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The Local Theatre And You

March 19, 2013


This morning I came across a poll on Twitter titled ‘When was the last time you visited your local theatre?’. When I clicked on the link the pessimist in me wasn’t expecting too many people to answer that they had visited recently. But the poll, conducted by The Stage, showed 80% of people surveyed had been […]

Verdi’s Otello Comes To The Grand

January 27, 2013


  Until experiencing Verdi’s Otello at The Grand last week I had never watched a live opera. I had an idea of what to expect based around stereotypes and hearsay, though you can never truly say you know what something is all about until you have experienced it for yourself. So after coming across a tweet advertising […]

Otello Blogger Event At The Grand

January 8, 2013


The Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate  Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6NZ From the 16th January to the 16th February 2013, Verdi’s opera Otello will be showing at The Leeds Grand Theatre. A story about passion, love and above all murderous jealously – sounds like my kind of story. The opera is loosely based around Shakespeare’s Othello, and […]