Lawrence Batley Theatre

Antigone's Roy Williams: 'How far are we prepared to go to do what is right?'
By Ron Simpson · 9 Oct 2014

The writer on adapting Sophocles' tragedy and the questions posed with the play

Brief Encounter with... Northern Broadsides' Conrad Nelson
By Ron Simpson · 15 Aug 2014

The acclaimed theatre company's director talks about touring Oliver Goldsmith's 18th century comedy

Lost Boy Racer to get world premiere in Huddersfield
By Ron Simpson · 6 May 2014

As Yorkshire gears up for Le Tour de France Grand Départ 2014, the Lawrence Batley Theatre are on of the first to get in the saddle.

The Hoarder (Tour - Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 3 May 2014

Starting its UK tour in Scarborough, Sticks Theatre Company's examination of the life of a chronic hoarder is a "bold piece of physical theatre".

Three Little Pigs (Tour - Goole Junction)
By Ron Simpson · 19 Mar 2014

Northern Ballet take the "delightfully fresh" Three Little Pigs on a 20-venue national tour

An August Bank Holiday Lark (Tour - Viaduct Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 13 Mar 2014

Northern Broadsides' latest offering, An August Bank Holiday Lark, is a "unique" production "of enormous humanity and warmth".

Barrie Rutter on An August Bank Holiday Lark: 'I didn't want it to be a case of everyone goes to the trenches and dies'
By Ron Simpson · 19 Feb 2014

The artistic director of Northern Broadsides speaks to WhatsOnStage about the company's new production commemorating World War One

Rapunzel (Huddersfield)
By Ron Simpson · 11 Dec 2013

Mike Kenny and tutti frutti's Rapunzel lets her hair down at the Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield