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: Ralph Fiennes in T S Eliot’s Four Quartets at York Theatre Royal ****

REVIEW: Ralph Fiennes in TS Eliot’s Four Quartets, York Theatre Royal, until Saturday, 8pm nightly. Box office: 01904 623568 or yorktheatreroyal.co.uk THIS was always the “event” moment of the reopening Love Season at York Theatre Royal. So much so, there had even been 16 days of darkness since the closing night of A Splinter Of …

REVIEW: Hull Truck Theatre in Romeo & Juliet, Stage@The Dock, Hull

Hull Truck Theatre in Romeo & Juliet, Stage@The Dock, Hull, until August 7. Box office: hulltruck.co.uk. CHATTING with an actor the other day, the question arose: how did you decide to play your Romeo? “I’ve seen so many bad productions of Romeo & Juliet where I can’t wait for them to die, because they’re not …

Comedian Omid Djalili rearranges July’s Pocklington Arts Centre gigs for next May

OMID Djalili’s brace of postponed shows on July 22 at Pocklington Arts Centre has been moved to May 18 and 19 2022. British-Iranian comedian, actor, television producer, presenter, voice actor and writer Djalili, 55, originally had been booked for this month’s cancelled Platform Festival at the Old Station, Pocklington. When Pocklington Arts Centre’s festival organisers, …