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War, Peace And Cricket

War, Peace And Cricket
Written by Colin Philpott and Kit Monkman  27/08/2015

‘It was an idea that began over a few drinks in a pub’ is an overused phrase and often one employed with artistic licence. In the case of ‘The Last Match’, though, it was literally true. When co-conspirator, Kit Monkman and I met in a York hostelry about eighteen months ago, I regaled him with the story of Hedley Verity and the last game in the 1939 cricket season – a story I first became aware of years ago through a cricket history book given to me by my Dad.I had been trying to find ways of getting the story...

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution
Written by Theatre Mill  10/08/2015

Harry Lee of Theatre Mill shares a glimpse behind the scenes of their latest production starring our very own Leeds Civic Hall.Of all the venue possibilities to represent the Old Bailey for Theatre Mill's summer production 'Witness for the Prosecution', the turreted stonework and opulent interior of Leeds Civic Hall really caught our eye.That's the thing I find most striking about Theatre Mill's productions: the venue. For our audience, getting to the show isn't simply a case of turning up at a theatre and finding your seat; being accosted by street urchins down Victorian alleyways or being greeted by dandies...

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About Leeds Inspired

About Leeds Inspired

The Leeds Inspired website lists thousands of events happening in Leeds every year. You’ll find gigs, exhibitions, dance,…

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Leeds Inspired manages two grant schemes to support arts events and projects in Leeds. Since April 2012 we…

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired grants have supported hundreds of projects, read about some of them here...