Theatre

Ugly Duckling by tutti frutti at The Theatre Royal York – Review

Ugly Duckling by tutti frutti at The Theatre Royal York – Review

We recently saw ‘Ugly Duckling’ at the York Theatre Royal. The play was in The Studio in the theatre. If you have not been before, it’s not in the main part of the theatre, it’s a smaller stage in the centre of the room. To […]

Grand Opera House York Panto – Beauty and the Beast

Grand Opera House York Panto – Beauty and the Beast

I am a huge panto fan and think we are very lucky to have such great ones in York.  This year the Grand Opera House York panto is Beauty and the Beast.  I am planning to review it later in the year, but if you […]

Robin Hood at the York Theatre Royal – Review

Robin Hood at the York Theatre Royal – Review

We saw Robin Hood, The Arrow of Destiny at the York Theatre Royal and it was brilliant! Before I talk about the show, I must mention that in the foyer they have a rack of children’s costumes.  You can dress up your kids and get great […]

Bring on the Bollywood – York Theatre Royal – Review

Bring on the Bollywood – York Theatre Royal – Review

We saw Bring on the Bollywood last night at the York Theatre Royal and we loved it!  It was a heady mix of music and dance, with a funny story-line and lots of laugh out loud one liners.  Think traditional musical meets Bollywood with a […]

Footloose the Musical on Tour – Grand Opera House, York – Review

Footloose the Musical on Tour – Grand Opera House, York – Review

  What a brilliant, high energy show Footloose the Musical on tour is!  We went last night to the opening show at The Grand Opera House in York, and had a ball!  It was action packed right from the start with lots of songs I […]

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall at York Theatre Royal – a Review

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall at York Theatre Royal – a Review

Last night I visited the York Theatre Royal for the opening night of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.  It’s the first time I have been since the theatre reopened after the renovations last year and it looked fabulous!  I’ve been going to the Theatre Royal since I […]

Varekai – Cirque du Soleil at Leeds First Direct Arena – Review

Varekai – Cirque du Soleil at Leeds First Direct Arena – Review

This review was kindly written by Teresa Buckle for Yorkshire Wonders.  Cirque du Soleil is touring the UK at the moment with its latest show Varekai. The show follows a loose story of Icarus who early in the show flies too close to the sun […]

With a Hey Nonny! Taking Kids to the Medieval Banquet, London

With a Hey Nonny! Taking Kids to the Medieval Banquet, London

As you approach the doorway of the Medieval Banquet in London you will see two shiny suits of armour standing guard – the whole place is wonderfully themed.  Then, you will descend into the beautifully lit cellars and be greeted by the costumed players before being […]

Kinky Boots the Musical at the Adelphi London – Review

Kinky Boots the Musical at the Adelphi London – Review

Every so often I get chance to go down to London, have a meal and a girly natter and see a show.  On my last trip I managed to visit the Adelphi theatre to see the London musical Kinky Boots. I was a bit worried […]