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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Genius Trevor Dion Nicholas shone as the quick-tongued genie who made the whole night a partaaaaay!

REVIEW: Aladdin musical is 'magic carpet ride' in London's West End

Disney's spectacular Aladdin musical is a 'magic carpet ride'...a Whole New World of theatre-going, writes Nik Farah.

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Kara Tointon as Bella Manningham in Gaslight

Gaslight, Lyceum Theatre, Fbruary 20-25

Gaslight is flickering on a woman living in terror.

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Invincible, Cast, Doncaster

Invincible, Cast, Doncaster

Couples with differences as wide as Watford Gap

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#Haters at Cast, Doncaster

#Haters, Cast in Doncaster

The play tells the story of Jamie, a young man from Sheffield hoping to kickstart a career as a pub manager in an up-and-coming area previously known for its high crime rate.

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REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil: Varekai - Tales of the Forest at Sheffield Arena

C'est magnifique! What a treat this was in Sheffield as the world-famous Cirque du Soleil swept in to kick off their magical new tour production, writes Daniel Bailey.
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Strongman Eddie Hall rides off with motorbike prize after lifting Britain's Strongest Man title at Doncaster Dome. Photos: Marisa Cashill.

Strongman Eddie Hall smokes competition with world record title win

Strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall got fans all revved up after he muscled his way into the history books yet again and won a motorbike - then burnt out the back tyre doing a celebratory wheel spin.

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Bizarre fantastical creatures in Cirque du Soleil's spectacular Varekai, Tales of The Forest - at Sheffield Arena from Thursday to Sunday, February 2 to 5.

PREVIEW: Roll up, roll up for Cirque du Soleil's spectacular Varekai at Sheffield Arena

Super human acrobatics, juggling, contortion, balancing acts, spectacular colourful costumes, amazing sets and lots of clowning about...

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Invincible on stage at Cast Theatre

Comedy play Invincible at Cast in Doncaster

A brand new comedy with a north/south divide feel will tread the boards at Cast Theatre in Doncaster next month.

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Shazia Mirza at Doncaster Dome

Comedy star Shazia Mirza takes show to Dome

“My mum can’t find me anyone to marry. My friend Matthew looks at me with great concern and says, “You’re not thinking of becoming a Jihadi Bride are you?”

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VIDEO: Comedian Jack Whitehall 'bans' Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan from his Arena show

Have you heard the one about Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan getting 'banned' by TV comedy star Jack Whitehall from his Sheffield Arena show?

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Golden great Tony Christie at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

PREVIEW: Yorkshire golden great Tony Christie to play Grimsby Auditorium

Golden great Tony Christie is back fighting fit for his rescheduled date at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday - January 26, 2017, at 7.30pm.
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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Talk to the hand: Alexandra Burke in Sister Act

A Sister Act for Craig and soul star Alexandra at the Lyceum

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood is certainly a busy man.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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The Nutcracker CBeebies panto at the Crucible. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘If young children do not like something on TV they’ll walk away’

City-born CBeebies controller loves how kids tell it like they see it!

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Anna-Jane Casey (Annie Oakley) in Annie get Your Gun at the Crucible Theatre

Review: Annie Get Your Gun, Crucible

Like the sharpshooter Annie Oakley, star Anna Jane Casey hits the target every time.

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20 Sept 2016.....Wendi Peters (Wicked Queen) and Joanna Sawyer (Snow White) at the launch of Sheffield Theatres pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs outside the Lyceum Theatre. Picture Scott Merrylees

TV star Wendi back to being a baddie

“I always seem to play the baddie,” lamented Coronation Street star Wendi Peters about her role in Lyceum pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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Exciting signs of times at Cast pantomime

Exciting signs of times at Cast pantomime

Lots of theatres have productions that have signing or subtitles for deaf people but Doncaster has what it believes is the first pantomime with a leading character using sign language.

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