Tag: theatre

The Parting Glass: a play exploring men’s mental health issues

Red Ladder’s new play The Parting Glass, exploring men’s mental health and the culture of silence that can prevent men from opening up about their experiences, is coming to South Leeds as part of a Yorkshire tour. Jim’s always been a bit of a character – cracking jokes, telling funny

Review: The Last Seam at Holbeck Underground Ballroom

It’s somehow appropriate that a play created to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1984-5 Miners Strike and the 2015 closure Hatfield Main colliery, should come to an industrial wasteland in South Leeds, the historic birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, powered by coal. Ironic though that Holbeck Underground Ballroom, a

Coal stories: The Last Seam at Slung Low

Marking the closure of one of the last deep seam mines, Hatfield Main Colliery, and fifty years after the closure of South Leeds last coal mine, Middleton Broom Pit, a powerful new play The Last Seam comes to Holbeck’s own theatre: Slung Low’s HUB this Sunday (23 September 2018). During the