West Yorkshire Playhouse announces new season
By Ron Simpson · 18 Jul 2014

Autumn/Winter in Leeds promises a mix of challenging new work and family favourites

Beryl (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 3 Jul 2014

As cycling fever hits Yorkshire, the Playhouse presents Maxine Peake's account of the life of one the region's great cycling heroes

Talking Heads (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simspon · 29 Jun 2014

A selection of Alan Bennett's celebrated made-for-television monologues are re-imagined for the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage.

Untold Stories (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 6 Jun 2014

The Playhouse's celebration of Alan Bennett continues with this highly personal piece covering the playwright's upbringing in Armley

Enjoy (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 28 May 2014

James Brining's revival of Alan Bennett's 1980 play suggests the work "improves as the years pass"

West Yorkshire Playhouse begins Alan Bennett season
By Ron Simpson · 19 May 2014

The Playhouse's artistic director, James Brining, talks about celebrating the acclaimed playwright's 80th birthday

tutti frutti to represent the UK at Assitej World Congress in May
By Dan Meyers · 8 May 2014

The Leeds-based theatre company's 2012 production of Rapunzel is selected as the UK's only representative at the prestigious event in Warsaw.

Opera North announces 2014-15 season
By Ron Simpson · 8 May 2014

New season promises a broad range of old & new work including a new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and a revival of Smetana's The Bartered Bride.

Playing the Joker (Tour - Headingley Pavilion)
By Ron Simpson · 6 May 2014

Red Ladder's play about the Rugby League and television icon, Eddie Waring, touches down at several of the sport's Northern clubs.

The Hoarder (Tour - Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 3 May 2014

Starting its UK tour in Scarborough, Sticks Theatre Company's examination of the life of a chronic hoarder is a "bold piece of physical theatre".