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HE’S back! The giant T-Rex and his huge life-size robotic dinosaur pals, which thrilled South Yorkshire families three years ago, are returning to Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena.

And to celebrate we have family tickets to be won.

Roaring success: T-Rex and his pals will return in Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacle at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena in 2013.

Roaring success: T-Rex and his pals will return in Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacle at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena in 2013.

Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular will roar back for nine Sheffield performances in five days over the Easter holidays next year, from Thursday, March 28 to Monday, April 1.

Tickets are now on sale. Details below.

VIDEO: Press the play button to watch a sneak preview of Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular.

YOUTUBE: You can also watch the video on the iPhone, iPad or other Apple devices, on YouTube - CLICK HERE.

The monster-sized treat, which aims to astound, thrill and educate, is based on the award-winning BBC TV series, featuring real-size dinosaurs.

The star is the adult T-Rex, at 23ft tall and 42ft long, weighing the equivalent of a family car. A formidable sight, its muscles ripple as it walks and its amplified footsteps are terrifying.

Get too close and you can almost smell on its breath the raptors it ate for breakfast!

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Global Creatures in association with BBC Worldwide are bringing the spectacular back to life, featuring the prehistoric beasts of unmatched realism roaming the stage and capturing the imaginations of young and old.

Audiences watch as the story of their 200 million year domination unfolds.

They see them walk, hear them roar and come face to face as they fight for survival and supremacy.

From the ripple of their skin to the glint in their eye, you will know the dinosaurs really have returned.

Global Creatures CEO Carmen Pavlovic told The Star: “The BBC Series was a brilliant blend of special effects, escapism, excitement and information. To bring this TV event into the third dimension on stage with life-size dinosaurs, we created a £12.5 million spectacle so immense that it can only fit into arenas.”  

A landmark in family entertainment, Walking with Dinosaurs has already been seen by more than seven million people in 206 cities across the world.

Ranked number four  in Pollstar’s top 100 worldwide tours, their phenomenal global success is credited to the pioneering work of a long-serving and passionate production team.

Bringing to life 20 to-scale dinosaurs night after night, this is a technological feat of epic proportions.

Guarantee your seats. Tickets are £25, £35 and £45, with £105 family of four tickets - booking fee may apply. Call 0114 256 5656 or book online at www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk or www.arenaticketshop.co.uk. Also see www.dinosaurlive.com.

* We have four family tickets up for grabs. Each gives entry to four people and must include at least an adult and one child under 16. They are valid for the first night in Sheffield only.

For your chance to win a family ticket enter our free draw. Email your name and details, with StarCompWWD in the subject bar, to staronline@sheffieldnewspapers.co.uk or follow The Star’s digital editor Graham Walker on Twitter @GW1962 then tweet him with #StarCompWWD. Deadlines are Friday, May 4, 10am. Usual SNL rules and data protection terms apply.

Terms and conditions: These apply to all competitions in SNL titles and online, unless otherwise stated or as amended in association with specific promotions. Usual SNL rules apply - copies or requests, to SNL Promotions Manager, The Star, York Street, Sheffield. The Editor’s decision is final. No cash alternatives available. No correspondence will be entered into. Transport not included, unless specified. The winner(s), who must agree to publicity, will be the first correct entry drawn at random after deadline, or as indicated. A parent or guardian must enter or endorse entries on behalf of children aged under 18. A responsible adult must accompany any child winner or guest. SNL is not liable for failure to attend or for cancellations of any event. No photocopied entry forms or tokens allowed. Where applicable, unless otherwise stated, one web entry form, token or other web entry per person only. Individual entry forms and tokens by detailed request, with a stamped self addressed envelope, to the competition address. No purchase necessary. Failure to agree to terms and conditions makes winning entries void. Winners will usually be notified within seven working days after deadline, or as specified.

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