SPECTACULAR AND MAGICAL

SPECTACULAR AND MAGICAL

Just when you think it can’t possibly get any better Qdos Entertainment come up with a bigger, better and more spectacular pantomime. Jack and the Beanstalk literally explodes on stage and is the ultimate pantomime entertainment with breathtaking sets, lavish costumes and totally amazing special effects. But pantomime at The Alhambra would not be pantomime […]

A GREAT TRADITION

A GREAT TRADITION

With no big names or special effects Tony Peers is renown for presenting traditional pantomime as pantomime should be and Dick Whittington is no exception. It’s two hours of solid family magical entertainment filled with side splitting humour and audience participation. There are colourful sets and sparkling costumes, you can hiss the baddie, cheer the […]

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG

Since it was first released in 1968, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has been loved by generations of children and grownups. And now there’s the chance to re-discover this magical tale billed as ‘The most fantasmagorical stage musical in the history of everything’ at West Yorkshire Playhouse and take my word for it – it is. […]

PANTOMIME MAGIC

PANTOMIME MAGIC

Paul Holman’s traditional family pantomimes are renowned for their spectacular sets and lavish costumes and Aladdin is no exception. However this year’s production at The Carriageworks Theatre is lacking in one essential ingredient slapstick comedy and brash belly laugh humour. Despite having a fine comedy team led by Carriageworks favourite, the inimitable Jez Edwards (Wishee […]

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

Leeds Dock will throw open the doors of pop-up riverside bar Dock 29 next Tuesday (December 15th) to welcome Sky moving into the area and offer a plethora of winter warming cocktails, sparkling wines and beers. The eclectic space will comprise of chic furniture, rich fabrics and a suspended aeroplane to offer a contemporary urban […]

TOWN HALL FESTIVE FILM SHOWCASE

TOWN HALL FESTIVE FILM SHOWCASE

Festive film fans can catch some all time Christmas classics during a series of screening at Leeds Town Hall this month. Leeds Young Film have teamed up with Sneaky Experience for a special showing of four seasonal films, starting with a unique quote-a-long version of Will Ferrell’s Elf. As well as meeting Buddy the Elf […]

DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT

DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT

Dick Whittington with its rats, shipwreck and opulent Medieval transformations can often be a difficult panto to stage believably. But Wakefield Theatre Royal have pulled out all stops with some wonderful story-book sets, spectacular costumes, excellent musical accompaniment and exciting choreography to make it so believable . Daniel O’Brian’s script stays true to the original […]

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN’T GET ANY BETTER

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN’T GET ANY BETTER

  To create a traditional pantomime retaining the ethereal spirit of the fairy tale whilst staying true to the original legend is a daunting and sometimes impossible task. But the City Varieties has proved, yet again, it can achieve the impossible with the ultimate pantomime production of Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood. […]

A HIDDEN GEM OF GASTROMIC DELIGHT

A HIDDEN GEM OF GASTROMIC DELIGHT

Tucked away in one of Albion Place’s elegant Georgian town houses is a hidden gem of gastronomic delight. Bill’s is one of the city’s newest chic boutique style restaurants and as a foodie I can honestly say its one that serves some of the best food in town. Whether its breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or […]

PARTY PARTY

PARTY PARTY

With the party season upon us, Creative Director at Sassoon Salon Leeds, Gareth Vance talks though the three on-trend party styles you need to know this season. Whether you want to recreate the look at home or pop into a salon, Gareth will ensure you have everything you need to ensure you look the part. […]

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