The Elvis Years 1954 -1977

Saturday 28th November7.30pm Are you ready to rock ’n’ roll at the PLAYHOUSE on Saturday 28th November, when we welcome the return of the closest you can get to the King – Mario Kombou. Featuring original Jailhouse Rock star Mario Kombou and his incredible band led by legendary producer, musical director and Ivor Novello award-winner […]

Grand Opera House York panto on sale

Jack and the Beanstalk GRAND OPERA HOUSE YORK Friday 11 December 2015 – Sunday 3 January 2016 New Pantomime Productions return to the Grand Opera House York for the 17th year this Christmas with their spectacular family pantomime. A fun packed show for all the family with crazy costumes, silly Jokes, live music, and a […]

The Bootleg Sixties featuring The Overtures

Monday 20th July7.30pm Join the unforgettable journey throughout pop music’s greatest decade when the fabulous Overtures band performs all the greatest hits from the Sixties on Monday 20th July at the PLAYHOUSE! We are delighted to welcome back the show, which last visited the venue in 2011. The appeal of the sixties remains as strong […]


The professional actor who will play The Railway King in a major theatrical production has been revealed. George Costigan, most recently seen in ITV’s Vera and playing Nevison Gallagher, a successful businessman whose daughter is kidnapped, in BBC drama Happy Valley, will be playing George Hudson in the York Theatre Royal, National Railway Museum and […]

The hot-shot musical Calamity Jane is whip-cracking its way to Darlington

CALAMITY RIDES INTO TOWN The hot-shot musical Calamity Jane is whip-cracking its way to Darlington Following a sell-out run at The Watermill Theatre in Newbury CALAMITY JANE is currently enjoying a hugely successful national UK tour starring Jodie Prenger in the title role, Tom Lister as Wild Bill Hickok, Alex Hammond as Danny Gilmartin and […]

Shubbak Festival – ‘A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture’

SHUBBAK 11-26 July 2015   ‘A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture’   Shubbak (meaning ‘window’ in Arabic) is London’s largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture.  For its third festival, which runs from the 11-26 July, Shubbak presents its most ambitious programme yet, with UK premieres and new commissions from artists across the Arab world. […]

Barnum Review

Grand Theatre, Leeds – 15 April 2015 Mr Phineas T Barnum has pitched up in Leeds and now you should follow the band to the Grand to see the “greatest Show on Earth” Brian Conley plays the title role of Barnum – American Showman extrodinaire. Showing off his “miracles” and acts with a hint of […]