Theatre

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 […]

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 […]

HEAVEN AND EARTH

HEAVEN AND EARTH

One night as Sara Jeffs was putting her  6 year old daughter to bed she got the idea for what is set to become one of the most exciting and spectacular new musicals of the decade. For as Sara sat in her daughter’s bedroom  waiting for her to fall sleep she started to reflect in […]

LIFE IS A CABARET

LIFE IS A CABARET

Internationally renowned singer/songwriter, Will Young, reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee alongside musician and presenter Louise Redknapp who makes her stage debut as Sally Bowles in a multi-award winning production of Cabaret when it hits Leeds in October. Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in […]