Theatre

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 […]

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

Direct from the West End, this haunting tale of friendship follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Based on the bestselling novel, The Kite Runner begins in Afghanistan, a divided country on the verge of war where two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. Its a beautiful afternoon in […]

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, […]

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

Having studied Jane Eyre my GCE O level English Literature, I  then  changed schools and examination boards, I found myself doing it for my A level. I loved the novel in fact I couldn’t get enough of it and often years later, especially on long haul flights I’d find myself dipping into the novel again. […]

THOUGH PROVOKING PLAY

THOUGH PROVOKING PLAY

Take a trip back to the techno-thumping 1990s and join THE SHED CREW in Ashtrayland, home of the damned, in an immersive large-scale performance unfolding all around in the vast Albion Electric warehouse. Author Bernard Hare’s ground-breaking 2005 book Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew is adapted for the stage for the first time by […]

ENERGY GLITZ AND GLAMOUR

ENERGY GLITZ AND GLAMOUR

My first encounter with La Cage aux Follies was in the early hours of the morning whilst living in Australia in the 80’s! I had just finished my late night shift at the studios and was unwinding in front of the T.V. When suddenly on came this black and white sub-titled film that my mother […]

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Bradford Theatres launch their Autumn season in style as the first UK tour of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical opens at the Alhambra Theatre in September! The musical mania continues with brand new musicals The Band and Cilla The Musical and returning favourites Grease, Blood Brothers and Hairspray. However, it’s not all about the music as we […]

THE BRITISH QUEEN OF BLUES

THE BRITISH QUEEN OF BLUES

Eighties singer/song-writer and Brit Award nominee, Elkie Brooks, is set to appear at Leeds Grand Theatre on Sunday 29th April 2018 for one night only. Originally with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, the husky voiced Brooks made her name as a solo artist in the late seventies and eighties, releasing hit singles including ‘Pearl’s […]

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