Jonathan Hall reviews The Girl On The Train at West Yorkshire Playhouse.
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Sunshine on Leith, the jukebox musical featuring the songs of the Proclaimers, is a foot stamping, hand-clapping barnstormer of a show that by the end had the audience up on its feet stamping and clapping their 100% approval.
Jonathan Hall reviews Timberlake Wertenbaker’s adaptation of Thomas Keneally’s novel Our Country’s Good at West Yorkshire Playhouse.
James Graham’s This House is served well by a strong – and in these days of austerity, refreshingly large- cast playing multiple roles
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe West Yorkshire Playhouse Five Stars Book Now Part of the magic of Christmas is about the telling of stories, from Scrooge and ‘It’s a wonderful life’ to ‘the Snowman’ and ‘Call the Midwife’ Christmas special- stories told in the warm by the fire whilst outside the dark winter […]
The Tin Drum West Yorkshire Playhouse 4 Stars Tour Info On one level the story can seem simple, almost childish, with Nursery Rhyme overtones of drums and toy shops – yet ‘The Tin Drum’ is fiendishly diverse and complex tale that defies any brief summary. A child genius, Oskar, is born to a background of […]
(the fall of) The Master Builder West Yorkshire Playhouse Four stars Book Tickets ‘The Master builder’, Henrik Ibsen’s play from 1893 is a masterly study of an ageing artist dealing with the loss of his powers as a result of various events in the past. Zinnie Harris’s reimagining of the story- a response to the […]
So stark was the story that I left the theatre wondering why I’d never heard of it before and why it wasn’t in these days of multi cultural Britain a part of the school’s syllabus.