Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Musical at Leeds Playhouse

Friday 25th November 2022 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When a show features “Pure Imagination” as its musical heart-stone, the production itself must surely match the description, and Leeds Playhouse delivers the goods with plenty of spectacle, heart and a lovely cast in their production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Musical. As one of... Continue Reading →

Interview: Dunstan Bruce Talks “Am I invisible Yet?”

November 2022 ‘A vital blast of angst, anger and desire’ Former Chumbawamba frontman Dunstan Bruce explains why he’s not ready to be the invisible man just yet. Former Chumbawamba vocalist Dunstan Bruce brings his new one-man play to Leeds Playhouse this month. A rollercoaster of despair, anger, love and, ultimately, hope, it’s a riotous journey... Continue Reading →

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest (Touring)

Monday 12th September 2022 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Any mention of The Importance of Being Earnest is often sure to evoke a dramatic exclamation of “A HANDBAG?!”. At long last I know why, and it doesn’t disappoint. Considered a classic of Oscar Wilde’s catalogue, the play certainly receives great treatment here thanks to a brilliant... Continue Reading →

Review: The White Card at Leeds Playhouse

Thursday 26th May 2022 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Claudia Rankine’s The White Card explores the ways in which white people engage with the stories, experiences and art of Black people. It questions the motivation behind our consumption of such stories and how often white people engage at a privileged arm’s length rather than recognising themselves... Continue Reading →

Review: Maggie May at Leeds Playhouse

Wednesday 11th May 2022 at Leeds Playhouse (Courtyard Theatre). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Who am I then?” “Who else would I be?” Frances Poet’s Maggie May takes this idea of an endangered sense of identity and builds on it layer over layer until we see the true weight of its significance. In this perceptive and sensitive play, what... Continue Reading →

Review: I Wanna Be Yours at Leeds Playhouse

Wednesday 4th May 2022 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Zia Ahmed’s layered and insightful play, Ella and Haseeb meet by chance and are soon smitten, but their happy bubble of two is quickly compromised by external forces as they try to overcome cultural differences. Eva Scott and Usman Nawaz make a wholly endearing and likeable... Continue Reading →

Review: Say Yes to Tess (Leeds Playhouse)

Friday 25th March 2022 at Leeds Playhouse (Bramall Rock Void). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tess Seddon writes and stars in this tongue-in-cheek new musical about a young lass who, with no prior political experience or interest at all, accidentally finds herself the candidate for the Yorkshire Party (yes, such a thing really happened). That lass is Seddon -... Continue Reading →

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