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1:00pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
The next main production on Ilkley Playhouse's Wharfeside stage is the female version of The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon. The male version is well known to most people and is considered one of the more significant post-war theatre comedies.
1:29pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
Born to a family of doctors in Gwalior, a city in the middle of northern India, the chef at the 1875 restaurant in Menston, Vivek Singh Kashiwale, was first inspired to cook by watching and helping his aunt at work in the kitchen.
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International ice dance sensation The Imperial Ice Stars return to the Alhambra Theatre Bradford, with The Sleeping Beauty on Ice, starring Olga Sharutenko from ITV’s Dancing on Ice, from Tuesday, June 4, to Sunday, June 9.
1:08pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
Direct from its West End run, the critically acclaimed 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey’s classic play, Beautiful Thing, will visit Leeds’s West Yorkshire Playhouse for one week from June 3-8.
1:07pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
Ilkley Grammar School Theatre Group performed Lucinda Coxon’s play ‘What Are They Like?’ at The West Yorkshire Playhouse on Saturday as part of National Theatre Connections – a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people.
1:02pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas, who have both starred in BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing partnering celebrities including Phil Tufnell, Chelsee Healy and Gavin Henson, bring their brand new live show to Leeds later this month for an evening of glamour and glitz at the City Varieties Music Hall.
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2:06pm Friday 3rd May 2013
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Some places are worth visiting again and again. Middleton Woods above Ilkley is one of them, particularly this time of year when hopefully the bluebells have come out and the ground between the trees is carpeted with flowers in full bloom and the air is sweet with their perfume.
2:53pm Friday 3rd May 2013
Having worked at a trio of Michelin-starred establishments Simon Miller had just the pedigree Martin Kellaway was looking for when he set his mind on transforming his flagship pub The Fleece, in Otley, into a fine dining pub.
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The exciting news from Ilkley Playhouse this week is that we now have online booking available. Go to the website, click on the Book Now button and follow the instructions to book and pay online. Tickets can then be collected from the box office as usual.
2:09pm Friday 3rd May 2013
Northern Ballet returns home in June with a showcase of outstanding emerging and established international choreography. The Company will perform a mixed programme at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in its award-winning headquarters in Leeds from June 5-9.
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The Full Monty is coming to Leeds for a two-week run ahead of its West End premiere. Oscar-winning writer of the film, Simon Beaufoy, has adapted the script for the stage – his first work for theatre.
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2:09pm Thursday 18th April 2013
Boothby Graffoe is a talented stand-up comedian who often incorporates surreal songs into his performances with the help of his trusty guitar. His national spring tour Nomad – No Sane Either arrives in Otley Saturday April 20.
2:07pm Thursday 18th April 2013
This Sunday, Fleapit Cinema has a 2pm showing of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, starring Ewan Mcgregor and Emily Blunt. Based on the popular novel by Paul Torday, a government expert in fisheries is approached by a consultant to help bring about a wealthy sheik’s unlikely vision of introducing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert.
2:11pm Thursday 18th April 2013
Few films can have combined family life in Texas in the 1950s, the creation of the universe, life after death and dinosaurs roaming the earth, but Terrence Malick’s controversial The Tree Of Life does just that.
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3:10pm Thursday 4th April 2013
It will be a case of deja vu for up and coming Soprano Alexandra Lowe when she takes to Yeadon Town Hall stage with the internationally renowned Fron Male Voice Choir this week. Alexandra is a 21-year-old soprano currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music and two years ago she appeared as guest singer with the choir in concert in Yeadon. “I am so pleased to be singing alongside them again this year at Yeadon Town Hall, as two years ago I received a standing ovation for my performance there,” she said. “Let’s hope that this year will be just as good, or even better.”
3:04pm Thursday 4th April 2013
Hugh Leonard’s trilogy Suburb of Babylon starts a ten-night run in the Wharfeside theatre on Wednesaday. All three plays are set in the same Dublin street more or less simultaneously, though each has its own distinctive genre.
3:15pm Thursday 4th April 2013