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Date:10th April 2017.
Hull Truck Theatre, production of Richard III. Pictured actor Mat Fraser, from the smash hit US television series American Horror, who will be playing Richard III.

‘Not many directors trust a disabled actor in a lead role’

Richard III opens with one of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches. The audience have barely got their coats off before the scheming future king delivers the ‘Now is the winter of our discontent…’ soliloquy and Mat Fraser is already feeling the weight of expectation.

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Jimmy Carr is appearing at Hull City Hall tonight, Friday, at 8pm.

Jimmy Carr-ies on joking

With a vast repertoire and lightning-sharp delivery, prolific joke -teller Jimmy Carr returns to Bradford with his ‘Greatest Hits’ tour on Sunday, June 11.

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Five pairs of tickets to win

Five pairs of tickets to win

England’s largest learning disability theatre company take critically acclaimed show CONTAINED to Square Chapel Arts Centre on June 8 and 9.

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Win tickets and have a laugh

Win tickets and have a laugh

There’s another great night of comedy promised in Brighouse when Foot of the Barrel presents two very funny men at their monthly show in Pregos restaurant.

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Promenade play for the community

Promenade play for the community

Forget Sherwood Forest, in a little under a month’s time Robin Hood, Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham will take up residence in Todmorden’s Centre Vale Park.

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Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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Members of Youth Group Improvising, 1985
Including Lucy Riches and Sarah Hirst

Invitation to reunite Little Theatre cast past and present

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre members past and present are invited to a second “Reunion” at the theatre, on Saturday, June 3, between 10am and 1pm.

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It’s all 
going
on

It’s all going on

Brighouse-based production company Foot of the Barrel is going through its busiest time ever.

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FUNNY GIRL,              , MUSIC - JULE STYNE, Lyrics  Bob Merrill, Book  Harvey Fierstein, Director  Michael Mayer, Choreography  Lynne Page, Set Design  Michael Pavelka, Costumes  Matthew Wright, Lighting  Mark Henderson, The Savoy Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson/

Sheridan’s starring role

Sheridan Smith steps onto the stage at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford next month in a show that has won critical acclaim and enjoyed record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre in London.

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Rory’s new show aims to make an impression

Rory’s new show aims to make an impression

With Trump, Boris and Brexit still fresh in the memory and a snap election thrown in for good measure, Britain’s best-known satirical impressionist Rory Bremner is returning to the stage to try and make sense of it all.

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Hebden Bridge Little Theatre present California Suite, June 2012 - L-R Vaughan Leslie, Anne Brown

Director looking for four leads in ‘Proof’

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre holds a casting read-through of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof, on Sunday June 4, at 7pm, in the theatre bar.

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Win tickets for one woman space race

Win tickets for one woman space race

Atlantis is a one woman space race, taking its audience on a journey through Disneyland, dance school, a family holiday and into outer space before asking it to look back and reconsider the planet we inhabit.

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Magic!

Magic!

Join the hilariousMr Toad and his trusted companions as they leap through the countryside and battle the wicked Weasel King in this all new family adventure starring Billy Pearce and Jade Natalie.

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Horror, comedy and drama afoot

Horror, comedy and drama afoot

Brighouse 1940s Weekend is one of the highlights of the calendar year for the Calder Valley town.

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Bernard’s been making them laugh for 45 years

Bernard’s been making them laugh for 45 years

Bernard Wrigley has delighted audiences for more than 45 years delivering seriously daft songs, meaty traditional pieces, humorous monologues as well as an acting part or two.

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It’s back to a musical future for St Michael’s

It’s back to a musical future for St Michael’s

Back to a Musical Future is a rather apt title for the award-winning St Michael’s Amateurs who return to the stage after an enforced break due to the 2015 Boxing day floods.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Chinese migration told in a ‘restaurant play’

Chinese migration told in a ‘restaurant play’

From Shore to Shore is a new play by Mary Cooper in collaboration with MW Sun that weaves together three revealing and moving stories drawn from different generations of people from the British Chinese community.

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Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

From the producers of the hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours, Fiery Light Productions, comes the welcome return visit of the live stage show, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.

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