They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!: Brexit and vegetable homebirths

York Theatre Royal continues its most interesting and divisive season yet with this raucous radical farce that brings Dario Fo’s intense and absurd political comedy to meet The League of Gentlemen via the Jarrow March. Continue reading

Did Northern Broadsides bring When We Are Married up to date?

Steve Huison as Herbert Soppitt and Sue Devaney as Annie Parker. (Photo by Nobby Clark)

The well-to-do Mr and Mrs Helliwell, Mr and Mrs Parker and Mr and Mrs Soppitt have been married 25 years today – or so they think. As it transpires, they were never officially married at all, and so begins J B Priestley’s When We Are Married at York Theatre Royal. Continue reading