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.



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Very mobile phone: 07958 262019

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Breaking News

REVIEW: Brief Encounter at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough *****

Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, on the right track until August 27. Box office: 01723 370541 or at sjt.uk.com THIS is SJT artistic director Paul Robinson’s take on Emma Rice’s stage adaptation of Noel Coward’s buttoned-up story of destiny, temptation and forbidden love, Brief Encounter, presented in a co-production with Theatre by …

Pilot Theatre confirm casting for revival of volatile love story Noughts & Crosses

YORK company Pilot Theatre’s casting is complete for the revival of their award-winning production of Noughts & Crosses. First staged in 2019, Sabrina Mahfouz’s adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel of first love in a dangerous fictional dystopia will be on tour from autumn to spring 2023 under the direction once more of artistic director Esther Richardson. Noughts & Crosses …

York musical comedy duo Fladam head to Edinburgh Festival Fringe for first time

FLADAM, the York musical comedy duo of Florence Poskitt and Adam Sowter, are making their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut all this month. At 4pm each day until August 29 – except August 16 – they will be performing A Musical Comedy Hootenanny! at The Pleasance at The EICC [Edinburgh International Conference Centre]. Followers of York’s …