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Play, from 14 Jun 2018

Talking Heads: Susan, Doris & Irene

Talking Heads: Susan, Doris & Irene

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Six of Alan Bennett’s iconic monologues are presented at the Playhouse in a celebration of one of Leeds’ best-loved playwrights. Graham, Peggy & Muriel and Susan, Doris & Irene are standalone events; audiences can enjoy one or both, and in any order. An iconic collection of witty, poignant and insightful reflections,Talking Heads is the uplifting and heart-warming finale to the current season on our Courtyard stage.

Bed Among the Lentils
A Cream Cracker Under the Settee
A Lady of Letters

Susan is a vicar’s wife who doesn’t necessarily believe in God, Doris lives alone, fiercely determined to maintain her independence and Irene loves nothing more than to pen a perfectly crafted letter.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 14 Jun 2018 19:45 to 00:00
Sat 16 Jun 2018 19:45 to 00:00
Mon 18 Jun 2018 19:45 to 00:00
Tue 19 Jun 2018 14:00 to 00:00
Wed 20 - Thu 21 Jun 2018 19:45 to 00:00
Sat 23 Jun 2018 14:30 to 00:00

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 22 - Sat 26 May Hard Times
Thu 24 May Hard Times
Thu 24 May The Girl on the Train
Sat 26 May Hard Times
Sat 26 May The Girl on the Train
Thu 31 May The Girl on the Train

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    West Yorkshire Playhouse

    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