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REVIEW: A Splinter of Ice – Original Theatre Company

Ben Brown’s new production A Splinter of Ice, impresses at York Theatre Royal in July 2021. Moscow 1987 and the cold war begins to thaw. After declining his offer for more than 30 years, novelist Graham Greene travels into the heart of the Soviet Union to meet with his old MI6 boss and double-agent, Kim […]

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PREVIEW: A Splinter of Ice – York Theatre Royal

All week at York Theatre Royal, A Splinter of Ice, takes over the main house with an intense, politically charged production that will appeal to the masses. Ben Brown’s new political drama A Splinter of Ice – at York Theatre Royal from 6-10 July – explores an unlikely friendship – a friendship interwoven with deceit […]

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NEWS: Tramlines Festival 2021 Confirmed For Events Research Programme

Sold-out Tramlines Festival will go ahead at full capacity in Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park from July 23rd to 25th as part of Events Research Programme Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival 2021 today announces that it will join the third phase of the Government’s Events Research Programme, allowing the sold-out music festival at Hillsborough Park to take place at […]

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REVIEW: Miss Julie – York Theatre Royal

Following an acclaimed run last year, New Earth Theatre and Storyhouse brought the Storyhouse production of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie to York Theatre Royal from 22-26 June. Strindberg’s Miss Julie has been adapted by Amy Ng and is directed by Dadiow Lin. Sophie Robinson returns to the role of Miss Julie, and is joined by […]

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NEWS: Summer of Love Season at York Theatre

York Theatre Royal is on the move again. Following the success of its Travelling Pantomime which visited 16 venues in the city at Christmas, the theatre is going global in its Summer of Love season. Following the conclusion of the “Love Season” currently on show at York Theatre Royal, the teams will be carrying on […]

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Music

RELEASE: First Wave of Acts Announced for Live at Leeds in the City 2021!

In the year that live music finally makes a comeback, Live at Leeds returns for a day full of the hottest breakthrough bands on the UK music scene, this time celebrating its 15th year as the North’s leading metropolitan new music festival.  Renowned as the first place to hear the essential sounds of the year ahead, […]

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REVIEW: Love Bites – York Theatre Royal

Monday 17th May 2021. The day, some form of normality returned to the City of York as the city institution that is York Theatre Royal, reopened it’s doors. Love Bites kicked things off and Juliet Foster, Creative Director said it best in the programme, “I cannot think of a better way to kick off our […]

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RELEASE: Manic Street Preachers announce new album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’

Manic Street Preachers return with their 14th studio album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ on 3rd September 2021 released on Columbia/Sony and have announced a tour for this autumn. ‘Orwellian’ – the first track to be released (today – 14th May) – is classic Manic Street Preachers, dissecting the misuse of words against cascading, glacial melody. Manic Street Preachers on Orwellian: “The track is about the battle […]

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RELEASE: Tramlines Festival Launches Apply to Launch Scheme

Emerging artists and bands can now apply to play at Sheffield’s biggest music festival as it continues to support new and undiscovered talent. Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest music festival, has announced the opening of this year’s ‘Apply to Play’. The scheme offers a limited number of performance slots across various stages to emerging and undiscovered bands […]

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Doncaster Racecourse confirms star-studded summer line-up of music

Live music is almost back and so is live sport, so what better way to get back into the swing of things than combining the two for one of your first big outings back! Doncaster Racecourse is known nationwide for getting stellar musical acts alongside their race days and have confirmed this year 2 dates […]