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Building The Future of TRANSFORM

THREE DAYS OF NEW IDEAS, FREE SHOWINGS & EVENTS AT TRANSFORM 15 West Yorkshire Playhouse, Thursday 30 April – Saturday 2 May 2015 Please contact the West Yorkshire Playhouse Press Office for more information BOX OFFICE: 0113 213 7700 Established by West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2011, this year TRANSFORM is shifting and inviting artists and audiences to join the conversation ...

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Mimi Poskitt and Tim Wheeler join West Yorkshire Playhouse

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Mimi Poskitt and Tim Wheeler join West Yorkshire Playhouse We are thrilled to welcome two dedicated artists and highly skilled theatre practitioners, Mimi Poskitt and Tim Wheeler, to join the team at West Yorkshire Playhouse. Mimi Poskitt, freelance producer and founding Artistic Director of award-winning company Look Left Look Right joins Artistic Director James Brining, and a growing team of creative ...

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Uncle Vanya

Tea’s cold, lunch is late and the great Professor has turned out to be a total fraud – for Uncle Vanya, life has gone wonky, it’s gone to hell. Only one thing can save him – a glamorous woman’s love. But she’s not interested either. And what’s worse, she’s married to the Professor. Uncle Vanya is a dark, funny and ...

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Coming out – Crouch, Pause, Touch, Engage

Many of us know of Gareth Thomas, the Welsh ex rugby player, but how much do you really know? Gareth was already a big name in the World of rugby, but until the headlines broke the news to the World that he was a gay man he wasn’t known or associated with the LGB&T community. The choice to ‘come out’ ...

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Boi Boi Is Dead

Melanie Purdie joins the West Yorkshire Playhoue

Afro-jazz legend, father, lover, playboy, husband, rulebreaker, enigmatic force of nature… Boi Boi is dead. But not forgotten. Check out the rehearsal photos here Left alone to rebuild her life, Miriam’s heartache is interrupted when Boi Boi’s reckless ex-wife Stella and traditionalistic brother show up to stake their claim on his name, on his property and to revel in the ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre

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Phoenix Dance Theatre – Spring 2015 WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE PREMIERE 11-14TH FEB For its Spring 2015 season Leeds based Phoenix Dance Theatre, under Artistic Director Sharon Watson, proudly presents a trademark mixed bill, featuring four works. The 10-venue tour kicks-off at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds on 11 February with premières from Sharon Watson and Caroline Finn and a double bill ...

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Melanie Purdie Joins Yorkshire Dance and West Yorkshire Playhouse

Yorkshire Dance and West Yorkshire Playhouse announce appointment of Melanie Purdie through the BBC Performing Arts Fund Supporting the next generation of creative talent, Yorkshire Dance and West Yorkshire Playhouse are thrilled to announce that, with the support of the BBC Performing Arts Fund, Melanie Purdie will be appointed as a trainee producer for both organisations. James Brining, Artistic Director ...

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James And The Giant Peach in Leeds

Melanie Purdie joins the West Yorkshire Playhoue

James And The Giant Peach in Leeds James and The Giant Peach comes to the West Yorkshire Playhouse on the 5th December. This winter fly away on an amazing expedition with Roald Dahl’s hero James, his new-found garden bug friends and one gigantic peach. Join the adventurers as they journey through the sky on an across the world voyage. Have ...

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What’s on at the Theatres in December

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In terms of theatres in Leeds, we are spoilt! With various great ones (including The Grand, the West Yorkshire Playhouse, the City Varieties and the CarriageWorks), it’s easy to get spoilt for choice so we’ve summarised everything that’s on this month. Here’s what’s on at the theatre in Leeds through December. The Grand Theatre – Dirty Dancing  1st-6th December This ...

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Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at West Yorkshire Playhouse Bloomin’ Christmas! After its huge success last year Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas returns, don’t miss this warm and funny show packed full of fun and giggles. Father Christmas awakes from a dream of summer sun only to realise that it’s bloomin’ Christmas Eve and the start of his longest night of the ...

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