T.V.TALENT TO TOP THE GOOD OLD DAYS

T.V.TALENT TO TOP THE GOOD OLD DAYS

This March The Good Old Days variety extravaganza returns to City Varieties Music Hall in Leeds. BBC4 is currently re-running highlights on Fridays from the original TV light entertainment series which ran for 30 years, was watched by millions and took the City Varieties into households across the globe. City Varieties’ live stage revival is now […]

DRAMATIC SONATA

DRAMATIC SONATA

Highly regarded as a distinctive and vibrant musician, Scottish pianist Alasdair Beatson performs at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 23 February as part of The Sonata: Leeds International Chamber Season 2015/16. In this fifth performance in the series of six concerts all taking place on Tuesday nights at The Venue, Alasdair Beatson […]

SIMPLY THE BEST

SIMPLY THE BEST

The Legacy of Taste, the authority on Chinese food, has launched its 9th annual search to find the UK’s best Chinese restaurants and the competition is now open for people in Leeds to nominate their favourite eatery. The Legacy of Taste Pagoda Awards are open to all types of Chinese restaurants, whether independent, part of […]

AN ENGLISH GIRL IN NEW YORK

AN ENGLISH GIRL IN NEW YORK

Jodie Prenger comes to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford for one night only in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical, Tell Me On A Sunday. Tell Me On A Sunday charts the romantic misadventures of a young English girl in New York in the heady days of the 1980s. Brimming with optimism, she seeks […]

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING Liz Coggins is swept away by Opera North’s latest production I was fortunate to see the first performance in 1982 of Cosi Fan Tutte. Not as a critic I hasten to add, but as part of my induction into the world of classical opera by my ex-opera singing mother. “Always be careful when […]

BILLY ARRIVES IN BRADFORD

BILLY ARRIVES IN BRADFORD

Billy Elliot arrives at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford from Tuesday 10 May to Saturday 11 June 2016 as part of the first ever UK and Ireland tour. This will be the only Yorkshire date for the tour. Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, Billy’s journey takes […]

SEEING IS BELIEVING

SEEING IS BELIEVING

Due to overwhelming public demand, master magician Dynamo has added a final 11 extra shows to his critically acclaimed UK tour, Seeing Is Believing. The show will come to Leeds First Direct Arena on 23 and 24 March. Seeing Is Believing opened in Manchester in October last year and saw Dynamo perform an incredible 12 […]

JUST GOTTA DANCE

JUST GOTTA DANCE

One of the nation’s favourite ballroom couples Anton du Beke and Erin Boag bring their thrilling new show to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford for two unmissable performances on Wednesday 9 March. Ever since becoming professional partners in 1997, Anton and Erin have become one of the most well respected and highly sought after ballroom couples […]

FOOTLOOSE IS A SMASH HIT

FOOTLOOSE IS A SMASH HIT

Bradford-born Gareth Gates returns to the city this summer as he stars in the smash hit Footloose: The Musical which returns to the Alhambra Theatre in June as part of a major new UK Tour. Based on the 1984 screen sensation starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose: The Musical tells the story of city boy Ren, who […]

CLASSIC DRAMA COMES TO BRADFORD

CLASSIC DRAMA COMES TO BRADFORD

Following sell-out performances in London, Regent’s Park Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams, is now on a major UK Tour, visiting the Alhambra Theatre from Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 March. After a group of schoolboys survive a plane crash, what starts as […]