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Picture from Punchline Comedy Club Featuring Lucy Beaumont & Tommy Rowson - SOLD OUT

Thursday 27th November at 8.00pm

Punchline Comedy Club Featuring Lucy Beaumont & Tommy Rowson - Sold Out

A two hour comedy double bill featuring debut Edinburgh Festival shows from two of the country’s most exciting young talents.

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Picture from Dylan Moran (Work-in-Progress Show) - SOLD OUT

Friday 28th November at 8.00pm

Dylan Moran (work-In-Progress Show) - Sold Out

Don't miss your chance to see Dylan Moran, star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary, work on new material prior to his 2015 tour.

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Saturday 29th November at 8.00pm

Dylan Moran (work-In-Progress Show) - Sold Out

Don't miss your chance to see Dylan Moran, star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary, work on new material prior to his 2015 tour.

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Sunday 30th November at 7.00pm

Dylan Moran (work-In-Progress Show) - Sold Out

Don't miss your chance to see Dylan Moran, star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary, work on new material prior to his 2015 tour.

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Monday 1st December at 7.00pm

Hockney: Live From La

An exclusive gala screening of the highly anticipated new feature HOCKNEY, followed by an in-depth conversation with David Hockney from his Los Angeles studio. HOCKNEY is the definitive exploration of one of the most important artists of his generation.

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Tuesday 2nd December at 8.00pm

Mark Steel

"The ‘Mark Steel’s in Town’ show, based on the Radio 4 series in which I write a show centred around each town, has now been to at least 5 million places. It’s a sparkling verdict on humanity that I’ve mocked them all and somehow am still alive."

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Picture from The Old Vic's The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Thursday 4th December at 7.00pm

The Old Vic'S The Crucible By Arthur Miller

CinemaLive & Digital Theatre are pleased to announce, for the first time ever, London's iconic The Old Vic is coming to cinema screens across the globe. Critically acclaimed, The Old Vic's production of Arthur Millers' The Crucible has had a sell out season in London's West End. Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller's classic American drama, based on Salem's infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by internationally acclaimed director, Yaël Farber.

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Friday 5th December at 8.00pm

Keep It Cash

Keep It Cash is a band of stellar musicians who create note perfect, the musical legacy of Johnny Cash complete with his iconic baritone voice.

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Picture from The Twelve Days of Christmas By The People’s Theatre Company

Saturday 6th December at 2.30pm

The Twelve Days Of Christmas By The People’s Theatre Company

Poor Christopher the Christmas Elf is terribly clumsy. He just can’t help himself. But when one of his little accidents looks like it might have ruined Christmas for good he is stripped of his Christmas Elf title and banished from The North Pole forever.

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Picture from The Old Vic's The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Sunday 7th December at 3.00pm

The Old Vic'S The Crucible By Arthur Miller

CinemaLive & Digital Theatre are pleased to announce, for the first time ever, London's iconic The Old Vic is coming to cinema screens across the globe. Critically acclaimed, The Old Vic's production of Arthur Millers' The Crucible has had a sell out season in London's West End. Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller's classic American drama, based on Salem's infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by internationally acclaimed director,

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Picture from NT LIVE: JOHN

Tuesday 9th December at 8.00pm

Nt Live: John

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

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Picture from Christmas Punchline Comedy Club

Thursday 11th December at 8.00pm

Christmas Punchline Comedy Club

The famed Christmas Comedy Club Special features a riot of fantastic comedians including The Noise Next Door who are the UK’s premier comedy improv troupe. Headlining all the major clubs up and down the country, they have sold out at the Edinburgh Festival for the last three years, leaving audiences in awe of their lightning-quick wit and breath-taking comedic talents.

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Friday 2nd January at 3.00pm

Rumplestiltskin By Northumberland Theatre Company

An adaptation of this classic fairy-tale by acclaimed Olivier Award winning children’s playwright Mike Kenny. Straw turns to gold, magic and mayhem are in the air.....Wonderful storytelling, humorous yet darkly scary and written in Mike’s inimitable style, full of physical comedy, in witty rhyming couplets with songs and music.’

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Wednesday 21st January - Friday 4th April

Adrienne French

Adrienne produces landscapes which capture the essence of the North Yorkshire Moors, the Dales and the Wolds of East Yorkshire as well as images based on her travels abroad. She works in acrylic and oils using a wide range of texture media to reflex the landscapes that she observes around her.

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Thursday 22nd January at 7.00pm

Nt Live: Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

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Picture from Emerge: Yorkshire Ellen & The Escapades Beth McCarthy plus guests

Friday 23rd January at 8.00pm

Emerge: Yorkshire Ellen & The Escapades Beth Mccarthy Plus Guests

Banish those winter blues with a wealth of musical talent from around Yorkshire. Ellen and the Escapades won 2010’s Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition and played BBC introducing stages at both Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Wednesday 28th January at 7.30pm

Jonathan Dimbleby Destiny In The Desert

Jonathan Dimbleby’s taut account of North African fighting in the Second World War, culminating in the second battle of El Alamein, is a scintillating piece of writing that has fresh things to say about a campaign so much fought over among revisionist historians subsequently, who sum up the Second World War as “Russia defeated Germany, the United States defeated Japan, and Britain defeated… Italy.”

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Wednesday 11th February at 7.00pm

Rsc Live: Love Labours Lost

As part of a season marking the centenary of the First World War, Christopher Luscombe returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to direct a single company of actors in a fresh pairing of two of Shakespeare’s most sparkling comedies, set in a splendid country house just before and just after the war.

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Friday 13th February at 8.00pm

Slow Club

Slow Club is Sheffield boy-girl duo Charles Watson (guitar, vocals, piano) and Rebecca Taylor (drums, vocals, guitar). The band formed in 2005 when they were both still teenagers and spent the next two years touring relentlessly around the North of England. A support slot with US band Tilly And The Wall brought them to the attention of Moshi Moshi Records who released their debut album Yeah So in 2009.

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Friday 20th March at 8.00pm

Seth Lakeman

Westcountry folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman unearthed hidden histories and unsung everyday heroes to commemorate in song from in and around his native Devon and Cornwall for his latest album ‘Word of Mouth’ released in February 2014. Recorded in a church in East Cornwall and featuring the stories of the real people who inspired it, the added guest instrumentalists give depth, drama and wings to songs where working lives, majestic landscapes, the tragedy of war, the price of revolution and more are brought to life.

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Wednesday 25th March at 8.00pm

Oysterband

Oysterband make a modern, folk-based British music, acoustic at heart, sometimes intense, sometimes rocking. Since 1978 they've toured in 35 countries - festivals, concerts, bars, rallies, jails, bring 'em on! - won 5 BBC Folk Awards and made 12 studio albums and one DVD.

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