ABRACADABRA – iT'S MAGIC! IT'S COMEDY! IT'S A MAGEDY!
Gags and gasp-inducing tricks go hand-in-hand as some darn fine comedy magicians take part in this year's Harrogate Comedy Festival.
NEW HARROGATE YOUTH THEATRE GROUPS GET HIVE BUZZING
HYT groups for budding performers aged 3-5 yrs and 6-8 yrs launch in our new education and outreach space, Hive, this autumn. Sign up those burgeoning thesps now.
CLASSIC PERIOD COMEDY FROM NORTHERN BROADSIDES AS PART OF ALL POINTS NORTH
Northern Broadsides is back for the third All Points North with She Stoops To Conquer, Oliver Goldsmith's hilarious Restoration romp.
MORE SKETCH PLEASE – WE'RE BRITISH
The countdown is on to the sixth Harrogate Comedy Festival. Over the forthcoming weeks, we'll be taking a closer look at some of the funny folk heading here to make you chuckle. This week it's sketch courtesy of Casual Violence, Cardinal Burns and The Noise Next Door.
CINDERELLA SAYS RELAX
Harrogate Theatre holds its first ever relaxed performance in January 2015, encouraging people with learning disabilities, Down's syndrome, autism spectrum condition or sensory and communication disorder to enjoy our Christmas spectacular.
PIGEONS PIGEONS EVERYWHERE – RESCUE ONE OF OUR PIGEONS, BRING IT HOME AND BE IN WITH THE CHANCE TO WIN A CRACKING PRIZE
500 paper pigeons have been released around Harrogate town and we need YOUR help to bring them home in the build up to Pigeon, the new family production from Lunabug Theatre that tells the incredible true story of the winged heroes of World War I.
GET YOUR LAUGHING GEAR ROUND THIS LOT
Harrogate Comedy Festival celebrates being six by being awesome.
HCF14 boasts big names, old hands, young bucks, silent heroes, musical mayhem, sketch, skits, solid gold gags and the third annual search for the hottest new thing in comedy. You'd be a fool to miss it.
WINTER IS COMING...
Okay, so Harrogate is far from Westeros, but thanks to the exciting new programme spanning September 2014 to March 2015, it’s just as action-packed – but without the violence and nudity. The brand new Harrogate Theatre brochure landing on doormats across the district is another bumper edition. Spanning September to March, it’s packed with co-productions, great music, drama, dance, children’s shows and the sixth Harrogate Comedy Festival. And that’s just until Christmas.
1927 WORK ON NEW SHOW DURING RESIDENCY AT HARROGATE THEATRE
Week in residence culminates with two open rehearsals of Golem on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 July. This beyond exciting company is not to be missed.
CINDERELLA SHALL GO TO THE BALL - THE PARTY JUST STARTS A LITTLE BIT LATER
The first performance of our 2014/15 pantomime Cinderella will now be a school performance on Tuesday 2 December, with our official opening night on Thursday 4 December (rather than opening on Friday 28 November, as stated previously).