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Festival ticket sales off to a record start

It’s been a record-breaking week at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival box office with fans eager to secure their seats.

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Cast of Moonlight and Magnolias

Review: Moonlight and Magnolias, Harrogate Theatre Studio

The Harrogate Dramatic Society’s current production of Ron Hutchinson’s comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias, gives a clear insight into life behind the scenes of a Hollywood film studio.

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Gill McVey who is directing Moonlight and Magnolias

Gill McVey on directing Harrogate Dramatic Society’s production of Moonlight and Magnolias

The director in the chair for Harrogate Dramatic Society’s production of Moonlight and Magnolias is Gill McVey.

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Author Ann Cleeves

Crime writers Ann Cleeves and Louise Penny at Little Ripon Bookshop

Crime writers Ann Cleeves and Louise Penny are the guests of Little Ripon Bookshop for an author talk on Wednesday February 7 at 11am.

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New cast of Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls returns to Yorkshire home

Casting has been revealed for Calendar Girls the Musical which returns home to Yorkshire following its West End stint, stopping off at the Leeds Grand.

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Made in Dagenham runs until Saturday

Review: Made in Dagenham, Harrogate Theatre

The stage adaptation of the hit film Made in Dagenham has been brought to the Harrogate Theatre stage by Harrogate Phoenix Players this week.

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Harrogate St Andrew's Players in rehearsals

Curtain up on Phoenix Players in Made in Dagenham

The curtain goes up on Harrogate Phoenix Players production of Made in Dagenham at Harrogate Theatre on Wednesday January 31 where it will run to Saturday February 3.

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Joe Pasquale will play Frank Spencer

Cast for Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em is now complete

Excitement is building for the first stage version of 1970s family favourite Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, which comes to Harrogate Theatre in June, after producers revealed further details of the cast.

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Sci-fi spoof lands in Harrogate in March

Sci-fi spoof will be out of this world when it lands in Harrogate

Critically acclaimed trio Gonzo Moose are back in another rip-roaring comedy adventure.

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Comedian Brennan Reece

Hyena Lounge Comedy Club line up

The Hyena Lounge Comedy Club launches its new year season on Saturday January 27 at Harrogate Theatre.

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COLUMN: Looking ahead to an exciting year at Harrogate Theatre

COLUMN: Looking ahead to an exciting year at Harrogate Theatre

Every January our marketing department sit down and analyse the performance of the pantomime.

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Playing Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough  - Bulsara and His Queenies.

Top ‘Queen’ band lead bill at Frazer Theatre

Frazer Theatre is offering, perhaps, its strongest-ever programme of shows this new season – especially if you are a fan of Queen.

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The current crop of students in Harrogate Theatre's Young Reviewers scheme with the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers, left.

School's winner of Harrogate Theatre review contest

Harrogate Theatre's Young Reviewers Scheme in conjunction with the Harrogate Advertiser has begun again for 2018.

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Harrogate Theatre.

Much-loved Harrogate venue celebrates massive birthday

Harrogate Theatre is to mark its 118th birthday tonight, Thursday with a celebratory party.

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Arts 2017 highlight - Paul Young in a cowboy hat, right, performing with Squeeze's Chris Difford at The Warehouse Recording Co in Harrogate. (Picture by Stuart Rhodes)

Arts review: Ten great Harrogate moments of 2017

A personal* look back by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers (* standard disclaimer)
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Panto strikes gold at Bramham

Panto strikes gold at Bramham

Bramham Drama Group is celebrating the completion of another successful pantomime with their recent production of The Tale of Rumpelstiltskin at the village hall.

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Yorks Grand Opera House Panto 2017 Beauty & The Beast. Pictured is the flying Dragon. Picture David Harrison/York Grand Opera House.

A beauty of a panto

The Grand Opera House in York has produced a brilliant pantomime.

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There is nothing like this Dame!

There is nothing like this Dame!

York Theatre Royal’s pantomime is back with Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Theatre Royal panto team back in action

Theatre Royal panto team back in action

York Theatre Royal’s panto family is back together again.

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Panto legend Tim Stedman in Beauty and the Beast at Harrogate Theatre.

Panto launches at Harrogate Theatre

It's here! Harrogate’s annual family panto started this week and it already looks like being the theatre's biggest sold-out box blockbuster box office hit so far.
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