Nicole Joseph – Freedom Studios’ New Associate Producer

Bradford’s award-winning Freedom Studios have appointed Leeds theatre maker Nicole Joseph as Associate Producer. Nicole’s recent credits include Assistant Producer at Slung Low, where she worked on several projects including their Leeds People’s Theatre short film, The Good Book (2020). She was also Assistant Director on Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse, 2020) and Writer-Director of an extract of her play, Ghosts […]

OPEN Gift Card Launched by Leeds Entrepreneurs

Paul Lenihan, Tim Rooke and Greg Brant have launched OPEN gift card in a mission to help boost a wide variety of independent businesses in Leeds and its suburbs. The card provides an excellent alternative to gift cards offered by the high street chains and national stores, ensuring that the local economy is being supported […]

Opera North Announces Livestreams

Two major productions will now be livestreamed as a result of the second lockdown in England. Opera North received a grant of £2 million from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund and is determined to continue to share music with those in Northern England, whilst planning to return to live performances and tours as early as […]

Opera North’s Production and Events Changes 2020/21

Many events previously announced as part of Opera North’s Switch ON season this autumn have now been postponed or rearranged. The company will continue to work with schools, youth ensembles and adults, offering virtual workshops and teaching. From Couch to Chorus: The Festive Edition is under way, with more than 1500 people sign up to […]