WIN £150 of Leeds Grand Theatre tickets to celebrate their 2023 season
We have teamed up with Leeds Grand Theatre to give one lucky reader a £150 tickets voucher - valid for one year from issue.
The prize also includes vouchers, which must be used at one performance only, for up to four drinks and four ice creams, plus a house programme. Restrictions apply.
ENTER HERE: For a chance to win our free prize draw simply complete the secure online entry form - CLICK HERE.
Deadline for entries is noon on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
What could you see?
Joining previously announced shows including MAMMA MIA!, Sister Act and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, 2023 will see even more hits coming to Leeds Grand Theatre with Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby, LAOS presents Kinky Boots, Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), Peter James’ Wish You Were Dead, The Bodyguard, The Rocky Horror Show, Strictly Ballroom, Steel Magnolias, SIX, The Mousetrap and Tom Allen on sale this week.
ONLINE BROCHURE: Check out the Leeds Grand Theatre new season brochure online - CLICK HERE.
For a full update or to guarantee your seats - by buying them now - visit leedsheritagetheatres.com or call Box Office 0113 243 0808.
Here we take a closer look at some of the recently announced hit shows coming to Leeds Grand Theatre
NORTHERN BALLET’S THE GREAT GATSBY: Wed 8 - Sat 18 March 2023
Mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby has a penchant for lavish parties and beautiful women. As the sparkling façade of his world begins to slip, the loneliness, obsession and tragedy that lies beneath is revealed. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel is brought to life as dancers glide to a cinematic score by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE.
LEEDS AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY PRESENTS KINKY BOOTS: Tue 18 - Sat 22 April 2023
Following their highly acclaimed productions of Cats and West Side Story, LAOS Musical Theatre Company return to The Grand with this six-time Tony award-winning show.Please note this is an amateur production.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF): Mon 24 - Sat 29 April 2023
Direct from its triumph in the West End where it won the Laurence Olivier Award, Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) is a unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s most iconic love story.Men, money and microphones will be fought over in this irreverent but affectionate adaptation, where the stakes couldn’t be higher when it comes to romance.
PETER JAMES’ WISH YOU WERE DEAD: Tue 2 - Sat 6 May 2023
Following on from five hit stage shows and the new acclaimed ITV series, Grace, bestselling author, Peter James returns with his latest stage adaptation Wish You Were Dead.
THE BODYGUARD: Mon 12 - Sat 17 June 2023
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love. Starring Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton and featuring a whole host of irresistible classics including One Moment in Time, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and, of course, the legendary I Will Always Love You.
RODDY DOYLE’S THE COMMITMENTS: Mon 19 - Sat 24 June 2023
The beloved musical returns to tour the UK and Ireland five years after a phenomenally successful, record-breaking run in London’s West End and subsequent sell-out tour. Based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic, this fantastically feel-good celebration of soul features songs like Try A Little Tenderness, River Deep, Mountain High, Mustang Sally, I Heard It Through The Grapevine and more.
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW: Tue 27 June - Sat 1 July 2023
The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean college kids – Brad and his fiancée Janet. When, by a twist of fate, their car breaks down outside a creepy mansion, they meet the charismatic Dr Frank’n’Furter. It is an adventure they’ll never forget.
STRICTLY BALLROOM : Mon 3 - Sat 8 July 2023
Based on Baz Luhrmann’s award-winning worldwide film phenomenon, Strictly Ballroom: The Musical is heading out on a brand-new UK and Ireland tour starring Strictly Come Dancing favourite Kevin Clifton! With smash-hit songs Love Is In The Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time, plus all new music written by internationally acclaimed artists including Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS: Tue 11 - Sat 15 July 2023
Steel Magnolias is the hilarious and heart-warming true story that inspired the hit film starring Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts. The beloved movie is now beautifully brought to life on stage starring Jacqueline Jossa and Laura Main.
HEY DUGGEE THE LIVE THEATRE SHOW: Wed 19 - Sat 22 July 2023
Everyone’s big lovable dog Hey Duggee is touring for the first time ever and here’s your chance to see him! Be part of the hit CBeebies show and join Duggee and the Squirrels in this new vibrant interactive production bursting with music, puppets and barrels of laughs along the way.
SIX: Tue 1 - Sat 5 August 2023
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power. These Queens may have green sleeves but their lipstick is rebellious red. Think you know the rhyme, think again... Divorced. Beheaded. LIVE!
THE MOUSETRAP: Tue 29 August - Sat 2 September 2023
As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover that a killer is in their midst! For 70 years, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept millions of people from every corner of the globe on the edge of their seats. Could you be next?
TOM ALLEN: Sun 3 September 2023
Tom Allen has finally moved out of his parents’ house, which has been great news for him, better news for department stores and even better news for his latest stand-up tour as he’s eager to share his life updates, get your opinions on his vegetable patch and delve into the protocol of inviting friends with children for dinner.
Book online at leedsheritagetheatres.com or call Box Office 0113 243 0808
Built in 1878 by architect George Corson, Leeds Grand Theatre, is a major milestone in Victorian design, famed for its sumptuous interior, plasterwork and other decorative features,
Seating 1466 at full capacity, the auditorium provides a home for performances of all types, including its resident companies Opera North and Northern Ballet.
Since its Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council supported ‘transformation’ in 2006, the theatre has hosted the best of the West End and other touring productions, including large musicals, drama from the National Theatre, comedians and music.
The theatre played host to the world premieres of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s, The Girls (2015), and Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends The Musical (2017) and Band of Gold (2019).
Its learning and engagement programme - including Youth Theatre, curriculum-linked schools’ workshops and training provision of placements and apprenticeships - enables young people from across the city to access the arts, be creative, build confidence and develop skills using the rich resources of our heritage venues.
Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House Ltd. is controlled by Leeds City Council.