Theatre

LIVE MUSIC SWITCHED ON….

LIVE MUSIC SWITCHED ON….

  New events have been added to Switch ON; Opera North’s programme of new indoor performance, outdoor events and digital projects to take place this Autumn. Despite the ever-changing landscape for live performance, Opera North re-affirms its commitment to share music with communities across the North, live or digitally, in theatres, concert halls or projected […]

TOP ACTORS FOR ALAN BENNETT PLAY

TOP ACTORS FOR ALAN BENNETT PLAY

      Following the television broadcast in June this year, and an upcoming run at the Bridge Theatre, two of Alan Bennett’s TALKING HEADS monologues will be performed in a double bill at Sheffield Theatres and Leeds Playhouse this November. Imelda Staunton will be in A Lady of Letters directed by Jonathan Kent with Maxine Peake […]

THREE TIMES LUCKY FOR JOHN BISHOP FANS IN 2021

THREE TIMES LUCKY FOR JOHN BISHOP FANS IN 2021

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to St George’s Hall, Bradford not once, not twice but THREE times in 2021! Comedy fans are in for a real treat when the much-celebrated comedian brings highly anticipated brand-new stand up show – Right Here, Right Now in Autumn 2021. This will be John’s eighth stand up show […]

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WOULD NEVER HAPPEN…..

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WOULD NEVER HAPPEN…..

This Christmas York Theatre Royal is taking its pantomime on the road with the Travelling Pantomime visiting every neighbourhood in York – all 21 wards – during December and January. The pop-up show will be staged in a variety of locations from community halls to social clubs and sports centres with all venues and performances […]

NEW NAME BUT THEY ARE STILL THE SAME….

NEW NAME BUT THEY ARE STILL THE SAME….

Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House Ltd., the company responsible for managing three of Leeds’ iconic arts venues – Leeds Grand Theatre, City Varieties Music Hall and Hyde Park Picture House – will begin trading as Leeds Heritage Theatres from Wednesday 26 August 2020. The announcement comes months after the historic buildings were forced to […]

STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE IS READY TO GO

STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE IS READY TO GO

Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre will once again open its doors to the public this summer, with an ongoing programme of events which will include the temporary relocation of one of the town’s most popular cafés, Eat Me, from late July, followed by the re-opening of the cinema in mid-August. And the theatre aims to to […]

ITS CURTAIN UP NEXT YEAR AT THE ALHAMBRA

ITS CURTAIN UP NEXT YEAR AT THE ALHAMBRA

  You really need to book now if you want to see  CHICAGO ‘which comes to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford from Monday 11-16 October 2021 as its likely to be a total sell out.  Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR CITY VARIETIES…..

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR CITY VARIETIES…..

The world-famous City Varieties Music Hall – and Guinness World Record holder for the longest running music hall in the UK – turns 155-years-old on Sunday 7 June 2020. On a day that should be marked with great occasion, the doors to Leeds oldest theatre remain firmly closed as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19); it […]

BOOK EARLY FOR…….

BOOK EARLY FOR…….

From West End Classics to Hot Historical Hits they are all coming to The Grand Theatre at Leeds next year.   CABARET Tue 3 – Sat 7 March Bill Kenwright presents the multi-award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, Cabaret, starring John Partridge (Celebrity MasterChef 2018, EastEnders, A Chorus Line, Chicago, La Cage Aux Folles) as Emcee, Kara Lily Hayworth (Cilla The […]

SIMPLY THE BEST

SIMPLY THE BEST

Approaching 40 years of age this grand old lady of musical theatre has had a massive facelift turning it from a rather tired entity into a fresh and vibrant show full of infectious energy and vitality. It’s musical score embraces some of the best loved songs that have been revamped ingeniously and cleverly wrapped around […]

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