Regeneration, York Theatre Royal, September 23-27

York Press:

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”.

Review: 1984, York Theatre Royal, until September 20

York Press:

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”.

Princess And The Pea, York Theatre Royal, until October 4

York Press:

3:59pm Thursday 18th September 2014

JOANNA Brown should have been attending her graduation ceremony from Rose Bruford College on September 12, but she had a prior commitment in York.

Sir Roger Moore, Grand Opera House, York, September 24

York Press: Interview: James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore talks about Daniel Craig, living in Bexley and driving a Smart car

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SIR Roger Moore chats with biographer Gareth Owen about his life and career in film and television at the Grand Opera House, York, on Wednesday night.

Sister Act, Grand Opera House, York, until September 20

York Press:

3:16pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ACTOR and dancer AJ Powell is known in York for his performances as the "lovely Brummie" in the Theatre Royal pantomime but this summer he has had another string to his bow in the city.

A chance to play Lip Service at the Stephen Joseph Theatre

York Press:

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SATIRICAL duo Lip Service are seeking willing members of the Scarborough community to perform live on stage and on film in a new play at the Stephen Joseph Theatre.

1984, York Theatre Royal until September 20

York Press:

3:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Only One Question for... Headlong actor Matthew Spencer, who plays the diary-writing rebel Winston Smith, Comrade 6079, in George Orwell's 1984 at York Theatre Royal this week.

Kate Tempest, Pocklington Arts Centre, October 21

York Press:

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.

Keith Harris withdraws from Hull New Theatre pantomime

York Press:

3:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

VETERAN ventriloquist Keith Harris has withdrawn from the Hull New Theatre pantomime to continue with his on-going hospital treatment.

Review: Sister Act, York Stage Musicals, until September 20

York Press:

11:42am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YORK Stage Musicals has just raised the bar... again.

1984, York Theatre Royal, September 16-20

York Press:

2:13pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE key question, when an iconic cultural work has remained important, is to ask why it is still important.

Review: Roundelay, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

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12:35pm Saturday 13th September 2014

ROUNDELAY is Alan Ayckbourn's 78th play and his 79th, 80th, 81st and 82nd play too. Sort of.

Review: The White Whale, Slung Low, Leeds Dock, by the Royal Armouries until September 13

York Press:

8:06am Friday 12th September 2014

SLUNG Low are the Leeds company that brought you Blood + Chocolate on the York streets in conjunction with Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal.

Review: Dracula, Northern Ballet, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

York Press: What's On module top link image

3:57pm Thursday 11th September 2014

NINE years have passed since artistic director David Nixon premiered his intimate dance-drama interpretation of Dracula, and it has lived as long as a vampire's fangs in the memory.

Badapple Theatre presents The Daily Bread, on tour from September 12 to October 25

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11:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

EXPECT a riotous night of clowning, comedy, Machiavellian subterfuge and live baking in Badapple Theatre's No Hall Too Small tour of The Daily Bread.

Rob McVeigh to star in Grand Opera House pantomime Cinderella

York Press: The cast of the Grand Opera House Panto. Rob McVeigh.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (10181213)

11:06am Thursday 11th September 2014

ROB McVeigh, alias "Rob The Builder" from BBC1's Any Dream Will Do, will return to the Grand Opera House pantomime in York this winter.

York Stage Musicals present Sister Act, Grand Opera House, York, September 12 to 20

York Press: LEFT: Cleopatra Rey, who will play the lead role in Sister Act: The MusicalPictures: Rick Tampion

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.

Princess And The Pea, The Studio, York Theatre Royal, September 18 to October 4

York Press: The cast  from the York Theatre Royal production of The Princess and the Pea try out a four poster bed for size, at Fairfax House, (from left) Danielle Bird (the princess), Oliver Mawdsley (the prince)  and Joanna Brown (the queen). Pic: Mike Tipping (987

10:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

YORK playwright MIke Kenny has drawn inspiration from the final words of Hans Christian Andersen's story of The Princess And The Pea for his fantastical new adaptation.

