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Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Stephen Brailsford a former Rainworth miner has written a musical drawing on his experience in the coal industry.

Former Notts miner digs deep to write mining musical

A former Rainworth miner has written a musical drawing on his experience in the coal industry.

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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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Can you dig deep for Derby Theatre and help with accommodation?

Can you dig deep for Derby Theatre and help with accommodation?

Derby Theatre is on the lookout for home owners in and around the city who are interested in joining the theatre’s Digs List, to offer short term accommodation to actors and other creatives who work at the theatre throughout the year.

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You’d be crazy to miss this top musical

You’d be crazy to miss this top musical

Caroline Flack and Tom Chambers head the cast in a touring production of the hit musical Crazy For You when it comes to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal later this year.

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A real beauty of a musical is coming to the area

A real beauty of a musical is coming to the area

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from October 17-21.

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See Pascoe’s new comic take on Pride and Prejudice at Playhouse

See Pascoe’s new comic take on Pride and Prejudice at Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal are presenting their brand new comic adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Sara Pascoe, later this year.

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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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Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal

Nottingham dates are off as Love Letters tour is cancelled

The UK tour of Love Letters, due to visit the Theatre Royal Nottingham from November 27-December 2, has had to be cancelled.

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The cast of The Addams Family. Photo by Matt Martin

REVIEW: Addams Family leaves Theatre Royal audience in raptures

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky......the time-honoured traditional way of describing The Addams Family — and the launch of the musical of the same name at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal lived up to this in spades.

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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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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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Whispering Wood Folk dare-devil acrobats will be performing at the former Caphouse Colliery near Wakefield.

WIN: Pass It On family tickets at Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...we're giving away tickets to a sensational aerial acrobatics show coming to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England.
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Whispering Wood Folk to bring special shows to the National Coal Mining Museum for England  from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

PREVIEW: Pass It On - acrobatic theatrical adventure coming to National Coal Mining Museum

Pass It On...Whispering Wood Folk are to bring aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure, to Yorkshire's National Coal Mining Museum for England

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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BREAKING: Britain's Strongest Man TV show coming to Sheffield Arena

The City of Steel is to welcome the men of iron - strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall will defend his crown as TV's Britain's strongest Man in Sheffield, it was announced today.
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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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Extra Nottingham date added to Manford’s tour

Extra Nottingham date added to Manford’s tour

An extra Nottingham date has been added to Jason Manford’s Muddle Class tour next year, due to public demand.

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