97 reasons
(and counting) to

Save Red Ladder

  1. […] I started out as a director and writer, and that led me to Red Ladder in 1985. What I did was commission and dramaturge new work. I was lucky to work with some fantastic […]

     
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  2. […] Save Red Ladder Campaign has been rewarded with a PR Superstar Award from Local Giving as part of their Grow Your Tenner […]

     
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  3. Landy

    I have many reasons for loving Red Ladder. Being a part of Promised Land, meeting the love of my life in your offices and the many wonderful productions I have seen since. Red Ladder must go on.  Keep Fighting.

     
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  4. Tom Taylor

    I’ve seen two Red Ladder productions – “We’re Not Going Back” and “Hurling Rubble at the Sun/Moon”. They give a voice to ordinary people and the problems that they face – whether it’s the struggle to make a living or the fall out from life in a capitalist society. Always challenging, always critical – but always interesting and entertaining. This is the kind of radical theatre that should be at the top of the list when the funding is allocated!

     
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  5. @productionDrama

    For keeping Leeds theatre on the map. For coming into Horsforth School all those years ago and inspiring us!

     
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  6. @SazziG

    Original, thought provoking issues which touch inner moral and emotional human conflict. My unique opportunity when working with Red Ladder, showed their ability and skill to bring a group of individuals from all walks of life, cultures and beliefs and varied range of experience in theatre, to connect as one. The performances of ‘Promised Land’, were a true and genuine response which the audience became fully immersed in. Red Ladder is unique. X

     
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  7. @kellyggrassam

    they put on an amazing, thought-provoking and moving performance with Hurling Rubble – one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long time.

     
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  8. Rhianne

    I am still buzzing from both performances of Hurling Rubble at the Sun/Moon at the ParkTheatre, can i just say again how much i adored it. SO visceral and moving, great writing, great theatre. 

     
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  9. gallagka91

    I have seen two thought provoking productions from Red Ladder, which were incredibly acted. The performances about life struggle were stimulating and left me questioning society. It’s a privilege to have a theatre company willing to produce shows that discuss difficult subject matter. 

     
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  10. @james_naylor

    I watched Red Ladder’s Hurling Rubble double bill at the Park Theatre this week and was amazed by their brave and daring productions. Both pieces tackled incredibly challenging subjects fearlessly creating an entertaining yet chilling show.

    Theatre companies tend to play it safe, Red Ladder are taking risks and the reward is clear.

    Long live Red Ladder!

     
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  11. Katherine

    Red Ladder make productions that are powerful and thought provoking.  The Hurling Rubble plays are great examples as to why we should support this company and not let it become a thing of the past.  #isnotwas

     
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  12. @finiganineurope

    I went to see the Hurling Rubble double bill last night and it struck me that if the Tories had their way, plays like this and companies like this wouldn’t exist, and that would an absolute tragedy. Theatre should to be able to explore stories about what happens in our society and why it happens – Red Ladder are brilliant at doing this.

     
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  13. […] and creative workers in Leeds, and most recently have been working hard on the campaign to Save Red Ladder theatre company, after their Arts Council funding was cut entirely earlier this […]

     
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  14. Catherine Hilton

    I have always enjoyed live theatre, and in the North we have some world-class theatre groups, helping to save it just one of them so that others can get the enjoyment out of live theatre that I do is money well spent

     
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  15. Isobel Baxter

    In a just world Red Ladder would be cherished as a national treasure. Their plays are original, meaningful, accessible and inspiring. As a company, their values are inclusive and they foster creativity – for example through the Red Grit actor training course and their encouragement of new writing and community involvement in their work. Every play of theirs I’ve seen has showcased the energy, joy and passion for social justice which are the hallmarks of this remarkable theatre company.

     
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  16. […] more information, and to join in Red Ladder’s #GisATenner campaign, visit the official website: […]

     
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  17. GP

    It’s Christmas!

     
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  18. @LynseyAnnaJ

    Someone I think is cool thinks you lot are awesome. Pledged on behalf of Lynsey who I owed a tenner to for some petrol money. My conscious is now clear love Ricky Martin – livin’ la vida loca !

