3:15pm Wednesday 1st October 2014
3:17pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
THIS was the one they had to get right. With 26 performances this season, half before Christmas, half after, Opera North has a lot riding on its new production of Verdi’s potboiler, not least the health of its balance-sheet.
3:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
WHERE better to be on a warm September evening than in York, muses Michael Palin, as he bounds on stage in a big red Spainish inquisitor's hat from Monty Pyththon's reunion shows at the O2 this summer.
3:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
12:10pm Saturday 27th September 2014
3:10pm Friday 26th September 2014
THIS has been a heavyweight, even harrowing start to the autumn season at York Theatre Royal, where on e study of man's inhumanity towards his fellow man, George Orwell's 1984, has been following by another this week.
12:03pm Friday 26th September 2014
9:42am Friday 26th September 2014
1:09pm Wednesday 24th September 2014
10:08am Wednesday 24th September 2014
12:41pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014
8:44am Saturday 20th September 2014
1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014
2:52pm Friday 19th September 2014
THIS year the nation has been spirited back to 1914. Turn on a television or a radio, browse a news website or walk into a bookshop and up loom the ghosts of the Lost Generation, those millions who gave their lives in “the corner of a foreign field that is forever England”.
12:44pm Friday 19th September 2014
SHOULD you not have access to the programme before seeing Headlong’s “radical new staging” of 1984, you should note that “paying close attention to the appendix led co-creators Duncan Macmillan and Robert Icke to rip up the theatrical rule book”.
3:59pm Thursday 18th September 2014
3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014
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3:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014
LONDON poet, rapper, playwright and performance artist Kate Tempest will perform her poetry at Pocklington Arts Centre on October 21, buoyed by her nomination for the 2014 Barclays Mercury Music Prize for her hip-hop album Everybody Down and her naming as one of the next generation poets by the Poetry Book Society.
3:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014
11:42am Wednesday 17th September 2014
2:13pm Monday 15th September 2014
12:35pm Saturday 13th September 2014
8:06am Friday 12th September 2014
3:57pm Thursday 11th September 2014
11:20am Thursday 11th September 2014
11:06am Thursday 11th September 2014
11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014
YORK Stage Musicals has looked beyond York, and indeed Yorkshire, to find the right actress to play wannabe diva Deloris Van Cartier, the Whoopi Goldberg role, in the York premiere of Sister Act, The Musical.
10:58am Thursday 11th September 2014
10:27am Thursday 11th September 2014
11:51am Thursday 11th September 2014
3:03pm Wednesday 10th September 2014
9:17am Friday 5th September 2014
THE opening of the Freedom Festival 2014 in Hull will be marked by tonight's (FRI) unveiling of The Long Walk To FreedomLight Trail, a specially commissioned exhibition of new artworks inspired by Nelson Mandela and his contribution to the causes of freedom and reconciliation.
5:28pm Thursday 4th September 2014
3:51pm Thursday 4th September 2014
3:49pm Thursday 4th September 2014
3:47pm Thursday 4th September 2014
YORK Theatre Royal is on the look out for talented young performers to take part in one of the country’s most famous pantomimes and star alongside the longest running Dame of them all – Berwick Kaler.
3:45pm Thursday 4th September 2014
3:38pm Thursday 4th September 2014
1:14pm Thursday 4th September 2014
1:08pm Thursday 4th September 2014
I'D DO Anything finalist Cleopatra Rey will take the lead role of sassy Deloris Van Cartier in York Stage Musicals' York premiere of Sister Act: The Musical at the Grand Opera House, York, from September 12 to 20.
12:39pm Thursday 4th September 2014
11:40am Thursday 4th September 2014
11:38am Thursday 4th September 2014
AT 4pm each Saturday between 1976 and 1988, millions of Britons, and countless more worldwide, were in the grip of an extraordinary sports phenomenon: watching two fat men "pretend" to fight each other.
12:24pm Thursday 4th September 2014
Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Working Hypothesis, The Flanagan Collective, York Guildhall Council Chamber, until September 21
3:04pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014
THE game’s still afoot but now the game’s on another foot after illness forced George Williams to step down from playing Dr John Watson, the everyman hero of Alexander Wright’s contemporary, interactive drama inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories.
10:22am Tuesday 2nd September 2014
4:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014
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