Review: The Hit (Touring)

Saturday 9th November 2019 at Leeds Carriageworks Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In The Hit we meet Hitman Mikey...who happens to be a puppet. There’s undeniably perfect messaging there, nestled snugly between irony and some dark psychology and the show basks in this dynamic very intelligently. Written and directed by Russell Dean (who also designs and makes the... Continue Reading →

Review: Little Shop of Horrors

Thursday 17th October 2019 at Leeds Carriageworks Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Little Shop of Horrors, the quirky cult hit musical about a nerdy guy and his rather wayward plant has landed in Leeds thanks to a collaboration between Bite My Thumb, Gravitas Entertainment and Cutting Edge Theatre. Based on the film by Roger Corman, the stage show... Continue Reading →

Review: In and Out of Chekhov’s Shorts

Tuesday 24th September 2019 at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Eliot Giuralarocca adapts Chekhov’s The Chemist’s Wife, At a Summer Villa, The Lady with a Little Dog, The Bear and An Avenger into a beautifully interweaving set of fleeting tales. Each is tied together by lovers lamenting or lovers swooning and there’s a general sense... Continue Reading →

Review: Christina Bianco’s First Impressions

Saturday 7th September 2019 at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There’s talent and then there’s Talent - Christina Bianco is and has the latter. Boasting hugely impressive pipes and a real star quality, First Impressions offers a few hours of fabulously full-on divalicious entertainment in which Bianco, joined by her brilliant band the Everyman Band,... Continue Reading →

Review: Double Bill at Leeds Carriageworks – It’s a Miracle & The Colin Atkins Story

Wednesday 4th July 2018 at Leeds Carriageworks Theatre (Studio). Leeds Arts centre’s latest offering is this ‘comedy double bill’ of Neil Rathmell’s It’s a Miracle and The Colin Atkins Story. ‘Comedy’ is at times a little difficult to find here, as the laughs are relatively sparse across both performances, but the plays are entertaining and... Continue Reading →

Review: Bite My Thumb Theatre’s Bouncers

Thursday 7th June 2018 at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is not the first time Bite My Thumb have produced John Godber’s Bouncers, and it shows. This is a very finely tuned production which sees a cast of four hit every mark with impressive precision - the cast know where the laughs are, and... Continue Reading →

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