Ghost The Musical @ Grand Opera House York Review

Bruce Joel Robin’s stage adaptation of the blockbuster romantic film comes to the Grand Opera House by the city’s own York Stage Musicals company. It’s the well-loved story of murdered banker Sam Wheaton. He attempts to contact his potter girlfriend Molly Jensen from “limbo” to save her from the same fate at the hands of their double-crossing friend Carl Brunner. This lends itself perfectly to … Continue reading Ghost The Musical @ Grand Opera House York Review

Peppered Pig Restaurant

The Peppered Pig @ East Cowick Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/the-peppered-pig/] The Peppered Pig in East Cowick, about nine-miles from Selby, offers diners great quality food and drink for almost any occasion. With a delicatessen and tea room that is open six days a week and a restaurant that operates five days a week it is ideal for picking up a few bits to posh-up a picnic, catching-up over afternoon tea, … Continue reading The Peppered Pig @ East Cowick Review

Feather Down Farm

Feather Down Farms Glamping Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/travel/uk-reviews/feather-down-farms-dolphinholme/] The word ‘camping’ evokes a ‘Marmite’ reaction – people either absolutely love spending a few nights in a tent under the stars or they couldn’t think of a holiday they’d like to go on less. ‘Glamping’, however, does have something more universally appealing, with a hint of some of our beloved home comforts to take the edge off sleeping al … Continue reading Feather Down Farms Glamping Review

The Stranglers Live

The Stranglers @ Leeds O2 Academy Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/music/live-reviews/the-stranglers-leeds-o2-academy/] Fresh off the back of their incredibly successful, fully sold-out Ruby Anniversary Tour in 2014 The Stranglers are back for their 19-date UK ‘March On’ tour. As promised by lead singer Baz Warne when I spoke to him before the tour, the band really were playing better than they ever had before at the O2 Academy in Leeds. With no … Continue reading The Stranglers @ Leeds O2 Academy Review

One Man Two Gunors Cast

One Man Two Guvnors @ York Grand Opera House Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/one-man-two-guvnors-review-york-grand-opera-house/] The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of One Man, Two Guvnors, directed by Nicholas Hytner, is a rip-roaring performance full of outrageous slapstick scenes, witty word play and brilliant comedic performances. The award-winning play celebrates everything that is great about British comedy and has you laughing out loud the whole way through, literally. Based on The Servant of Two Masters by … Continue reading One Man Two Guvnors @ York Grand Opera House Review

The Beehive Beverley

The Beehive in Beverley Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/beehive-beverley/] The Beehive opened back in September 2014 in Wednesday Market in the centre of Beverley. The bistro bar’s food and drink menus feature a large range of dishes created using good quality ingredients along with 15 different beers (some draught and some bottled) and a nice selection of wines and cocktails making it the ideal place for going out for … Continue reading The Beehive in Beverley Review

Antigone Cast

Antigone @ York Theatre Royal Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/antigone-review-york-theatre-royal/] Re-working a play that has been seen on stage across the world for over two and a half thousand years is no mean feat. Roy Williams has taken Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy and adapted it to make it relevant to a modern audience without losing the effect and moral lessons of the original story. The action centres around the children … Continue reading Antigone @ York Theatre Royal Review