YORK Theatre Royal’s autumn-winter season has a rich mix of productions from Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge to Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers

John R. Wilkinson directs York Theatre Royal’s revival of Tony award-winning playwright Athol Fugard’s Hello and Goodbye in the Studio from November 14 -30.

The programme in the Studio also includes Black Men Walking, September 10-14.

Tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal present The Boy Who Cried Wolf September 26 – October 1) by Mike Kenny, while Engine House, the theatre company behind Grandad’s Island, return with The Storm Whale December 14 to January 4.

This Christmas show for those aged 4+ is based on Benji Davies children’s stories.

Among touring productions visiting York are Reasons to Stay Alive November 5-9, taken from Matt Haig’s frank and funny bestseller. e.

Susan Hill’s ghost story The Woman in Black, November12-16, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt, returns to chill the blood in a play, directed by Robin Herford, that began life more than 30 years ago in Scarborough.

Nigel Slater’s Toast, November19-23, recreates the cookery writer’s childhood through the tastes and smells he shared with his mother. Giles Cooper plays Slater in this entertaining adaptation by Henry Filloux-Bennett of Slater’s autobiographical book.

Yorkshire-based Phoenix Dance Theatre, who presented Windrush last year, return, October 18 & 19 with a double bill that includes The Rite of Spring, re-imagined by Haitian contemporary and folklore choreographer Jeanguy Saintus.

Ballet Black, which made an impressive debut on its York debut last year, return with a Triple Bill, November 26, featuring three modern ballets featuring choreography by Mthuthuzeli November, Martin Lawrence and Sophie Laplane.

York Opera present Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Gondoliers October 22-26 and in 2020 York Light Opera Company will stage Lionel Bart’s Oliver! February 12-22.

For more information go to www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk