Sunday, 24 September 2017

2018 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Contest

To win mentorship with award-winning screenwriters and producers plus a VIP pass to the Festival, enter the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Contest, details below:


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Theatre Royal Wakefield

Upcoming events at the Theatre Royal Wakefield:

Blown Away & King Arthur
Blown Away
Saturday 14 October, 11am & 2pm
Tickets £14, £12, £9 (plus concessions)
Family ticket £45 (Band A), £40 (Band B)
Box Office 01924 211 311
Meet Penguin Blue and friends as they go on an acrobatic Antarctic adventure full of good ideas, homesickness and the perils of kites.
With a trio of acrobatic penguins, alongside magical puppetry and live music, Metta Theatre’s Blown Away is a joyous stage adaptation of Rob Biddulph’s award-winning children’s book.
Age recommendation 3+
Book now for Blown Away, Saturday 14 October, 11am & 2pm
Michael Morpurgo's King Arthur
Tuesday 24 October, 1.30pm & 5pm
Tickets £14, £12, £9 (plus concessions)
Box Office 01924 211 311
A thrilling tale of magic, heroism, love and betrayal adapted from the novel Arthur: High King of Britain by Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse and Private Peaceful.

A drowning boy is rescued by a mysterious figure who claims to be Arthur Pendragon. As the old man tells his stories, he is transported back to the heady days of Camelot, the Round Table, Merlin, Excalibur, Lancelot and Guinevere.
Age recommendation 7+ years
Book now for King Arthur, Tuesday 24 October, 1.30pm & 5pm
The Chicago Blues Brothers , Friday 29 September
Back with a brand new production, The Chicago Blues Brothers are taking you back to 1980 to finish the concert at the Palace Ballroom Hotel.
Infectious, dazzling, riotous, exuberant and spirited, the legacy of Jake and Elwood has been jump-started for a new generation. This powerhouse two hour song-fest features over 40 hits performed live on stage in the concert that never finished.
The Chicago Blues Brothers are on a mission once again – in a high octane, on-stage party you can’t afford to miss!
Book now for The Chicago Blues Brothers, Friday 29 September, 7.30pm
Wakefield Lit Fest - Saturday 23 September - Sunday 1 October
Dive into a week long celebration of words, writing and wonder with Wakefield Lit Fest - Talking Loud and Saying Summat!
Beam and A Firm of Poets have put together an inspiring line up of poets and writers, including Linton Kwesi Johnson, Steve Ignorant and Edwyn Collins & Grace Maxwell at venues across Wakefield.
Events include poetry readings with The Merry West Collective and One Day After School, writing workshops with John Irving Clark and Matt Abbott and family fun with the Yorkshire Penguin Posse and local author and artist Claire Walker.
For the full line-up see the official website at
Book now for Wakefield Lit Fest, Sat 23 Sept - Sun 1 Oct
Mad About the Musicals, Friday 13 October
Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, Mad about the Musicals is back once again, celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love!
With a host of your favourite numbers from the pens of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kander & Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more, the talented cast of Mad about the Musicals will evoke the true spirit of the stage.
Book now for Mad About the Musicals, Fri 13 Oct, 7.30pm
My Fair Lady, Tue 17 - Sat 21 Oct
In this beloved musical, pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society.
With a wonderful set, colourful costumes and popular songs such as Wouldn’t It Be Lovely, I Could Have Danced All Night, and Get Me To The Church on Time this is a show not to
 be missed.
Book now for My Fair Lady, Tue 17 - Sat 21 Oct
Prince Revelation - Saturday 28 October
Prince was a global mega star with over 40 hits in the UK Top 40 and five chart-topping UK albums. Mark Anthony is the No.1 Prince tribute in the world.
This show will feature those massive hit records, including Purple Rain, Little Red Corvette, Let’s Go Crazy, Kiss, 1999, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World, 7, When Doves Cry, Sign Of The Times, Alphabet Street and more.
Book now for Prince Revelation, Sat 28 October, 7.30pm
Book now for A Night of International Variety at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield. Sat 21 Oct, 7.30pm
Our friends over at the LBT in Huddersfield thought you might like this...
Join Michael Jordan of the critically acclaimed High Jinx for a new evening of spellbinding entertainment.
This is a variety show like no other as Michael introduces acts from Huddersfield to Holland. Performing alongside the unmissable High Jinx will be European Champion of Magic 2011, Dion, with his startling blend of magic and dance, and Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year, John Archer, with his unique routine of comedy and trickery. 
Tickets £18 / children under 16, £12 
Box Office 01484 430528 
Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE