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PREVIEW: Yorkshire golden great Tony Christie to play Grimsby Auditorium

Golden great Tony Christie is back fighting fit for his rescheduled date at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday - January 26, 2017, at 7.30pm.
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Snow Maiden presented by Opera North is on in Leeds

Review: Snow Maiden, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

Bold indeed that director John Fulljames should choose to mix the supernatural and the quotidian so closely in Opera North’s new production of The Snow Maiden.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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Beati at St Robert's Church in Pannal

Review: Beati, St Robert’s Church, Pannal

St Robert’s Church, Pannal was filled for the concert given by the ladies’ vocal group, Beati.

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Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican

Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican

Following its West End debut at the Leicester Square Theatre, You Win Again – The Story of the Bee Gees will be embarking on its first ever nationwide tour this year.

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Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili to play York Grand Opera House

Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili has added Grand Opera House, York, to his Schumck for a Night tour.

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Planet Crew:  Davena Fraser, Tara Boyd, Laura Venn, Niki Keir.

Deanery Players take off with Forbidden Planet

Return to the Forbidden Planet is the Deanery Players’ 58th annual production.

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Phoenix Players celebrate anniversary with musical first – and a boost for hospice

Phoenix Players celebrate anniversary with musical first – and a boost for hospice

The Harrogate Phoenix Players are busy planning celebrations to mark 25 years of musical theatre at Harrogate Theatre and other local venues.

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Argentinian rockers The Otherness hoping to win Excite and Entertain Leeds talent competition

VIDEO: Argentinian rockers The Otherness enter talent competition to Excite Leeds

Are you the next Kaiser Chiefs, Ernie Wise or Damien Hirst?

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Aladdin is the panto from the Knaresborough Players

Knaresboorugh Players in Aladdin at the Frazer Theatre

A favourite event on many calendars is the annual Knaresborough Players pantomime held at the Frazer Theatre.

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Review: Harrogate Christmas Concert

Review: Harrogate Christmas Concert

The Harrogate Christmas Concert sees the Harrogate Symphony Orchestra and Harrogate Choral Society make their annual foray out of the confines of the Royal Hall and into the vast bowl of the Conference Centre.

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John Dunford

Review: Messiah, Wetherby Choral Society

Wetherby’s St James’ Parish Church was filled almost to capacity for this year’s performance of Handel’s Messiah by Wetherby Choral Society under its conductor and musical director, John Dunford.

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Harrogate Theatre's chief executive David Bown.

Harrogate Theatre chief celebrates national league table success

Harrogate Theatre's chief executive has been speaking about why he thinks the venue has been rated amongst the best in the whole country.
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Frazer Hines as The Emperor, Stuart Wade as Wishee Washee, Debbie McGee as Genie of the Ring, Carl Tracey as Aladdin, and Suzanne Shaw in the Grand Opera House York Christmas Panto Aladdin 9th December 2016 - 1st January 2017. Picture David Harrison.

Review: York Grand Opera House Aladdin

Another year and another great panto at York’s Grand Opera House.

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Comedy nights begin again on January 6

Comedy line up at the Frazer

The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club in Knaresborough returns to action on Friday January 6.

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REVIEW: Trinity Players in Star Wars the Panto

REVIEW: Trinity Players in Star Wars the Panto

Firmly anchored to my seat in the space capsule (aka Trinity Church hall) I was transported to a galaxy far far away. Well, it seemed so when the curtains opened I beheld a scene resembling a spaceship heralding the opening of the Trinity Players panto.

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Cathedral setting for re-imagined production of Henry V

Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V returns to embark on a tour of eight of the UK’s most historic and beautiful cathedrals including Ripon on Thursday February 9.

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Joel Dawson, Stuart Newson, Jenny Antram and James Willstrop

Society tackles Arthur Miller’s Pultizer winning drama

Members of Harrogate Dramatic Society are rehearsing for their first production of the new year.

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