Browsing All posts tagged under »Howard Assembly Room«

A Ghost Story for Christmas: Laura Caldow talks creeping her fellow cast members out in the spookiest Christmas show around

December 7, 2011


Today is the first day of rehearsals proper. My head is full of words and ghosts and…..things.

Video: enter the magical world of Flyboy

December 2, 2011


Artist and musician Matthew Robins spreads seasonal cheer in his unique blend of live music and shadow-puppet animation, Flyboy is Alone Again this Christmas, with two performances in the Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 10 December. Matthew and his band perform live on stage as intricate paper cut-outs and shadow animations are projected onto the […]

Flyboy is Alone Again this Christmas: Matthew Robins prepares to bring his sci-fi shadow puppet soap-opera to Leeds

November 21, 2011


It’s mid November and I’m just putting together some new Flyboy stories to bring to the Howard Assembly Room this Christmas.  Flyboy is a mutant boy – half fly, half human, trying to live a normal life in a little town – his parents abandoned him when he was small, but he has a couple […]

Cut-throat playfulness in the dynamic storytelling world of Forced Entertainment

November 1, 2011


Assorted fragments of gay soldiers and pirates, wizards in forests, cleaners in offices, murderous children, philosophical robots, tyrannical despots, lost knights and adulterous travelling salesmen...

Penguin Cafe’s Arthur Jeffes on creating his solo project, Sundog

September 26, 2011


The interesting thing about these criteria is that as soon as they emerge then there is an opportunity to transcend them; to write and play music that can’t be ruled in or out without listening and simply liking or not liking it.

Andy Moore explores the impact of Yasujiro Ozu’s classic film, Late Spring

September 13, 2011


Late Spring, a classic of Japanese cinema directed by Yasujiro Ozu, is being screened at the Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 24 September at 7.45pm

Jolie Holland is on fire at the End of the Road festival

September 7, 2011


Ahead of Jolie Holland's performance in the Howard Assembly Room this Thursday 8 Sept, one fan caught her in action at the End of the Road festival in Dorset.