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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.

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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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Russian National Ballet present The Nutcracker.

Festive favourite heading to Wakefield

The Russian National Ballet is coming to town next week with a beautiful new production of The Nutcracker.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Walking With Dinosaurs roars back for UK arenas tour including Sheffield and Leeds

Dinosaurs will once again roar in Yorkshire - Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, is returning for another bite.

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Disney On Ice stars Mickey and Minnie Mouse with pals on a Passport To Adventure which plays Sheffield's  Fly DSA Arena from November 15 to 19, 2017

WIN: Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure family tickets for Sheffield Fly DSA Arena

Get your skates for your chance to win one of five family tickets we re giving away to see Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure at Sheffield Fly DSA Arena!

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Take That musical The Band really could be magic

Take That musical The Band really could be magic

I’ve discovered Tim Firth’s secret.

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Louise Redknapp is starring as Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Leeds Grand Theatre.

Will Young and Louise Redknapp invite you to the Cabaret

Two singing stars are bringing a taste of Berlin to West Yorkshire next week.

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The Tin Drum is at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.

Dazzling new production ready to thrill audiences

Kneehigh Theatre return to the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds this week with with The Tin Drum, a West Yorkshire Playhouse, Kneehigh and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse co-production directed by Kneehigh Artistic Director Mike Shepherd.

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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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Tony Christie live in concert at Doncaster Dome, Friday, October 13, 2017.

PREVIEW: Tony Christie is on his way to Doncaster Dome - homecoming show October 13

He's been to Amarillo, down every avenue and alleyway - but singing legend Tony Christie is coming home to entertain fans at Doncaster Dome on Friday, October 13.

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