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Play, from 25 Jan 2019

Kes

Kes

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BILLY CASPER IS JUST ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE KIDS OFF THE ESTATE; LIVING WITH HIS MOTHER AND BULLY OF A BROTHER, JUD. HE’S ALL ALONE, THEN HE FINDS ‘KES’. STICK LEGS. BIG HEAD. PILE OF SCRUFF.

Kestrels are the hardest birds to train, but not for Billy. He feeds her, cares for her and trains her. Together they are ready to fly. And everything goes quiet, as all his troubles and worries fade into the horizon. Billy has all he needs and all he wants, until he makes a fatal decision that changes the course of things forever. Following a sell-out 2016 run, this adaptation of Barry Hines’ much loved 1960s story explores the never-changing, true nature of friendship.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringPicnic siteTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Fri 25 - Sat 26 Jan 2019 19:00 to 22:00
Mon 28 Jan - Sat 2 Feb 2019 19:00 to 22:00
Sat 2 Feb 2019 15:00 to 00:00
Mon 4 - Sat 9 Feb 2019 19:00 to 22:00
Mon 11 - Sat 16 Feb 2019 19:00 to 22:00

Prices

£13.50-£31.00* *A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.  

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    Address

    Playhouse Square,
    Quarry Hill,
    Leeds,
    LS2 7UP

    Location

    Directions

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    Map reference: SE 307336  Lat: 53.79820 Long: -1.53429

    By Road:

    Approaching from the M1 and then M621, come off at Junction 3 and when the road splits get in the right hand lane heading for Leeds City Centre and stay in lane. Follow the road past MSF Peugeot and Halfords on your left, again remaining in the right hand lane. Follow the road round to the right (signposted St James’s Hospital) and you will immediately pass Asda headquarters on your left. You will now be in the left hand lane; go straight through the next set of lights and you will pass Carlsberg Tetley Brewery on your left. Get into the left hand lane, at the next set of lights you will turn left onto Crown Point Road. Stay in the middle lane and go past the entrance to Royal Armouries on the right, and go over Crown Point Bridge. Go straight ahead through 2 sets of lights and get in the middle lane signposted York A64. Follow the road round the back of the big Quarry Hill building and take the left hand lane onto the ring road, signposted A6110. Almost immediately on the ring road, take the next slip road left, following signs for the West Yorkshire Playhouse and turn left again into the car park or straight on for a drop off point and disabled parking.

    By Public Transport:

    The Playhouse is located opposite the bus and National Express coach stations. For local bus and train times, call the METROLINE information service on 0113 245 7676.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station

    Facilities

    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality