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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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In a run down porn cinema in 1960s Gateshead, two Jewish brothers are at war with each other. Their business is on the verge of bankruptcy and they owe a shedload of money to a local gangster. But all their problems seem to be over when one of them kidnaps Reggie Kray…
A collision of Gertrude Stein’s ‘Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights’ and Fritz Lang’s first talking movie ‘M’, inspired by the Wooster Group’s ‘House/Lights’, this production explores the dark edge of human psychology. Our clash of text, physical performance, sound and film will keep you on the edge of your seats – the knife edge!
Open Theatre present Mike Leigh’s ‘Abigail’s Party’ A hysterical and satirical comedy which is guaranteed to entertain as well as shock. This ‘cocktail party from hell’ mocks the pretensions and pomposity of England’s aspiring suburban classes during the 1970’s.
Donna is fourteen, clumsy and fat. She’s bland, bespectacled and, if she’d ever heard of The Beautiful South, she’d adore them.
Jonathan Larson’s powerful and inspiring Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical tells the story of a group of young artists living in New York City’s East Village caught up in the struggles of AIDS, drug addiction and simply making a living whilst trying to stay true to their ideals and their hearts.
Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning only to find he has been transformed into a giant grotesque beetle.
Dennis Potter’s powerful play follows the action of seven children in the countryside on a long summer’s afternoon in 1943. Escaping the domestic struggles of wartime Britain they spend their time playing and fantasising about their fathers far away in the war.
Set in a small isolated community in the Smoky Mountains where religion and superstition intertwine, folk music, dance and dark humour are combined to tell the tale of witch boy John and his love for the beautiful Barbara Allen.
THE WEATHER MACHINE is an immersive, multimedia performance installation. The piece places the audience at the heart of a grassy landscape, where sound, image and text converge. Inspired by the day’s weather conditions, the installation explores how the rain, the clouds and the heat of the sun work to connect us to each other and ultimately shape our lives.