Get set for a night of high kicks, old Hollywood glamour, backstage shenanigans, feathers and lipstick, all under the watchful eye of Rose – the pushiest showbiz mum in town.Read the full story..
I’m definitely not a 21st century incarnation of Ebenezer Scrooge (I’ve checked this with my kids) but I do get more than a bit anxious as November clicks into December and numerous Christmas Markets have been and gone and mince pies are BOGOFF in the shops.Read the full story..
Opera Review: Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók and Sinfonetta by Leoš Janáček, Opera North, Huddersfield Town Hall
The first thing that greets you as you leave Huddersfield Train Station is the tall statue of the short Harold Wilson, well 5’ 8” according to Google.Read the full story..
Once upon a time there was a very good theatre director called Sarah Punshon who got a job as artistic director at the Dukes Playhouse in Lancaster where she did some excellent work including a wonderful summer show in Williamson Park loosely based on The Three Musketeers and a Peter Pan for Christmas that was the best thing I saw last year.Read the full story..
In these trying times, you’d be forgiven for wanting to spend a few years living under a big rock on a remote island.Read the full story..
Regular Everyman panto-goers could be forgiven for thinking they’re stranded in an endlessly recurring dream.Read the full story..
This is the second time I’ve been to HOME this year and cried.Read the full story..
For the past couple of decades Sir Matthew Bourne has been enthusiastically following his own enthusiasms and loves – often films – and transforming them into heart-on-sleeve, crowd-pleasing dance magic.Read the full story..
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