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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 Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal this Summer

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal this Summer

The Secret Garden is the big Summer production at the York Theatre Royal this year, and one of my all-time favourite children’s books. It’s 1910 and spoilt, lonely Mary Lennox lives a life of luxury in India with her aristocratic parents. But when an unexpected […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nativity! The Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre

Nativity! The Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre

This Christmas, Leeds Grand Theatre is set to ‘sparkle and shine’ as Nativity! The Musical runs from Wednesday 20 December to Saturday 6 January 2018. Based on the smash-hit films, written by Bafta Award-winner, Debbie Isitt, NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL tells the tale of Mr Maddens […]

Rita, Sue and Bob Too – York Theatre Royal – Review

Rita, Sue and Bob Too – York Theatre Royal – Review

Wow, is all I can say to Rita, Sue and Bob too! We went to see it on the opening night at the York Theatre Royal. There were signs up to warn that there was nudity, swearing and smoking involved in the production. I smiled […]

The Hogwallops, A Circus in the Theatre – Review

The Hogwallops, A Circus in the Theatre – Review

We saw the brilliant Hogwallops at The Hull Truck Theatre over the weekend.  It’s the first time I have been to The Hull Truck theatre and I am always nervous driving to new places.  I parked at the top of St Stephen’s shopping centre and […]