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

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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

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

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 Wood Beneath the World – Review

Last night, I went on a unique adventure. It all began relatively normally. I arrived - as is my wont - far too early for The Wood Beneath the World and was 'forced' to pop into the former gaol cells at Leeds Town Hall for a quick drink at the pop-up-pub. Despite their sordid history; the … Continue reading The Wood Beneath the World – Review

The Wood Beneath the Worlds at Leeds Town Hall

Excited to be heading out to see the Wood Beneath the World on Friday evening - I hadn't heard of this event until recently but it sounds very interesting!   BLURB: The Wood Beneath The World is a large­scale, magical forest installation hidden in the depths of Leeds Town Hall Crypt, which has been growing … Continue reading The Wood Beneath the Worlds at Leeds Town Hall