It was a remarkable hour of entertainment and how Amber Devine must have trained for this. I am a runner but even I couldn’t have delivered lines so clearly even when out of breath. Delicate Flowers told the story of Battling Babs, the Hull-based boxer who defied the odds and became a champions. Her tale was told in a single act play with one actor. Young mother of one Karen saw an opportunity to make something of herself away from a life in administration and her struggles,
Hull’s Heads Up Festival returns for a 12th season from March 27-30 at various venues, including Hull Minster, Hull Central Library and Kardomah94. This season’s artistic programme includes The Paper Cinema’s Macbeth (March 29 & 30), Now Is The Time To Say Nothing (a collaboration between Syrian film-maker Reem Karssli, a group of young Londoners and artist Caroline Williams, on March 28-30) and Olivia Furber, Ramzi Maqdisi, 9T Antiope and Hannah Mason’s The Land’s Heart Is
Bilton Amateur Dramatic Society (BADS) are to perform Peter Gordon’s comedy play "Seeds of Doubt” next month After beginning rehearsals for this last year, and having to abandon the original production date due to cast illnesses/operations/other commitments, BADS will be performing this funny play from 3rd to 5th April at The Bilton Theatre, between 17 & 19 Main Road, Bilton.
The Director, Keith Davison, took over in January when the new production dates were set. "I was t
Will Young has announced he will be visiting the Bonus Arena, Hull, on the 21st October,
performing all his famous hits and some new ones when he heads to Hull this autumn. Tickets go on general sale 9am on Friday 29th March from www.bonusarenahull.com
An upbeat, piano-led, dancefloor-tilted heartbreak anthem, ‘All The Songs’ serves as the perfect introduction to his new album, Lexicon, built around the joy of pop music. Will Young has spent the last two decades at the for
Hessle Theatre Company’s latest epic musical is Made in Dagenham by Hull-born playwright Richard Bean, which opens at Hull New Theatre on Tuesday 19th March. Set in the late 60s among economic turmoil for the UK, a group of ordinary women decide to take a stand for their rights, and demand equal pay, a narrative that will resonate just as loudly now, in our ever-evolving society, as it did back in 1968. Martin Beaumont who is responsible for directing many of Hessle’s hit pro
The line-up for this year’s Platform Festival, taking place from 10 – 13 July 2019, has been unveiled and it features some of the very best music and comedy from around the UK and beyond today including The Shires, Hothouse Flowers, Seth Lakeman, and Lucy Spraggan. Now into its fourth year, Platform Festival is brought by Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC), and sees thousands of people descend onto the town’s old railway station for four days of live music and comedy in an event l
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) continue their 40th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of a special world tour and they will visit the Bonus Arena, Hull, on 28th October. The band were formed in 1978 by teenage friends Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys.
They quickly became electro-pioneers with a string of hit albums released throughout the 1980’s, eventually selling over 25 million singles and 15 million albums across their career to date, establishing
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of Beverley Chamber Choir’s first Good Friday concert in St Mary’s Church Beverley, and the milestone is being marked with the Messiah. Now under the direction of Jeffrey Makinson, the choir will be joined by a professional orchestra drawn from musicians from the North of England, in the intimate setting of St Mary’s Church Beverley, to perform a small-scale version of Handel’s work. This Good Friday performance with 35 singers is intended to
Princess & The Hustler, an inspiring play co-produced with Eclipse Theatre Company and Bristol Old Vic, is the main March offering at Hull Truck Theatre. Princess & The Hustler is set against the backdrop of one of the most pivotal moments of the Black British civil rights movement – the 1963 Bristol bus boycott, and tells the story of Princess, a cheeky 10-year-old with a plan to win the Weston-Super-Mare Beauty Contest. Whilst Princess explores what it really means to be bl
I Want That Hair is an hilarious, fresh, female comedy, arriving in Beverley this week.
The John Godber Company is staging a new and updated version of Jane Thornton’s Hairdressing comedy I Want That Hair at the East Riding Theatre from Wednesday 6th to Saturday 30th March, at 7:30pm, with matinees at 2pm.
Join Bex and Heidi as they grapple with gossip between the washes and the highlights but, with Bex's big birthday coming soon, she's beginning to realise that it's not