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Gripping best-seller to be brought to life onstage

Gripping best-seller to be brought to life onstage

Television and stage star Jill Halfpenny will take the lead role of Rachel Watson, the disillusioned commuter who finds herself a suspect in a thrilling mystery, in the world premiere of ‘The Girl on the Train’, the new stage adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ gripping best-seller.

Theatre and Comedy
From Father Ted to Mother Courage

From Father Ted to Mother Courage

Celebrated Irish actor and author Pauline McLynn is to take the lead role in a 50th anniversary production of Bertolt Brecht’s anti-war play Mother Courage and her Children later this year.

Theatre and Comedy

Everything you need to know about York’s pop-up Shakespearean theatre

The works of William Shakespeare are known throughout the world, and this summer the city of York will embrace the world of Shakespeare by hosting Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean theatre.

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Naughty Baby Claire admits she’s crazy for songs of George and Ira

Naughty Baby Claire admits she’s crazy for songs of George and Ira

Crazy for You

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Tango Moderno promises to be Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace's most thrilling show to date

Strictly Come Dancing favourites to bring their hottest ever show to Leeds for one last tango

Ever since Strictly Come Dancing burst onto our television screens in all its glitter and sequinned glory, the nation's passion for dance has sky-rocketed and Saturday night's in have become the new going out.
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Love potion number nine

Love potion number nine

The Sorcerer

Music
The Bront Sisters frequently visited York

York’s Literature Festival opens its doors

Today marks the first day of the York Literature Festival, an event which is set to see a great number of people attend and which will run until March 26.

Arts

‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

Theatre and Comedy
Sunshine on Leith to open at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Sunshine on Leith to open at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Casting has been announced for the smash-hit musical Sunshine on Leith, a West Yorkshire Playhouse production opening in Leeds next month

Theatre and Comedy
A little drop of summer wine

A little drop of summer wine

Last of the Summer Wine - The Moonbather

Theatre and Comedy
Great food and fantastic acts

Great food and fantastic acts

Theatre Royal Wakefield’s Variety Performance & Gala Dinner

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