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Feast of G and S is heading your way as festival returns

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will open its 2018 season in Buxton Opera House on Tuesday, July 31, and start the celebrations rolling for the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival’s 25th Anniversary, just where it all began in 1994.

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See dark one-man comedy show at Buxton venue soon

See dark one-man comedy show at Buxton venue soon

The War On Terry is to be performed as part of the Buxton Festival Fringe from July 15-17.

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Derby Theatre

Auditions to be held for Hansel and Gretel youngsters at Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is looking for young people aged 9-16 to be in their big family-friendly production for the festive season, Mike Kenny’s adaptation of the classic tale Hansel & Gretel.

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Love and Information comes to Sheffield venue

Love and Information comes to Sheffield venue

Sheffield Theatres has announced the full cast for Love and Information, in the Studio.

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Peak Youth members all set for latest production

Peak Youth members all set for latest production

Peak Youth are to present Olivia at the end of this month.

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Dolittle musical is heading for Nottingham and Sheffield venues

Dolittle musical is heading for Nottingham and Sheffield venues

Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potter films, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK and Ireland tour of Doctor Dolittle.

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Catch Annie Jr in Sheffield performances

Catch Annie Jr in Sheffield performances

CAOS Academy, the youth group of CAOS Musical Theatre Society, presents the hit musical of Annie Jr in June at the Lantern Theatre, Sheffield.

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REVIEW:  One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest packs a punch at Sheffield Crucible

REVIEW: One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest packs a punch at Sheffield Crucible

The year after Ken Kesey’s experimental novel about a group of men in a psychiatric ward was published, Dale Wasserman adapted it for the stage; and a decade or so later the novel was made into a cult film starring Jack Nicholson.

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Comic Bailey to bring tour to Derby Arena next year

Comic Bailey to bring tour to Derby Arena next year

Comedian Bill Bailey’s latest tour Larks in Transit will be coming to Derby Arena on Thursday, June 6, 2019.

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Detectives wanted for show at Guildhall Theatre

Detectives wanted for show at Guildhall Theatre

Put your detective skills to the test in the show Whodunnit?!

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So much to look forward to in theatre’s autumn season

So much to look forward to in theatre’s autumn season

Derby Theatre’s autumn season promises to pack a theatrical punch later this year.

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Derby Theatre

Festive fun in store at Derby Theatre

Get your tickets now for this Christmas’s main festive treat at Derby Theatre, Hansel And Gretel.

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The Kite Runner on stage

REVIEW: The Kite Runner, Buxton Opera House

Riding high on a wave of critical acclaim, a West End run and a tour of UK theatres The Kite Runner is currently being performed in Buxton - but audiences need to act fast.

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Daliso Chaponda. Photo by Steve Ullathorne.

Daliso Chaponda tours stand-up comedy show to Derbyshire

Britain’s Got Talent comedian Daliso Chaponda will be bringing his infectious mirth to Chesterfield on his first UK tour.

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Spectacle "Maintenant ou jamais" de la fanfare Circa Tsuica, compagnie du Cheptel Aleikoum, en octobre 2017 � Paris.

Expanded Feste will take to city’s streets for three days later this year

Details of this September’s 12th Derby Festé programme have been revealed.

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Chesterfield Operatic Society's production of The Vicar of Dibley - Love is all Around.

Laughs galore in Chesterfield Operatics’ take on The Vicar of Dibley

Comedy play The Vicar of Dibley - Love Is All Around will be presented by Chesterfield Operatic Society.

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Mike Spriggs (Tevye) and Debi Alvey (Golde) in Peak Performance's production of Fiddler on the Roof. Photo by Kelly Gibbons.

Peak Performance stages Fiddler on the Roof

More than 40 members of Peak Performance will be treading the boards in the musical Fiddler on the Roof following sell out concerts at Hassop Hall and Cavendish Hall last year.

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella.

REVIEW: Matthew Bourne's Cinderella: A dazzling wartime spin on the classic fairytale

The year is 1940, the setting a drab, war-ravaged London. It seems an unlikely place for a classic fairytale to unfold, but it's nothing some ever-masterful storytelling from Matthew Bourne won't fix.
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Our Country's Good at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, from May 12 to 19.

REVEW: Our Country’s Good at Sheffield’s Crucible stands the test of time

A touring production by Nottingham Playhouse of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s celebrated play Our Country’s Good is on at the Crucible in Sheffield.

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Count Arthur Strong.

Count Arthur Strong is heading for Derbyshire

Showbiz giant Count Arthur Strong is touring to Derbyshire this month on his first solo show for several years.

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