- Venue: Courtyard Theatre
More Information on Carnival Chronicles
Charting a love story spanning 50 years, from the Caribbean to Leeds, Melody and Cyril tell their story of migration, love, loss and celebration. Carnival Chronicles is embroidered with moments from Leeds West Indian Carnival’s half a century history and the accounts of the pioneers and community that brought Carnival to the city of Leeds. Written and directed by Zodwa Nyoni.
Created in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse. Made possible with Heritage Lottery Fund support.
Photo credit: Studio 12
Cast & Credits
Written by Zodwa Nyoni /
A Signed performance is the usual full production with the addition of a British Sign Language Interpreter who stands on the stage interpreting the show for Deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
A relaxed performance with adaptations to technical aspects of the show, flexible seating options and a relaxed attitude to audience responses and movement in the auditorium. In our front of house space we will have a quiet room, clearer visual markers and signage, and additional staff and volunteers trained to sensitively and respectfully welcome people living with dementia and their supporters to this show.
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- - Captioned
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- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance