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Built in 1865 above the White Swan public house in Swan Street Leeds. Most famous for hosting BBC's The Good Old Days for 30 years. The City Varieties Music Hall has a varied programme of Comedy, Music, Variety, Family shows and Pantomime
All reviews good old days rock and roll panto small theatre audience participation white swan musical instruments talented cast victorian theatre front row upper circle lovely venue dress circle great night pantomime comedian cinderella stage
A visit to this theatre will take you a step back in time. So much history and character, loved our visit - so much to see at the theatre almost took the focus off of the performance.
The view of the stage from the circle...More
Went in October to see Stewart Francis. Great little theatre. Small and intimate so the stage is not far from anywhere and it makes for a great venue for comedians.
Directly above White Swan pub so you can have a drink and go up to...More
Rock n roll Panto was possibly the best yet! Fabulous story with a twist, talented cast with the usual innuendos, ad lib, bouncing rocks and audience participation.
Love the fact the cast come and chat with the audience before the show too. Prices for ice-cream...More
Cinderella rock style panto was performed by a small group of talented people who all sing, dance, act and play a range of musical instruments live. The seating is good, even in the upper circle. The bar prices are very reasonable for a city centre...More
This was a pantomime with a difference. The actors were all very talented and could play many instruments and sing. It was lovely to see the instruments being played. They entertained the children and the adults with lots of well know old pop songs played...More
Having come over to England to live from Australia, I went along with the in-laws to the Rock & Roll Panto. Had a great afternoon, had no idea what to expect but what a lovely day out - all the kids having a great time,...More
I have been going to City Varieties Pantos for a few years now. It is always excellent . Trad Panto with a twist. All the actors play musical instruments as well as act dance and sing, they are so talented . There is plenty of...More
Just back from seeing this panto ,yet another great panto ,brilliant musicians and singers ,a beautiful theatre and friendly helpful staff .We went as as a family 4 generations ,ages ranging from 4 to 72 and everyone of us thoroughly enjoyed it ,