Theatre

THE ALHAMBRA ANNOUNCES FIRST DATES FOR 2021

THE ALHAMBRA ANNOUNCES FIRST DATES FOR 2021

  A moving new production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale comes to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford in Spring 2021. Directed by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman, the new production is set across a 16-year span from Mad Men to the moon landings. It tells the story of King Leontes, whose jealousy […]

LEEDS THEATRES TO CLOSE DUE TO VIRUS

LEEDS THEATRES TO CLOSE DUE TO VIRUS

The following information has been received regarding theatre closures in Leeds from the Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House Ltd. Following official government advice issued on Monday 16 March, which stipulates that people should avoid public buildings, including theatres, we regret to announce that Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House Ltd. will close from today […]

TRACY ANN OBERMAN PLAYS SHYLOCK

TRACY ANN OBERMAN PLAYS SHYLOCK

Leeds Playhouse is to stage William Shakespeare’s THE MERCHANT OF VENICE with Tracy Ann Oberman in the role of Shylock. This major autumn 2020 co-production between five leading regional theatres will be directed by Brigid Larmour, Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre.   In a creative response to antisemitism in Britain, the production will be […]

AN INSPECTOR CALLS STARTS THE NEW EXCITING SEASON

AN INSPECTOR CALLS STARTS THE NEW EXCITING SEASON

Stephen Daldry’s multi award winning production for the National Theatre of An Inspector Calls returns to the theatre from 29th January – l February after a sell out  London season and American tour. Daldry’s visionary, radical, challenging version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller has been described as the theatrical event of its generation. Hot on […]

IF I AM HONEST…….

IF I AM HONEST…….

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has any traits that are wort passing on to his children. Ed Byrne presents his brand new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the hees of his touring his Spoiler Alert. If I am honest is at St.George’s […]

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY ON ICE

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY ON ICE

Take adventure to new heights as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from around the Disney Kingdom come together with Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival. Gear up to enter a world of excitement as the show skates into the First Direct Arena in Leeds from 9th-12th April 2020 Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, […]

MICHAEL STARRING BEN

MICHAEL STARRING BEN

Direct from the West End comes Michael Starring Ben with the UK’s ultimate Michael Jackson tribute star Ben Bowman. With an incredible live band, stunning costumes, iconic dance routines and of course the inimitable Ben, this show promises to be the most authentic, lively and powerful recreation of the iconic superstar that audiences will see […]

WE WILL ROCK YOU

WE WILL ROCK  YOU

The smash hit Queen and Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You returns to Leeds Grand Theatre from Monday 11 to Saturday 23 November 2019. Following the triumphant 2010 and 2011 UK theatre tours, and 2013’s 10th anniversary world arena tour, We Will Rock You has been reimagined for 2019. With 24 of Queen’s biggest […]

A PIECE OF HISTORY…..

A PIECE OF HISTORY…..

A two-part theatre production that opens with a celebration of the history of Leeds theatres will take to the stage of the country’s longest running music hall next month. Two pieces of  Yorkshire history come to the stage at Leeds City Varieties on 9 November. The first is a piece of Leeds’s theatrical history. 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 […]