     
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  19. Emma Tugman

    I am currently in the happy position of being paid to do the job I love – thank you to Rod and the team for the encouragement along the way!
     

     
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  20. Chris Reason

    I joined Red Ladder back in 1977 when I was just 22 and stayed for three years. I was to work in the theatre for another seven or eight years but nothing I did subsequently ever had the same power or passion. Certainly not the commitment to take theatre out of its middle-class ghetto and into the community. It was radical ground breaking stuff. There were some remarkable moments. In particular a club show that we took into Armley Gaol. We were all very nervous and the cat calls and whistles that the women in the company received upon walking out on stage didn”t help. But from the very first number they were onside. Ours was an empowering message that clearly struck a chord with the prisoners. By the time we reached the final song the stamping, clapping and cheering were almost deafening. So excitable was the atmosphere that prison officers were summoning reinforcements because they feared a riot. I came off stage emotionally exhausted. Several of us burst into tears. I’ve worked in ‘show business’ for over 35 years now in but that was an absolute highlight. It will be a tragedy if this fine, innnovative company – committed to taking theatre to ‘ordinary’ people – is allowed to die.

     
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  21. Iain Porter

    I felt it important to donate to the campaign because I want to live in a society which puts value on all aspects of life, and a thriving, innovative and experienced arts sector is a vital part of this.  Red Ladder has been a part of our artistic landscape for over 40 years and to withdraw funding from such an established, innovative and experienced company is to the detriment of the richness of creative life that this country is known for.  People donating to contribute to this lifeline probably pay a proportion of their income to the state in taxation and deserve a say in how this is spent.  At the very lucky top end of the arts there are are high earners who can evade the taxation net with the implicit sanction of the government.  If tax collection were fair then its allocation could be fair also.

     
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  22. Janet

    I watched the Red Ladders performance of Were not going back at hemsworth miners welfare in Fitzwilliam, Pontefract and it was a brilliant show the music and acting were outstanding, the four very talented girls were outstanding, their singing and acting skilss were top class along with the musical instruments, we loved the story line as well very true to what went off in the strike, fanatastic keep it up Red Ladder x

     
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  23. Sonia Jowett

    Red Ladder thank you so much for Not Going Back.  Pit Club was the perfect venue and emotions were running high. An accurate and hard hitting piece of theatre, brought to life by the incredible cast and venue.  I was moved to tears throughput.  Such an important piece of history that was portrayed with care and respect.  I’m not a regular theatre goer and came tonight for a story close to home. I will definitely be attending m
    ore red ladder productions but deeply saddened to hear about the decision to cut your funding.  If Not Going Back is an example then I believe your work is not only important but vital.  Good luck and thank you

     
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  24. @lindashoare

    cutting funding for the arts is akin to cutting the arteries of civilization. The arts cross all boundaries of age, race and education. They illuminate our society bringing joy, hope and understanding. Funding for the arts should, in a sane world, be one of the last things cut. Hopefully this will be reversed in the future but until then lets do what we can!

     
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  25. @jameswunderwood

    This is for Promised Land  a life changing production for me and so many others  – great experiences  great friends. Thank you Red Ladder.

     
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  26. @stephanieruther

    Thankyou for Red Grit all the way back in 2008. Such a vibrant and exciting company, we cant let you be beaten by the system! X

     
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  27. @paul_clarkson1

    Ill never forget Taking Our Time 1978 Barbourne Ex-servicemens club. Changed my idea of what theatre could be forever. Thank you.

     
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  28. @hannahsibai

     So sad to hear your bad news. Keep on fighting  you lovely people.

     
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  29. @bohemianqsandie

    SO sorry to hear youve lost your funding. Good luck.

     
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  30. Simon Hall

     Go for it guys – we need you!

     
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  31. @amq1

    Wishing you every success in your campaign!

     
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  32. Chris Nickson

    You do great  great work. Its a crime that your funding was axed.

     
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  33. @nemoloris

    I believe in the theatre you make and being part of Promised Land in 2012 taught and gave me so much and I want more people to have that kind of experience be it through Red Grit, Red Writes or whatever.

