Jane EyreGrand Theatre, Leeds/Touring4/5
“READER, I married him,” from Jane Eyre is one of the most famous lines in literature — and it’s notably absent from Sally Cookson’s adaptation of...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
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Fantastic Mr Fox
THERE are times when Fantastic Mr Fox feels like a politics lesson for five-year-olds.
“I want stacks and stacks of money,” sings Bean in cabaret style, justifying why...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
SUSAN DARLINGTON sees an ambitious dramatisation of the struggle for women’s voting rights whose scale is both an asset and a drawback
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
Susan Darlington reviews Recreation by Yorkshire Dance, Leeds
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
by Susan Darlington
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
Susan Darlington reviews Chris T-T: Best Of (Xtra Mile Recordings)
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
Lawrence Batley Theatre
A HORSE pokes its head through the stage curtain.
It shuffles onstage followed by three others and an unco-operative sheep. The...
Wednesday 7th Jun 2017
From Shore to Shore
Oriental City Restaurant, Leeds/Touring
DRAWING on interviews with Chinese people based in West Yorkshire, Mary Cooper’s From Shore To Shore follows three intersecting lives as they...
Wednesday 31st May 2017
An updated dramatisation of John Steinbeck's novel of the dispossessed fleeing the 1930s dustbowl in the US doesn't convince, says SUSAN DARLINGTON
Sunday 28th May 2017
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
THE GRADUATE is typically pigeonholed as a coming-of-age tale, yet the audience’s sympathies are rarely with the disillusioned Benjamin Braddock but with Mrs...
Wednesday 17th May 2017