On April 30th and May 1st, student theatre group ‘Junk’ presented ‘The Mayfair’ by writing for performance and publication student George Manson. The play opens on a note of slow ambience at an empty bar, […]
Around the World in 80 Daysis showing at the Leeds Playhouse Pop Up Theatre, until the 28th April. As well as offering a thoroughly entertaining rendition of an old classic, whilst maintaining an impressive resemblance […]
There isn’t a more suited place in Leeds than the Grand Theatre to host the performance which refuses to announce itself quietly: Kinky Boots. The spectacular show arrived in the city on Tuesday 9th April […]
Despite its racy premise (unemployed Sheffield steel workers turning to stripping as a means of making fast cash), Simon Beaufoy’s production of ‘The Full Monty’ was surprisingly heart-warming and thoroughly enjoyable.
A man stands alone above a covered body in a dark pub. The stage around him is dark except for a single, cold, beam of light that illuminates a sorrowful opening lament. There is a […]
Proclaiming herself to be the ‘grandmother of performance art’, Marina Abramović has been pushing her body to its utmost limits since 1970s. Infamous for testing the relationship between performer and spectator, Abramović insists that art […]
On Thursday night LUU’s Theatre Group opened their production of Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘n’ Roll, directed by Steph Green, which took the Alex Clegg studio on a journey of humour, grief, jealousy and unity in […]
Brenda’s Got a Baby is a spectacular piece of theatre, exploring how class dynamics play out in a working class community and at a Russell Group university.
If you thought the TV show had lost steam after ten long years on our screens, wait until you see Benidorm Live. It’s not so much a musical comedy as a double-entendre deluge. The show […]
Hamlet can often seem like a play in danger of being over-done. With that said, through change and adaptation, this production achieves a fresh reinvigoration that is essential for a modern take on the classical […]