Theatre and Comedy

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Planning approved for regeneration of UK's last gas-lit cinema

Planning permission has been granted to Leeds' Hyde Park Picture House for an ambitious refurbishment project, which will secure the much-loved community institution for generations to come.
TV and Film
There's an exciting line-up of shows headed to Leeds in 2019

Leeds Grand theatre announces first wave of shows for 2019

Theatre-goers have plenty to get excited about as Leeds Grand Theatre announces its first line-up of shows for 2019.

Theatre and Comedy
Mind the Gap works in partnership with learning-disabled artists in an effort to give them a voice and create more opportunities in the arts

Leading Yorkshire theatre company championing learning disability arts 30 years on

Europe's leading learning disability theatre company is gearing up for a stellar year of performances and new productions in celebration of its 30th year.

Theatre and Comedy
Loudly let the trumpet bray for G&S Society 50th

Loudly let the trumpet bray for G&S Society 50th

Halifax Gilbert and Sullivan Society 50th Anniversary

Music
Kerry Ipema rehearses her performance of One Woman Sex in the City, her debut show at this year's Fringe Festival. July 12, 2016 (GREG GALLINGER / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

Win a pair of tickets to see One Woman Sex and the City

One Woman Sex and the City: A Praody of Love, Friendships and Shoes

Theatre and Comedy
Still riding along on the crest of a wave after 60 years of Gang Shows

Still riding along on the crest of a wave after 60 years of Gang Shows

Todmorden Gang Show

Theatre and Comedy
Moscow State Circus'Photo by Paul Barker

Win family circus tickets in our brilliant competition

Moscow State Circus

Theatre and Comedy
COMPETITION: Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

COMPETITION: Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Win VIP tickets and step back in time to experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, in a stunning pop-up Elizabethan theatre in the historic city of York this summer.

Theatre and Comedy
Half a Sixpence to An Officer and a Gentleman, Emma rings changes

Half a Sixpence to An Officer and a Gentleman, Emma rings changes

An Officer and a Gentleman

News
The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
News

GALLERY: Longlist for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

Big hitters including Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid, feature on the longlist for the most prestigious crime writing prize in the country.

Theatre and Comedy
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