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Coastival event reveals unusual venues for 2017

Visitors to February’s Coastival arts festival in Scarborough are being warned to expect the unexpected when it comes to venues.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: The Commitments is fun for your soul with Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy

Whatever happened to Coronation Street's Curly Watts?
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Ballet compoany returns to Whitby Pavilion with Cinderella story

Ballet compoany returns to Whitby Pavilion with Cinderella story

The Vienna Festival Ballet have announced that they will return to Whitby Pavilion next year after two sell out performances this year.

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Josie Morley and Ron Angell in This Might Hurt

Review: This Might Hurt, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Only an idiot with bottomless pockets could fail to acknowledge the benefits of the National Health Service. Many of us know that we owe our lives to its continuing existence.

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Linda Nolan tours to the region  next year

Linda to star in Our House musical

Linda Nolan will star in next year’s UK tour of the Olivier award-winning Madness musical Our House which comes to the Spa Bridlington from Monday October 16 to Saturday October 21.

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Orchestra of Opera North

Win tickets to Orchestra of Opera North

Yorkshire’s own symphony orchestra, the Orchestra of Opera North, will be making two visits to the Spa, Bridlington,this winter, and you can win a pair of 
tickets to its opening concert.

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How to Catch a Fairy opens next month

Tickets selling fast for Stephen Joseph Theatre’s How to Catch a Fairy

Tilly and Peter have just moved to the country – boring! Or is it?

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The cast of A Salute to the 1940s which is at the YMCA on Sunday

A Salute to the 1940s at Scarborough YMCA includes Vera Lynn tribute

If your walking anywhere near the YMCA Theatre in Scarborough on Sunday and you hear the air raid sirens followed by the air raid warden shouting ‘Put that light out’, don’t panic Mr Mainwaring.

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Sleeping Beauty ballet coming to the Spa

Sleeping Beauty ballet at Scarborough Spa on Nov 27: tickets available

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is coming to Scarborough Spa with Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty on Sunday November 27 at 7.30pm.

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Comedian Al Murray

Comedian Al Murrary announces Scarborough Spa date: tickets on sale Nov 18

The nation’s critically-acclaimed bar-based-braveheart Al Murray – The Pub Landlord, will perform live at Scarborough Spa on Saturday June 10 2017.

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Members of Springboard  Scriptwriters

Scarborough playwrights showcase new work at art gallery

Springboard Scriptwriters’ next event of three new short plays by emerging Scarborough writers can be seen at Scarborough Art Gallery on Sunday November 20.

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Marc Pickering and Charles Daish in As We Forgive Them

Review: As We Forgive Them, East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Some plays can inspire an instant of absolute stillness in an audience. If conscious of the moment, actors must think, “Got ‘em”.

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Comedian Ross Noble.

Ross Noble on way to Scarborough Spa with new show

King of improvisational comedy Ross Noble will be performing live at Scarborough Spa next year.

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A new production of Pinocchio is the Christmas show at the Stephen Joseph Theatre

New production of Pinocchio is family Christmas show at Stephen Joseph Theatre

A new production of the classic tale of Pinocchio will be ‘joyous, magical fun for all the family’, promises its director.

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Phoenix  Drama Group  in Dear Charles

Company celebrates 70 years with a comedy

The curtain goes up on the 70th year of Scarborough-based Phoenix Drama next year and the company is planning to celebrate in style.

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Russell Dixon and Jacquline King appear in No Knowing

New Alan Ayckbourn for Christmas at Stephen Joseph Theatre

Family secrets are uncovered after a 40th wedding anniversary party in the latest play by playwright Alan Ayckbourn.

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The Woman in Black, adapted from Susan Hill's novel is back on stage in Yorkshire.

How the Woman in Black came home to Yorkshire

Best-selling books have a ready-made audience so it’s no surprise many are adapted for the stage. Jacob Lotinga reports on The Woman in Black.

The cast of The Haunting of Hill House and its director Mel Jones in rehearsal

Review: The Haunting of Hill House, Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

This production from Spotlight Drama is the perfect production for the witching hour – atmospheric, gripping and scary.

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Review: When We Are Married, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Review: When We Are Married, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

The revival of JB Priestley’s classic comedy When We Are Married staged by Northern Broadsides is a match made in heaven.

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Paul Carroll, in drag, is back at Scarborough Spa next month

Grab last tickets for Music Hall Tavern at Scarborough Spa

The nights are getting darker but Scarborough theatregoers can get a taste of the summer when one of the most popular shows in the Canary Islands visits for one night only.

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