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

Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda the Musical

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 There are so many fabulous plays and musicals in London to see, so I was really excited to see Matilda.  Check this … Read more

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 and I, for one, could not wait to head down … Read more

Grease at the Leeds Grand Theatre – Review

The cast of GREASE at Leeds Grand theatre credit Manuel Harlan

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 Strictly Come Dancing’s Arlene Phillips and starring Peter Andre and Ore … Read more

Blood Brothers Review – Leeds Grand Theatre

Blood Brothers 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. When I told my mum that Blood Brothers was coming … Read more

Club Tropicana The Musical – Grand Opera House, York

CLUB TROPICANA The Musical at The 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 calls off her wedding and jets off on the honeymoon … Read more

The Full Monty at The Leeds Grand Theatre

The Full Monty, Leeds

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 but it has only been a couple of years since … Read more

Grease by York Light at The York Theatre Royal

Grease 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!).  It was though, a complete delight.  The York Light cast … Read more

Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek 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 remote control to bed/ the bathroom; and whose love of … Read more

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 the stage adaptation of one of the most iconic films … Read more