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Wrong ‘Un is Back!

Wrong ‘Un continues its amazing never ending tour with a couple of new bookings in the diary at The Square Chapel in Halifax on Saturday the 26th of November and at The Queen’s Hall in Hexham on Friday 9th of December. It will be part of a double bill, called Convicts and Lunatics, exploring one […]

Leeds Lads Screening Event

Relive Leeds Lads on the big screen at Carriageworks Theatre, Millennium Square, Leeds as we invite you to a cinematic version of the stage show – a kind of Red Ladder Live! The film screening of our latest production Leeds Lads, will take place at The Carriageworks Theatre on 12 October at 7.30pm. If you are interested in coming along […]

Strategic Tour Funding

Red Ladder Theatre Company has been awarded £186,463 by Arts Council England to deliver a programme of work in clubs and pubs across Yorkshire. We will work with West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Civic Barnsley and Cast Doncaster to tour eight  exciting, challenging and relevant productions to fifteen non-traditional venues such as pubs, rugby league and sports […]

Jamie Jones-Buchanan visits Carr Manor School Drama Group

Leeds Rhino’s Jamie Jones-Buchanan recently visited the Carr Manor School Drama Group, who are creating work inspired by our upcoming community project Leeds Lads. A group of 14 students from Carr Manor Community School have been working on a devising project alongside Leeds Lads and examining the themes of the play. Their 15-minute piece called […]

Leeds Lads Open Rehearsal at Central Library, Leeds

We recently did an open rehearsal at the Leeds Big Bookend Festival 2016 for our upcoming production, Leeds Lads. The rehearsal finished with a Q&A with our artistic director Rod Dixon and co-writer Anthony Clavane and gave people an opportunity to find out more about the show and the inspiration behind the play. Breathing life into the […]

Wanted! Musicians for Leeds Lads

As part of our new community production Leeds Lads we are looking for the below musicians to take part. Line up tbc but probably: a guitar player bass player (electric/acoustic) drummer/percussionist trumpet player (instrumentation is fairly open/undecided at the moment so all instrumentalists welcome to apply) Show: Leeds Lads  Theatre: Carriageworks, Leeds Dates required (with some flexibility): […]

Jamie Jones-Buchanan talks Leeds Lads

Leeds Rhinos legend Jamie Jones-Buchanan has taken on a distinctly new challenge recently as he begins rehearsals for Leeds Lads, our new community production commemorating one hundred years since the Battle of the Somme. Here’s what Jamie’s had to say about the process so far: ‘Rehearsals for the Leeds lads has been fantastic.   I’m definitely […]

Leeds Lads Finds Local Talent

Thanks to everyone who auditioned for Leeds Lads, we had a brilliant turn out and have now fully cast the show.  Below are a few short videos to give a taster of how we will be working behind the scenes with Director Rod Dixon, Musical Director Sam Sommerfeld and Natasha Harrison, our Movement Director.  

The Damned United – The reviews are in!

The Damned United is receiving incredible feedback from audiences and critics in Derby, after selling out to full houses at West Yorkshire Playhouse. “…as a piece of theatre it really hits the back of the net.” British Theatre Guide  “You don’t need to be a football fan to get fired up by the show”  ★★★★ The […]

Leeds Lads Audition Information

Leeds Lads auditions will be held at the following times and places: Saturday 19th March 09:30 – 13:00 Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD Saturday 19th March 13:30 – 17:00 Hunslet Hawks, South Leeds Stadium, Middleton Grove, Leeds LS11 5DJ Sunday 20th March 09:00 – 12:00 Try Zone, Headingley Carnegie […]