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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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

REVEIW – Boi Boi is Dead at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

Afro-jazz legend, father, lover, playboy, husband, rulebreaker, enigmatic force of nature… Boi Boi is dead. But not forgotten. Left alone to rebuild her life, Miriam's heartache is interrupted when Boi Boi's reckless ex-wife Stella and traditionalistic brother show up to stake their claim on his name, on his property and to revel in the glory … Continue reading REVEIW – Boi Boi is Dead at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

James and the Giant Peach at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

When poor James Henry Trotter loses his parents in a horrible rhinoceros accident, he is forced to live with his two wicked aunts, Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. After three years he becomes "the saddest and loneliest boy you could find". Then one day, a wizened old man in a dark-green suit gives James a … Continue reading James and the Giant Peach at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

Review: James and the giant Peach at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

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‘This winter fly away on an amazing expedition with Roald Dahl’s hero James, his new-found garden bug friends and one gigantic peach. Join the adventurers as they journey through the sky on an across the world voyage. Have they bitten off more than they can chew in the shark infested waters of the Atlantic Ocean, or will it be plain sailing through the enchanted Palace of the Cloud Men? End this juicy tale with a trip to New York City and find out if everything turns out peachy at the Playhouse for James.’

By ROALD DAHL  Adapted by DAVID WOOD

‘James and the Giant Peach was Roald Dahl’s first classic novel for children. Although The Gremlins is sometimes referred to as an earlier example of his writing for children, James was Roald’s first conscious attempt to write for a younger audience after several years of writing…

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Father Christmas at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

Bloomin' Christmas! Father Christmas awakes from a dream of summer sun only to realise that it's bloomin' Christmas Eve and the start of his longest night of the year. As he gathers the reindeer and prepares his sleigh, Father Christmas begins the long journey into the snowy night to deliver presents to sleeping children all over … Continue reading Father Christmas at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Kite Runner at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

 'For you...a thousand times over...' Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family … Continue reading The Kite Runner at the West Yorkshire Playhouse