Theatre

BING LIVE

BING LIVE

Calling all Bingsters. Bing and his friends are coming to Bradford The Alhambra Theatre in the first ever Bing stage show. Joining Bing, Sula, Coco and Pando as they find out how to tell stories by pretending, dressing up and singing songs. Flop and Amma are there to help, but in this magical world of […]

THE WEST END’S LONGEST RUNNING COMEDY

THE WEST END’S LONGEST RUNNING COMEDY

The Play That Goes Wrong is currently the West End’s longest running comedy and it’s at The Alhambra Theatre in Bradford 18-23 June. The play is a Faulty Towers meets Noises Off scenario and is now playing on Broadway and enjoying its fourth year in the West End. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting […]

ITS WICKED DEFYING GRAVITY

ITS WICKED DEFYING GRAVITY

  WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon, is flying back to Leeds Grand Theatre from Wednesday 13th June to Saturday 7th July 2018 for an exclusive and final Yorkshire engagement. Telling the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, Wicked was last seen at the Grand in 2014 by more than 42,000 […]

DADS ARMY MARCHES INTO TOWN

DADS ARMY MARCHES INTO TOWN

Dad’s Army marches into York Theatre Royal on June 21 with Dad’s Army Radio Hour, a brilliant staging of classic radio scripts based on favourite episodes from the original TV series. There are two performances of a show celebrating 50 years of Jimmy Perry and David Croft’s quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade […]

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

The buzz word in theatre today is adaptation and ninety per cent of the shows I review, and I review a lot, fall into this category. Normally I have seen the film or read the book ,whatever genre I may be reviewing, but I hadn’t read Paula Hawkins novel or seen the subsequent film. I […]

BRILLIANT SUNSHINE ON THE LEITH

BRILLIANT SUNSHINE ON THE LEITH

There’s an old showbiz saying that goes ‘always send ‘em away wanting more’ and that is true of West Yorkshire Playhouse Artistic Director, James Brining inspired choice of Sunshine on the Leith as  the production that sees the Quarry Theatre close its doors for a year for major renovations to take place. As a theatre […]

BOOK EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS

BOOK EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS

This Christmas will see J.M. Barrie’s magical story of Peter Pan brought to life in gigantic proportions on some of the biggest stages in the country. Starring Martin Kemp and Milton Jones, Peter Pan – The Arena Adventure will play at  Leeds First Direct Arena between 21-23 December. Reprising his role as the ultimate baddie […]

HARD TIMES

HARD TIMES

Following the success of For Love or Money and Cyrano, Northern Broadsides are returning to West Yorkshire Playhouse this May with Deborah McAndrew’s witty new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Hard Times. Transporting the Playhouse back to the 1854 Northern Powerhouse, Hard Times sees the vibrant, joyful Sleary’s circus interrupt the dark landscape of the […]

BERLIN TO BROADWAY

BERLIN TO BROADWAY

Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, a journey through the life and songs of one of the greatest musical theatre composers of the 20th century, comes to City Varieties, Leeds from 15 – 21 June. The glamorous world of cabaret is the setting for an exhilarating tour of highlights from the Kurt Weill songbook, from […]

THE SECRET GARDEN

THE SECRET GARDEN

The much loved classic children’s book The Secret Garden is being brought to life on stage at York Theatre Royal this summer in a magical production for all the family. The production will be accompanied by a programme of exciting activities with a chance for youngsters to explore and play in the theatre’s Secret Studio […]

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