Tag: Shakespeare

A Middleton Summer Night’s Dream as Bard’s classics shake up city parks

Parks in Leeds will prove all the world’s a stage when they host unique pop-up performances of Shakespeare’s classics thanks to a new project supported by Leeds Inspired. Leeds theatre company Front Room Productions will give some of The Bard’s most beloved scenes a contemporary twist during the free, open

It’s Shakespeare Jim, but not as we know it

Shakespeare’s tale of illusion and revenge is brought vividly to life in Oddsocks’ musical, Sci-fi adaptation. From the company who brought you “bonkers and brilliant” Romeo and Juliet and “downright funny” Macbeth. Experience The Tempest that’s out of this world. Space explorer Prospero is marooned in a galaxy far, far

Steampunk Macbeth comes to Middleton Park

Oddsocks Theatre are returning to Middleton Park on Tuesday 5 July 2016 and this year they are bringing a ‘steampunk’, rock’n’roll version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The production, which is organised by The Friends of Middleton Park promises to be nothing short of Oddsocks’ usual mayhem and anarchy. Shakespeare’s story of

New Bewerley pupils on stage at West Yorkshire Playhouse

  Pupils from New Bewerley Community School in Beeston were part of a group of youngsters performing Shakespeare at the West Yorkshire Playhouse last Monday (14 July 2014). The Year 4 children (aged 8-9) joined with others from Rufford Park and Horsforth Newlaithes primary schools to perform a story drawn

Shakespeare in Middleton Park – Comedy without errors

  On Tuesday evening, on what would have been my mother’s 99th birthday, I went to see Oddsocks Theatre Company perform their production of A Comedy of Errors in Middleton Park. The weather was perfect for the outdoor event and families and friends congregated in front of the new bandstand/stage.

Diary date: Oddsocks and bands in Middleton Park

  The Friends of Middleton Park are proud to announce the return of Oddsocks Theatre Company, performing another of their dramatic and hilarious renditions of Shakespeare’s plays, writes FOMP trustee Frances Jones. The event takes place on Tuesday 9th July at 7pm and is completely FREE.  The audience is invited to

Julius Caesar: Oddsocks set for Middleton Park return

Theatre company Oddsocks are back for the 6th year in Middleton Park, bringing more laughs and mayhem. This year Julius Caesar gets the Oddsocks treatment! Come along next Tuesday, June 19, 7pm and bring a picnic, a blanket, chair, brolly and warm clothes,  then sit back and enjoy the fun.  Click here