Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
Whats on

GALLERY: Longlist for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

Big hitters including Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid, feature on the longlist for the most prestigious crime writing prize in the country.

Theatre and Comedy
Cast of The Be All and End All

World premiere: Imogen Stubbs leads cast of new play at York Theatre Royal

Would you cheat? Would you lie? Would you betray your wife’s trust? Would you do absolutely anything to safeguard your son’s future?

Theatre and Comedy

Everything you need to know about York’s pop-up Shakespearean theatre

The works of William Shakespeare are known throughout the world, and this summer the city of York will embrace the world of Shakespeare by hosting Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean theatre.

News

IN PICTURES: Top Ten Historical Crime Novels with expert Barry Forshaw

Critic and writer Barry Forshaw is an expert on crime-writing on both sides of the Atlantic.

Theatre and Comedy

IN PICTURES: Review: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Harrogate Theatre

The Deanery Players entertained us with an old favourite: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

Theatre and Comedy
Real life friendship inspires Alan’s new comedy sketch for Harrogate Dramatic Society

Real life friendship inspires Alan’s new comedy sketch for Harrogate Dramatic Society

Banter between two old friends from Harrogate Dramatic Society has inspired a piece of original writing featured in the opening night of Let Us Entertain You at Harrogate Theatre on Friday April 6.

Theatre and Comedy

New musical A Spoonful of Sherman on way to Harrogate Theatre

A Spoonful of Sherman is a new musical stage show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers, Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman and it’s on its way to Harrogate Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy

Facts and figures of Harrogate’s G&S Festival

For 25 years the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival has attracted a world-wide audience to its annual “jamboree” and this silver anniversary year is no exception.

Theatre and Comedy

In pictures: Winning renditions mark finale of 2018 Harrogate Competitive Festival

The 2018 Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama came to a conclusion at the weekend.

Music
Nigel, Denis and Stephen tour Art to Leeds Grand

Nigel, Denis and Stephen tour Art to Leeds Grand

Art is a phenomenon and one of the most successful plays ever – and it is heading this way with an all-star cast.

Theatre and Comedy

Interview: Comedian Joe Pasquale is frank about his new stage role as an accident-prone hero

It’s the squeaky voice that seals it – Joe Pasquale sounds like Frank Spencer without even trying. Put a beret on his head and he is a dead-ringer for the clumsy clot.

Theatre and Comedy

‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

Theatre and Comedy
Processed with VSCO with nc preset

Get ready for Guys and Dolls

When you see a guy reach for stars in the sky you can bet that ... someone somewhere is putting on the musical Guys and Dolls.

Theatre and Comedy
Sunshine on Leith to open at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Sunshine on Leith to open at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Casting has been announced for the smash-hit musical Sunshine on Leith, a West Yorkshire Playhouse production opening in Leeds next month

Theatre and Comedy
Line up for Harrogate’s Hyena Lounge Comedy Club

Line up for Harrogate’s Hyena Lounge Comedy Club

The next Hyena Lounge Comedy Club at Harrogate Theatre is being hailed as one of the best line-ups yet.

Theatre and Comedy
Enjoy songs from the shows as Players put on fundraiser

Enjoy songs from the shows as Players put on fundraiser

Get ready to Let it Go and escape from the 9 til 5 , take a trip to La La Land and relax ... knowing that At The End Of The Day you’re in good company!

Theatre and Comedy
The brothers  gather outside their cabin

Rehearsals in full swing for Seven Brides ...

Members of the Deanery Players are well into rehearsals for their next show Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. The Harrogate company presents the musical at Harrogate Theatre from Thursday March 22 to Saturday March 24.

Theatre and Comedy
Are you man enough to be 
a cat woman’s toyboy?

Are you man enough to be 
a cat woman’s toyboy?

Wetherby Musical Theatre Group needs of a toyboy for a forthcoming production.

Theatre and Comedy
Wonderful, wonderful day as musical is staged

Wonderful, wonderful day as musical is staged

Members of the Deanery Players will be going courtin’ for their next production.

Theatre and Comedy
Load more