the Westfield Folkhouse Pantomime Group present the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast.

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All White on the night for Marlpool group

All White on the night for Marlpool group

This Christmas season, discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head to Marlpool to see Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.

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Anthony J Brown

Spotlight is on talented comics

Spotlight Comedy Club returns to The Winding Wheel in Chesterfield on November 24.

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Join the Ladykillers at Guildhall Theatre

Join the Ladykillers at Guildhall Theatre

There will be some more quality amateur theatre at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre this week.

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