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Reece took good advice from Morse actor, and always keeps them guessing

In a long and distinguished career Yorkshire actor Reece Dinsdale has had more lines to learn than he cares to remember.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

Square Chapel announces its new season launch

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A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

It was one of the great defining moments of history – and its reverberations are still being felt today.

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Great theatre

Great theatre

The Shed Crew, Albion Electric Warehouse, Leeds (September 21- October 1)

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Barrie Rutter, at Northern Broadsides' Dean Clough, Halifax, headquarters this spring. Picture by Simon Hulme

Barrie Rutter to step down as Halifax-based Northern Broadsides artistic director

Northern Broadsides today announced that their founder and artistic director Barrie Rutter OBE will step down in April 2018 after leading the company for 25 years.

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The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy on Monday, July 10.

WIN: Tickets to see The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy July 10

The Vamps have only just wrapped their massive UK arena tour but are back with an album preview show at the Sheffield Academy on Monday and you could be going for FREE.
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Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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Micky Flanagan returning to Sheffield Arena on Saturday, June 24.

WIN: Tickets to see Micky Flanagan back at Sheffield Arena on June 24

Comedy star Micky Flanagan is celebrating his recent record-breaking appearances at Sheffield Arena with a return this month - and you could see him for FREE.

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Talking Heads at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

No-one can tell a story quite like Alan Bennett, as fans of his Talking Heads will readily testify. Here we have a threesome as delightful as they are poignant, as comic as they are tragic.

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BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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It’s murder at the party!

It’s murder at the party!

Described by the writer David Kerby-Kendall as ‘part Downton, part Agatha Christie’, Heartbreak Productions’ Murder on the Terrace brings mystery and comedy to the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, on Sunday, June 11.

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Two masters of the one-liner at Comedy Cellar

Two masters of the one-liner at Comedy Cellar

The Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield presents two masters of the one-liner at their June Comedy Cellar.

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Sally goes on tour again

Popular psychic, Sally Morgan takes to the road for a record-breaking eighth consecutive year to bring amazing moments and spooky insights to audiences at the Victoria Theatre Halifax on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30pm.

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Seriously
funny

Seriously funny

Crissy Rock and Billy Pearce star in a brand new comedy play that will have you crying with laughter.

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It is all going on in the park

It is all going on in the park

The countdown has begun to this year’s promenade production Robin Hood which takes place in Centre Vale Park, Todmorden from June 8.

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Dancing queens present show with a warm heart

Dancing queens present show with a warm heart

Members of the Actor’s Workshop Studio Group in Halifax are tackling one of their most ambitious and demanding productions when they present The Birdcage from Tuesday, June 6 to Saturday, June 10.

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Joan Eardley: A Private View 
2017 World Premiere and Tour 
Heroica Theatre Company
4th May 2017

Picture by marc marnie

WORLD RIGHTS

About the play: Anna Carlisle�"s ground-breaking new play celebrates a gifted life stopped in its prime and will give audiences an opportunity to spend time in the company of a great painter as she makes her way through a life of joys, frustrations, disappointments and triumphs. In this compelling and moving promenade production, audiences will come to understand what it was that fired Joan Eardley: they will hear the voices of her cherished Samson children of Glasgow and the sounds of the Catterline storms. They will feel as if they are almost standing in the waves and cornfields with her, and experience for themselves the overwhelming impact of her finished works.

Written by Anna Carlisle 
Directed by Marilyn Imrie 

Cast: Alexandra Mathie, John Kielty, Ashley Smith 
Creative team: Production manager � Katie Hutcheson, Stage manager � Rachael Miller, Designer � Clai

Eardley play is back in Yorkshire

Hebden Bridge theatre company Heroica brings its acclaimed play celebrating the life of Anglo-Scottish painter Joan Eardley to Calderdale this weekend - having played to sellout audiences both sides of the border.

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Brighouse 1940s weekend

Turned out nice again!

It seems barely believable that just five years ago the first 1940s Weekend was held in Brighouse.

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Wit and wedding bells
in Sam’s starring role

Wit and wedding bells in Sam’s starring role

Halifax actor Sam Heron, who recently graduated from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, has been starring in London’s West End in a heart-warming show aimed at young children.

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