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First rate and well-paced show

First rate and well-paced show

Playing to a full house, Jacky Fletcher’s strong direction captured the themes of the time (the play was written in 1913) and yet clearly brings out the modernity of attitude in some of the female characters, Eliza Doolittle (Catherine Bailey) Higgins’ mother, Mrs Higgins (Sue Saville) , and Higgins’ housekeeper, Mrs Pearce (Maria Bailey), writes Ann Sharp.

Theatre and Comedy
Great views from other side of motorway

Great views from other side of motorway

A motorway junction might not appear a logical place to begin a walk; however, this week’s eight-mile route, thanks to Kirklees Countryside Volunteers who regularly lead walks and conservation projects across the area, is a dip into the district of Kirklees, into perhaps a less-obvious area keen walkers would flock to. Nevertheless, it rewards the walker with woodlands, moorlands and far-reaching views.

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Opera North/’Aida’

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