Interview: Emma Rice Talks Musical Production of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers

Emma Rice’s Wise Children are set to return to York Theatre Royal with their second show this September - a musical adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers. Here Rice talks favourite characters, the worrying status of the arts in schools... and her own time in uniform! Which Malory Towers character were you in your schooldays?... Continue Reading →

Interview: Sarah Waters Talks New Production of The Night Watch

Sarah Waters has seen her work successfully adapted for both stage and screen over the years. The love affair between creatives and her best-selling novels continues with the latest adaptation being the upcoming York Theatre Royal & Original Theatre Company production of The Night Watch. Here Waters talks The Night Watch, her love of theatre and... Continue Reading →

Billy Shakes: Wonder Boy – A Turbo-Charged Introduction to Shakespeare

Monday 23rd July 2019 at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre Pop Up, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wrongsemble are introducing youngsters to the bard and in their production the great William Shakespeare is imagined as his younger self (going by the name of Billy Shakes, naturally). Their take on young Billy is a thoroughly entertaining whirling bundle of energy... Continue Reading →

Birth: A Dark & Surprising Exploration of Unspoken Truths

Wednesday 17th July 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There’s a challenge in writing about Theatre Re’s latest Work, Birth, and there are two very specific reasons for this. Firstly, the subject matter benefits from a dark reveal so discussion of the narrative is limited, and secondly, the piece is quite simply ‘poetry in motion’... Continue Reading →

Rocky Horror Show: Cracking Entertainment

Monday 10th June 2019 at York Grand Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rocky Horror Show isn’t your typical quirky musical. It’s a an unrelenting, unrestrained and uninhibited celebration of all that is weird, wild and whacky. It’s not concerned with many of the usual trappings of a big bold musical and is instead hell-bent on delivering one... Continue Reading →

Little Miss Sunshine: A Rocky Road Musical

Wednesday 5th June 2019 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The hit film hits the stage with Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical currently touring U.K. theatres in a production which jovially joins the adaptation craze with mixed results. Little Miss Sunshine is of course based on the runaway hit 2006 movie (written by... Continue Reading →

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