CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned general re-opening time. Some venues are showing on-line productions or outside productions - even a few covid safe internal ones and a number of tours and shows have been rescheduled for later in 2020 and throughout 2021. A few pantomimes may be possible but we await a relaxing of the rules for theatres from the Government.
Born to a slave mother and a white father he never knew, Frederick Douglass grew up to become a leader in the abolitionist movement and the first black citizen to hold high rank in the U.S. government. Throughout his life Douglass took every opportunity to educate himself. he provided a powerful voice for human rights during the American Civil War and was recognised as one of America's first great black speakers. Age 9+ Devised by David Hamilton, Gail McIntyre and Gary Simpson AuthorJoe Williams.ProducerWest Yorkshire Playhouse.DirectorGail McIntyre.ChoreographerDavid Hamilton.DesignEmma Williams.