Past shows

Football Freddie Community Tour – Harehills

7 Jun 2023

Football Freddie goes on community tour! Catch it at the Harehills Labour Club in Harehills.

Football Freddie Community Tour – Seacroft

6 Jun 2023

Football Freddie goes on community tour! Catch it at the Chapel FM Arts Centre in Seacroft.

Football Freddie Community Tour – Holbeck

5 Jun 2023

Football Freddie goes on community tour! Catch it at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Holbeck.

Playhouse production
Cog Test Schedule Event

1 Jun 2023

Playhouse production
Of Mice and Men

11 – 27 May 2023

Enduring friendship and hope, this new production puts a 2023 lens on Steinbeck’s affecting tale of the crumbling American dream.

For artists
How to ask for what you need: building an access rider for disabled, Deaf and neurodivergent theatre professionals

25 May 2023

Audio Described
BSL Interpreted

This session is an introduction into how to build a personalised access rider to confidently and clearly communicate your access requirements with venues, collaborators and employers.

For artists
MoveSpace North

13 May 2023

Furnace and MoveSpace have teamed up for the inaugural MoveSpace North event - Move Space North - Open Space. This is a FREE full day event for movement directors, practitioners,…

In Conversation with Alan Bennett

7 May 2023

Born and brought up in Leeds Alan Bennett made his debut in the revue Beyond The Fringe with Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore.

Older People

27 Apr – 6 May 2023

Socially Distanced

A dynamic, cross-artform performance of music, dance and storytelling co-produced with the Performance Ensemble, and written and performed by the generation that brought you punk.

Older People
Playhouse production
1001 Stories

24 Apr – 6 May 2023

A revolutionary two-week takeover where older people perform, exhibit and express their stories of lives lived to the fullest co-produced with The Performance Ensemble.

1001 Stories Front of House Takeover

25 Apr – 6 May 2023

Over two weeks, a variety of activity will take place across Leeds Playhouse’s front of house spaces with lots of ways that you can get involved for free.

Steel Pan Stories

4 May 2023

A creative insight into the story of renowned steel pan pioneer St Clair Leroy Augustine Morris and the history of the steel pan itself through the musical sounds of calypso, and soca narratives.


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

    Caddick Group
  • Principal Access Partner

    Irwin Mitchell