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Award success for Derby Arena panto

Beauty and the Beast has won Best Staging and Set at the Great British Pantomime Awards which took place at new Wimbledon Theatre on Sunday.

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Students to perform pair of powerful plays at Derby Theatre

Students to perform pair of powerful plays at Derby Theatre

University of Derby Theatre Arts and Technical Theatre students will present two thrilling and thought-provoking plays next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Medium TJ comes to Guildhall Theatre

Medium TJ comes to Guildhall Theatre

TJ Higgs – The Medium is a show that can be seen at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Wednesday, April 25, starting at 7.30pm.

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Kids’ auditions to be held for Derby Arena panto

Kids’ auditions to be held for Derby Arena panto

Derby LIVE and Little Wolf Entertainment have announced the date of the annual auditions for the pantomime children’s ensemble.

Music
Expect the unexpected at new city arts festival

Expect the unexpected at new city arts festival

Audiences have been told ‘to expect the unexpected’ as Little Ed Fringe Festival takes place in Derby for the first time.

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Belper Players present 60s classic Billy Liar

Belper Players present 60s classic Billy Liar

Don’t miss Belper Players’ forthcoming production of Billy Liar.

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Spirit of punk is alive and well in Studio performance

Spirit of punk is alive and well in Studio performance

What Happened To Vandal Raptor? can be seen in the Studio at Derby Theatre on Friday, April 20, starting at 8pm.

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Count Arthur Strong.

Count Arthur Strong is heading for Derbyshire

Showbiz giant Count Arthur Strong is touring to Derbyshire this month on his first solo show for several years.

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Festival issues call for new works from Derbyshire creatives

Festival issues call for new works from Derbyshire creatives

Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy and Arts CIC is looking for up to four Derbyshire-based individuals, groups or organisations to create new work to be featured at this summer’s Furthest from the Sea Festival.

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Extra dates added for Gatiss-starring Playhouse production

Extra dates added for Gatiss-starring Playhouse production

Extra performances have been added for the production of The Madness of George III at Nottingham Playhouse later this year.

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Danny Baker

Derbyshire date for Danny Baker on farewell tour

Broadcasting legend Danny Baker is set to return to the stage with a new show, Good Time Charlie’s Back!, which he has vowed will serve as his farewell tour.

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Tasty treat in store at Derby Theatre

Tasty treat in store at Derby Theatre

Mountains - The Dreams of Lily Kwok is to be performed at Derby Theatre from May 10-12.

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INTERVIEW: Kacey Ainsworth talks about starring role in Holes at Nottingham Playhouse

INTERVIEW: Kacey Ainsworth talks about starring role in Holes at Nottingham Playhouse

Kacey Ainsworth became a household name when she joined the cast of Albert Square as Little Mo in 2000, winning Most Popular Actress in the 2002 National Television Awards.

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Abi Turner.

Chesterfield dancer Abi ‘can’t wait’ for homecoming ‘All our Yesterdays’ show at Pomegranate

A professional dancer from Hasland who has performed on some of the world’s biggest stages admits her first homecoming show in more than a decade has her ‘racked with nerves’.

News
Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza tours new show in Derbyshire

Following her  sell-out run of The Kardashians Made Me Do It and fresh from being ravaged by hunger and sand-flies on Channel 4’s Celebrity Island, Shazia Mirza is touring her new show.

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Nichola McAuliffe in Great Expectations. Photo by Lisa Roberts.

Nichola McAuliffe stars in Dickens play in Derbyshire

Oliver Award-winning actress Nichola McAuliffe plays the iconic role of Miss Haversham in Great Expectations which tours to Buxton next week.

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Hole new world opens up in latest Playhouse production

Hole new world opens up in latest Playhouse production

Award-winning actress Kacey Ainsworth is to star in the stage version of Holes, coming to Nottingham Playhouse from March 31-April 22.

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Family fun at Guildhall Theatre

Family fun at Guildhall Theatre

There is family fun to be enjoyed as part of Derby Book Festival when There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly is performed.

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Pasquale and Challis head cast at Theatre Royal this Christmas

Pasquale and Challis head cast at Theatre Royal this Christmas

The Theatre Royal Nottingham has comedy legend Joe Pasquale and Only Fools and Horses star John Challis leading the cast of this year’s swashbuckling family pantomime, Peter Pan, from Saturday, December 8.

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Shappi Khorsandi.

Shappi Khorsandi toasts a lady betrayed by her country

Shappi Khorsandi is bringing her sell-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe production to Derbyshire.

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