York Theatre News and Reviews

Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood

'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'

11 gifts every theatregoer would love for Christmas

It's not easy deciding what to get your loved ones for Christmas, so we list 11 presents that are ideal for that special someone in your life who loves the theatre

Edinburgh hit One Man Breaking Bad to embark on UK tour

The hit show which parodies all five seasons of Breaking Bad is coming to a theatre near you

Full casting announced for Twelve Angry Men tour
By Editorial Staff

The production opens in January at the Theatre Royal Windsor

Old Mother Goose (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

A Berwick Kaler panto can mean only one thing... Christmas has officially started in York

Antigone (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

Pilot Theatre and Roy Williams transport Sophocles' tragedy from ancient Greece to the world of contemporary gang culture

The Restoration of Nell Gwyn (York Theatre Royal)
By Ron Simpson

Ensemble and York Theatre Royal's entertaining co-production is a "pleasant and intelligent diversion"

Betrayal (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

Lacking the grit and grime of other Pinter works, Juliet Forster's impressive production of Betrayal remains engrossing

The Princess and the Pea (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

tutti frutti and Mike Kenny's latest fairy tale adaptation typically manages to feel both contemporary and truthful to the original