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How well do you know your Cinderella?

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For most of us, living here and now, Disney’s Cinderella – featuring two evil step sisters, a fairy godmother, a glass slipper and a forgiving heroine – is the most familiar version of the tale. But in reality, it is only one in thousands...&nb... Read More

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Hansel and Gretel in rehearsal...

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Ahead of our brand new production of Hansel and Gretel opening later this week, we thought we'd give you a sneak peek into the rehearsal room to see if the cast are behaving (or mis-behaving) themselves...  Read More

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Nibble, Nibble, Little Mouse …

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Close encounters between fairy tale munchkins and those who want to eat them up are far from rare. As we prepare to open Hansel and Gretel, here are just a few of our favourite (?) cannibals... Read More

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Autumn 2017: The Little Greats

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Autumn 2017 sees Opera North return to an experimental format first presented in 2004 for a new festival season. The Little Greats brings six short operas together in a series of changing combinations, from the well-known to rarely performed jewels of the genre.  Read More

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