Jane Verity, Author at Red Ladder Theatre Company

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Save Red Ladder is going live!

It’s been a rollercoaster of a year since we lost its funding last July, but we’re in a good place and looking forward to the future. The team at Save Red Ladder have already raised a remarkable £26,313, but we also have a long road ahead to reach our target of £80,000. Part of our plan to […]

Terry Jones Book Signing this Saturday!

Monty Python’s Terry Jones will be at LOST Theatre, London, doing a book signing this Saturday 20 December at 4.30pm, following the matinee showing of Nicobobinus. Come along for this once in a life time chance to meet the director of The Life of Brian and Monty Python and The Holy Grail. Free entry with […]

Tessa Gordziejko takes over from Bernard Atha as Red Ladder Chair

Red Ladder Theatre Company is delighted to announce that Tessa Gordziejko takes over from Bernard Atha CBE as the chair of its board, as Bernard’s retires from the post, after more than 30 years at the helm. Tessa is Creative Director at Imove Arts, also a freelance producer, consultant and writer. She was Creative Programmer […]

Terry Jones Nicobobinus video!

Good old Terry Jones has let us make a little video of him reading from the book, Nicobobinus – to give everyone out there a little taste of what to expect from the show! Enjoy!    

Red Ladder supporters organise film screening

Supporters who worked with Red Ladder in the 70s and 80s have reunited to host screenings of two films featuring the company, to raise money for Save Red Ladder. The films are ‘Taking Our Time,’ an Arena documentary (1978) which follows Red Ladder through the process of making the show of the same name, about […]

Red Ladder supporters start #GisATenner

On Tuesday it was announced that Leeds-based theatre company, Red Ladder was to receive a 100% cut to its Arts Council funding. Well, that was Tuesday. Today an independent campaign has been set up to save the UK’s leading radical theatre company. Tweeting from @saveredladder a team of supporters has launched an online fundraising campaign in […]

Bernard Atha CBE to step down as chair of Red Ladder’s board

We are very sad to announce that our Chair Bernard Atha CBE, who has been with us for over thirty years, has declared his impending retirement. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Bernard for the incredible hard work and dedication that he has provided to Red Ladder and were it not for […]

100% funding cut for Red Ladder

Red Ladder is to receive a 100% cut to its Arts Council funding, it has been announced today. The cut will be effective from April 2015, and in real terms represents a reduction in funding from £162,000 in financial year 2014/2015 to zero. The company’s only other current source of core grant in aid is […]

Wrong Un Trailer

Here’s our new trailer for Wrong Un, which is on UK tour now. To see dates near you see the show page.

Wrong ‘Un opens with sell-out show at Leeds Big Bookend

Boff Whalley’s one-woman suffragette musical, Wrong ‘Un, opened to a sell-out audience this weekend at Leeds Big Bookend. The show, based upon a chest of letters that writer Boff found in his friend’s attic, will tour through the summer, playing at Hebden Bridge Arts Festival and Durham Miners’ Gala, before returning to Leeds in January 2014 for a run at The […]