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York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 Sleeping Beauty – Review!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 Sleeping Beauty – Review!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 Sleeping Beauty, Review – So last night we went along to see Sleeping Beauty at the York Theatre Royal. This was the first year that Berwick Kaler was not in the panto as the dame. However, as the writer and […]

RED RIDING HOOD THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO AT CITY VARIETIES LEEDS

RED RIDING HOOD THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO AT CITY VARIETIES LEEDS

Last night we took a family trip to Leeds City Varieties to watch the legendary Rock n’ Roll Panto. This year’s offering of Red Riding Hood was not only going to be a fun evening out, it was also Seth’s (5) first ever panto trip….OH […]

Taking the kids to see Wicked the Musical in London – Review

Taking the kids to see Wicked the Musical in London – Review

Taking the kids to see Wicked the Musical in London, Review – We recently had a lovely, luxurious family weekend away in London.  We sampled the magnificent Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea at Taj, 51 Buckingham Gate and stayed in a plush family suite at […]

Grand Opera House York Panto 2019 – Snow White

Grand Opera House York Panto 2019 – Snow White

Grand Opera House York Panto – The panto this year is Snow White and the Seven Dwarves!  Info still to come! Last year’s panto was Cinderella, which is my favourite panto!   We went to see it last night and everyone had a great time.  We […]

Malory Towers comes to York Theatre Royal!

Malory Towers comes to York Theatre Royal!

It is always a delight to visit the Theatre Royal in York and I was thrilled to hear that Malory Towers was showing from 10th – 14th September.   I really enjoyed the books written by Enid Blyton when I was a young girl.  My 12 […]

Matilda the Musical at London’s Cambridge Theatre – a review

Matilda the Musical at London’s Cambridge Theatre – a review

Last week Monsieur Incidental and myself, Erica, The Incidental Parent, went to London sans children to see The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre on behalf of Yorkshire Wonders Having read the book (many, many years ago) and seen the film […]

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. […]