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Night of comedy at Old Bell in Derby

Funhouse Comedy Club returns to The Old Bell Hotel, Derby, on Friday, February 24 for another night of laughter.

Theatre and Comedy
Educating Rita Production Photos
Photo Credit: Richard Davenport for The Other Richard

It’s an education at Derby Theatre with Russell’s classic play

The Derby Theatre and Octagon Theatre Bolton production of Educating Rita continues at Derby Theatre until March 11.

Music
Bumper line-up for Derby Folk Festival

Bumper line-up for Derby Folk Festival

Derby Folk Festival returns this 2017 for its 11th year.

Music
INTERVIEW: Dillie Keane talks about her forthcoming solo visit to Buxton in this Q&A

INTERVIEW: Dillie Keane talks about her forthcoming solo visit to Buxton in this Q&A

Fascinating Aida star Dillie Keane is embarking on a solo UK tour, which includes a visit to Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre on April 8.

Music
Bakewell Choral Society to serve up the full English

Bakewell Choral Society to serve up the full English

Bakewell Choral Society will be performing John Rutter’s Requiem in Matlock on March 25.

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Comedy returns to Old Bell in Derby

Comedy returns to Old Bell in Derby

Funhouse Comedy Club returns to The Old Bell Hotel, Derby, on Friday, February 24, for another great night of laughter.

Theatre and Comedy
Film Review: Lego Batman Movie can’t quite sustain superb start

Film Review: Lego Batman Movie can’t quite sustain superb start

The LEGO Batman Movie opens with a side-splitting onslaught of sarcastic gags and superhero in-jokes, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Gala concert for good cause at the Pomegranate

Gala concert for good cause at the Pomegranate

There is a Derbyshire Folk and Brass performance at The Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield on Sunday, February 19.

Music
Hysteria sets in at Buxton Opera House

Hysteria sets in at Buxton Opera House

Terry Johnson’s Hysteria is stopping off at Buxton Opera House from February 16-18 at Buxton Opera House as part of a national tour.

Music
Jack Whitehall

REVIEW: Jack Whitehall in a league of his own at Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

From his entrance on a dashing white steed to his sign-off in tribute to his ‘role’ in the Disney smash hit Frozen, Jack Whitehall had the sellout audience at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena in stitches.

Theatre and Comedy
Stand-up star Simon comes to Bakewell

Stand-up star Simon comes to Bakewell

Comedian Simon Evans is to perform in the latest stand-up event at Bakewell Town Hall on February 18.

Theatre and Comedy
Derbyshire groups galore at Guildhall Theatre

Derbyshire groups galore at Guildhall Theatre

Derby LIVE is pleased to present a number of amateur theatre productions that will be taking place at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre this spring.

Music
Enjoy the best of McCartney in Winding Wheel tribute

Enjoy the best of McCartney in Winding Wheel tribute

Macca - The Concert, Celebrating the Music of Paul McCartney is to be performed at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel on February 18.

Music
Stargazers are in panto action again

Stargazers are in panto action again

Stargazers are to perform their take on the pantomime Beauty and the Beast.

Theatre and Comedy
Intriguing art comes from Poland to the Peak District

Intriguing art comes from Poland to the Peak District

The commitment to showcasing the work of international artists at the LEVEL Centre, Rowsley, continues apace with a series of installations by Polish artists Grzegorz Rogala and Joanna Krzyszton.

Music
Rendell classic is coming to Buxton Opera House

Rendell classic is coming to Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House has announced it is one of the theatres to be included in Bill Kenwright’s brand new 2017 tour of the thriller classic, A Judgement in Stone, written by Ruth Rendell!

Music
Award-winning comedy play is at Lyceum

Award-winning comedy play is at Lyceum

West-End Olivier Award-winning box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong trips on to the Lyceum stage in Sheffield from February 13-18, as part of its first ever UK tour.

Theatre and Comedy
Birmingham Stage Company presents Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.  

CAST

Gilly Tompkins - Granny

Ashley Cousins - Ben

Laura Girling - Mum

Ben Martin - Dad

Umar Malik - Raj

Alison Fitzjohn - Matron

Richard James - Doctor

Louise Bailey - Queen & Female Undestudy

Aaron Thiara - Male Understudy

 

CREATIVE TEAM

Adapter and Director - Neal Foster

Designer - Jackie Trousdale

Lighting Designer - Jason Taylor

Composer - Jak Poore

Sound Designer - Nick Sagar

Choreographers - Paul Chantry & Rae Piper of Chantry Dance Company

Production Manager - Adrian Littlejohns

Top Walliams book hits stage in Buxton

Birmingham Stage Company, the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories, George’s Marvellous Medicine and Tom’s Midnight Garden, are bringing their world premiere of David Walliams’s Gangsta Granny to Buxton Opera House from April 12-16.

Theatre and Comedy
Headline slot for Dodds at Derby comedy night

Headline slot for Dodds at Derby comedy night

The latest Funhouse Comedy Club is taking place at The Blessington Carriage, based on Chapel Street, Derby, on Monday, February 13.

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