Review: The King and I (Touring)

Thursday 31st October 2019 at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I is really something wonderful to behold. Having secured glowing receptions in New York and London, this phenomenal production directed by Bartlett Sher is now touring, bringing a beloved classic to... Continue Reading →

Review: Thriller Live (Touring)

Monday 8th July 2019 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️ Thriller Live commendably tries a different tack when it comes to celebrating its source material. Thanks to creator and executive director Adrian Grant, this is no jukebox musical with loose narrative thrown in. Nor is it a jukebox musical with a whackily entertaining plot... Continue Reading →

Review: The Full Monty (Tour)

Monday 15th October 2018 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Simon Beaufoy’s play is based on the film (Fox Searchlights Pictures)...which I’ve never seen (I know). My feelings about the show are apparently out of keeping with the general population because I haven’t had the influence of the film guiding me through this production.... Continue Reading →

Review: Hedda Gabler (Tour)

Thursday 22nd February 2018 at Grand Opera House York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In what is a truly riveting production, Lizzy Watts simmers, flares and spits as the seminal Henrik Ibsen character Hedda Gabler. This new version from Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, is a heavily dramatic and masterfully intense staging of a classic text. Currently touring... Continue Reading →

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