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Forget the malevolent ambition to seize the throne of Scotland. Think smaller, much smaller… This is the darkly comic story of one man’s ruthless ambition to usurp his unappreciative boss and take over the business but does he have the ingenuity to succeed?
stage@leedsYoungCompany: National Theatre Connections 2023 Audition Date: Sat 03 December 2.00pm stage@leedsyoungcompany are looking for members to be part of the 2023 National Theatre Connections festival. We are looking for enthusiastic, collaborative individuals to join us. We will be rehearsing and performing the brilliant, funny and moving ‘Strangers Like Me’ a new play by multi…
It’s the early hours of the morning and Danny’s the last straggler at Laura’s party. The flat’s in a mess. And so are they. One more drink?
Step into a forest full of wonder and watch the magic unfold in a ‘genie’-us re-imagining of 1001 Arabian Nights. Immerse yourself in stories of sellers, tales of traders and mysteries of merchants. With princes, paupers and puppets, and terrifyingly low prices.

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Masters student, Lola, finds herself at a dead end. Her fiancé, Henry, acts like she doesn’t exist, while her part-time job barely helps to pay the bills. Helped along by her vivacious friend, Jovie, Lola attempts to find a new lease of life, all whilst Henry mysteriously becomes sleepier and sleepier.
A turbulent night of theatre and cabaret, in search of identity. Drawing on songs and texts from German and English authors, Wiebke speaks about being pulled between two cultures, curious encounters with alien traditions, and the deep longing for her childhood paradise
Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty’s busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something. In Collective Rage, the lives of five very different women named Betty collide at the intersection of anger, sex, and ‘thea-tah’.
A dark comedy about hitmen. The task is simple: kill the target, but things are rarely that straightforward.
WHO YA GONNA CALL? (in event of emergency) by Steve Scott-Bottoms Wednesday 09 November 5.00pm – 6.30pm Alec clegg Studio £FREE This event is part of COP27 activities at Leeds Find out more about what’s going on at the link A new one-person performance by Steve Scott-Bottoms, which attempts to kick-start a conversation about how…
In the midst of the Flintock village fair, the Kennet and Avon council are desperately attempting to evict the infamous, invincible Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron from his perfectly trashed dumpsite of a home….
Does contemporary cultural policy have an obligation to people not yet born? The interests of future generations are accepted as a given in environmental policy, though there are divisions as to what weight should be given to their well-being relative to those currently living. Cultural policy also faces that question, but with added complications: which arts genres and practices warrant deliberate policies of preservation, and which are best left to whichever path arises from the private sector?
The paths of two strangers collide and explode into a forbidden romance that lasts all summer long. But when Autumn arrives, their paths divulge.
How do we recognise “great” acting – how do we record that experience? How do we evaluate the legendary actors on the 19th and early 20th centuries – and does it matter to us today?
On a normal bed, in a normal bedroom, two normal university students try to figure out their place in the world…