West End producer David Pugh has had countless successes in his long career in the theatre, from putting Daniel Radcliffe on stage in the controversial Equus to the reincarnation of Morecambe and Wise in The Play what I wrote.
Now though he's concentrating on The Girls, a musical based of course on the ladies of Rylstone WI. It's written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth and opens in November at Leeds Grand.
He spoke to ITV Calendar earlier.
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Almost half a million people in Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire are at high risk of developing type two diabetes, according to new figures from Public Health England.
The authority says people need to be supported to lose weight, exercise regularly and eat healthily to reduce the likelihood of developing the disease.
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Over five years they have played 325 gigs to around 7.5 million fans, but now One Direction are said to be going their separate ways after the release of their fifth album next March.
The band's final performance looks set to take place in Sheffield. Adam Fowler went to gauge reaction in the city of steel.