Medhavi proud to be playing an Asian lion who bit back

A ground-breaking strike in the 1970s which was led by Asian women workers is the subject of a play touring in South Yorkshire.

Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, February 23, 2018

Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, February 23, 2018

1. Crossfire, live band, The Railway Hotel, Penistone Road North, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield.

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Frost/Nixon at Sheffield Theatres. L-R; Jonathan Hyde, Dan Starkey, Ben Dilloway and Daniel Rigby'By Peter Morgan''Kate Hewitt Director'Ben Stones Designer'Charles Balfour Lighting Designer'George Dennis Sound Designer And Composer'Andrzej Goulding Video Designer'Lizzi Gee Movement Director'Juliet Horsley CDG and Sam Stevenson CDG Casting Director'Charmian Hoare Dialect Coach'Taio Lawson Assistant Director''Cast''Simon Bubb, Ben Dilloway, Steven Elder, Jonathan Hyde, Daniel Rigby, Vidal Sancho, Celina Sinden, Kate Spencer, Dan Starkey, David Sturzaker

TV interview that made history - and a great play

A series of TV interviews by David Frost with recently departed US President Richard Nixon in the wake of Watergate might sound an unlikely source of drama.

Helen Hobson (Donna) and Lucy May Barker (Sophie) share a specia moment.

Here Helen goes again in Mamma Mia! star role

For actress Helen Hobson, playing the iconic role of Donna in Mamma Mia! is like meeting up with an old friend again.

Judy Flynn, Samantha Power and Simone Saunders star in Chicken Soup

Review: Gripping drama goes from Orgeave to Brexit through South Yorkshire pit villlage women's eyes

Chicken Soup, Crucible Studio. On until March 5.

Sue Holderness and Jeff Rawle in Quartet

Only Fools star Sue comes back to city theatre roots

Only Fools and Horses star Sue Holderness is returning to Sheffield, where she performed in her first theatre role.

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Ray Castleton, left, and Kieran Knowles, the writers of new play Chicken Soup, premiering at the Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Miners’ strike seen through women’s eyes in duo’s play

A South Yorkshire actor and the writer of a play about Sheffield in the Blitz have got together to tell another important local story.

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John Godber and Jane Thornton in The Scary Bikers.

THEATRE REVIEW: The Scary Bikers, Theatre Royal Wakefield (then touring)

In a week when politicians of all parties and persuasions are urging us to unite around Brexit and put a positive spin on life after the EU, it is more than apt that prolific playwright John Godber premiers his latest play The Scary Bikers.

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Writer Kay Mellor has turned hit Fat Friends into a musical

Great big musical slice of love for Kay’s Fat Friends

Talking to Kay Mellor is a joy – she is the same in real life as she is on the telly, warm, friendly, upbeat and down-to-earth.

David Raphael Burchhardt as Donald Trump, encountering President Putin (Natasha Lanceley)

Sheffield theatre group’s blond ambitions are set even higher with new Trump show

Sheffield’s Blowfish Theatre had great fun lampooning the current Foreign Secretary in Boris the Musical but now they’ve set their sights on a far bigger political target.

Dancing on Ice two-time championRay Quinn joins the 2018 live tour

PREVIEW: More celebrities announced for Dancing On Ice Live Tour 2018 at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour is skating back to Sheffield FlyDSA Arena next month and today more celebrities were added to the line-up joining legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.

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Youngsters take to the stage

Help for Sheffield’s disadvantaged and vulnerable through performing arts

Reaching out to young disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Sheffield is a performing arts organistion.

Judy Flynn plays a woman whose life is changed by the miners' strike in new Crucible Studio play Chicken Soup

Judy moves from TV's Brittas Empire to miners' strike in new Sheffield theatre drama

Brittas Empire star Judy Flynn has gone from comedy to drama in her latest role, about a tough South Yorkshire woman fighting for her community.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall celebrates 'miracle' Britain's Strongest Man win after crippling injury

The World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall has retained his Britain's Strongest Man title at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena for a record fifth time but today described the win as a "miracle"  - after battling a secret crippling injury.
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World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall vowing to retain his title as Britain's Strongest Man at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

AUDIO PREVIEW: World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall shrugs off injury fears ahead of Britain's Strongest Man showdown at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

The World's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall today shrugged off injury fears as he vowed to lift another record this weekend at Sheffield FlyDSA Area.
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The X Factor Live Tour 2018

PREVIEW: The X Factor Live Tour 2018 featuring Rak-Su, Grace Davies and other live finalists

The X Factor Live Tour 2018 is bringing latest champs Rak-Su and a host of other stars to arenas around the UK when for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner each night.

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Cash for exciting arts projects in Doncaster

Cash for exciting arts projects in Doncaster

Artists and communities with exciting ideas for bold new creative projects are invited to bid for cash.

Theatrical first at Doncaster Brewery

Theatrical first at Doncaster Brewery

Drama will be on tap at Doncaster Brewery later this month, when local thespians give a sneak peek of their latest production.

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