Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Get your tickets for Manford’s Derby Arena tour date

It’s been a busy few years for comedian Jason Manford, but he will be bringing his new UK wide tour Muddle Class to the Derby Arena on Saturday, November 24, 2018.

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Chamber Opera's production of Jane Austen at New Mills Art Theatre on July 16.

Musical aids theatre renovation

A musical version of Jane Austen’s final novel, Persuasion, at New Mills Art Theatre will help to aid a renovation project at the venue.

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The Marriage of Kim K at the Arts Centre Studio on July 6, July 13 and 18.

Kim Kardashian inspires update of Mozart masterpiece

What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common?
Well, Kim’s 2011 marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries began with a televised fairytale wedding and ended just 72 days later when a mysterious divorce was filed. 
This epic failure of love is one of three collapsing marriages at the centre of a brisk, hilarious and vaultingly ambitious rewrite of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.

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The Last Revolution at Markeaton Park Craft Village from June 23 to 15.

Theatre and cinema in the great outdoors

Outdoor theatre and cinema has returned to Markeaton Park Craft Village, Derby.

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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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Shappi Khorsandi at Derby Book Festival

Shappi Khorsandi at Derby Book Festival

Comedian and best-selling author Shappi Khorsandi will be entertaining audiences with her whip-crack jokes and effortless humour as part of Derby Book Festival.

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The Importance of Being Earnest at Rose Theatre, Chesterfield, from June 16 to 17.

Chesterfield theatre hosts The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde’s brilliant comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity, has been delighting audiences for more than 100 years.

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Derby Theatre

The clock is ticking so get your Peter Pan tickets nice and early

Derby Theatre’s big festive production is to be Peter Pan and tickets to see it are on sale now.

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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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VIDEO: Footloose The Musical comes to Buxton

The smash hit musical Footloose is in Derbyshire this week for a five-night run at Buxton Opera House.

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Brand new musical is heading for Guildhall Theatre

Brand new musical is heading for Guildhall Theatre

Silver Darling – The Musical, written by Tim Harvey with songs and music by Phil Baggaley, will be visiting the Derby LIVE’s Guildhall Theatre next month.

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Watson will make his Mark at Matlock Bath performance

Watson will make his Mark at Matlock Bath performance

After more than 100 dates on the road in 2016 with his best-reviewed show to date, I’m Not Here, and a similarly marathon effort with the previous tour, Mark Watson is amazed to find there are STILL some areas of the country he’s not visited much, and some towns that have been neglected altogether.

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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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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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Kelli Young, lead singer in Liberty X, is starring in panto in Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Liberty X singer lands role in Chesterfield panto

Liberty X pop singer Kelli Young is the latest star signing to the cast of this year’s panto in Chesterfield.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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Fantastic Mr Fox, the stage show

REVIEW: Fantastic cast successfully re-imagine a Roald Dahl classic

There is no realistic hope of bettering the genius work of Roald Dahl, but it is possible to re-imagine with success.

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The Curious Incident of the Night-TimeUK Tour

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Sheffield Lyceum

A National Theatre production of Mark Haddon’s remarkable novel about a young man with Asperger’s Syndrome is on at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield.

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BREAKING: Britain's Strongest Man TV show coming to Sheffield Arena

The City of Steel is to welcome the men of iron - strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall will defend his crown as TV's Britain's strongest Man in Sheffield, it was announced today.
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