     
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  34. @deanonolan

     Love you guys  some of my best memories touring the north and having the best time! Keep going! Love Deano x

     
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  35. @hils86

     You don’t survive for 46 years without resourcefulness and tenacity. Here’s to the next few years.

     
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  36. @TonySpirrett

    Keep fighting!!!

     
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  37. Anonymous

    I’m supporting Red Ladder because after making inspiring work for the people for 46 years I think they’ve earned our support. We cant let such a valuable member of our community down.

     
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  38. @anthonydunnpoet

    Im sure you dont really need saving  as such  but Im delighted to support you in this very small way with whatever comes next. All power to you.

     
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  39. Jon Brooks

    Good luck – Keep going  we need thought provoking edgy theatre to provoke challenge  educate and promote debate.

     
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  40. @finiganineurope

    A society cant work without story tellers. Really want you to be able to keep on doing what you’re doing.

     
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  41. @TreSmall

    The work you do is amazing  and I hope people continue to support you!

     
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  42. Anonymous

    Please spend my tenner unwisely  shouting loudly  making a big song and dance about just how much we need art that wants to address inequality and how wrong that is.

     
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  43. @SuzanneSmithCDG

    Good luck Red Ladder  you are fabulous  we need to keep you!.

     
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  44. Anonymous

    Saw your show in Barnsley last week  just amazing. You are much needed!

     
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  45. @nicknuttgens

    Red Ladder has inspired thousands over the years and also been one of the very best companies to work with – many happy memories!

     
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  46. […] Tweeting from @saveredladder and using the hash-tag of #GisATenner a team of supporters has launched an online fundraising campaign in association with online giving platform Localgiving.com. See http://saveredladder.co.uk/gisatenner/. […]

     
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  47. Dawn Smallwood (@theatregirlls)

    They feature on stage ordinary people with extraordinary lives! Perfect entertainment/source of information for anyone who want to know about things that really matter to them!

     
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  48. @CllrKevin

    The performance of Not Going Back from Red Ladder Theatre Company resonated so profoundly with the audience as it unwrapped the consequences of the destruction of the mining industry on communities and families.  This dedication to exploring the real heart of contemporary history in such a deeply emotional and brilliant way demonstrates to me the importance of keeping this fantastic company alive.

    Cllr Kevin Rodgers

     
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  49. theshedsimon

    My family saw Red Ladder’s brilliant Wrong ‘Un in Helmsley Arts Centre. It was superbly acted and staged, delicate, moving and funny in equal measure. Ella Harris is a super-talent. The world needs a Red Ladder to get us out of the hole we’re in. Save it.

     
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  50. Helen Reid, Leeds Church Institute

    Save Red Ladder so they can develop and stage PROJECT HOPE, a fantastic new play in 2015. It will feature chimps, humans, biographical stories of addicts in recovery and a message of hope for anyone who has ever want to be ‘better’.

     
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  51. Suzanne Smith

    Red Ladder are creative and entertaining, deep yet funny, and I want to see them continue to inspire audiences with their polished productions. I enjoyed Big Society very much. As a fan, it was great to see Phil Jupitas, and the catchy music continues to live with me 🙂

     
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  52. @echohamara

    I want to save Red Ladder because their productions are always thought provoking 

     
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  53. @guyropegourmet

    I want to save Red Ladder because by doing what they do, one day Red Ladder might just save all of us.

     
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  54. Rachel Illsley

    I want to save Red Ladder because their shows make me belly laugh, cry and view the world from a different perspective. They are also a jolly nice bunch of unpretentious people who make theatre that’s accessible by all. Some of the best Red Ladder shows (I have seen a lot!) have been in working men’s clubs and village halls where the atmosphere has been electric. They must be encouraged to continue this good work and to keep challenging the elitism associated with a vast swathe of theatre these days. You have my total 100% support!

     
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  55. @camillaconnolly

    Red Ladder is the reason why political theatre, TiE and various forms of applied/educational theatre exists. (Whatever strand you want to call it)
    A fundamental part of the community arts movement many many years ago. 
    SAVE RED LADDER! 

