The Boy Who Fell into A Book (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 31 Jul 2014

Alan Ayckbourn returns to SJT to direct his 1998 play

Cox & Box - Mrs Bouncer's Legacy (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 10 Jul 2014

Sir Arthur Sullivan's one act comic opera is reinvented with a brand new second act.

Summer Season at Scarborough
By Ron Simpson · 5 Jun 2014

Stephen Joseph Theatre kicks of its summer programme with Chris Monks' adaptation of The Last Train to Scarborough.

The Last Train to Scarborough (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 5 Jun 2014

Set in Yorkshire 1914, Andrew Martin's crime thriller "is a pleasing diversion, but doesn't really excite".

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".

The Memory of Water (Tour - Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 30 Mar 2014

Nikolai Foster's production of Shelagh Stephenson's 2000 play has "wildly funny moments" but "leans towards the obvious"

Brief Encounter With ... Hull Truck's artistic director Mark Babych
By Ron Simpson · 13 Mar 2014

Mark Babych discusses his production of A Taste of Honey and the Hull Truck's current programme

An August Bank Holiday Lark (Tour - Viaduct Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 13 Mar 2014

Northern Broadsides' latest offering, An August Bank Holiday Lark, is a "unique" production "of enormous humanity and warmth".

Barrie Rutter on An August Bank Holiday Lark: 'I didn't want it to be a case of everyone goes to the trenches and dies'
By Ron Simpson · 19 Feb 2014

The artistic director of Northern Broadsides speaks to WhatsOnStage about the company's new production commemorating World War One

We Will Be Free! (Tour - Harrogate Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 14 Feb 2014

Townsend Productions' story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs is both "vigorous and engaging"