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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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Dancing Bear!

Rob Wilson

‘God is not male or female. God is not gay or straight. God is not a culture war’ Dancing Bear explores personal stories surrounding faith and sexuality, through dance, live music, drag performance and text. Part-theatre, part-gig, with a heart full of furious compassion, candour and humour. Dancing Bear offers an unflinching provocation in addressing the often desperate balancing act ...

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West Yorkshire Playhouse To Get Major Redevelopment

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang started at West Yorkshire Playhouse

West Yorkshire Playhouse successful in Stage One application to Arts Council England for capital redevelopment funding of £6.6m. Arts Council England has announced that West Yorkshire Playhouse was successful in its Stage One application for a grant of £6.6m towards a major capital redevelopment. The decision includes the award of a development grant of £300,000, meaning a fully-fledged plan can ...

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

West Yorkshire Playhouse and Music & Lyrics present the FANTASMAGORICAL stage musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG QUARRY THEATRE, WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE, 2 DEC-30 JAN Box Office: 0113 213 7700. Online: wyp.org.uk Casting has been announced West Yorkshire Playhouse and Music & Lyrics Limited production of the much-loved Sherman Brothers musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, opening at West Yorkshire Playhouse on ...

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DV8’s John at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dv8's John

Those of us who are interested in theatre and performance dance are in for a treat at the West Yorkshire Playhouse later this month, with the production of JOHN visiting from 22nd to the 24th October. This show was created, and now directed by Lloyd Newsome of the DV8 Physical Theatre team, and produced in conjunction with the National Theatre of ...

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

West Yorkshire Playhouse and Music & Lyrics present the FANTASMAGORICAL stage musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG QUARRY THEATRE, WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE, 2 DEC-30 JAN Box Office: 0113 213 7700. Online: wyp.org.uk Casting has been announced West Yorkshire Playhouse and Music & Lyrics Limited production of the much-loved Sherman Brothers musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, opening at West Yorkshire Playhouse on ...

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The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice

A thrilling new production of Jim Cartwright’s much-loved The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice is presented by West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Repertory Theatre this spring. The Olivier award-winning play about the painfully shy but hugely talented Little Voice and her faultless impersonations of the greatest divas will be directed by James Brining, Artistic Director of West Yorkshire Playhouse ...

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King Lear

By William Shakespeare. Director: Jonathan Miller. Designer: Isabella Bywater. Lighting: Guy Hoare After the critical and award-winning success of RUTHERFORD & SON, opera and theatre director Jonathan Miller joins forces again with Barrie Rutter and Northern Broadsides to direct William Shakespeare’s King Lear which comes to West Yorkshire Playhouse from 8-18 April. This is the story of a family at ...

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Mermaid

Shared Experience in association with Nottingham Playhouse presents Mermaid – A bold reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of love, loss and desire. Below the ocean there is no death or pain or separation. Above the water is the modern world beset with war, poverty and need. On her sixteenth birthday, a mermaid rises up to the surface, leaving her ...

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Set in the Deep South, Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, sees racial injustice envelop a small-town community. Through courage and compassion, lawyer Atticus Finch seeks the truth, and his feisty daughter, Scout – a young girl on the cusp of adulthood – brings new hope to a neighbourhood in turmoil. This utterly enchanting and enthralling production ...

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