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Willows cast celebrate new van

Caddick Construction and Oakgate Group PLC have donated a new van to York Theatre Royal.

Willows cast celebrate new van

Open auditions for young people to be in our pantomime!

We will be holding open auditions for young people who would like to be in this year’s panto. Are you aged 8-11 and under 5ft tall? Then come along to an audition on Saturday 13th September!

Couple who met at York Theatre Royal celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary

A couple who met at York Theatre Royal in the 1950s celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last week.

Take a look at the photos from The Wind In The Willows

Have a quick flick through our snaps of the show to get more of an idea of what to expect.

Take a look at the photos from The Wind In The Willows

Review: Sherlock Holmes - The Stage

Tue 19 Aug 2014

Written by The Stage

"Allen is a most convincing Holmes" Read The Stage review of Sherlock Holmes: A Working Hypothesis

Review: The Wind in the Willows

Wed 06 Aug 2014

Written by Monster Fun House Blog

Before taking our seats we were all invited to head backstage to check out the pre show experience. Now I have to admit that I had no idea what to expect however what we did experience was quite frankly brilliant. York Theatre Royal’s extremely talented designers and craftsmen have re-created the homes of much loved characters Mole, Ratty and Mrs Badger and they have done so in a beautiful and extremely detailed fashion.

Review: The Wind In The Willows - The Press

Tue 05 Aug 2014

Written by Charles Hutchinson

Talking of fiddles, it would be remiss not to mention the compositions of musical director Christopher Madin, whose pastoral English score on accordion, violin and woodwind evokes Ralph Vaughan Williams and the verdant folk songbook. The actor-musician contributions of Josh Sneesby's Mr Rabbit, Deborah Hewitt's Mrs Otter and Richard Mark's Mr Fox are truly animal magic.

Review: The Wind In The Willows - Pocklington Post

Tue 05 Aug 2014

Written by Julia Pattison

Before the show started, there was the opportunity to experience all along the riverbank, on, and under the York Theatre Royal stage. You could peep into Mole’s cosy home, and imagine warming yourself by Badger’s fireplace, snug and safe underground. All credit to Catherine Chapman and Lydia Denno for their fabulous designs.