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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 […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018/19- The Grand Old Dame of York

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018/19- The Grand Old Dame of York

York Theatre Royal Panto – York’s legendary long-serving dame Berwick Kaler has announced the title of his 40th pantomime at the Theatre Royal.  Traditionally, he reveals the title of the forthcoming show on the last night of the panto – and this year was no […]

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 […]

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 will be Cinderella!

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 will be Cinderella!

Grand Opera House York Panto – The Grand Opera House York are delighted to announce that the 2018/19 pantomime will be CINDERELLA. Three Bears Productions returns for the third year with everyone’s favourite pantomime, CINDERELLA.  The panto will run from Friday 14 December 2018 until […]

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. […]

The Band – The Take That Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre – Review

The Band – The Take That Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre – Review

I went to see the musical, The Band at the Leeds Grand Theatre last night and it was quite simply one of the best if not the best musical I have ever seen (and if you read anything I write, you know I have been […]

Wicked Leeds – The Musical Returns to the Leeds Grand Theatre

Wicked Leeds – The Musical Returns to the Leeds Grand Theatre

Wicked Leeds – This week I was lucky enough to be invited to the press launch of Wicked the Musical in Leeds.  I got the meet both Elphaba and Glinda and hear them sing (goosebumps – genuinely!).  We were also given a glimpse of some […]