Tagged: Play

Q & A with Michael Yates by Halima Mayat

Halima Mayat interviews Wakefield-based poet, writer and playwright, Michael Yates, for this week’s Big Bookend blog. Why did you decide to write a play about Branwell Bronte? I have a friend Colin Lewisohn who directed...

Drink with a Chimp by Lynsey Jones

Lynsey Jones, a Leeds based actor, talks about her work on an exciting new show, Drink with a Chimp. “Once you are free from addiction, you are free from everything.” Spacious Places Client For the...

Boi Boi is Dead. New play from Leeds’ Zodwa Nyoni

Leeds playwright, poet and performer, Zodwa Nyoni has her first full length play, Boi Boi is Dead,  at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, after a Channel 4 writer’s residency. Afro-jazz legend, father, lover, playboy, husband, rule breaker,...

Playing the Joker by Anthony Clavane

Playing the Joker by Anthony Clavane

Leeds author, Anthony Clavane  examines Eddie Waring, Rugby League, Yorkshireness, revenge, revolution, betrayal and why trilby hats went out of fashion in his latest play, Playing the Joker, at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, 19th-23rd...