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TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

Sport
Nadia Clifford will play Jane Eyre when the play tours later this year

Cast revealed for tour of Bronte classic Jane Eyre

Casting for Sally Cookson’s new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre has been announced with Nadia Clifford taking the central role and Tim Delap as Rochester.

Theatre and Comedy
The Strypes on the cover of their debut album Snapshot.

Holy moly - The Strypes are playing Harrogate tonight!

One of the hottest young guitar bands in Britain is playing in Harrogate tonight for Whispering Bob Harris.

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LSO conductor Martin Binks. (Picture by Chris Midgey)

Review: Leeds Symphony Orchestra, King James’ School

This was the 50th Leeds Symphony Orchestra concert to be held in King James’s School hall under Martin Binks, its conductor since 1970. We have come to expect enjoyable excellence from them and were not disappointed.

Music
Eminem returning to headline Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Rap legend Eminem, Blossoms and The Sherlocks to play Leeds and Reading Festival 2017

Rap legend Eminem is to return and will join previously announced Muse and Kasabian to headline this summer's Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017, it was announced today.
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Fifty Shades Darker.

Cinema times for the Harrogate District: February 23 - March 2

Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here’s what’s showing at cinemas around the Harrogate District over the next few days.

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REVIEW: Sunny Afternoon, York Grand Opera House

At nearly three hours long, it was testament to the storytelling, and sensational songs of Sunny Afternoon that time just flew by; we were all up on our feet clamouring for more at the finale – the joint was jumping!

Theatre and Comedy
Elizabeth Boag and Graeme Brookes in Invincible

REVIEW: Invincible, coming to Harrogate Theatre, March 15 to 18

Spoiler alert – there are no spoilers in this review. But that does mean plot details will be thin.

Theatre and Comedy
Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

A talent agency which provides extras for blockbuster films is holding auditions in Leeds.
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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec, Christopher Dean

Stray FM presenters prank Jamie Oliver for return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Stray FM presenters Beth Parsons and Christopher Dean have gone undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Wetherby Film Theatre

Heart of Wetherby Cinema to be preserved as new owners take over

A pledge to preserve the heart of Wetherby cinema has been made by its new owners Rob and Julie Younger.

News
Sheffield's own Coco to play at Tramlines 2017 after-parties

BREAKING: Tramlines after-parties stars to include MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

Tramlines, Sheffield’s inner-city music festival, has revealed the lineup for its official after-parties - including MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

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Andy Fairweather Low on stage at Ripley Town Hall. (Picture by Stuart Rhodes)

1960s/70s hitmaker wide-eyed and fantastic at Ripley

Review by Stuart Rhodes: Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders, Ripley Town Hall.
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X Factor winner Sam Bailey

Singer Sam Bailey on way to Yorkshire

This year, former X Factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her Sing My Heart Out Tour and on 25th March, she will be wowing audiences at York’s Barbican with her powerhouse vocals and support from 11-year-old Jessica May Frost from Leeds.

Music
Elizabeth Boag and Graeme Brookes in Invincible

From Harrogate to New York Brit play festival

The new play Invincible is off to Broadway after a stint in Harrogate.

Theatre and Comedy
Review: Cinderella, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

Review: Cinderella, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

A fine sense of irony prevails at Opera North. It advertised the second half of their season as ‘deliciously dark fairy tales’, then stage one of the frothier versions of the Cinderalla story (Rossini’s La Cenerentola) and extract laughs by the bucket load.

Theatre and Comedy

VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Brian (Jones) in North Africa by Thomas James Butler - Collage and pen on manuscript paper.

Classic movie and pop icons in new Harrogate exhibition

Stunningly cool collages and paintings of 1950s film icons and 1960s pop culture feature in a new exhibition launched in a Harrogate art gallery this weekend.

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