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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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A big season for the Little Theatre

A big season for the Little Theatre

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre has announced its 2017 season - and promises a richly varied programme that combines comedy, tragedy, romance, a kitchen sink drama (or should that be ‘kitchen stink’) and a play about madness and genius.

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Living the dream in fabulous new show

Have you ever dreamed of performing on stage yet for any number of reasons never got the chance? Maybe nerves got the better of you?

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Brennan Reece on stage at The Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, Preston

You’ve got to be joking!

English Comedian of the Year Brennan Reece teams up with fellow cheeky Northerner Chris Washington for a night of fun and laughter at Prego’s Italian Restaurant, Brighouse on February 1.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Rehearsals for Bobby Ball's play The Dressing Room, which premieres in Lytham.  Cast members Cannon and Ball with Kate Robbins, Johnnie Casson and Stuart Francis.

Rock on Tommy and Bobby

Comedy legends Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball bring their hilarious comedy play, The Dressing Room to the Victoria Theatre Halifax next month.

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Classic cinema and now a top musical

Classic cinema and now a top musical

Southgate Drama and Social Group present a Yorkshire premiere of “Big- The Musical” (Jan 18-21, 7.15pm plus 2.15pm matinee on Jan 21).

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When blackmail gets out of hand

When blackmail gets out of hand

In Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Snake in the Grass’, Annabel Chester returns home to her sister after the death of their abusive father - only to be confronted by a blackmail plot which quickly escalates out of control.

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Ursula’s stories of life 100 years ago

Ursula’s stories of life 100 years ago

Award winning local storyteller Ursula Holden Gill is leading a free story walk celebrating the lives of people who lived in Hebden Bridge a century ago, writes Paul Clarke.

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Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

When nine-year-old Elicia Ramsden takes to the stage in the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ this month, she will continue a tradition of family involvement in amateur theatre in Brighouse going back five generations.

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A comic start to 2017 ...

A comic start to 2017 ...

Acclaimed comedian Jason Cook who wrote and starred in cult BBC sitcom “Hebburn” alongside Vic Reeves and Chris Ramsey is one of three acts at the first Hebden Bridge Comedy Club of 2017 (January 15).

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Top acts promise an hilarious start to 2017

Top acts promise an hilarious start to 2017

Acclaimed comedian Jason Cook who wrote and starred in cult BBC sitcom “Hebburn” alongside Vic Reeves and Chris Ramsey is one of three acts at the first Hebden Bridge Comedy Club of 2017 (January 15).

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Fancy taking one of these two to the ball?

Fancy taking one of these two to the ball?

These two very Ugly Sisters have been trying on their costumes for Brighouse Theatre Productions’ family pantomime, Cinderella, which runs at Brighouse Civic Hall from January 19-22.

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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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Top award for local comedy promoter Rob

Top award for local comedy promoter Rob

This year has certainly ended well for local comedy promoter Rob Riley who has just been named Best Independent Comedy Promoter in the UK Comedy Awards. The awards were set up in 2014 by London comedian John Moloney with only professional comedians and industry insiders being allowed to vote.

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A Hebden Bridge finale for panto ...

A Hebden Bridge finale for panto ...

Schoolchildren across the north of England have been lapping up theatre company StoryMagic’s version of Dick Whittington.

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Great shows for next year at the Vic

Great shows for next year at the Vic

The Victoria Theatre may have the answer for anyone looking for a very personal Christmas present following the launch of its January to April line-up of shows - which includes sport, music, comedy and variety.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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PREVIEW: Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen is hottest ticket at Sheffield Arena

Let It Go and have fun at Sheffield Arena as new Disney On Ice spectacular Frozen skates in for an early Christmas treat from Wednesday to Sunday, December 14 to 18
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Comedy aims to banish
post-Christmas blues

Comedy aims to banish post-Christmas blues

Comedy fans who are in need of a post-Christmas pick-me-up will find plenty of laughs at Calderdale’s latest comedy venue, the Hog’s Head Brew House, Sowerby Bridge, on Tuesday, December 27.

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