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Nothing abominable about this yeti

Nothing abominable about this yeti

A professional theatre performance is visiting community spaces across Dewsbury, Mirfield, Batley and Birstall during half term this week.

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Anything but hard times for Paul and his talented daughter Ruby

Anything but hard times for Paul and his talented daughter Ruby

Hard Times

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John Godber and Jane Thornton in The Scary Bikers.

THEATRE REVIEW: The Scary Bikers, Theatre Royal Wakefield (then touring)

In a week when politicians of all parties and persuasions are urging us to unite around Brexit and put a positive spin on life after the EU, it is more than apt that prolific playwright John Godber premiers his latest play The Scary Bikers.

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Widow Twankey, that star of Wakefield's Christmas panto Aladdin.

MY FAVOURITE THINGS: What the city’s panto star loves most about Wakefield

Welcome to our new column about what people love most about Wakefield. And who better to be our first subject but the city’s most glamorous dame - Widow Twankey!

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REVIEW: Aladdin, Theatre Royal Wakefield

REVIEW: Aladdin, Theatre Royal Wakefield

When the adults are laughing as hard as the kids in the audience you know you are onto a winner as far as a pantomime is concerned.

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COLUMN: My job is all about time travel...

COLUMN: My job is all about time travel...

Ask anyone in a theatre who has the best job, and they’ll always say it’s theirs. Mine however, is!

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The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Let the West Yorkshire Playhouse take you on a trip to Narnia this Christmas

Next week sees the opening of the West Yorkshire Playhouse’s alway anticipated Christmas show, with a multi-talented cast bringing to life CS Lewis’s classic tale of the magical land of Narnia.

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VIDEO: Peter Kay adds more UK tour dates including extra Yorkshire nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Comedy superstar Peter Kay is breaking box office records as he adds even more extra dates to his forthcoming UK tour - including two more nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.

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Fat Friends The Musical has opened at Leeds Grand Theatre.

Musical version of Fat Friends finally reaches the Leeds stage

Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends the Musical opened at Leeds Grand Theatre this week. So, was it worth the wait?

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Mock the Week’s madcap Milton is having a laugh with his one-liners

Mock the Week’s madcap Milton is having a laugh with his one-liners

Milton Jones

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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

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VIDEO: Peter Kay announces stand up comedy tour Arena dates

Peter Kay has announced his return to stand up comedy with his first UK arena tour in eight years.

Whats on
Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena November 15 to 19, 2017

WIN: Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure VIP family ticket to be in the show

Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure skates into Sheffield Fly DSA Arena this week - November 15 to 19 - and we are celebrating with a VIP family ticket prize for two children to be in the show.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Disney On Ice is Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena

Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Arena - November 15 to 19 - taking families on a fun-filled trip to some of the most memorable animated film destinations.

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Theatre company looking for actors to take to the Wakefield stage

Theatre company looking for actors to take to the Wakefield stage

Theatre company Jaba Inc established by playwright Janet Shaw is looking for actors to take part in a new production.

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