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Northern Ballet return with their enchanting production of The Nutcracker.

    Christmas has come early at the Leeds Grand Theatre with the remarkable return of Northern Ballet and their enchanting production of The Nutcracker. David Nixon OBE creates a magical masterpiece with incredible movement encapsulating the original music, showcasing Tchaikovsky’s use of his symphonic skills in the unfolding of the drama. This then providing great inspiration for generations of ...

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IT’S CHRISTMAS EVE IN VICTORIAN LEEDS, BUT THE COLD-HEARTED EBENEZER SCROOGE HASN’T AN OUNCE OF FESTIVE CHEER.

  A ghost story at the stroke of midnight this Christmas, ring any bells? There is nothing more exciting or able to get you into the true festive spirit of Christmas than the telling of Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Make no mistake you are in for an extraordinarily enchanted treat heading to the newly branded Leeds Playhouse to ...

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Theatre Review: Bram Stokers Dracula at Bradford Alhambra

  As the dark nights have drawn in along with the wintry weather get ready to be chilled to the bone with the classic retelling of one of the most famous horror stories of all time. Bram Stoker’s Dracula lands in the ornate surroundings of the Alhambra theatre in Bradford to completely scare us to the core! One of the ...

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Theatre Review: The Jersey Boys

  Four guys, four stories and one unforgettable musical! Rock and Roll old school hits The Grand theatre in Leeds reliving the incredible journey of the Four Seasons in Jersey Boys. As this spectacular theatre celebrates 140 years providing entertainment to the people of Leeds what better way to mark the occasion than with history in the making! Witness the ...

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Theatre Review – Motown the Musical

  A lifetime in the making Motown the Musical bursts on to the stage at the Leeds Grand Theatre teaching us the true meaning of soul. The American history lesson begins as our imagination is taken back to the 1950’s where soul was born in the inspiration of the artists from that time. ‘Soul is the marriage of Gospel, Rock ...

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Theatre Review: The Calendar Girls Returns to the Grand Theatre Leeds.

  The sensational musical spectacle that is Calendar Girls by the brilliant Gary Barlow and Tim Firth returns to the Grand Theatre Leeds. This new production has been reworked from its original over two years ago in the form of The Girls, which again premiered at the prestigious Grand Theatre Leeds. With so much hype and excitement around this fantastic ...

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The Case of the Frightened Lady by Edgar Wallace

Matthew Jameson visits The Leeds Grand Theatre to review The Classic Thriller Theatre Companies new adaptation of The Case of the Frightened Lady by Edgar Wallace. Thrills and mystery are afoot taking us back to a different time where murder seemed ever so posh and cleaver within the British aristocracy. The Grand Theatre in Leeds plays host to The Classic Thriller ...

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Leeds City Magazine Theatre Review: WICKED, Now On Wednesday 13 June – Saturday 7 July 2018

Matthew Jameson Reviews Wicked Now On at Leeds Grand Theatre Finally, the magic we have all been waiting for has returned to the Grand theatre in Leeds. With the wave of a wand and flight of a broom we are spellbound by this absolutely fantastic production of the incredible reimagining of the Wizard of Oz in the magnificent show, Wicked. ...

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MATT JAMESON LEEDS CITY MAGAZINE COLUMNIST, CHAMPION FUND RAISER, FOODIE AND THESPIAN CHECKS OUT THE NEW CONSERVATORY WEEKEND BREAKFAST MENU

MATT JAMESON LEEDS CITY MAGAZINE COLUMNIST, CHAMPION FUND RAISER, FOODIE AND THESPIAN CHECKS OUT THE NEW CONSERVATORY WEEKEND BREAKFAST MENU Early morning rises on a weekend are now very much part of the everyday in the heart of the metropolis that is Leeds city centre. I for one love to be up and out enjoying the fresh air and fuelling up ...

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Sunshine on Leith The Musical Now on at West Yorkshire Playhouse 8th -19th May

  Matthew Jameson Reviews Sunshine on Leith The Musical, Now on at West Yorkshire Playhouse Sunshine is beaming down on Leeds in the fantastic feel good production of the award winning musical Sunshine on Leith at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. The unmistakable sound of The Proclaimers flows through this heart-warming musical telling the story of two best friends returning from ...

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