Theatre

SING-A-LONG-A GREASE ROLLS INTO BRADFORD

SING-A-LONG-A GREASE 
ROLLS INTO BRADFORD

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never quite felt cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the star as Sing-a-long-a Grease […]

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts to receive £3.9 million lottery funding from Arts Council England

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts to receive £3.9 million lottery funding from Arts Council England

Square Chapel Centre for the Arts is delighted to announce that Arts Council England has approved its Stage 2 application for funding for the Cornerstone project, meaning the organisation will receive £3.9 million from the National Lottery towards a total project cost of £5.9 million which will transform its current space and create a stunning […]

The Good and The True

The Good and The True

As National Holocaust Memorial Day approaches on 27th January, historical memoir-based play ‘The Good and The True’ will premiere at the Carriageworks in Leeds on 22nd January before transferring to London throughout January and February. The play explores the real life stories of holocaust survivors Milos Dobry and Hana Pravda, who felt they were simply […]

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

I have been to many LIDOS (Leeds Insurance Dramatic & Operatic Society) productions over the last decade, both pantomimes and also musicals and have always found them to be of a very high standard. When Insurevue disbanded in 1973, it seemed that the end was in sight for amateur dramatics within the insurance industry in […]

LEEDS GRAND THEATRE!

LEEDS GRAND THEATRE!

Leeds Grand Theatre continues to bring major productions to the region with a host of West End musicals, comedy, dance and drama. This Wednesday 16th January another seven shows go on sale. Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers – the story of twins separated at birth and raised on opposite sides of the track – is a […]

DANGEROUS CORNER

DANGEROUS CORNER

Dangerous Corner, a mystery-thriller written wonderfully by Bradford’s own widely-acclaimed J.B. Priestley, is running at the Bingley Little Theatre under the capable direction of Robin Martin. The production opens on Monday 14 January and runs until Saturday 19 January at Bingley Arts Centre. This is the earliest of the three plays in which J B […]

YOUNG PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES ENCOUNTER AN EXTRA–RELAXED SLEEPING BEAUTY

YOUNG PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES ENCOUNTER AN EXTRA–RELAXED SLEEPING BEAUTY

Families will experience an especially relaxed SLEEPING BEAUTY on Friday 11 January as West Yorkshire Playhouse stages two Relaxed Performances of its Christmas show. The Playhouse’s pioneering Relaxed Performances have been developed to meet the specific needs of young people with learning disabilities and their families. Created by West Yorkshire Playhouse with the support of […]

Kenny Davies – Local Lad Made Good

Kenny Davies – Local Lad Made Good

I first met Kenny Davies when he was a young teenager and was auditioning for Junior “Stars in their Eyes” where I was one of the judges on the panel for the Yorkshire regional heats held at St George’s Hall in Bradford. Kenny took on the persona of one of his idols, Buddy Holly, and […]

Cinderella

Cinderella

For over 75 years The Alhambra has been synonymous with spectacular pantomimes and this year’s production is no exception. With its breathtaking sets, lavish costumes and amazing transformation scenes and some startling special effects Cinderella can only be described as magical. The mainstay of the panto for 14 years has been Billy Pearce “My name’s […]