Action men, dead bodies, potato crisps and what it’s like to be a man in the modern world when you don’t fit a macho stereotype, Big Boys Don’t Cry, from Opposable Thumb Theatre takes the stage at East Riding Theatre (ERT) on Saturday, July 16th.
For adults and teens, Big Boys Don’t Cry, is a bold, brilliant and hysterical production which pulls no punches,’ it premiered earlier this year at the London International Mime Festival.
A film exploring the characteristic of Yorkshire folk has won a series of International Film awards ahead of its regional launch in July.
“Who is Yorkshire?” features stories by some of “God’s Own County’s” accomplished people, including Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, journalist Christa Ackroyd, rugby league star Jamie Peacock, playwright John Godber, presenter Stephanie Hirst, Lord David Blunkett and honorary Yorkshireman author and politician Alan Johnson.
More than 40 puppet theatre companies will be descending on East Yorkshire at this year’s Beverley Puppet Festival which runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17 in indoor and outdoor venues across the town.
Tickets are now on sale for over 60 events, plus a six-day puppet making workshop for adults, with the festival opening on Friday evening with the Eurovision Sock Contest, by the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, and Zippy And Me, a talk by puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew.
The success of British director, Steven Lewis Simpson’s adaptation of the bestselling novel, Neither Wolf Nor Dog defies logic—Hollywood logic that is.
Produced and financed by his UK company, with 18 shoot days in the US’s poorest region, a crew of two and a 95-year-old lead actor, the US self-distributed release was launched in small towns and outperformed Hollywood blockbusters in numerous multiplexes.