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Interview: Jason Donovan at Bridlington Spa

There’s Kylie and Neighbours and Ten Good Reasons. Then there’s Priscilla, Rocky Horror and Joseph. Oh, and before we forget, there was I’m A Celebrity, Strictly Come Dancing and his well-publicised brush with cocaine.

Theatre and Comedy
Picture of the Week: Osprey

Picture of the Week: Osprey

This striking image of an osprey with a brown trout was captured by member Paul Tymon.

Lifestyle

Julie Hatton showcase at Scarborough YMCA Theatre

Hatton School of Performing Arts presents its annual show Hattitude at the YMCA Theatre in Scarborough this weekend.

Theatre and Comedy
The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
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Treat yourself to a juicy burger at one of these popular Yorkshire locations

10 of the best burger joints in Yorkshire

What better way to indulge than with a juicy burger?

Eating Out

GALLERY: Longlist for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

Big hitters including Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid, feature on the longlist for the most prestigious crime writing prize in the country.

Theatre and Comedy
Exhibit of the Week: Norwegian Self-Acting Cooking Apparatus, Beck Isle Museum, Pickering

Exhibit of the Week: Norwegian Self-Acting Cooking Apparatus, Beck Isle Museum, Pickering

On display in the Ironmongers shop at Beck Isle Museum is an intriguing item. The Norwegian Self-Acting Cooking Apparatus, dating from around the 1860s -1870s, is a wooden box, lined and thickly stuffed with felt. A cooking vessel made of tin fits into an aperture in the centre of the box.

Lifestyle
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Shakshouka

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Shakshouka

This wholesome brunch dish is packed with nutrients that, among a range of benefits, can help support a woman during pregnancy. Asparagus is a rich source of dietary folate, providing approximately 40% of your daily folic acid per portion, essential in pregnancy. Meanwhile sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A which is essential for healthy foetal development and eggs are a great source of choline which helps protect against neural tube defects during pregnancy.

Eating Out

Revealed: Which is the best way to make Yorkshire puddings?

It’s not unknown that us Yorkshire folk love the pudding which is named after our great region, but with so many different ways to make them and the constant quest for pudding perfection, the debate of the best way to make Yorkshire puddings is ongoing.

News
There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
Eating Out
Flying Scotsman passes over the River Derwent

Flying Scotsman sweeps through Yorkshire countryside en route to Edinburgh

The Flying Scotsman has returned to her home county as the locomotive's summer tour schedule gathers pace.
News
Four previously unreleased David Bowie records will be available for purchase on Record Store Day

Record Store Day: where to celebrate and pick up exclusive vinyl releases in Leeds

Undoubtedly a highlight on many a music fan's calendar, Record Store Day sees more than 200 independent record shops across the UK come together for one day each year to celebrate their unique culture.

Music
Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday wont be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year

Queen Elizabeth II: Did you know these 20 unusual facts about our monarch?

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday won’t be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year. This is a time when the nation will be looking back at the Queen’s reign and celebrating her life and achievements, but did you know these unusual facts about our monarch?

Arts
There are a wealth of charming tea rooms to visit around Yorkshire

10 of the finest tea rooms in Yorkshire

With Saturday 21 April marking National Tea Day, what better way to toast the nation's favourite drink than with a visit to one of Yorkshire's best tea rooms?
Eating Out
The Royal Oak, Gillamoor

Dining Out: The Royal Oak, Gillamoor

What a lovely little village Gillamoor is. I don’t recall ever visiting it, I would certainly have remembered, it’s so picturesque and peaceful.

Lifestyle
The Moors Centre, Danby

What's On listings

Your guide to what's on across the region this week.
Whats on
Theatre: The Barber of Seville

Theatre: The Barber of Seville

Bridlington Spa, Saturday April 28 at 7.30pm

Lifestyle
Just down the Road: Season in the Sun

Just down the Road: Season in the Sun

East Riding Theatre, Beverley, April 24 to May 19

Lifestyle
Music: Absolute Bowie: 50 Years of Bowie

Music: Absolute Bowie: 50 Years of Bowie

Scarborough Spa, Saturday April 28 at 7.45pm

Lifestyle
Iain Stirling

Comedy: Iain Stirling

Scarborough Spa, Friday May 4 at 8pm

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