Musical phenomenon Wicked defies gravity for Leeds return

Musical phenomenon Wicked is set to fly back into Leeds next year.

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By James Day.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 20 January

Waterloo Lake at Roundhay Park, by James Day.

Ed Balls and Katya Jones during a photocall for the launch of Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour

Ed Balls sets dance floor alight in Leeds and Sheffield

Ed Balls has said he is relishing the chance to be doing something that “makes people smile” as he embarks on the Strictly Come Dancing live tour.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry photographed in Philadelphia, PA. Picture: Jacob Blickenstaff

Music interview: Billy Bragg on ‘Shine A Light’

Last year Billy Bragg travelled the US railways with Joe Henry. He spoke to Duncan Seaman about their resulting album.


VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.

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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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Howard Donald

Take That star headlines DJ set at Leeds nightclub

Take That star, Howard Donald, will be taking over a Leeds nightclub this weekend as he headlines a DJ set.

Madison coat, �299, wedge tan leather shoes, �179, both coming to Hobbs.

Fashion: Five key coat trends for 2017

From trench coats to bombers, outerwear is making a big style statement for 2017. Stephanie Smith picks out the key looks.

The black Darling parka, from �550. Beaded parka with faux lining, from �590, both by Jane & Tash at

Fashion: Make sure your ramble style is selfie-stylish

Heading for the country for a ramble or a break? Stephanie Smith has advice on outdoor wear with serious style attitude.

By Jonathan Chippindale.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 19 January

Temple Newsam Park, by Jonathan Chippindale.

Martha Wainwright

Music interview: Martha Wainwright

If Martha Wainwright’s sixth album Goodnight City has a certain homely quality it may have something to do with the fact that the singer has reconnected with her roots.

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Margo Price is the first country artist to be signed to Jack White's record label.

Music preview: Margo Price at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

When Margo Price injured her hand halfway through her autumn tour of the UK it seemed like she’d suffered yet another of what Nashville Scene describe as ‘life’s cruel twists and unjust turns’.

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Music preview: 360 Club showcase for Independent Venue Week

Leeds music showcase the 360 Club is again taking part in Independent Venue Week, the annual celebration of small venues across the country.

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Fairytale season at Leeds Opera North

As The Snow Maiden opens Opera North’s Winter Season at Leeds Grand Theatre this weekend, David Denton talks to the tenor Bonaventura Bottone.

Undated Film Still Handout from Split. Pictured: James McAvoy as Kevin and Betty Buckley as Dr. Karen Fletcher. See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Universal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews.

Film review: Split (15)

Three’s company, 23’s an intimidating crowd in writer-director M Night Shyamalan’s intriguing thriller about a trio of teenagers who are abducted in broad daylight and held hostage by a thirty-something oddball exhibiting multiple-personality disorder.

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By Paul Goodyear.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 18 January

Roundhay Park, by Paul Goodyear.

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Live By Night: Ben Affleck talks bullseyes and brickbats

His career’s seen highs and lows, but that comes with the territory - as does hard work, if you’re directing, doing the screenplay and starring in the movie. As Prohibition gangster flick Live By Night hits cinemas, Ben Affleck tells Susan Griffin there were a ‘lot of sleepless nights’

Jodie Prenger.

Leeds theatre to stage world premiere of Fat Friends the musical

A slimming club where the members confessed their inner most secrets while desperately try to shed a few more pounds proved a TV ratings winner.

Open days for budding dancers

Open days for budding dancers

budding young dancers can find out more about the training programmes on offer at The Academy of Northern Ballet at two open weekends.

Steve Lamacq. Picture: BBC.

Post Music - Interview: Steve Lamacq

To coincide with Independent Venue Week, BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq is to broadcast his show from the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on January 23.

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