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Musicals show back at Scarborough Spa by popular demand

The summer show Movies Meets The Musicals is back by popular demand at Scarborough Spa this season, as it takes on a new programme Take 2, running from May 24 to September 16.

Theatre and Comedy
Joe McElderry dons the coat of many colours in Joseph

First shows fit for stage after £16m facelift

The first shows to be performed at Hull New Theatre following its £16 million refurbishment have been revealed.

Theatre and Comedy
On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

Several shops demolished: A greengrocer’s heroism

Civil war breaks out at venue

Civil war breaks out at venue

The unlikely friendship of a speedway star and a literary critic, poet and aeronautical expert in a country miles from home is celebrated in Dare Devil Rides to Jarama, an account of why so many ordinary people made the extraordinary choice to leave family and livelihoods and fight in the brutal Spanish Civil War.

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Susie Blake as Margaret Rutherford

REVIEW: Murder, Margaret and Me, York Theatre Royal

It’s wonderful to see relatively new playwrights given a chance to shine.

Theatre and Comedy
Polishing machine in the cobblers shop at Beck Isle Museum, Pickering.

Exhibit of the Week: Cobbler’s polishing and finishing machine

Our exhibit of the week is a polishing machine which was used to smooth off and polish new boots and shoes that had been made in Henry Coverdales factory.

Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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Nadia Clifford will play Jane Eyre when the play tours later this year

Cast revealed for tour of Bronte classic Jane Eyre

Casting for Sally Cookson’s new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre has been announced with Nadia Clifford taking the central role and Tim Delap as Rochester.

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Eminem returning to headline Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Rap legend Eminem, Blossoms and The Sherlocks to play Leeds and Reading Festival 2017

Rap legend Eminem is to return and will join previously announced Muse and Kasabian to headline this summer's Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017, it was announced today.
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Legally Blonde will be at the YMCA Theatre in Scarborough later this year

Scarborough Musicals unveils its annual show

Scarborough Musicals continues to score more firsts with its annual production at YMCA Theatre this year.

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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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El Fuegos new restaurant in Bridlington. El Fuegos, Prince Street, Bridlington. Owners Jason Lewis and Joanne Clarke.

Dining Out: El Fuego Tapas Bar, Prince Street, Bridlington

Despite considering myself as somewhat of an adventurous eater I had never actually tried tapas before, until this week.


REVIEW: Sunny Afternoon, York Grand Opera House

At nearly three hours long, it was testament to the storytelling, and sensational songs of Sunny Afternoon that time just flew by; we were all up on our feet clamouring for more at the finale – the joint was jumping!

Theatre and Comedy
Elizabeth Boag and Graeme  Brookes in Invincible

REVIEW: Invincible, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Spoiler alert – there are no spoilers in this review. But that does mean plot details will be thin.

Theatre and Comedy
Lion is currently showing at cinemas across the region.

Cinema listings

Your guide to what's on the big screen this week.
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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Levison Wood began his tour in the 2017 City of Culture

REVIEW: Explorer Levison Wood on his travel exploits - and what he fears most

Looking a far cry from his shaggy-bearded, jungle-explorer persona, a more cultured, smart Levison Wood opened his tour at this year’s city of culture, Hull.
Steven Arnold will play the Scarecrow in a panto version of The Wizard of Oz

Wizard role for Corrie’s Steve at Brid Spa

Oh no It isn’t. Oh yes it is! Easter Panto is just around the corner and Trio Entertainment is touring The Wizard of Oz – starring former Coronation Street star Steve Arnold.

Theatre and Comedy
Sheffield's own Coco to play at Tramlines 2017 after-parties

BREAKING: Tramlines after-parties stars to include MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

Tramlines, Sheffield’s inner-city music festival, has revealed the lineup for its official after-parties - including MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

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Jess Gillam and Shaun Matthew

REVIEW: Scarborough Symphony Orchestra, Queen Street Methodist Hall

A record audience attended Queen Street Methodist Hall for the concert given by Scarborough Symphony Orchestra. The programme opened with Haydn’s Symphony No.104, his last, written and first performed on his visit to London in 1795; the composer’s quirky touches were underlined by the orchestra, who gave a spirited performance of the symphony.

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