Classic Novel To Be Staged In Beverley By John Godber Company

Classic Novel To Be Staged In Beverley By John Godber Company
October 19, 2017

The John Godber Company will be staging a new production of classic Yorkshire novel Wuthering Heights this November at The East Riding Theatre in Beverley, as well as two nights at Wakefield Theatre Royal.

The production, which is written and directed by BAFTA winner Jane Thornton, the recent writer of the international hit show OCHO, which sold out at the East Riding Theatre

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Newbegin House Makes Good Hotel Guide For Third Year Running

Newbegin House Makes Good Hotel Guide For Third Year Running
October 19, 2017

Newbegin House, Beverley’s only five star B&B, has been included in the Good Hotel Guide 2018 and, for the third year running, has won an “Editor’s Choice” award.

In 2015, Newbegin House received a “best newcomer” award. This was followed by a “Best Value” award in 2016 and now by a “Best B&B” award in 2017.

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Richard Bean Delighted at the Reception ERT Kiss Me Gets

Richard Bean Delighted at the Reception ERT Kiss Me Gets
October 17, 2017

Hull born and raised playwright, Richard Bean, who is celebrated for work such as The Hypocrite and Broadway success One Man Two Guvnors, is delighted at the reception of East Riding Theatre’s production of his play Kiss Me.

Due to an imminent knee replacement operation Richard Bean is unable to see the show for himself but has recently sent the cast, local actor Edward Cole with Bettine Mackenzie who recently appeared in Adrian Rawlins production of The Night Season, a card thanking them for their truthful portrayal of his characters.

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An Intimate Night Of Music At The East Riding Theatre

An Intimate Night Of Music At The East Riding Theatre
October 14, 2017

Beverley’s East Riding Theatre will be hosting its first-ever Candlelight Sessions in its Café Bar, on Sunday 22nd October, offering the audience the chance to get close up to the artist; in an intimate, candlelit, in-the-round, and completely unamplified setting.

Guest artist is the highly-acclaimed Pete Dilley; a rising singer-songwriter from County Durham with four albums under his belt and impressive CV including playing alongside Chloe Hall & Beth Neilsen Chapman.

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East Riding Theatre Thrilled To Present Next Production KISS ME

East Riding Theatre Thrilled To Present Next Production KISS ME
September 16, 2017

Opening on 5th October, East Riding Theatre in Beverley is producing Kiss Me by Richard Bean, writer of sell-out shows The Hypocrite at Hull Truck Theatre and international hit One Man Two Guvnors in London’s West End and on Broadway.

Kiss Me transferred from Hampstead Theatre to the West End earlier this year, but ERT’s show will be the first time the play has been produced outside of London.

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Stage4Beverley Set To Bring To Life The Cold Winter Months

Stage4Beverley Set To Bring To Life The Cold Winter Months
August 21, 2017

Beverley’s newest arts and music festival, which launched earlier this year, is expanding.

Stage4Beverley, based at the town’s East Riding Theatre, will be adding a fourth day to its programme in 2018 and with an eclectic range of musical genres being programmed, it promises something to satisfy all tastes.

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East Riding Theatre Tells The World About Its Autumn Season

East Riding Theatre Tells The World About Its Autumn Season
August 14, 2017

East Riding Theatre has released its exciting and packed Autumn/Winter brochure to complement Hull U.K City of Culture 2017’s forward programme.

As Hull U.K City of Culture 2017 sets out in its final season to ‘Tell the World’, ERT begins the autumn with the first of a trio of Hull connected plays.

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East Riding Theatre To Mark Yorkshire Day With Yorkshire Eve Celebration

East Riding Theatre To Mark Yorkshire Day With Yorkshire Eve Celebration
July 25, 2017

Now then! Yorkshire folk are proud of their county, and rightly so, given all the wonderful things we’ve given the rest of the world.

And a new tradition, fast catching on locally, is celebrating all that’s best about God’s Own County.
Last year, Beverley’s East Riding Theatre celebrated Yorkshire Day (August 1st), on Yorkshire Day Eve – just like we celebrate New Year’s Eve.

