Review: Quality Street (Touring)

Tuesday, 16th May 2023 at York Theatre Royal ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Quality Street: The Regency Comedy is J.M. Barrie’s take on life and love for the women left behind during the Napoleonic Wars; those who involuntarily became old maids when dreams of marriage departed along with the strapping patriotic men. Quality Street is certainly a farce in... Continue Reading →

Review: Dirty Corset (Touring)

Thursday, 11th May 2023 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️ Billed as “a company of flea-bitten actors” who “try and fail to live up to their on-stage personas” in 1687, Bang Average Theatre’s Dirty Corset offers a loose but fun premise with early signs of the hygiene-averse brand of humour awaiting us. This is a tongue-in-cheek,... Continue Reading →

Review: Mayflies at York Theatre Royal

Thursday, 4th May 2023 at York Theatre Royal ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The world of modern dating: connection online, awkward first meetings and the inevitable gamble taken on whether or not anything will come of it. Gus Gowland’s warm-hearted new musical, Mayflies, follows a pairing who are meeting up for the first time after two years of chatting... Continue Reading →

Review: Strictly Ballroom The Musical (Touring)

Wednesday 26th April 2023 at York Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Based on the celebrated 1992 Baz Luhrmann film and promising to lift the curtain on the competitive ballroom scene, this show offers comic glimpses of backstage squabbles, underhanded dealings and blossoming love alongside some impressive dance numbers. The story? Scott Hastings and partner... Continue Reading →

Review: Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) – Touring

Monday, April 24th 2023, at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ To date, this fabulous show has had quite a journey and some impressive success. Way back in 2018, Isobel McArthur penned a lively, playfully irreverent adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic with Glasgow audiences in mind. Fast-forward to 2023, and the show (with a... Continue Reading →

Review: Happy Place (Touring)

Friday April 21st 2023 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Forget About The Dog’s latest show returns their top notch inventiveness to the stage in a quirky ride through personalised simulations of “happy places”. In this vision of the future, the disenchanted general public are invited to step inside a street-side booth and spend a half... Continue Reading →

Review: Living on Fresh Air (Touring)

Friday 31st March 2023 at Harrogate Theatre ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Born, raised and residing in Yorkshire, John Godber has just the kind of grounding needed to write a comedy like this. Tapping affectionately into the frugal Yorkshireman stereotype, he offers an unapologetic commentary on the politics of now while painting a grim vision of 2033 Britain -... Continue Reading →

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