Past shows

Playhouse production
Beautiful Thing

18 – 28 Oct 2023

A revival of Jonathan Harvey's iconic, coming-out and coming-of-age story about community, friendship, rites of passage and what it is to be sixteen and in love. 

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James Acaster: Hecklers Welcome

25 – 28 Oct 2023

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'One of comedy's most original voices' (Evening Standard) has written a new show. He's very proud of it. That being said, you are allowed to ruin it. Fill your boots.

OH DEER!

13 – 14 Oct 2023

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For one hour, Australian company APHIDS make a lively new space for adults who have lost a parent – from Melbourne to Leeds.

Students and teachers
As You Like It

14 Oct 2023

The Forest of Arden grows in the Quarry this autumn. This gripping 90-minute performance is by graduating actors and actor musicians from Leeds Conservatoire.

Children & young people
Romeo and Juliet

12 Oct 2023

The most famous of love stories, Romeo & Juliet has intense passion at its heart, alongside an irrepressible desire for change. This gripping 90-minute performance is by graduating actors and actor musicians from Leeds Conservatoire.

LIFI23

27 – 30 Sep 2023

A festival of new ideas and innovation, presenting a programme of conversation, connection and curiosity exploring some of the most pressing questions of our time. A platform for fresh ideas…

Who does our political system benefit?

30 Sep 2023

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Recent years have seen our political landscape dogged by questions of integrity – but are our leaders the ones to blame, or is it the systems in which they operate?

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How do we talk about grief?

30 Sep 2023

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Experienced universally but felt so uniquely, grief will find its way into our lives and affect us in ways sometimes impossible to articulate. Manifesting in all forms, shapes and sizes,…

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Christopher Eccleston: Arts and Culture – For the many; or the few?

30 Sep 2023

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Christopher Eccleston shares his story as a working class actor and the need to keep voices such as his, alive across the arts and cultural scene, and why this is fundamental to society at large.

Sir Jon Cunliffe and Tom Duff Gordon: Other Side Of The Coin

30 Sep 2023

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What does the future hold for crypto and stablecoins with CBDCs like the digital pound in place?

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What’s our obsession with true crime?

29 Sep 2023

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Today’s world sees us bombarded from every angle with increasingly shocking content – but what is it that leads so many of us to relish the portrayal of real-life horror…

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Ruby Wax OBE: My Journey To Mindfulness

29 Sep 2023

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Performer, bestselling author and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax OBE, takes a break from her UK tour to chat about all things mindfulness and her personal journey through it all.

  • MAJOR FUNDERS

    Arts Council
  • Leeds City Council
  • LTB Foundation
  • Principal Partner

    Caddick Group
  • Principal Access Partner

    Irwin Mitchell