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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.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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VIDEO PREVIEW: Strictly star Ed Balls back on the vote campaign at Leeds First Direct Arena

Ed Balls is back on the vote winning campaign trail in his beloved Yorkshire.

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Strongman Eddie Hall rides off with motorbike prize after lifting Britain's Strongest Man title at Doncaster Dome. Photos: Marisa Cashill.

Strongman Eddie Hall smokes competition with world record title win

Strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall got fans all revved up after he muscled his way into the history books yet again and won a motorbike - then burnt out the back tyre doing a celebratory wheel spin.

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Comedian Russell Brand

Russell Brand’s new tour dates for York and Hull

Comedy fans have a huge treat ahead, with global comedy big-hitter Russell Brand touring to the region.

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VIDEO: Comedian Jack Whitehall 'bans' Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan from his Arena show

Have you heard the one about Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan getting 'banned' by TV comedy star Jack Whitehall from his Sheffield Arena show?

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Golden great Tony Christie at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

PREVIEW: Yorkshire golden great Tony Christie to play Grimsby Auditorium

Golden great Tony Christie is back fighting fit for his rescheduled date at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday - January 26, 2017, at 7.30pm.
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Sleeping Beauty is at Whitby Pavilion later this year

Vienna ballet returns to Whitby Pavilion

Due to popular demand, the Vienna Festival Ballet has announced it will return to Whitby Pavilion this year.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Argentinian rockers The Otherness hoping to win Excite and Entertain Leeds talent competition

VIDEO: Argentinian rockers The Otherness enter talent competition to Excite Leeds

Are you the next Kaiser Chiefs, Ernie Wise or Damien Hirst?

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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