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Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek the Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre – You may have picked up from previous posts that we are very much a House of Mouse family with regards our film watching proclivities – the joys of kids who, given the chance, would take the […]

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 – Cinderella Review

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 – Cinderella Review

Grand Opera House York Panto – This year’s panto is Cinderella, which is my favourite panto!  It will run from Friday 14 December 2018 until Sunday 6 January 2019.   We went to see it last night and everyone had a great time.  We were an […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018- The Grand Old Dame of York – Review

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018- The Grand Old Dame of York – Review

York Theatre Royal Panto – This year marks the very last year that York’s legendary long-serving dame Berwick Kaler will be making us laugh at York Theatre Royal.  We went to see the panto on Friday and it was fabulously funny and yet so poignant […]

CINDERELLA THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO AT CITY VARIETIES LEEDS

CINDERELLA THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO AT CITY VARIETIES LEEDS

Cinderella the Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto at City Varieties Leeds – Despite having lived in Leeds for 10 years now I have never visited City Varieties. This also means that I have never attended the now legendary Rock and Roll Panto. Judge away! I have, […]

Rain Man at The Leeds Grand Theatre

Rain Man at The Leeds Grand Theatre

Rain Man at The Leeds Grand Theatre – Last night we took an Uber to Leeds Grand Theatre for the first night of Rain Man – he was most definitely NOT an excellent driver! As children of the 80s we were looking forward to seeing […]

Dirty Dancing at the Grand Opera House, York – Review

Dirty Dancing at the Grand Opera House, York – Review

Last night I went to see Dirty Dancing, at the Grand Opera House, York. Now, I remember going to see it at the cinema (when it was The Odeon on Blossom Street). I completely fell in love with Patrick Swayze, I mean, how could you […]

Madagascar the Musical at Bridlington Spa – Review

Madagascar the Musical at Bridlington Spa – Review

Last night we went to see Madagascar the Musical at Bridlington Spa. It’s on from Monday the 17th to Saturday the 22nd of September. Now, I have to say, we have never been to Bridlington Spa before, so it was really good to go. If you are […]

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal – Review

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal – Review

This year’s big summer show at the York Theatre Royal is The Secret Garden based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Now, it has always been a favourite of mine, along with her other novels A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy (am I […]

Hairspray the Musical, York – Review

Hairspray the Musical, York – Review

I went to the opening night of Hairspray the Musical at the Grand Opera House in York last night.  Although I remember when the film was released, I’d never seen it so was not sure what to expect.  What I got was a loud, colourful […]

The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal – Review

The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal – Review

The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal – Review – Tonight I was invited to the wonderful York Theatre Royal to see a circus-musical adaptation of Little Mermaid one of our all-time favourite stories about a little mermaid who longs to live on the land. […]