The History Boys, Rowntree Theatre, York, February 20, 21, 23, 25 and 26, 2015

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10:27am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE roll call is complete for Pick Me Up Theatre's February 2015 production of Alan Bennett's classroom comedy The History Boys in York, as ticked off by director Robert Readman.

Theatre-making workshops for youngsters at Grand Opera House

York Press:

11:51am Thursday 11th September 2014

YORK actress, choreographer and drama teacher Roxanna Klimaszewska is launching Paper Planes and Daisy Chains, theatre-making workshops for “crafty young creatives”, at the Grand Opera House, York.

Iolanthe, Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, September 18 to 20

York Press:

3:03pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company return to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, from September 18 to 20 with their fully staged production of Iolanthe.

Hull Freedom Festival, September 5 to 7

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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.

Review: Rock Of Ages, Grand Opera House, York

York Press:

5:28pm Thursday 4th September 2014

IF you saw the Rod Stewart musical Tonight's The Night, then tonight's the night for another night not unlike the other night, except that this one has songs from the days of Eighties poodle rock.

Little Fest, Easingwold, September 6 and 7

York Press: (9947226)

3:51pm Thursday 4th September 2014

EASINGWOLD will play host to its second LittleFest this weekend as part of the On Our Turf collaboration between York Theatre Royal and four Yorkshire market towns.

Easingwold's On Our Turf project cancelled

York Press: Theatre Royal's Sherlock Holmes. Alexander Wright.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9974273)

3:49pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE On Our Turf big show project in Easingwold has been cancelled and there will now be a pause to consider the next step.

Childrens auditions for York Theatre Royal pantomime

York Press: webpix entertainment theatre

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.

New season at Helmsley Arts Centre

York Press: The Queen's Knickers

3:45pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AS AUTUMN beckons, the doors are opening on a new season of theatre, concerts, live screenings, talks, exhibitions and activities for all ages at Helmsley Arts Centre.

1984, York Theatre Royal, September 16 to 20

York Press: Manuel Harlan (9919384)

3:38pm Thursday 4th September 2014

IN a rehearsal room somewhere in London, the day is hot and the atmosphere inside is chilling.

Betrayal, York Theatre Royal, October 3 to 18

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1:14pm Thursday 4th September 2014

SHAMELESS star Amanda Ryan is among the cast of four for York Theatre Royal's autumn production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal.

York Stage Musicals’ presents Sister Act: The Musical, Grand Opera House, York, September 12 to 20

York Press: LEFT: Cleopatra Rey, who will play the lead role in Sister Act: The MusicalPictures: Rick Tampion

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.

Northern Ballet’s Dracula, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, September 4 to 13

York Press: Northern Ballet's 'Dracula', Ch. David Nixon, 2009. (9940431)

12:39pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Just A Quick Bite with...dancer Javier Torres, who will play the vampire in Northern Ballet's resurrection of Dracula from tomorrow

The Perfect Murder, Grand Opera House, York, September 29 to October 4

York Press: Actor Thomas Howes (left) and writer Peter James, at the Council Chamber in the Guildhall, during their talk about the forthcoming production of The Perfect Murder. Pic: Mike Tipping (9953195)

11:40am Thursday 4th September 2014

CRIME thriller novelist Peter James's murderous new stage hit, The Perfect Murder, is on its way to the Grand Opera House, York, from September 29 to October 4 with an all-star cast.

Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks, Selby Town Hall, September 18

York Press: (9951174)

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.

Win tickets to The Perfect Murder

York Press: Actor Thomas Howes (left) and writer Peter James, at the Council Chamber in the Guildhall, during their talk about the forthcoming production of The Perfect Murder. Pic: Mike Tipping (9953195)

12:24pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Courtesy of the Grand Opera House, we have two prizes to be won to mark The Perfect Murder’s run in York.

Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Working Hypothesis, The Flanagan Collective, York Guildhall Council Chamber, until September 21

York Press:

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.

