Review: Aladdin at Harrogate Theatre

Saturday 26th November 2022 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Aladdin, tricky to stage but irresistible to programmers come Christmas season, brings a whole lot of fun to Harrogate with this production. With its charming ruffian lead and wronged princess, its very bad Bad Guy and very good Good Guys - and not forgetting the lovable genie... Continue Reading →

Review: My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored at the Wesley Centre, Harrogate

Saturday 8th October 2022 at Wesley Centre, Harrogate. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Nana-Kofi Kufuor’s My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored is a heart-stopping, edge-of-your-seat, thoroughly gripping two hander. It is incredibly powerful theatre. The premise is simple: when Reece calls out to his teacher for help while Police push his face into concrete, he expects help... Continue Reading →

Review: Gaslight at Harrogate Theatre

Tuesday 20th September 2022 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Patrick Hamilton’s Gaslight is a classic 1930’s stage thriller. Set in 1880, the play follows a classically ill at ease Victorian wife and her classically dismissive Victorian husband as the pair navigate what appears to be her swift mental deterioration. Faye Weerasinghe is a likeable but very... Continue Reading →

Review: Retake, Remake! (Touring)

Thursday 16th June 2022 at Harrogate Theatre ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Retake, Remake! seeks to take back air time. Over the years, many movies, TV shows and various other platforms have given storylines specifically depicting those with learning disabilities to actors without such lived experiences. As such, the depictions in those storylines are often out of kilter with... Continue Reading →

Review: Far Gone (Touring)

Thursday 31st March 2022 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “As a little boy, aged eight, I was nearly kidnapped from my home in Northern Uganda by the rebel group the Lords Resistance Army… This play is not about me, the kid who was lucky enough to escape. This play is for the hundreds of thousands... Continue Reading →

Review: 666 Comments

Saturday 5th March 2022, at Harrogate Theatre (Studio) ⭐️⭐️-⭐️ Aliki Chapple and Ben Rigby perform 666 comments posted in response to a (pretty great) comic about sexism shared online by Gabby Schulz in 2010. The whole shebang may have taken place twelve years ago, but it’s abundantly clear that the notorious “cesspit” of online pontification... Continue Reading →

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