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Not amused: Rash Dash take on the porn industry. Picture: Richard Davenport

RashDash take on the rise in violent and degrading pornography in new play We Want To Watch You

Panache dancers Anna Hardcastle, left, Charlotte Hardy, Claire Blaze and Hannah Poulton

York dance school choreographer Evelyn Witcombe prepares for her 47th annual showcase

Laura Aramayo and Marc Graham in Dancing Through The Shadows. Picture: Andrew Billington

Review: Dancing Through The Shadows, Hull Truck Theatre, until October 24

Dirty Dancing heads for York

New touring production of Dirty Dancing will play Grand Opera House in York next October

Reckless Sleepers' The Last Supper

Review: The Last Supper, Reckless Sleepers, De Grey Rooms Ballroom, York Theatre Royal

Antony Dunn

Poetry reading at the double to raise funds to repair Friargate Theatre gutters

Reckless Sleepers' The Last Supper

Reckless Sleepers' food for thought in dinner date with last meal wishes of Death Row inmates

Robert Angell, left, Fiona Organ and Robert Wade in a scene from The Carlton Colliers

Green Hammerton company Badapple Theatre on the road with backstreet football fairytale The Carlton Colliers

Riverdance to play York Barbican for four shows on 21st anniversary tour next April

Director Fraser Corfield

Review: Outsiders, Pilot Theatre, Black Box Studio, Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York

Ella Bond as Alice in Easingwold On Our Turf's Alice In Wonderland. Picture: Colin Richardson

Alice turns Easingwold into Wonderland in Phil Grainger's community play for On Our Turf three-day event

Australian theatre director Fraser Corfield

York company Pilot Theatre teamed with Australian theatre director in an arts Ashes clash for new play

Berwick Kaler needs you....to play a rat! Picture: Colin Richardson

Calling 16 to 18 year olds! Berwick Kaler needs you....to play rats in Dick Whittington

Conrad Nelson as Leontes and Hannah Barrie as Hermione in The Winter's Tale. Picture: Nobby Clark

Review: The Winter’s Tale, Northern Broadsides, on tour until November 28

Catherine Hall as Madame Ranyevskaya

Review: The Cherry Orchard, York Settlement Community Players, Friargate Theatre, York

Catherine Hall as Madame Ranyevskaya

Catherine blossoms anew on the York stage in The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard director Helen Wilson

The Cherry Orchard with the Jeremy Corbyn factor

Alan Ayckbourn

Stephen Joseph Theatre to host one-off gala reading of Alan Ackbourn's marathon sexual satire

Stuart Wade as dame Tilly Trott

Stuart Wade switches from silly billy roles to make his dame debut in Grand Opera House pantomime

Sound recorder Eloise Whitman, left, actors Emma Manton and Russell Dixon and Stephen Joseph Theatre artistic director Chris Monks recording Sixty By Sixty at Scarborough Library

Stephen Joseph Theatre celebrates 60 years of new writing with 60 short plays by 60 writers

Mikron Theatre Company's cast for Raising Agents: Ellen Chivers, left, James McClean, Steve McCourt and Rachael Henley

Review: Raising Agents, Mikron Theatre Company, Clements Hall, York, last Sunday afternoon

York Light to hold open audition workshop for Seven Brides For Seven Brothers on Sunday

Conrad Nelson as Leontes and Hannah Barrie as Hermione in Northern Broadsides' The Winter's Tale. Picture: Nobby Clark

Northern Broadsides to party like Shakespeare's never partied before in 1999 in The Winter's Tale

Avenue Q performers and the 'Bad Idea Bears'.

