Hull Truck Theatre and homegrown artist Hester Ullyart team up to present a new one-woman tour-de-force. Continue reading
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Hull Dance Prize presented by Hull Dance, has established itself as a regular feature on the city’s cultural calendar. For its third outing, the annual dance competition, moved from the Studio Theatre to the Main House at Hull Truck Theatre, reflecting the growth in popularity and increased visibility of dance in the city. Continue reading
Putting the bawdy back into the bard, Spymonkey’s gruesome countdown tour of death scenes that litter Shakespeare’s plays, is gut-bustingly funny. By the end of the first act approximately forty deaths in – one of which included the death of theatre-going itself, I have laughed so much that I have given myself a pained throat. In the second act I was in tears. Continue reading
There can’t have been many in Tuesday night’s audience who hadn’t seen Julie Walters and Michael Caine on-screen as Rita and Frank. Set in Thatcher’s Britain the 1983 film adaptation of Educating Rita went on to achieve multi-awards success, providing career defining roles for both actors. Continue reading
Are the working classes just cannon fodder for an imperious warmonger? Can art and poetry really save us, improve us and make us better people? Will England ever get through the knockout stage? Sold as a north-south divide comedy, with shades of Ayckbourn, Invincible by Torben Betts played for the first time, to a northern audience in Hull.