Theatre

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 […]

CALLING ALL PLAY LOVERS

CALLING ALL PLAY LOVERS

Following a successful return of repertory to Harrogate Theatre in 2018, this autumn HT Rep will return with another three classic shows over a three-week period, all by one company and one cast. Did you know that Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, Imelda Staunton, and Vanessa Redgrave all began as actors in repertory theatre? […]

HIGH JINKS, HIGH DRAMA AND HIGH SPIRITS

HIGH JINKS, HIGH DRAMA AND HIGH SPIRITS

Emma Rice’s Wise Children company return with Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers in York Theatre Royal’s autumn-winter season which also features new productions of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge and Athol Fugard’s Hello and Goodbye. Touring shows include the first revival of Sarah Waters The Night Watch and the return of Susan Hill’s chilling […]

LOOK WHAT’S COMING TO THE GRAND THEATRE…

LOOK WHAT’S COMING TO THE GRAND THEATRE…

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER  -Tues 27 – Sat 31 Aug 2019 Marking 40 years since its UK cinema release, Saturday Night Fever is spectacularly reimagined in this new music and dance extravaganza.Telling the story of Tony Manero – a working-class boy from Brooklyn who escapes the harsh realities of life when he embarks on a reckless […]

THE LADY VANISHES

THE LADY VANISHES

What a joy  I thought to see a play take to stage at The Grand Theatre after a long season of back to back musicals. When I was young  I remember going to the Grand with my mother, week after week and sitting in the Balcony at the 5.00pm performance. I saw exceptional plays with […]

LES MISERABLES THE EPIC MUSICAL

LES MISERABLES THE EPIC MUSICAL

On its opening night almost thirty five years ago Les Misérables received a 10 minute standing ovation   – and even today the finale of this musical still has the power to bring the audience to its feet. Starting life in 1978 when Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil began work on a stage musical adaptation of […]