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Danny Bhoy: Dear Epson – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Writer: Danny Bhoy Reviewer: Ruth Jepson [rating:3.5] As Danny Bhoy introduces it himself, Tuesday night comedy gigs are hard. Especially in Huddersfield to an audience of approximately fifty, most of whom don’t appear to have actually heard of the headliner before. Tough crowd. Credit to Bhoy, he copes admirably with the fact that he is performing to a less than ...

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Ladies Down Under – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Writer: Amanda Whittington Director: Veronica Moran Reviewer: Ruth Jepson [rating:4] "It’s the road to nowhere, but at least it’s the scenic route.” So says Charlie, the eccentric old stoner the title ladies meet on their tour of Down Under. Luckily for them, the road really leads to a great show with some satisfying character development, and not a few giggles ...

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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 ...

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Close the Coalhouse Door – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Writer: Alan Plater with additional material by Lee Hall Director: Samuel West Music: Alex Glasgow Designer: Soutra Gilmour Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [rating:5] “It might be history to some people. To us it’s family, pet” Close the Coalhouse Door is the latest offering from Live Theatre and Northern Stage. It’s admirable that these theatres have reinvented this local tale based on ...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra – Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor: Jakub Hrusa Soloist : Yevgeny Sudbin Reviewer: Matt Stimpson [rating:4] Founded in 1840 the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is the UK’s oldest professional symphony orchestra. The orchestra is rightly proud of this heritage, but is also one of the most forward thinking orchestras, with some excellent outreach programmes, and work with Classic FM, as the stations Orchestra in the ...

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