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Dirty Dancing Comes to Leeds Grand Theatre

Dirty Dancing Comes to Leeds Grand Theatre

Summer days will soon be over, soonly autumn starts, and tonight our memories whisper softly in our hearts. On Monday 5th August, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage, did the Mambo into Leeds Grand Theatre for the final dates of the 2018/19 tour […]

Grease at the Leeds Grand Theatre – Review

Grease at the Leeds Grand Theatre – Review

Summer sun – somethin’ begun… And that something is Grease at Leeds Grand Theatre! Following a highly acclaimed sold-out eight-week run at Curve Theatre in Leicester, Grease is now running at Leeds until July 20th.  Produced by Colin Ingram, directed by Nikolai Foster, choreographed by […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Leeds Grand Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Leeds Grand Theatre

Although this year marks 50 years since Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat left the pens of Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice, I am young enough to be of the 90s,  Jason Donovan era of the show. After dinner on a Sunday we would wash […]

Blood Brothers Review – Leeds Grand Theatre

Blood Brothers Review – Leeds Grand Theatre

The last time I attended the theatre with my mum, I was assured that we were going to watch a ‘heart-warming’ show – an adaptation of a film my family like to watch at Christmas. The show was Goodnight Mister Tom and it was harrowing. […]

Malory Towers comes to York Theatre Royal!

Malory Towers comes to York Theatre Royal!

Malory Towers at York Theatre Royal – I don’t know about you but I am really excited about this!  I loved Enid Blyton as a child right from the Faraway Tree, through to the Famous Five and then to Malory Towers!  So I am really […]

Club Tropicana The Musical – Grand Opera House, York

Club Tropicana The Musical – Grand Opera House, York

Club Tropicana The Musical is on at The Grand Opera House, York from Monday the 18th to Saturday the 23rd of March 2019.  We went to see it last night and it was brilliant!  Set in the 80’s in a hotel in Spain, a bride […]

The Full Monty at The Leeds Grand Theatre

The Full Monty at The Leeds Grand Theatre

Last night my buddy Hannah and I trotted off to the Grand Theatre Leeds to watch the stage adaptation of one of the most acclaimed Yorkshire, nay British films – The Full Monty. It may have been 22 years since the film was originally released […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 will be Sleeping Beauty!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 will be Sleeping Beauty!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 – York Theatre Royal’s pantomime family Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, A.J Powell and David Leonard will reunite this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty from 7 December to 25 January. Pantomime legend Berwick Kaler, who stepped down in February as […]

Grease by York Light at The York Theatre Royal

Grease by York Light at The York Theatre Royal

Last night I saw York Light’s opening night of Grease at the York Theatre Royal.  It’s long been a favourite of mine since I was quite small (though listening to some of the lyrics last night I am not sure I should have been watching it!).  […]

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 […]