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The Damned United

  • Venue: Courtyard Theatre
  • Duration: 70 minutes. This performance runs without an interval.
  • Age: 14+
  • Other: Contains strong language. Post Show Discussion Tue 3 April
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More Information on The Damned United

Down the stairs…
Along the corridor…
Round the corner…
Into the dressing room.
HIS dressing room.
Hateful, hateful place.
Spiteful, spiteful place.
Dirty, dirty Leeds.

1974. Brian Clough, the enfant terrible of British football, tries to redeem his career and reputation by winning the European Cup with his new team. Leeds United. The team he has openly despised for years, the team he hates and which hates him. Don Revie’s Leeds.

Adapted from David Peace’s brilliant and ingenious novel, The Damned United takes you inside the tortured mind of a genius slamming up against his limits, and brings to life the beauty and brutality of football, the working man’s ballet.

 


 

Cast & Credits

A Red Ladder Theatre Company and West Yorkshire Playhouse co-production / By Anders Lustgarten, adapted from the novel by David Peace / Director Rod Dixon / Set and Projection Designs Nina Dunn / Lighting Design Tim Skelly / Sound Design Ed Heaton /

  • Cast Member Image
    David Chafer
    as Peter Taylor
  • Cast Member Image
    Luke Dickson
    as Brian Clough
  • Cast Member Image
    Jamie Smelt
    as Sam Longson, Manny Cussins and all other parts

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Book Tickets

Date/Time
 
Booking
Date
Time
Price
 
Booking
Tue 27 Mar 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£22.00*
Wed 28 Mar 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Thu 29 Mar 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Fri 30 Mar 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Sat 31 Mar 18
02:30 PM
£13.50-£22.00*
Signed Performance
Sat 31 Mar 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Tue 3 Apr 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Wed 4 Apr 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Thu 5 Apr 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Fri 6 Apr 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Captioned Performance
Sat 7 Apr 18
02:30 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Audio Description Performance
Sat 7 Apr 18
07:45 PM
£13.50-£31.00*
Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

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.

Booking Fees:

*A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.

Key:

  • Captioned - Captioned
  • Signed - Signed
  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
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