Grand Opera House York
As well as putting on musicals, theatre, comedy and music over the years, in 1902 the Grand Opera House was also the home of York's first public performances of films. A conversion of a warehouse and a corn exchange, after a handful of closures and refurbishments, it opened for good in 1993.
As well as putting on musicals, theatre, comedy and music over the years, in 1902 the Grand Opera House York was also the home of York's first public performances of films, originally called Empire Theatre. A conversion of a warehouse and a corn exchange, after a handful of closures and refurbishments, it opened for good in the 1980's.
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Adam Buxton Rambles …
The comedian and cult podcast personality reads from his new book.
Sun 30 Aug
Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor)
Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this hour of stand-up and music.
Wed 17 Jun
The acclaimed all-male contemporary dance ensemble returns with two new works created by Chinese choreographer Xie Xin and Maxine Doyle of Punchdrunk.
Tue 28 Apr
Stage adaptation of David Walliams' story about Joe Spud, the richest boy in the country, who transfers to a local comprehensive in the hopes of making a friend.
Wed 6 May
Fri 8 May
The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul. Returning to tour the UK and Ireland 5 years after a phenomenally successful, record breaking run in London’s West End and subsequent sell-out tour. The Commitments is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic. The Commitments received universal…
Mon 26 Oct
Tue 27 Oct
David Baddiel – Trolls: Not the Dolls
One-man show from David Baddiel about his interactions with internet trolls.
Sun 5 Apr
Wed 14 Oct
Dead Ringers Live
Stars of the BBC Radio 4 series, impressionists Jon Culshaw, Lewis MacLeod, Jan Ravens and Duncan Wisbey head out on their first UK tour.
Sat 16 May
Deborah Frances-White: The Guilty Feminist
Comedian Deborah Frances-White presents her podcast, about feeling guilty at not being a very good feminist, in front of a live audience.
Sun 10 May
Ghost - The Musical
Walking back to their apartment late one night a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and his beloved girlfriend Molly alone, in despair and utterly lost. But with the help of a phoney storefront psychic Sam, trapped between this world and the next, tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving her from grave…
Tue 20 Oct
Heathers The Musical
Greetings and salutations! Welcome to Westerberg High, where Veronica Sawyer is just another of the nobodies dreaming of a better day. But when she’s unexpectedly taken under the wings of the three beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity finally start to come true. Until JD turns up, the…
Tue 29 Sep
Wed 30 Sep
In The Night Garden Live
The people behind the popular children's TV show bring Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka to life in a live show.
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Sun 21 Jun
Jonathan Pie: Fake News
Jonathan Pie provides more scathing take-downs of politicos and journalists alike.
Sat 18 Apr
Tue 13 Oct
Glasgow blues outfit fronted by Alan Nimmo.
Sun 12 Apr
Wed 3 Feb 2021
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The Grammy Award-winning South African a cappella ensemble were brought to the attention of the entire world when Paul Simon introduced them on his best-selling Graceland album. Marrying the harmonies of their Zulu traditions with the sentiments of gospel music, the group uplift audiences with their voices and tightly…
Wed 10 Jun
Let Me Entertain You
Be captivated by the world of our greatest pop star Robbie Williams in this full stage production, celebrating the music of our UK born icon with huge stage sets, a host of talented musicians, state of the art video and that hint of Robbie magic. Playing the part of Robbie Williams, JK has been recognised as the…
Thu 9 Jul
One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King
An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.
Fri 29 May
Fri 4 Sep
Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium Sally Morgan.
Tue 1 Sep
Round the Horne
“Oh, Mr Horne! How bona to vada your dolly old eek!” From the producers of the UK tours of The Goon Show and Hancock’s Half Hour comes another radio comedy classic live on stage. From 1965 to 1968 there wasn’t a bigger radio programme in Britain than the ground-breaking Round the Horne. For half-an-hour every Sunday…
- Directed by: Baz Luhrmann, Drew McOnie
- Written by: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce
Musical based on the Australian film set in the cutthroat world of ballroom dancing.
Mon 23 Nov
Tue 24 Nov
Viva La Divas
Tour featuring Strictly Come Dancing professionals Janette Manrara, Katya Jones and Nadiya Bychkova paying tribute to the divas of Hollywood, Broadway, the West End, and contemporary pop acts.
Tue 16 Jun