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Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood
By Alan P Frayn
By Arrangement with Stage Right Creative LTD

Weds 21st January 2015  to  Sun 25th January 2015
Weds - Sat at 7.15pm &
Saturday & Sunday Matinee at 2.15pm
The Bradford Playhouse
4-12 Chapel Street,
Bradford BD1 5DL
Box Office 01274 308727 or 800415
Tickets £12.00 (full) & £10.00 (conc)
Concessions include under 16,over 60, Passport to Leisure holders
Special Offers
Buy 10 get 11th ticket free
To get your Tickets click on BUY TICKETS, or the link below, or contact the theatre direct.

Tickets can also be purchased from members of the cast or on tel 07977011800


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SHOUT a fantastic musical set in the 60's performed on stage at The New Bradford Playhouse 19th June 2013 to 22nd June 2013. See NODAs review click on Show Info
Also review of the last pantomime we did Cinderella

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In the Wings

Our House - the Madness Musical by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd
By Tim Firth
Music and lyrics by Madness
OUR HOUSE combines a witty and brilliantly-crafted romantic tale with the energetic and often madcap songs of Madness. Our House is the story of Joe Casey who, on the night of his sixteenth birthday, takes Sarah, the girl of his dreams, out on their first date. In an effort to impress her with bravado, he breaks into a building site overlooking his home on Casey Street, which is owned by Mister Pressman, a high-end property developer. The police turn up, at which point Joe’s life splits into two: the Good Joe, who stays to help, and Bad Joe, who flees.


Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood Pantomime 
at The Bradford Playhouse 21st Jan - 25th Jan 2015

Tickets now on Sale

We have selected another of Alan P Frayn,s wonderful Pantomime Scripts to entertain you with. This time In January (due to a very full year). We have a wonderful cast in place and rehearsals are underway. Here is what the Director Kazia Gamble has to say about it.
"I've been busy making plans for my first Panto with Bradford Players.We have a magical fairy to set the scene, a Principal boy and girl who fall in love after two minutes, a Baddie for the kids to boo, a couple of idiots to mess everything up and a Dame(Nurse Nellie Nickerlastic) to keep everyone in their place. Add to that mix a Medieval Castle, a Forest camp, a schoolroom full of naughty "children", a plot that goes horribly wrong, a spider, a ghost's all there, plus fabulous songs, colourful costumes , amazing dance numbers and a stage full of happy people."

Legend tells the story of courage and friendship as Robin and his trusted band of Merry Men try to outfox the greedy Sheriff of Nottingham.  Meanwhile, Nurse Nellie Nickerlastic is desperately trying to protect the Babes from the clutches of the Sheriff’s bungling henchmen, Snivel and Grovel.

It’s fun and frolics all the way with a hilarious schoolroom scene, not to mention the mayhem of Nellie’s haunted boudoir! Cram-packed with comedy, this true pantomime version offers plenty of audience participation and honest-to-goodness family fun

 Why not make a note in your diary now so you do not miss it. Something to look forward to after Christmas, and chase away those January Blues.

 Our House Musical  - Our summer 2015 show

********** Our House auditions and workshop **********

Our House will be the Bradford Players Summer Show for 2015- show week will be W/C 1st June.Please come along to the Workshop on 16th November 2pm- 5pm, if you are interested in being involved with this very exciting show in anyway, whether you are interested in a principal part, dancer or ensemble please come along to the workshop. This is your opportunity to meet the production team and find out more information about the show.The auditions will be held on Sunday 30th November 2-5.

Review of Oh What A Lovely War 22nd October 2014 by James McPherson


Briiliant.  A superb  ensemble show. Not to be missed. This is the only way I can describe The Bradford Players production of Oh What A Lovely War at The New Bradford Playhouse.

I had never seen the show before and wondered if it was right to present a show about war. I am very glad I saw Oh What A Lovely War. It is sensitively presented and an excellent way to remember with respect  the people from all parts of the World who died in the First World War.

 I laughed,  cried,sang along with the songs and learnt a lot I did not know about the First World War . The show is a roller coast of emotions as it tells the story of the First World War and the people involved. Excellently directed, first class choreography and a superb band that does not drown out the singing. The ending is one of the most emotional I have seen in any show.

 I had two little  concerns which, from comments I heard, were shared by other members of the audience. During the First Act it was hard to read the information that was projected onto a curtain which did spoil the effect. Second, I would have loved to have been able to properly applaud the cast and the band at the end. Perhaps the cast could have returned to the stage after a few moments to take a bow. Having said that this is a show not to be missed.

 Oh What A Lovely War runs until Saturday night and is well worth seeing.


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