Noughts and Crosses: A Resonant Adaptation

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Malorie Blackman's hugely popular and deeply resonant novel Noughts and Crosses makes its way to the stage thanks to Pilot Theatre. Blackman's work is adapted for the stage by Sabrina Mahfouz and directed by Esther Richardson, with some mixed results but undeniable power. Noughts are at... Continue Reading →

The Sign of Four: A Stylish Homage to a Literary Great

Thursday 21st March 2019 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Blackeyed Theatre continue their journey through the vault of great literary classics with this latest production. Like Frankenstein and Jekyll and Hyde before it, this production of The Sign of Four handles its material with style. It’s another mystery for Sherlock Holmes and Co: a lady requires... Continue Reading →

Hamlet: Take a Seat Patriarchy, Here Come the Women

Tuesday 5th March 2019 at Leeds Playhouse (Pop Up). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A female Hamlet? A northern tragedy? Multiple gender switches? Leeds Playhouse’s latest Shakespeare offering is a finely tuned combination of exactly that. As Shakespeare’s longest play, Hamlet is in so many cases numbingly over-long and mercilessly dark, but thankfully, Amy Leach’s direction and approach to... Continue Reading →

Shrek The Musical: Fairytales & Fun

Wednesday 19th December 2018 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Shrek and the gang look pretty darn good on a stage folks. Thanks to stage wizardry, the beloved Dreamworks ogre treads the boards with the help of a little green paint and prosthetic assistance. The show has been delighting little ones up... Continue Reading →

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