Author: Rich Jevons
Simon Rouse is known to most of us for his role as DCI Jack Meadows in The Bill. Now, following successful roles in When We Are Married and The Full Monty, he takes to the stage once more in the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes, currently on an extensive UK tour. Rich Jevons talks to Rouse prior to a homecoming at Bradford’s Alhambra.Read the full story..
In the second of our series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons goes to Leeds and visits three venues in walking distance of the West Yorkshire Playhouse: The Wardrobe, Kendells Bistro and Arts Café.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to The Paper Birds’ artistic director Jemma McDonnell about the company’s latest production, Broke, ahead of a nationwide tour and performances in their home town of Leeds.Read the full story..
The musical rom-com Top Hat is based on the 1935 film with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and sees Alan Burkitt and Charlotte Good step into their predecessors’ dancing shoes with a result that will blow your hat off, top or otherwise.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to prolific and diverse director Nikolai Foster about his hit show White Christmas at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, and forthcoming tours of Calamity Jane and Beautiful Thing.Read the full story..
In the first of a new series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons visits Bradford, sampling the wares at the 1914 Restaurant, Media Cafe, Cyrus and Nando’s.Read the full story..
To celebrate the life and work of musician Lindsay Cooper, four bands are coming together to perform Cooper’s music at the Lawrence Batley Theatre as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to imitating the dog’s artistic director Andrew Quick about the adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms in the centenary year of World War One.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Pilot Theatre’s artistic director Marcus Romer about the company’s contemporary take on Sophocles’ Greek classic, Antigone.Read the full story..
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