Current Shows - Red Ladder Theatre Company

Red Ladder Theatre Company

Current Shows

The ‘Not So’ Grimm Twins – Red Ladder Local

Family Theatre from Red Ladder Local

 

We are delighted to be bringing more family theatre to Red Ladder Local this August, with The ‘Not So’ Grimm Twins by Wrongsemble Theatre! 

 

About the show

A (f)un-expected family adventure, where fairy-tales really do come true…

Roll up one and all, to hear the fabulous Grimm Brother’s fairytales like never before!

Meet world-famous twins Jake and Will Grimm, as they tumble from their magical wagon brimful of stories collected from every inch of the world – from Rapunzel to Red Riding Hood. Behold as your favourite tales are re-spun by our storytelling duo (oh, and their little sister Lottie too!).

But sometimes even familiar fairytales can take a turn for the unexpected. Our heroes will need all the help they can get to defeat the creatures of their own creation and save the world!

Performed by three actor-musicians, featuring original live music and puppetry, and performed outdoors on Wrongsemble’s incredible travelling Imaginarium stage.

A co-production from Wrongsemble and Gala, Durham.

Age: 4+ | Running time: 60 mins (no interval)

This production is suitable for the whole family, though some elements may be best enjoyed by those aged 4 and above.

 

Tickets and Details 

Tickets £5 (Under 16s go free with a paying adult.) 

This is an outdoor event, please come prepared for all weathers. See below for information about seating at each venue.

 

Dates and Venues

Queen’s Mill, Castleford – Tuesday 16 August, 4pm
This is an outdoor event, please come prepared for all weathers. Seating will be provided.

BITMOs GATE, Leeds – Wednesday 17 August, 3.30pm 
This is an outdoor event, please come prepared for all weathers.  Limited seating available. Please bring your own or picnic blankets if you can. Crafts and games available 12-3.30pm – open to all.

Grove Hall, South Kirkby – Thursday 18 August, 4pm 
This is an outdoor event, please come prepared for all weathers. Seating is limited. Bring your own blankets and seating if you can. With thanks to generous funding free tickets are available for residents of South Kirkby & Moorthorpe ONLY. Please only book these tickets if eligible. Postcodes will be checked.

St Johns Parish Hall, Staincross – Friday 19 August, 4pm 
This is an outdoor event, please come prepared for all weathers. Please bring your own blankets and seating if you can.

Please note: Performances will be moved inside in extreme weather conditions.

This family performance is part of the Red Ladder Local touring initiative. Red Ladder Local takes high quality professional theatre to non-traditional venues in and around Leeds. For the full touring schedule visit: www.wrongsemble.com

INFO/TICKETS


My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored

My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored by Nana-Kofi Kufuor returns for a second national tour.

 

About the show

 

Fifteen-year-old Reece is roughly accosted by the police outside M&S. His face presses into the wet gravel as a policeman digs a knee into his back.

His teacher Gillian watches on, frozen out of fear for her own safety.

The next day, Reece locks them both in her classroom and refuses to relinquish the key. He wants her to pay – and to fully understand the pain of the irreversible breakdown of trust her inaction has caused.

My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored is an urgent interrogation of racial identity by Nana-Kofi Kufuor, directed by Dermot Daly.

 

IN THE PRESS

 

“Misha Duncan-Barry plays Gillian with simmering rage”

The Stage

“Jelani D’Aguilar plays Reece with a mix of impotent rage, untapped intelligence, humour and genuine menace”

The Stage

“Provokes questions that lodge firmly in the mind, continuing to echo after the show ends.”

The Guardian

 

ACCESS

 

Captioning is available for every performance of My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored.

Captioning is available via The Difference Engine, a tool that enables d/Deaf and hard of hearing people to read performance captions on their phone.
Download the app here

 

Dates and Venues

 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Dates: Wednesday 3 to Sunday 28 August 2022 (No performance 15 & 22 August)
Venue: Tech Cube 0 @ Summerhall (Venue 26)
Time: 17:40
Tickets: Preview 1 £8 | Preview 2 £10 | Full Price £13 / £10
Recommended Age 14+
Content warnings: Contains racially sensitive language

Follow us at the Fringe: #MVWH #EdFringe2022

 

 

 

At Summerhall (Venue 26) as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022.

 

Red Ladder Local

The Cluntergate Centre, Wakefield – Saturday 10 September, 7.30pm

The Oundle School, Peterborough – Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 September, 7.30pm

The Grove Hall, South Kirkby – Thursday 22 September, 7.30pm

St John’s Church Hall, Staincross – Saturday 1 October, 7.30pm

We are proud that selected dates of My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored will tour as part of the Red Ladder Local touring initiative. Red Ladder Local takes high quality professional theatre to non-traditional venues in and around Leeds. 

See below for the full touring schedule and to book. 

 

INFO/TICKETS


Arts At The Arms

We are delighted to be supporting Arts at the Arms once again

Arts At The Arms is an important performing arts organisation, based in Yorkshire, helping local creatives share their practice by showcasing original work and developing talent from across our region in relaxed surroundings.

With their trademark mix of theatre, comedy, poetry and music from local creatives showcasing their original work you are guaranteed a grand night out

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