Home / Tag Archives: yorkshire (page 65)

Tag Archives: yorkshire

Harvest – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Writer: Vanessa Brooks Director: Vanessa Brooks Designer: Kevin Jenkins Composer: Loz Kaye Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [Rating:3] The World Premiere of Harvest is a brave undertaking by the remarkable theatre company, Dark Horse. Yes, the actors happen to all have learning disabilities, but they should certainly not be defined by this and tonight prove they can give any contemporary theatre company ...

Read More »

42nd Street – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Director: Mark Bramble Choreographer: Graeme Henderson Musical Supervisor: Gareth Williams Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating: 4.5] “Come and meet, those dancing feet, on the avenue I’m taking you to, 42nd Street” Welcome to 42nd Street, one of the most successful and longest running Broadway musicals ever, which has jauntily been brought to life for the Sheffield stage in this new touring ...

Read More »

The Drifters: Masquerade Tour 2012, Grand Opera House, York

Reviewer: Andrew Liddle [Rating:4] Perhaps no group in the history of Rock is more protean than The Drifters. Founded in 1953 by the late, great Clyde McPhatter as a Rhythm’n’Blues outfit, they quickly changed personnel and style to become a bunch of Doo-Woppers, before metamorphosing once again to appeal to the Rock’n’Roll market. It is significant to note that the ...

Read More »

The Dumb Waiter and The Lover – Harrogate Theatre

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jonathan Kemp Reviewer: Katie Lee [rating:3] European Arts Company decided to celebrate 10 years of operation by presenting a double bill of Nobel Prize winning playwright, Harold Pinter. This tour brings two lesser-known one act plays to the table, with both being often classified as ‘Comedies of Menace’. The performance takes place in the theatre’s Studio, ...

Read More »

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain: World Tour – Leeds Town Hall

Reviewer: Matt Stimpson [rating:4] For many, the first time they ever saw the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain was on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny, and they were immediately hooked. Tonight’s audience were clearly looking forward to the concert, hoping the group could take that excitement and originality from the TV, and deliver a full concert to the same high standards. The ...

Read More »

Miles Jupp: Fibber in the Heat – Harrogate Theatre

Reviewer: Guy Walker [Rating: 3] Miles Jupp will be known to many of the nation’s children as ‘Archie the Inventor’ from the BBC children’s television show Balamory, but he is also one of the country’s up and coming stand-up comedians. As well appearing on Balamory he has also been seen in a host of other comedy shows such as Rev, ...

Read More »

Starlight Express – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Richard Stilgoe Director and Choreographer: Arlene Phillips Musical Director: David Rose Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [rating:4] For the first time in four years, Starlight Express is racing around the country on its 2012 UK tour produced by Bill Kenwright Productions. Penned by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe in the early 80’s Starlight Express is one ...

Read More »

Cosi Fan Tutte – Harrogate Theatre

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte Musical Director: Fraser Goulding Reviewer: Andrew Liddle [Rating:4] The Swansea City Opera company has a well-deserved reputation for bringing musical theatre to the masses - and this staging of Mozart’s comic masterpiece, Cosi Fan Tutte, certainly carries enormous popular appeal. Not the least of its attractions is that it is sung in ...

Read More »