Theatre

FAT FRIENDS

FAT FRIENDS

Kay Mellor’s highly successful sitcom has taken to the stage as a musical and is delighting Leeds audiences with its content. Although extremely funny and popular when it launched on T.V. back  in 2000,  Fat Friends – The Musical , comes over as rather dated and is certainly not the stuff today’s  major stage musicals […]

CILLA – THE MUSICAL

CILLA – THE MUSICAL

Cilla – The Musical is the new spectacular and heart warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV series by Bafta Award winner, Jeff Pope. It tells the extra-ordinary story of an ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool whose teenage dreams of stardom lead to her becoming one of Britain’s best loved entertainers of all […]

SWEET CHALLENGE

SWEET CHALLENGE

BBC Look North hosts, Harry Gration and Amy Garcia, have been tasked by Fat Friends The Musical and Leeds Grand Theatre to make 1,500 doughnuts for their charity gala event taking place on Thursday 14th November in aid of Children in Need. Leeds Grand Theatre and Kay Mellor, Writer and Director of Fat Friends The […]

HAIRSPRAY – THE HIT MUSICAL

HAIRSPRAY – THE HIT MUSICAL

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming to Bradford Alhambra from 20-25 November. It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national T.V. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon […]

CREATING THE MAGICAL WORLD OF NARNIA

CREATING THE MAGICAL WORLD OF NARNIA

Transforming West Yorkshire Playhouse into Narnia, the talented cast and creatives are well underway creating the magical world of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe in a brand new adaptation of C.S Lewis’ treasured classic. In a first glimpse of rehearsals, the actors are pinned and fastened into rolls of faux fur and silk […]

LIFE IS A CABARET

LIFE IS A CABARET

For one week only, Leeds Grand Theatre will play host to Olivier-Award-winning musical, Cabaret, from Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th October 2017. Produced by Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, Cabaret will star internationally renowned singer/songwriter Will Young, who reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee, musician and presenter Louise Redknapp, who […]

THE MAGIC OF THE MUSICALS

THE MAGIC OF THE MUSICALS

Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, the critically acclaimed MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS will be visiting Wakefield Theatre Royal for one night only on 13 October – celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love! With a […]

FROM VEGAS TO NEW JERSEY, OZ TO THE SWAMP

FROM VEGAS TO NEW JERSEY, OZ TO THE SWAMP

Our fabulous Grand Theatre has revealed its exciting new programme for 2018. There’s something for everyone, as always including a world premiere Wednesday 7th to Wednesday 14th March NORTHERN BALLET – JANE EYRE With choreography by Cathy Marston and music played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, Northern Ballet’s brilliant dance actors will bring this ultimate tale […]

MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC

MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC

    Famed throughout the UK for celebrating both old and new music acts, the City Varieties Music Hall  brings several notable names to Leeds this October. On Monday 2nd October, CVMH will screen Black Sabbath – The End of the End (screening of February’s 2017 live recording). The End of The End chronicles the […]

BACK TO THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS

BACK TO THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS

West End leading lady, Marti Webb, comedy legend, Barry Cryer and 2016’s Britain’s Got Talent winner, magician Lance Corporal Richard Jones are just three of the TV and West End stars set to tread the boards in this season’s Good Old Days at the City Varieties Music Hall. Making their Good Old Days debut together, […]

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