Blood Brothers: Lyn Paul Takes a Triumphant Final Turn as Mrs Johnstone

Monday 28th October 2019 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Blood Brothers continues its triumphant circuit on our stages with Lyn Paul reinstated as Mrs Johnstone for one last time. Paul, voted ‘the definitive Mrs Johnstone’, proves wholeheartedly that the accolade is entirely deserved and then some. Joined by yet another cracking cast with... Continue Reading →

Under Three Moons: Understated & Topical

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 at York Theatre Royal (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Daniel Kanaber takes on topical subject matter with an eye for authenticity and understated power in Under Three Moons. The play follows two comically mis-matched boys who become bickering men who become slightly older, more worldly men with disparate lives. Taking place across three nights... Continue Reading →

There are No Beginnings: Taking Back the Night, the Narratives & the Mic

Wednesday 16th October 2019 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Charley Miles’ There are No Beginnings is pretty stellar new work. Set in a time of apathetic approaches to women’s voices and performed in the era of #MeToo and the rising up of women across every industry and day to day experience, it makes for an incredibly... Continue Reading →

My Beautiful Laundrette: All is Not Fair in Love & Loathing

Tuesday 15th October 2019 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Hanif Kureishi’s 1985 screenplay lands on stage as a story of youth, prejudice and gritty perseverance which feels as if it were written this year...an impression only dashed by the political figures, some Pet Shop Boy tunes and some very 80s fashion. Aside from those time markers,... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Name? Sparky Domestic Comedy with an Edge

Wednesday 9th October 2019 at The Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Family and friends come together for an evening of food, chat and liquor...what could possibly go wrong? A surprising and thoroughly entertaining array of things as it happens. Matthieu Delaporte and Alexander De La Patellière’s hit comedy (translated and adapted by Jeremy Sams) takes... Continue Reading →

Mushy – Lyrically Speaking: A Lively Take on a Story We Think We Know…

Tuesday 8th October 2019 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Musharaf Asghar was irrevocably written into pop culture when that episode of Educating Yorkshire aired back in 2013. The U.K. collectively shed tears for the wee lad helped by his quirky English teacher’s chance-encounter with The King’s Speech. It’s the stuff of Hollywood holiday movies: the struggle inspirationally... Continue Reading →

Interview: George Egg Talks New Show Movable Feast

A very different kind of comedy show is heading to Leeds this September. George Egg cooks live...but without a conventional hob in sight. Combining Stand-up and quirky cookery using unexpected objects, Egg has seen great success touring his previous show internationally to critical acclaim. This new show, Movable Feast, arrives at Leeds City Varieties for... Continue Reading →

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