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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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Matthew Jameson Reviews Still Alice – Now On at The West Yorkshire Playhouse 22nd February to 3rd March

Everybody is scared of something right, whether that be snakes, spiders or heights? Me personally I’m terrified of flying even though I love to go on holiday and sit on a beautiful beach enjoying the warmth of the sun. Well just imagine if you couldn’t remember what you are scared of, couldn’t remember who you even are? The fear of ...

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Theatre Review By Matt Jameson: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Visually stunning, taking us right back to child hood, an adventure we all remember… who’d of thought even I wanted to go back into the closet!? Step in to the magical world of Narnia as the West Yorkshire Playhouse takes us on an incredible journey in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. The classic novel by C.S. Lewis is ...

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DAZZLING TRIBUTE TO A TRUE LEEDS DANCE LEGEND  DAZZLING TRIBUTE TO A TRUE LEEDS DANCE LEGEND. West Yorkshire Playhouse will be the venue for a unique and inspiring evening of dance on Sunday 8 October when Phoenix Dance Theatre and Northern School of Contemporary Dance join forces to pay tribute to Nadine Senior MBE, the Yorkshire-born dance pioneer and founding ...

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West Yorkshire Playhouse shortlisted for top tourism award

  West Yorkshire Playhouse has been shortlisted for a top tourism award in the much coveted Arts & Culture category as part of the prestigious Welcome To Yorkshire White Rose Awards. The awards, which are the biggest celebration of tourism in the UK, recognise the very best businesses in Yorkshire. The 17 categories cover everything from hotels to holiday parks, ...

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REVIEW: The Graduate at West Yorkshire Playhouse

We sent our theatre reviewer Matthew Jameson to check out The Graduate at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. “Are you trying to seduce me Mrs Robinson?” These iconic words burst into life as this fantastic play shines to the stage at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. The Graduate, adapted by Terry Johnson and based on the novel by Charles Webb, is a ...

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Kay Mellor’s A Passionate Woman at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Kay Mellor’s (In The Club, Fat Friends, Band of Gold, The Syndicate) romantic comedy, A Passionate Woman comes to West Yorkshire Playhouse, starring Liza Goddard (Bergerac, Yes Honestly) as Betty, a passionate, doting Mum who finds it hard to accept that her son is leaving home to get married. On the morning of her son’s wedding, Betty retreats to her ...

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REVIEW: Pygmalion at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

As Pygmalion starts its run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, we sent our theatre expert Matt Jameson down to check it out! Are you ready for an explosive battle of the sexes in this outstanding production bringing the classic text to modern Britain? We all know the icon tale of Eliza Doolittle from rags to riches in the musical motion ...

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Slam poetry to Shakespeare – What’s Coming Up at West Yorkshire Playhouse

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West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Spring/Summer season brings together the city’s urgent and intimate stories, creating collaborations with exciting and emerging creative talent from across the UK. Staging fresh new work alongside celebrated classics, each production asks distinct and important questions about the current cultural landscape, as well as the identities and place of the audience in the city and the world. ...

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West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on Tour

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Following its hugely successful premiere staging, West Yorkshire Playhouse’s biggest ever Christmas show CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG has taken off on a major tour of the UK and Ireland. Almost 60,000 people watched Chitty fly on the Quarry stage in Artistic Director James Brining’s brand new version of the iconic musical, which has broken Playhouse box office records by taking ...

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