Leeds Lieder Festival 2021

The Festival takes place at Leeds Town Hall from Thursday 17 June to Sun 20 June. Tom Tollett previews. Nineteen events in just four days illustrates nicely the breathless intensity of a modern music festival. Now in its 10th renewal, Leeds Lieder assuredly takes its place, alongside the Conductors’ and Piano Competitions, as one of […]

In Conversation With Luke Dickson and Chris Lloyd – The Damned United

The Damned United, a bestselling novel written by David Peace in 2006, is based on the 44 day managerial reign of Brian Clough at Leeds United in the 1970’s. It’s been adapted for the stage by Anders Lustgarten for Red Ladder Theatre Company, with performances at Leeds Playhouse on 10 – 12 June. Chris Lloyd, […]

Art Night 2021 – Guerrilla Girls’ The Male Graze

From 18 June until 18 July, Art Night is expanding out of London and across the country, taking place in different locations and different spaces. These include train stations and billboards, the latter being the case in Leeds, with Guerrilla Girls’ commission ‘The Male Graze’. The Guerrilla Girls, established in 1985 in New York, employs […]

Leeds Playhouse – Decades: Stories From The City

19 May and it’s the first performance at the Courtyard Theatre of six monologues which have been commissioned by Leeds Playhouse to help celebrate its 50th birthday. All the writers are from the north and each work on their chosen decade and with separate directors.  The live performances are from 19–29 May and stream online […]

Mikron Theatre Company Presents a Dog’s Tale

Mikron Theatre Company is celebrating its 49th year of touring (by road, river and canal) with A Dog’s Tale, a new play from Poppy Hollman. Poppy’s musical comedy caper pays homage to our best (four legged) friends and the bond between wo/man and dog. Follow the adventure of Linda and rescue dog Gary as they […]