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City venues offer plenty of half-term family fun

Families can look forward to an entertaining schedule of events taking place across Derby this half-term, running from Saturday, May 27, to Sunday, June 4.

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See stand-up star Stephen in action

See stand-up star Stephen in action

There will be comedy in the Neville Studio at Nottingham Playhouse on Friday, June 2, thanks to an appearance by stand-up ace Stephen Bailey.

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Vera Lynn story comes to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

Vera Lynn story comes to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

The show The Vera Lynn Story: Her Life in Words and Song is to be performed from 3pm on Thursday, June 1, at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre.

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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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Family. Photo by Pixabay

Families - your bank holiday weekend starts here

Looking for something to entertain the family this weekend?

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Catch The Chase star doing stand-up comedy

Catch The Chase star doing stand-up comedy

Internationally renowned stand-up comedian Paul Sinha has performed around the globe, from China to South Africa, the Middle East to the Netherlands.
In the UK he is recognised as one of the chasers on the multi award-winning television quiz show The Chase.

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Family fun with a dribbling dragon

Family fun with a dribbling dragon

The People’s Theatre Company will perform Don’t Dribble on the Dragon at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Sunday, May 28, from 2pm.

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Teenage life in the spotlight at the Guildhall

Teenage life in the spotlight at the Guildhall

Punk Rock, by Simon Stephens, will be visiting Derby’s Guildhall Theatre from May 25-27.

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Short tour for Hubbub Theatre Company comes to area

Short tour for Hubbub Theatre Company comes to area

Derby-based Hubbub Theatre Company is starting a three-date regional tour to showcase the organisation’s exciting plans for the future.

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Charming family book is brought to the stage in Derby

Charming family book is brought to the stage in Derby

Deafinitely Theatre will be performing Something Else at Derby Theatre on Sunday, May 28.

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BIG the musical at the Guildhall Theatre, Derby from June 8 to 10.

Bags of drama to enjoy at Derby venues

Drama enthusiasts won’t want to miss the variety of brilliant shows taking place in Derby this summer.

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Chase star Sinha performs at stand-up show in Matlock Bath

Chase star Sinha performs at stand-up show in Matlock Bath

Make sure you catch the ‘Sinhaman’ performing at Stagefright Comedy Club in Matlock Bath next month.

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Thrilling tale at the Lace Market Theatre

Thrilling tale at the Lace Market Theatre

The Perfect Murder is Peter James’s best-selling blackly comic thriller and it gets the stage treatment at Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre from May 22-27.

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Nottingham Playhouse

Photo by Robert Day

Catch East Is East at Nottingham Playhouse

A brand new production of the Olivier Award-winning comedy that went on to become a BAFTA-winning film sensation, East is East opened in Newcastle last month and transfers to Nottingham Playhouse, running from May 25-June 10.

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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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Kelli Young, lead singer in Liberty X, is starring in panto in Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Liberty X singer lands role in Chesterfield panto

Liberty X pop singer Kelli Young is the latest star signing to the cast of this year’s panto in Chesterfield.

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Star names unveiled for a real beauty of a panto

Star names unveiled for a real beauty of a panto

The Theatre Royal Nottingham has announced that this year’s sensational family pantomime Beauty and the Beast will star Sherrie Hewson, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, running from Saturday, December 9.

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Footloose. Photo by Matt Martin.

VIDEO: Cut loose at Footloose: The Musical

Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan star in smash-hit Footloose: The Musical which is bursting back onto the stage after a successful tour last year.

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Jodie stars in touring Shirley Valentine revival at Theatre Royal

Jodie stars in touring Shirley Valentine revival at Theatre Royal

The first major revival of Willy Russell’s much-loved play Shirley Valentine is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from May 22-27 as part of a national tour.

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Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

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