Quick Update on The Kite Runner

Just wanted to let anyone heading down south know that the superb production of The Kite Runner is currently running in the West End! Visit the Wyndham's Theatre website HERE to get all the details on how to catch this very impressive production.  'For you...a thousand times over...' Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local … Continue reading Quick Update on The Kite Runner

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No Man’s Land at Sheffield Lyceum

Or ' that time I saw Magneto and Cap't Picard on stage together' No Man's Land blurb Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the UK stage in Sean Mathias’ acclaimed production of No Man’s Land, one of the most brilliantly entertaining plays by Nobel Prize laureateHarold Pinter. One summer’s evening, two ageing … Continue reading No Man’s Land at Sheffield Lyceum

REVIEW – The Night Before Christmas – West Yorkshire Playhouse

Carol doesn’t feel very Christmassy. What’s all the fuss about? Trees, tinsel, baubles, pudding, presents…? What a lot of nonsense. Definitely not for her. That is until the night before Christmas when Elf 30046, all stripey tights and pointy ears, falls down her chimney and they both tumble into a bigger adventure than they could … Continue reading REVIEW – The Night Before Christmas – West Yorkshire Playhouse

MINI-REVIEW – The Winter’s Tale

This will only be the briefest of posts as it's late and a school night. This evening I headed out with two friends I do not see frequently enough to the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield, to see The Winter's Tale by Northern Broadsides - three firsts in one evening! Though I rarely spend any time there, … Continue reading MINI-REVIEW – The Winter’s Tale

EVENT – Sense and Sensibility in Leeds

Leeds Arts Centre is an amateur drama group based at the Carriageworks Theatre in Millennium Square in Leeds. Their next production might be of interest to some of the LBC members*!! 23 April 2015 - 25 April 2015 Main Auditorium: 7:15pm ​presented by Leeds Arts Centre By Jane Austen, adapted by Jessica Swale When bereavement … Continue reading EVENT – Sense and Sensibility in Leeds

REVIEW – The Cardinall’s Musick – Howard Assembly Rooms

ABOUT Founded in 1989, The Cardinall’s Musick is a highly successful and innovative ensemble. Taking its name from the 16th-century cardinal, Thomas Wolsey, the group is known for its extensive study of English Renaissance music. Although primarily a vocal group, The Cardinall’s Musick also has its own period instrumental ensemble, and now embraces a wide … Continue reading REVIEW – The Cardinall’s Musick – Howard Assembly Rooms

Review – Kathryn Tickell and The Side at the Howard Assembly Room

What a fantastic night! It was my first musical event at the Howard Assembly Rooms, but it will not be my last! By the time the lights went down, it was a full house and their was an air of expectancy. With such a beautiful and atmospheric venue, I think that everyone in the audience had high … Continue reading Review – Kathryn Tickell and The Side at the Howard Assembly Room