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Original Musical Show Premieres This September At East Riding Theatre

Original Musical Show Premieres This September At East Riding Theatre
June 27, 2017

It’s Different For Girls is a brand new musical by all female theatre company She Productions and inspired by Hull’s own pioneering ‘garage’ 1960s girl band, Mandy & the Girlfriends. Their all-girl line-up gave them a novelty value that attracted the crowds both in their home town of Hull and at gigs in London.

The Show, directed by The Hypocrite’s (RSC and Hull Truck) Becky Hope-Palmer, with Musical Supervision from Wicked UK’s Paul Frankish and choreography by Hull Truck’s Associate Artist, Jon Beney.

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Enjoy World Class Talent, Up Close And Personal At ERT

Enjoy World Class Talent, Up Close And Personal At ERT
June 15, 2017

Beverley’s East Riding Theatre prides itself on discovering “hidden” talent; hence the excitement surrounding a one-nighter by Canadian duo Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling.

They have been performing together for eight years while pursuing solo careers at the same time; however, 2017 marks their first real collaborative effort on record.

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A Summer Festival Of Engagement, Inspiration And Celebration

A Summer Festival Of Engagement, Inspiration And Celebration
June 14, 2017

East Riding Theatre launches its summer long festival of engagement, inspiration and celebration with a theatre double bill of Spoonface Steinberg & Perfidious Lion.

To help showcase the fantastic young talent in the area, East Riding Theatre will be hosting a wide variety of shows by young performers this summer including, theatre, comedy, spoken word, music and much more.

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Stand Up For New Cartwright Play @ East Riding Theatre

Stand Up For New Cartwright Play @ East Riding Theatre
May 19, 2017

STAND UP STAND UP, a brand new play by the Olivier Award-winning writer of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Jim Cartwright, visits the East Riding Theatre on the 9th & 10th June as part of a UK tour, following its premiere at Theatre Royal Wakefield.

Produced by the Jim Cartwright Company and Theatre Royal Wakefield, and directed by Cartwright, STAND UP STAND UP is a dark comedy about a struggling comedian who forms an unlikely friendship with a tough bailiff, as they both strive to help each other achieve their dreams.

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All-Female Satirical Show Considers The Rejections, The Rejoicing And Regrets Of An Actor

All-Female Satirical Show Considers The Rejections, The Rejoicing And Regrets Of An Actor
May 3, 2017

She Productions, Theatre Company in Residence at the East Riding Theatre, is back by popular demand with a new comedic review show, after the sell-out success of Beverley Does Broadway in 2015.

As an actor, no matter how hard you try, there is always one role that you know you will never get! Surrounded by an industry based on physical appearance, race, and gender, She Productions are here to break boundaries and turn typecasting on its head. MissCast is an evening of familiar songs and sketches performed in revolutionary ways.

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MissCast – A Humorous Look At Altercations Within The Acting Industry

MissCast - A Humorous Look At Altercations Within The Acting Industry
April 14, 2017

She Productions, Theatre Company in Residence at the East Riding Theatre, is back by popular demand with a new comedic review show, after the sell-out success of Beverley Does Broadway in 2015.

As an actor, no matter how hard you try, there is always one role that you know you will never get! Surrounded by an industry based on physical appearance, race, and gender, She Productions are here to break boundaries and turn typecasting on its head. MissCast is an evening of familiar songs and sketches performed in revolutionary ways.

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Shakers – A Wickedly Funny Glimpse Of The World Through The Eyes Of The Four Girls

Shakers - A Wickedly Funny Glimpse Of The World Through The Eyes Of The Four Girls
March 28, 2017

A play “Made in Hull” and boasting an entirely East Yorkshire cast is sure to be a City of Culture hit when Beverley’s East Riding Theatre is transformed into “Shakers” – the oh-so-trendy cocktail bar where everyone wants to be seen.

It is here we also meet Nicky, Adele, Carol and Mel, the bars long-suffering waitresses, who invite you to pull up a table, order a drink and relax in their company.

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