Tutti Frutti Theatre group to perform The Princess and the Pea at York Theatre Royal

York Press: The cast  from the York Theatre Royal production of The Princess and the Pea try out a four poster bed for size, at Fairfax House, (from left) Danielle Bird (the princess), Oliver Mawdsley (the prince)  and Joanna Brown (the queen). Pic: Mike Tipping (987

10:22am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW production of a classic fairytale will be performed at York's Theatre Royal this month.

Rock Of Ages, Grand Opera House, York, September 2 to 6

York Press: (9696631)

4:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AFTER five years in New York and Las Vegas and three on London's West End stage, the Broadway rock comedy Rock Of Ages will place its tongue in its cheek in York from Tuesday.

Young actors wanted for Upstage Centre Youth Theatre’s winter musical, The Snow Queen

York Press: (9706235)

10:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLACES are still available to to take part in Upstage Centre Youth Theatre's winter musical, The Snow Queen, at 41 Monkgate, York.

Leeds Grand Theatre holds Theatres At War exhibition, September 14

York Press: (9669620)

10:34am Thursday 28th August 2014

LEEDS Grand Theatre will host a one-off First World War exhibition at its annual Heritage Open Day on September 14.

York Theatre Royal teams up with partners for autumn productions

York Press:

10:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

REGULAR partners York Theatre Royal and Leeds children's theatre company Tutti Frutti are teaming up once more for the opening production of the autumn and winter season in the Theatre Royal Studio.

Roundelay, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, September 4 to October 4

York Press:

10:22am Thursday 28th August 2014

SIR Alan Ayckbourn's 75th birthday present to himself is a confectionary assortment, otherwise known as his 78th play, Roundelay.

Christmas With The Rat Pack: Live In Las Vegas, York Barbican, December 17

York Press:

10:13am Thursday 28th August 2014

CHRISTMAS With The Rat Pack: Live In Las Vegas is booked into York Barbican for December 17 when winter snow will meet the Sands.

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company present Iolanthe, Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, September 18 to 20

York Press: webpix entertainment theatre

10:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

JORVIK Gilbert and Sullivan Company will present Iolanthe at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, from September 18 to 20.

69 Shades Of Black, York Barbican, April 30, 2015; Scarborough Spa Pavilion Theatre, May 3, 2015

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10:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STEPS singer and actress Faye Tozer is to star in the new comedy for a girls' night out, 69 Shades Of Black, visiting York Barbican on April 30 in next year's 44-date tour.

Review: One For The Road, Esk Valley Theatre, The Robinson Institute, Glaisdale, near Whitby, until August 30

York Press:

1:54pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

THIS is one of the quiet success stories of Yorkshire theatre.

Review: Brass, National Youth Music Theatre, Leeds City Varieties Music Hall

York Press:

3:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

 BENJAMIN Till, composer of the award-winning A Symphony For Yorkshire and Ebor Vox, a choral work performed for York’s 800th anniversary of the royal charter in 2012, commemorates the centenary of the First World War from a uniquely Yorkshire perspective in Brass.

New season at York Theatre Royal

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11:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

This season at York Theatre Royal will be the last before the theatre shuts for a £4.1 million redevelopment. CHARLES HUTCHINSON outlines what’s coming up.

Brass, Leeds City Varieties Music Hall, until August 23

York Press: (9452886)

11:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

NATIONAL Youth Music Theatre’s summer season culminates with this week's premiere of Brass, a specially commissioned new musical by Yorkshireman Benjamin Till to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War.

Russian State Ballet and Opera House present Rigoletto, York Barbican, February 15, 2015

York Press: (9408599)

11:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Russian State Ballet and Opera House will present Giuseppe Verdi's 19th century opera Rigoletto at York Barbican on Sunday, February 15 next year.

Doctor Watson stand-in for Sherlock Holmes play

York Press: (l-r) The new Watson  , Edward Wren  with Sherlock Holmes, Dominic Allan  for their production at the Guildhall, York      Picture Frank Dwyer (9501746)

10:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

SHERLOCK Holmes needs a new Doctor Watson in York after illness struck actor George Williams.


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