Noughts and Crosses: A Resonant Adaptation

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Malorie Blackman's hugely popular and deeply resonant novel Noughts and Crosses makes its way to the stage thanks to Pilot Theatre. Blackman's work is adapted for the stage by Sabrina Mahfouz and directed by Esther Richardson, with some mixed results but undeniable power. Noughts are at... Continue Reading →

The Duchess of Malfi: Webster’s Disturbing Tale of Control & Revenge

Saturday 9th March 2019 at York Theatre Royal (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ John Webster’s The Duchess Of Malfi is a bit of a titan and York Settlement Community Players do a great job of bringing its most gripping moments of dramatic power to life. It’s impossible to experience this play without our current social and political climate... Continue Reading →

In Other Words: Intense & Accomplished

Tuesday 19th February 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Off The Middle have their sights set on tear ducts with this production of In Other Words by Matthew Seager. An intense two hander, the production gives an emotive insight into just what it’s like to feel yourself losing a loved one to Dementia - specifically... Continue Reading →

Fallen Fruit: Personal, Political & Very Relevant

Saturday 16th February 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Fallen Fruit is a solo show of personal experience, pointed political edge and undeniably glaring relevance. Watching this show against the alarming backdrop of Brexit and Trump’s tactical ‘State of Emergency’ to secure funding for his border wall, there’s a cold chill of foreboding to be... Continue Reading →

The Grand Old Dame of York: A Corker

Friday 14th December 2018 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Berwick Kaler’s panto has been a York staple for the last 40 years. This is the last of his shows for the Theatre Royal as retirement is on the horizon, and that gives this show a unique atmosphere of great sentiment and celebration amidst the fun... Continue Reading →

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