The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in Leeds, York, Sheffield and throughout the county of Yorkshire.


What We Wished For at Sheffield Theatres, Mark Douet

What We Wished For

Chris Bush (Sheffield People's Theatre at Crucible Theatre).
Reviewer: Velda Harris

Russell Dixon (Roland), Leigh Symonds (Leslie) and Antony Eden (Tristram), Tony Bartholomew

Taking Steps

Alan Ayckbourn (Stephen Joseph Theatre Company at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough).
Reviewer: James Ballands

The cast, Tristram Kenton

Barber Shop Chronicles

Inua Ellams (West Yorkshire Playhouse, National Theatre and Fuel at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds).
Reviewer: James Ballands

The cast of Bring on the Bollywood, Nicola Young

Bring on the Bollywood

Sâmir Bhamra (Phizzical in association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Vivacity Key Theatre at York Theatre Royal).
Reviewer: James Ballands

The cast of Tommy, Mike Kwasniak

The Who's Tommy

Music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, book by Pete Townsend and Des McAnuff, additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon (A New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon at The Crucible).
Reviewer: Velda Harris



A monster zoo on tour

New Writing North is to tour Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo, a play for the under-7s.

Peter Lathan, 14 August 2017