Review: Avenue Q at the Grand Opera House, York

Baked Alaska co-writer and actor Jonathan Bidgood

Review: Baked Alaska, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Friargate Theatre, York, September 16

York Settlement Community Players cast members Catherine Hall, left, Cindy George and Maurice Crichton at the National Railway Museum, York. Picture: Michael J Oakes

York Settlement Community Players in rehearsal for September production of The Cherry Orchard

Actress Terenia Edwards and writer-director Alan Ayckbourn in rehearsal for Hero's Welcome

Alan Ayckbourn's 79th play opens at Stephen Joseph Theatre with a story of a hero's return, murder, council corruption and marital misery

West End cabaret star Velma Celli

West End cabaret star Velma Celli returns to home city for Thomas's bar show tonight

Jonathan Bidgood and Edith Kirkwood in Riding Lights' Baked Alaska. Picture: Andrew Dyer

Temperatures will rise in Riding Lights' hotly topical play on the impact of climate change

Rod in Avenue Q

Award-winning adult musical Avenue Q plays Grand Opera House in its York debut

York Shakespeare Project actor Bill Laverick and film-maker Andrew Isherwood filming for Love's Best Habit

York Shakespeare Project short film in running for Filming Shakespeare prize

Richard Stacey and Terenia Edwards in Alan Ayckbourn's Hero's Welcome. Picture:Tony Bartholomew

Review: Alan Ayckbourn's Hero's Welcome, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Review: Legally Blonde, The Musical, York Stage Musicals, Grand Opera House, York, until Saturday

Romanian theatre director Gianina Carbunariu. Picture: Angelique Surel

Romanian theatre company presents new work at York's De Grey Rooms based on experiences of NHS whistleblowers

Ellen Chivers, left, James McClean, Steve McCourt and Rachael Henley in Raising Agents. Picture: Peter Boyd

Mikron Theatre Company mark centenary of the Women's Institute by making a play

Martha Leebolt in Northern Ballet's 1984. Picture: Lauren Godfrey

Review: 1984, Northern Ballet, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, until Saturday; then on tour until May 28 2016

York actor Ian Kelsey as prisoner Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption, whose tour opens in Leeds tonight

Just what the doctor ordered as York actor Ian Kelsey leaves BBC hospital drama to star in The Shawshank Redemption

Upstage Centre Youth Theatre director Matt Harper at York Boxing Club. Picture: Callum McLeod

Youth theatre teams up with boxing club and library to share stories of the York’s forgotten youth

Upstage Centre Youth Theatre director Matt Harper at York Boxing Club. Picture: Callum McLeod

Youth theatre teams up with boxing club and library to share stories of York’s forgotten youth

From right to left: Jessica West, Lizzie Whynes, Heidi Foss, Ruth Sparkes and Liam Kavanagh-Allen in rehearsal for Where I’m Stood.  Picture: Callum McLeod

Upstage's new play Where I'm Stood reveals the untold stories of York's youth

Kezia Burrows as Vera Claythorne in And Then There Were None

Review: Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie Theatre Company, Leeds Grand Theatre, until tomorrow

Wednesday will be Boom! Boom! time for Basil Brush in York

Mr Charles's brush with Basil

A scene from the 2013 street production of Blood + Chocolate in York. Picture: John Saunders

Blood + Chocolate film from 2013 York community play to be shown at Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Nigel Havers as Algernon Moncrieff and Martin Jarvis as John Worthing JP in The Imprtance Of Being Earnest. Picture: Tristram Kenton

The Importance Of Being Earnest with the golden oldies at the Grand Opera House

Mica Paris as bar owner Sylvia in Love Me Tender. Picture: Johan Persson

Review: Love Me Tender, Grand Opera House, York, until Saturday

2015 Script Factor Final winner James Welford, pictured with his trophy, alongside cast members Hazel Creaghan, left, and Katy Welford and host Antony Dunn. Picture: John Saunders

Script Factor to return in September after James Welford triumphs in 2015 final

National Railway Museum explainer Jonny Hogg as the ticket collector in Twaddle Train. Picture: Dan Clarkson

Review: Twaddle Train, Learning Platform, National Railway Museum, York, until September 6

Holly Surtees-Smith as Rose and Conor Mellor as Eddie in Dogfight

Review: Dogfight, Pick Me Up Theatre, Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York

Bill Champion as David and Clara Perez as Laura in All Things Considered

Review: All Things Considered, Esk Valley Theatre, Robinson Institute, Glaisdale, near Whitby

Jon Last as anxious Angus in Neville's Island. Picture: Tony Bartholomew

Review: Neville's Island, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, until August 27.

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