Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!

Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!
Sep 30, 2018

It’s Different For Girls, a brand new musical by local all-female theatre company She Productions, is inspired by Hull’s own pioneering 1960s girl band, Mandy & the Girlfriends.

Their unique all-girl line-up attracted the crowds both in their home town, London, and eventually took them to perform to the US troops in Germany.

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East Riding Theatre Announce Latest In-House Production

East Riding Theatre Announce Latest In-House Production
Aug 25, 2018

As part of the Theatre’s Autumn/Winter season, East Riding Theatre (ERT) are delighted to announce that the next in-house production.

To be staged at the professional Theatre in Beverley, ART by Yasmina Reza (translated by Christopher Hampton) will be the next production opening on the 27th September and runs until the 20th October.

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Unemployed People Find Their Voices In New Workshop At ERT

Unemployed People Find Their Voices In New Workshop At ERT
Jul 22, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Employment, Education and Skills Team has joined up with East Riding Theatre’s Artist in Residence – She Productions – to deliver an innovative training course for local unemployed people.

The Finding Your Voice Programme is designed to build confidence, communication, social and creative skills for local unemployed people.

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Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018

Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018
Jul 4, 2018

In less than two weeks, thousands of fun seekers are expected to descend on Beverley’s Town Centre as the 8th Beverley Puppet Festival gets underway.

The award-winning weekend event takes place over three nights and two days from 13th to 15th July, attracting visitors from across the UK and overseas with couples, families and booking agents all eager to see what’s new in the world of puppetry.

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Jane Yerbury Sweeney – A Tribute From Her Son

Jane Yerbury Sweeney – A Tribute From Her Son
Jun 4, 2018

My mother Jane Yerbury Sweeney, who was born on 7th. January 1920 and died on 1st. June 2018 at Newbegin House in Beverley, was an extraordinary woman. Brought up in Kensington and Sussex, she was educated at home, mostly by herself. She read widely, but obtained no formal qualifications.

Her mother had been expelled from boarding school while her parents were living abroad, and her father, although he eventually qualified and became an eminent doctor with a successful practice in Kensington, had hated school, so the couple decided to keep Jane and her younger siblings at home.

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All Female Cast Return To ERT For Beverley Does Broadway : The Rebound

All Female Cast Return To ERT For Beverley Does Broadway : The Rebound
May 16, 2018

Back by popular demand after a sell-out run in 2015, She Productions are bringing West End showbiz, delicious harmonies, and bags of talent right on your doorstep at the East Riding Theatre in Beverley in a revamped version of Beverley Does Broadway… The Rebound.

She Productions are putting on a show and it’s their opening night. Relentless rehearsals have ensured they are pitch perfect and that every dance step has been drilled with precision.

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Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation

Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation
Apr 19, 2018

Acclaimed storyteller Matthew Crampton (Five Stars, Guardian) unites with American folk music legend Jeff Warner in a new show based on Crampton’s book Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation.

Human Cargo gives voice to past exiles – emigrants, slaves, transportees – to shed fresh light on today’s migrations. Through the accompanying Parallel Lives project, it includes – wherever it performs – local stories of migration and partnership with local refugee and migrant support groups.

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Celebrating Beverley Author’s Debut Novel

Celebrating Beverley Author’s Debut Novel
Mar 19, 2018

Beverley is proud of its diverse artistic and creative culture. It boasts the East Riding Theatre; West End professionalism in a local setting.

It is home to actors of international renown, musicians, artists, authors, journalists and broadcasters. Celebratory festivals abound throughout the year: folk, food, early music and literature.

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