Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Back on tour – Alan Johnson's personal journey of music and memories

Back on tour – Alan Johnson's personal journey of music and memories

 Just how does an orphan, growing up in a poverty-stricken west London slum, chart a path to becoming one of the most important and influential politicians of his generation?

 Alan Johnson, the former postman-turned-home secretary (and self-proclaimed ‘failed rock star’), has now become an award-winning and best-selling author.

Theatre launches Friends scheme to help raise funds

Theatre launches Friends scheme to help raise funds

The charity that owns and runs Joseph Rowntree Theatre on Haxby Road is fundraising to help finance an ambitious plan to expand and improve facilities as well as make it truly accessible to all.

York’s only Art Deco theatre, the Joseph Rowntree Theatre is a unique listed building and community asset. It was built in 1935 for the benefit of Rowntree’s employees and the citizens of York.