Rod’s Blog 20.05.16 – Leeds Lads at Leeds Rhinos
Last week we promoted Leeds Lads on Jamie’s home turf, after the Leeds Rhino’s Vs Castleford Tigers Match at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Thursday 12 May. Alex Simmons of Rugby AM interviewed Jamie in the Long Bar, before the cast performed three songs from the play to fans, hopefully raising people’s spirits after a pretty devastating defeat for the Rhino’s! Thanks to all the volunteers and cast members who turned up, some pictures of what we got up to below…
About Rod: Rod became Artistic Director of Red Ladder Theatre Company in 2006, following his role as associate director at the Barbican Theatre in Plymouth. He has also ran The Hub Theatre School in Cornwall and been an actor with several companies including Kneehigh Theatre. Directing credits for Red Ladder include Where’s Vietnam?, Forgotten Things, Riot, Rebellion & Bloody Insurrection, Ugly, Sex & Docks & Rock ‘N’ Roll, Big Society! and Promised Land. Rod is both a life-long Liverpool supporter and a believer in Proudhon’s principles of anarchy – the two might be connected.