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Cinderella nears sell-out at Pavilion

Vienna Festival Ballet’s performance of Cinderella at Whitby Pavilion is almost sold out! Only a handful of tickets are remaining for the show on Friday June 2.

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Halfway to Paradise is at Whitby Pavilion later this year

Review: Halfway to Paradise, Grand Opera House, York

What a great night was had by all when the Tornados whipped up a storm with their show, along with sensational Colin Gold as Billy Fury.

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Cyrano runs until Saturday

REVIEW: Cyrano, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Edmond Rostand’s tragi-comic original is respected in a production that is not afraid to foreground the ‘beauty is only skin deep’ theme and combine 17th century musketeers with racy modern allusions.

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Jordan Butler as Andy and Megan Harrison as Gloria

Cast line up to star in Brassed Off drama

This year’s Easter Play by Whitby Amateur Dramatic Society is Brassed Off which runs at Whitby Pavilion from April 15 to 18.

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WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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Esk Valley Theatre, September In The Rain, dress rehersals
Picture: Ceri Oakes Photography

REVIEW: September in the Rain, Esk Valley Theatre

The plastic seats, small stage and community cohesion of Goathland Village Hall are somehow consonant with this story of a couple’s yearly holidays in Blackpool.

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Esk Valley Theatre, September In The Rain, dress rehersals
Picture: Ceri Oakes Photography

Quality theatre coming to a village hall near you

Esk Valley Theatre has hit the road with John Godber’s bitter-sweet two hander September in the Rain.

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Esk Valley Theatre, September in the rain. Mark Stratton as Jack & Una McNulty as Liz in rehearsal.

Curtain up on tour of September in the Rain

The curtain goes up on September in the Rain – presented by Esk Vally Theatre – on Friday March 17.

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Stape Silver Band

Stape Silver Band joins Brassed Off cast

Whitby Amateur Dramatic Society members will be joined by the Stape Silver Band for its performances of Brassed Off at the Whitby Pavilion Theatre.

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Last year's winning play Frederico

Groups vie to upstage each other at Saltburn Drama Festival

Some of the best drama companies from the region are going head to head in Saltburn’s Drama Festival this week.

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VIDEO: Doing a Harry celebrate Yorkshire comedy legend's 100th birthday

Yorkshire comedy legend Harry Worth gave the world the 'miraculous levitation' - where you stand next to a shop window, raise an arm and a leg and the hilarious reflection looks like you are floating in the air.
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Jane Hogarth and Josie Morley in The Empty Nesters Club

REVIEW: The Empty Nesters Club, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

This slight, though entertaining three hander is the latest stage in John Godber’s journey through middle class angst.

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Beauty and the Beast will be at Whitby Pavilion in August

Summer panto for Pavilion

A fun packed family pantomime will be performed at Whitby Pavilion this summer.

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Barbara Benson-Smith

Whitby Pavilion Friends put on music hall show

With the BBC’s good Old Days programme enjoying a popular return to Friday night television, why not make a date to enjoy a real-life slice of the action?

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Craig Revel Horwood

Craig directs tour of Son of a Preacher Man

New musical Son of a Preacher Man featuring the music of Dusty Springfield and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour with dates in York and Hull.

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Rob Angell, Josie Morley and Jane Hogarth in the Empty Nesters Club

John Godber’s Empty Nesters Club opens at the Stephen Joseph Theatre

From coach driver to playwright, Rob Angell has played a host of John Godber’s characters and this time around is playing a dad coming to terms with his daughter leaving home to go to university.

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Beryl is on at the Stephen Joseph Theatre later this month

New Beryl play Stephen Joseph Theatre

The New Vic Theatre brings its new production of Maxine Peake’s critically acclaimed first play Beryl to the region later this month.

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Duncan Norvelle

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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