THE BEST KEPT SECRET

THE BEST KEPT SECRET

In the heart of Canary Wharf, the new Lincoln Plaza is the perfect place to stay if you are going to the O2 or ExCel or want to explore the other-side-of-the-river attractions such as Greenwich or flying from London City Airport. Set in the middle of the city’s commercial and commercial hub it’s outside is […]

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

The Girl on the Train comes straight to the Alhambra from the West End. Rachel Watson longs for a different life, Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and so in love or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she’s been secretly watching […]

CALLING ALL PLAY LOVERS

CALLING ALL PLAY LOVERS

Following a successful return of repertory to Harrogate Theatre in 2018, this autumn HT Rep will return with another three classic shows over a three-week period, all by one company and one cast. Did you know that Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, Imelda Staunton, and Vanessa Redgrave all began as actors in repertory theatre? […]

READY TO DO THE TIME WARP?

READY TO DO THE TIME WARP?

Dammit Janet, Richard O’Brien’s legendary musical, The Rocky Horror Show, returns to Leeds Grand Theatre from Monday 19 to Saturday 24 August 2019. Since first opening in London in June 1973, The Rocky Horror Show has become the world’s favourite rock ‘n’ roll musical, having been performed worldwide for 45 years in more than 30 […]

PRIDE OF YORKSHIRE

PRIDE OF YORKSHIRE

Where do you go to lovingly celebrate the culinary excellence of God’s Own County? There’s only one place in the city and that’s FireLake in the Radisson Blu Hotel. The first and the foremost, I often muse that it took FireLake with its roots in Minnesota, to bring pure Yorkshire cuisine to the city nearly […]

HIGH JINKS, HIGH DRAMA AND HIGH SPIRITS

HIGH JINKS, HIGH DRAMA AND HIGH SPIRITS

Emma Rice’s Wise Children company return with Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers in York Theatre Royal’s autumn-winter season which also features new productions of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge and Athol Fugard’s Hello and Goodbye. Touring shows include the first revival of Sarah Waters The Night Watch and the return of Susan Hill’s chilling […]

HOT FOOTING IT……

HOT FOOTING IT……

  Walking around all winter in boots or wearing ill fitting shoes is a major problem and can lead to corns, bruised toenails or bunions. Simple steps such as alternating between high and low heels and taking a little extra care throughout the winter can rectify this and then panic doesn’t set in when its […]

PLACIDO DOMINGO 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA EVENING

PLACIDO DOMINGO 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA EVENING

One of the biggest names in the history of opera, Plácido Domingo, returns to the breath-taking Arena Di Verona Amphitheatre in Italy to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his debut. Plácido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala Evening will be screened in cinemas across the UK for a one night only spectacular on Tuesday 1st October. As one […]

THE RUBY SLIPPER TEA DANCE

THE RUBY SLIPPER TEA DANCE

Leeds Corn Exchange is set to host a unique Pride event in support of the city’s older LGBT community. Organised by Friends of Dorothy, the event named ‘Leeds Ageing with Pride’ will see a ruby slipper café tea dance and sing along held in the iconic building on Sunday 4th August from 3pm. The event […]

LOOK WHAT’S COMING TO THE GRAND THEATRE…

LOOK WHAT’S COMING TO THE GRAND THEATRE…

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER  -Tues 27 – Sat 31 Aug 2019 Marking 40 years since its UK cinema release, Saturday Night Fever is spectacularly reimagined in this new music and dance extravaganza.Telling the story of Tony Manero – a working-class boy from Brooklyn who escapes the harsh realities of life when he embarks on a reckless […]