Welcome to Charles Hutch Press, the Hutch hub for arts, culture  and What’s On in York and beyond. 



The Story

Charles Hutchinson has moved to pastures new yet still familiar after more than 30 years as the voice of the arts and culture at The Press, York.

Dubbed the “cultural linchpin of Yorkshire” for his distinctive coverage of theatre, music, comedy, film and the visual arts, Charles continues to work the arts beat in York and across God’s Own Arty Country.

This site provides previews, reviews, interviews and breaking news of the thriving cultural scene that he so passionately supports.

In establishing the Charles Hutchinson Culture Hub, he is also available to provide copy-writing and press services to spread your word to the media industry.

Contact Charles too for public-speaking engagements, hosting question-and-answer sessions, lecturing on journalism and the arts and radio comment.



Landline: 01423 771748

Very mobile phone: 07958 262019

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Breaking News

REVIEW: Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Company in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, York Theatre Royal ****

BOTTOM has top billing in Everyman Theatre’s touring production of Shakespeare’s most performed, most perfumed comedy. Tweedy, the Scottish clown with the trademark red stripe in his hair, is the Cheltenham theatre’s regular pantomime daft lad (although he played dame for the first time last winter), as well as being a staple of Giffords Circus …

REVIEW: Northanger Abbey, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, till April 13 **

THE journey from page to stage is familiar, well trodden, but still unpredictable for classic novels. Sometimes it works, sometimes it tries too hard, when a book remains better read than said. This co-production by the SJT, Scarborough, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, Octagon Theatre, Bolton, and Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, is one such occasion. …

Eat mindfully, go to the gym, rehearse, psychology student Reuben is ready for York Stage’s Joseph at Grand Opera House

REUBEN Khan will play the lead role for York Stage for the first time in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat from tomorrow (12/4/2024). Not that the third-year University of York psychology student is a stranger to stepping into the spotlight in a Nik Briggs production at the Grand Opera House, York. “I had more …