Leeds Theatre News and Reviews

Jason Manford confirmed to star in Producers tour
By Theo Bosanquet · 24 Oct 2014

Manford will play Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks' iconic comedy musical

Catherine Love: In theatre, simple is often best
By Catherine Love · 21 Oct 2014

David Cromer's take on Our Town and Katie Mitchell's Cherry Orchard prove that, sometimes, nothing beats simplicity in the theatre

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards
By Ben Hewis · 20 Oct 2014

Hosted by Michael Xavier, the awards are a celebration of the work of UK Theatre (formerly TMA) member theatres

Lynda Bellingham dies from cancer aged 66
By Theo Bosanquet · 20 Oct 2014

Bellingham was diagnosed last year before she was due to appear in A Passionate Woman in Sheffield

Leading Ladies: Lesley Manville - 'I'm not shy about being raw'
By Michael Coveney · 17 Oct 2014

Leading Ladies is a brand new series, in partnership with photographer Darren Bell, profiling some of the most iconic women in theatre. We start with Lesley Manville in an exclusive shoot at the Century Club

Faust (Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson · 11 Oct 2014

DumbWise's intimate adaptation of Goethe' Faust begins with promise but gets lost on Cast's Second Stage

The Coronation of Poppea (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson · 6 Oct 2014

Monteverdi's amoral study of an immoral couple is given a knockout production by Opera North

The Crucible (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Hannah Giles · 5 Oct 2014

James Brining's adaptation of Arthur Miller's classic is a "wholly satisfying and emotionally involving experience"

La traviata (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson · 28 Sep 2014

A brand-new production of Verdi's most popular opera is unveiled at Leeds Grand Theatre

We're Not Going Back (Cast, Doncaster)
By Eileen Caiger Gray · 27 Sep 2014

Red Ladder take on the 1980's miners' strike and deliver a "top quality musical drama"