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Variety show at the Pavilion

Michael George’s London Varieties show is to bring fun, laughter and dance to Whitby Pavilion later this month.

Theatre and Comedy
Cast of Brassed Off in rehearsal

Love, loss and flugelhorns

Actors from Whitby Amateur Dramatic Society have already started rehearsals for their next production at Easter, Braassed Off.

Theatre and Comedy
Eminem returning to headline Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Rap legend Eminem, Blossoms and The Sherlocks to play Leeds and Reading Festival 2017

Rap legend Eminem is to return and will join previously announced Muse and Kasabian to headline this summer's Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017, it was announced today.
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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Elizabeth Boag and Graeme  Brookes in Invincible

REVIEW: Invincible, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Spoiler alert – there are no spoilers in this review. But that does mean plot details will be thin.

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Lion is currently showing at cinemas across the region.

Cinema listings

Your guide to what's on the big screen this week.
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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Sheffield's own Coco to play at Tramlines 2017 after-parties

BREAKING: Tramlines after-parties stars to include MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

Tramlines, Sheffield’s inner-city music festival, has revealed the lineup for its official after-parties - including MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

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Jess Gillam and Shaun Matthew

REVIEW: Scarborough Symphony Orchestra, Queen Street Methodist Hall

A record audience attended Queen Street Methodist Hall for the concert given by Scarborough Symphony Orchestra. The programme opened with Haydn’s Symphony No.104, his last, written and first performed on his visit to London in 1795; the composer’s quirky touches were underlined by the orchestra, who gave a spirited performance of the symphony.

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Nigel Barden with Simon Mayo.

The voice of food and drink: Nigel Barden’s celebration of Yorkshire fare

Talking to Nigel Barden is like listening to a who’s who of the food and drink scene in Yorkshire. If he doesn’t know a food producer or restaurateur you get the feeling they aren’t worth knowing.

News

VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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From left: Paul Robinson, Amelia Bullmore, Lotte Wakeham and Ali Taylor.

World premiere of Goth Weekend inspired play

A play inspired by Goth Weekend in Whitby will gets its world premiere on the
Yorkshire stage later this year.

Theatre and Comedy
Little Voice will open the season

Stephen Joseph Theatre summer season unveiled

A summer season of plays celebrating the often extraordinary stories of people leading ordinary lives has been announced at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO PREVIEW: Roll up, roll up for Yorkshire girl in Cirque du Soleil's Varekai at Leeds First Direct Arena

Yorkshire girl Emily McCarthy says she would have bent over backwards to be in Cirque du Soleil and now she does exactly that every night.
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Artistic director Paul Robinson and Sir Alan Ayckbourn at the launch

Stephen Joseph Theatre launches its new season: Little Voice will be first play

The curtain has been raised on the summer season at the Stephen Joseph Theatre. It will include Alan Ayckbourn’s 81st play for the venue and two gala evenings celebrating his 60 years’ with the Scarborough stage.

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Flamingo Land - special season passes offer 40 per cent off

READER OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land annual passes

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land has been named one of the UK's top paid-for attractions and to celebrate we have an amazing reader offer to save up £135 on its annual passes.

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Genius Trevor Dion Nicholas shone as the quick-tongued genie who made the whole night a partaaaaay!

REVIEW: Aladdin musical is 'magic carpet ride' in London's West End

Disney's spectacular Aladdin musical is a 'magic carpet ride'...a Whole New World of theatre-going, writes Nik Farah.

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Green Day bringing Revolution Radio Tour to the Sheffield Arena on Monday, July 3, 2017. Photo: Frank Maddocks

BREAKING: American punk rock icons Green Day to play Sheffield Arena

American punk rock icons Green Day will play Sheffield Arena this summer, it has been announced today.

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Arenacross UK 2017 Tour Sheffield Arena Pro winner Cedric Soubeyras, centre, celebrates with with second placed Angelo Pellegrini and third Thomas Ramette.

RESULTS & REPORT: Arenacross UK Tour 2017 roars into Sheffield Arena

Motorbike superstar Cedric Soubeyras thrilled a packed Sheffield Arena as he rode a near perfect main event to slightly stretch his Pro championship lead in the Arenacross UK 2017 championship.

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