Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s late 60s musical, based on the biblical story of Joseph and his ‘coat of many colours’, took to Leeds Grand Theatre on Tuesday.
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.
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 […]
Georgie Burgess reviews Opera North’s production of Katya Kabanova, on at the Leeds Grand on select dates until the 27th of February. Here I was, back again to see my second opera and it was […]
David Nixon’s OBE version of The Nutcracker performed at the Leeds Grand Theatre is a dream-like fairy tale for children and adults alike. Tchaikovsky’s iconic score creates a perfect backdrop for the ballet dancing. The […]
Since the dawn of cinema, the stage and the screen have had a two-way relationship. Whether it’s Disney fans passionately arguing that The Lion King stage show far eclipses the original film, or movies like […]
Arts Editor Katherine Corcoran reviews Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, as it was in its final week last week at Leeds Grand Theatre. Much is to be discussed in our taxi ride […]
“Thank you, thank you very much, er…” was the phrase heard repeatedly from the unbelievably humble, Jake Bugg. Seemingly unaffected by fame, this singer/ songwriter put on a beautiful acoustic set at The Leeds Grand Theatre. […]
Arts Editor Rose Crees tells us why this nativity scene must be seen. Nativity! the Musical triumphs at every twist and turn, jazz hand and box-step, sad moment and smile. While usually cautious of anything […]
On Thursday 30th November, the English department presented an exciting and dynamic event called ‘Creating to Survive’, exploring and celebrating art and expression in the African diaspora whilst challenging the notion of the ‘diasporic everyday’ […]
When even the presenters of BBC’s Front Row dislike theatre, it’s beginning to look as though the art form has no place in mainstream culture. Yet, it always seems like more can be done to […]
After seeing The Wedding Singer at Leeds Grand Theatre last month, Rhiannon-Skye Boden tells us what she thought and what it’s really like to be a journalist in the arts. Going to the theatre is always exciting, […]