October 2014 - Red Ladder Theatre Company

Red Ladder Theatre Company


October 2014

David Peace donates theatrical rights to ‘The Damned United’ to Save Red Ladder

The Damned United author David Peace today announces that he has donated the stage rights to his book to Save Red Ladder. Or rather, Red Ladder has bought them from Faber & Faber for £3.68 – to represent the 368 pages in the book. The play will become the focus of the Save Red Ladder […]

Terry Jones to ‘Save Red Ladder’!

Monty Python Terry Jones, director of classic films ‘The Life of Brian’ and ‘Monty Python’s the Meaning of Life’, lends his support to the ‘Save Red Ladder’ campaign, getting behind the Red Megaphone to help save the theatre company earlier this week. Red Ladder is currently co-producing the first ever stage adaptation of Jones’ book, […]

Labour MEP donates £5,000 to ‘Save Red Ladder’

Jude Kirton-Darling, Labour MEP for the North East, has donated £5,000 to the ‘Save Red Ladder’ cause. This takes the current total to £12,373.33 –enough, for example, to commission one and a half full length plays, or to pay a cast of four actors for seven weeks, or to build two complete touring sets. Jude […]