Highlights - Red Ladder Theatre Company

Red Ladder Theatre Company



My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored

3 August 2022 - 15 October 2022

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 […]


The Damned United

16 June 2022 - 2 July 2022

THE DAMNED UNITED By Anders Lustgarten Adapted from the novel by David Peace Directed by Rod Dixon   Down the stairs… Along the corridor… Round the corner… Into the dressing room… HIS dressing room. Hateful, hateful place. Spiteful, spiteful place. Dirty, dirty Leeds.   1974. Brian Clough, the enfant terrible of British football, tries to […]


Acting Taster Session

30 April 2022 - 30 April 2022

Live in the Castleford area? Want to give acting a try? We’re thrilled to be working with our brilliant Red Ladder Local partner Queen’s Mill in Castleford to offer a FREE Red Grit taster session for people in South East Leeds. In this 3 hour session Rod Dixon (Artistic Director, Red Ladder) will introduce you to a range of acting techniques, offering a taste […]



19 December 2021 - 28 December 2021

Tinsel is the tale of one little boy who dreams of being the fairy on top of the Christmas tree! He can sing, dance, and wear a sparkly tiara as well as anyone else. But to get to the top, he’ll have to convince a whole tree of doubting baubles and naysaying ornaments that anyone can […]


Glory: At Home

8 December 2021 - 22 December 2021

Glory is available to watch from 8th – 22nd December. You will have access for 48hrs after the date and time of the showing you have booked for. Within that period, you can watch the show when you like, and as many times as you like. By Nick Ahad Directed by Rod Dixon Red Ladder and The Dukes – Lancaster in […]


The Not So Ugly Sisters

2 June 2021 - 5 June 2021

Dolly rests on her broom counting the passers-by outside the salon window, whilst her sister Barb watches the phone that never rings. It’s the morning of Cindy and Prince Smarming’s big royal wedding – but Dolly and Barb are not invited! Hell hath no fury like a hairdresser scorned! A brand new musical re-telling of […]


Homebaked: The Musical

24 September 2021 - 23 October 2021

Out of hard times, something magical can rise. They didn’t just want the loaf, they wanted the whole bakery. They didn’t just want the bakery, they wanted the whole street! Head over to the Royal Court this autumn to see a story of hard graft, hope and pies (mainly pies to be honest). Back in […]


Smile Club: At Home

25 November 2021 - 22 December 2021

Smile Club is available to watch from Thursday 25 November – 15 December. You will have access for 48hrs after the date and time of the showing you have booked for. Within that period, you can watch the show when you like, and as many times as you like. Box Office handled by Leeds Playhouse. Written by Andrea Heaton & […]


Wrong ‘Un

24 April 2020 - 1 May 2020

February 1918, and after several decades of protest and four years of bloody war Parliament is poised to grant what the suffragettes have demanded and fought for – votes for all women. After years of direct action, arrest, imprisonment and force-feeding, it seems their time has come. Wrong ‘Un tells of the adventures of Annie […]


Brenda’s Got a Baby

11 October 2019 -

By Bloomin’ Buds Theatre Company Brenda is 16 and pregnant. Amy, her older sister, is the first in her family to go to university. As one sister finds it hard to fit in at university with her council estate background, the other is discovering that becoming a mum is not what she thought it might […]