Theatre

THE WORLD’S MOST SUCCESSFUL ROCK & ROLL MUSICAL

THE WORLD’S MOST SUCCESSFUL ROCK & ROLL MUSICAL

Forget feel good – Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is a feel great experience  and is at The Alhambra from 12-15 July. Seen by over 22 million people world-wide it tells the story of Buddy Holly from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at the Surf Ballroom in Iowa. Featuring […]

LOOK WHO’S MOVED INTO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD!

LOOK WHO’S MOVED INTO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD!

The UK premiere of The Addams Family, the musical, comes to Bradford Alhambra from 4-8 July. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows. She’s fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. With his cherished Morticia in the […]

HEAVEN AND EARTH

HEAVEN AND EARTH

One night as Sara Jeffs was putting her  6 year old daughter to bed she got the idea for what is set to become one of the most exciting and spectacular new musicals of the decade. For as Sara sat in her daughter’s bedroom  waiting for her to fall sleep she started to reflect in […]

LIFE IS A CABARET

LIFE IS A CABARET

Internationally renowned singer/songwriter, Will Young, reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee alongside musician and presenter Louise Redknapp who makes her stage debut as Sally Bowles in a multi-award winning production of Cabaret when it hits Leeds in October. Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in […]

THE FANTASTIC MR FOX

THE FANTASTIC MR FOX

Boggis, Bunce and Bean, three greedy, smelly, horrid farmers hate the cunning Mr Fox. Mr Fox is smart, clever and rather fantastic, but he doesn’t realise how determined the farmers are to get revenge. Can he hatch a plan to save his family and friends? Can they outrun the diggers and outsmart the farmers? And […]

BARBER’S SHOP TALES

BARBER’S SHOP TALES

A dynamic new play inspired by a real Leeds barber opens at West Yorkshire Playhouse on Wednesday July 12. Barber Shop Chronicles, by rising literary star, Inua Ellams (Black T-Shirt Collection, National Theatre, The 14th Tale, Fringe First winner), centres around the conversations African men have in barber shops, and the role they play in […]

A MONTH OF MADNESS AND MIRTH

A MONTH OF MADNESS AND MIRTH

This month the world-famous City Varieties Music Hall is getting ready to welcome a host of comedy, music, kids’ shows and dramas to its small and perfectly formed stage. Designed for young people the famous Horrible Histories started its life in books before becoming a very popular children’s TV programme. As it turned out, historical […]

MAMMA MIA THE MUSICAL

MAMMA MIA THE MUSICAL

Mamma Mia didn’t have a red carpet on its first night – it had a blue one. But red or blue this first night was one of the most exciting the Grand Theatre had seen for some time. The music of ABBA saturated the 70s with some of the finest songs ever written so its […]

MAMMA MIA FOR LEEDS GRAND THEATRE

MAMMA MIA FOR LEEDS GRAND THEATRE

At the last head-count, Mamma Mia! has been seen by 60 million people worldwide. There have been 50 productions of the show fashioned from the ABBA songbook. It has been seen in 16 different languages (including Swedish). Plus, of course, there was the massively successful movie starring Meryl Streep. And yet for all its 18 […]

THE GRADUATE

THE GRADUATE

It is a brave step to transfer an iconic film into a stage play. Sometimes it works and other times it does not. In this particular case Terry Johnson’s adaptation coupled with Lucy Bailey’s direction has resulted in a stylish, funny and emotionally charged production. Terry Johnson draws on both the film and screenplay and […]

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