The taste of New York City from the 1890s lands in Hull this month. The Northern Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) has established a reputation of putting on a phenomenal show each year at Hull Truck Theatre that showcases young talent from the local area. Hot on the heels of Betty Blue Eyes and Thoroughly Modern Millie, this year’s spectacular offering is the all-singing, all-dancing Hello, Dolly! Hilarious and moving, the storyline of Hello, Dolly! has been around for gener
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
East Yorkshire group the Petuaria Players are challenging themselves with a modern comedy about darts this January. Double Top is a modern life-comedy about a ladies darts team in Hull and if this rings a bell for anyone that’s because it was produced at Hull Truck in the glory days of John Godber and Gareth Tudor-Price et al. The Players say it pushes a few boundaries for them. It contains adult themes and has some true to life language in it – not excessive – but if you pre
Dark Winter, an adaptation of bestselling novelist David Mark’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name, returns to Hull Truck Theatre this November, courtesy of theatre company, E52. The play, adapted from the book by playwrights Richard Vergette (Dancing through the Shadows, As we Forgive Them) and Nick Lane (The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, My Favourite Summer), will be staged in Hull Truck’s main house, The Heron, after a sell-out run in March in the Hull Truck Stu
Hull Independent Cinema has launched its final season of the year. The programme, which runs from October to December at Vue Cinema Hull Princes Quay and Hull Truck Theatre, features the very best new independent, award-winning and critically acclaimed films from around the world.
Foreign gems this season include Polish romantic drama Cold War from IDA director Pawel Pawlikowski, the new hypnotic trip Climax from French shock auteur Gaspar Noé, and the Italian crime drama D
Jeanine Ridah presents a round-up of this month's unmissable events across the Humber region, including Johny Cash Roadshow at the Ploughwright Theatre and Kevin and Karen Dance at Grimsby Auditorium. #cinema #film #GrimsbyAuditorium #hull #whatson #Grimsby #Lincolnshire #NorthLincolnshire #Musical #HullTruckTheatre #StrictlyComeDancing #TomAllen #JohnnyCash #HullCityHall #CaxtonTheatre
Hull Truck Theatre presents perfect days out for the whole family to enjoy. Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake is a scrumptious adventure based on the award-winning author’s beloved poem of the same name. The former Children’s Laureate is a favourite of children and adults alike, delighting us with classics such as We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and Little Rabbit Foo Foo. This musical adaptation by Polka Theatre follows the tale of two brothers and the mysterious night-time disappear