     
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  56. Lucy Avison/@lucy_e_avison

    I want to save Red Ladder because they make authentic theatre with hard hitting messages that reach all parts of society. Now more than ever it is so important to keep companies with this kind of ethos alive xxxx

     
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  57. @TreSmall

    Because Red Ladder create new theatre that is challenging and thought provoking. They are innovative and essential to theatre in the North.

     
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  58. John Emms

    they are a talented, innovative group adding a vital, unique contribution to theatre and the arts in general – AND they support new writing which is absolutely essential if theatre in the UK is going to move forward.

     
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  59. @HollieHarkness

    I want to save Red Ladder because they are awesome and they are a Leeds institution. Big Society was one of the best things I saw all year and they’ve still got so much more to say, give and do! 

     
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  60. C. Puffer @digitallofi

    One of the absolute highlights of my UK visit was getting to see Red Ladder Theatre stage Wrong ‘Un for a rapt audience. Funny and heartbreaking and charming and provoking, Brilliant.

     
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  61. @carolekirk

    Because they make performances that make me laugh, cry, and think.
    Because their shows are at intimate local places where I can enjoy the show with my community. Because it feels like family.

     
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  62. @windroadboys

    Every sinew of every penny is stretched by Red Ladder to catalogue the stories that protect us from ignorance, apathy and conformity. Long may you stand and demand where others have complied and died.

     
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  63. @magicpillsJC

    I’ve not found any other theatre companies that do radical lefty singalongs and there should be more of it, not less 🙂 Altogether now…..Gi’em a tenner.

     
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  64. Arman Alan Ali

    Red ladder gives a voice to the stories of the disenfranchised and the marginalised while providing cracking entertainment. Worth supporting just for that.

     
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  65. @titrtweets

    1) When I was in a theatre company, first starting out, we camped out to do a show in Plymouth, and Rod was one of the first ever people to be super nice and super helpful to us, and that should be allowed to continue for everybody else. 2) “Forgotten Things” is one of only a handful of productions I’ve ever seen where I think “now THAT’S what THEATRE is meant to be!”

     
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  66. @leannisterowley

    I don’t believe it’s in your nature to give up. So many of the stories you tell are about those standing up and battling on against it all – it makes sense so many want to see you do the same, and we’ll help in anyway we can!

     
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  67. @brooksnumberthree

    Really excellent theatre company great plays tackling social history and not afraid to tackle edgy subjects such as the Miner’s, Docker’s strikes and Votes for Women. Not afraid to show the personal struggles of people who fight against injustice and for what’s right. Without a balance of views history will just become what the mainstream media want us to believe. 

     
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  68. Norma Cohen

    We need all the challenging community/political theatre we can get in this philistine, anti-humane, anti-cultural climate.

     
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  69. ClaireMarie333

    Working for Red Ladder has been a massive joy. I have just finished part ONE of current production – ‘We’re not going back’, and I can’t wait to start the tour. This month I have had the privilege of being in a rehearsal room, and sharing the stage with the most generous, talented, creative team of people there is. Everyone involved has been a delight, and the press night has to go down as one of my most memorable experiences on stage.
    Being a Leeds Actress (born and bred) I have wanted to work for Red Ladder for as long as I can remember. I started to contact the company when I graduated from Drama School, and was always so grateful for the lovely replies from Rod- (especially when I know how busy and how many other important emails he had to reply to!) I am thrilled to be part of the prestigious Leeds theatre company, and I think it is fantastic that they support local artists. I am very grateful to be working for them, and I hope many more actors get the opportunity to work with such exciting theatre makers, and wonderful people. 

    The funding news came as a real shock. I support the future of Red Ladder 100% and we need to keep this important company running for years to come.

     
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  70. Cat

    I’ve attended their terrific training courses that all the participants found stimulating and educational.

     
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  71. @Princess_Indigo

    I support Red Ladder because its not longer in vogue to care about people. To write about the issues that are dividing our society more and more everyday. Even if it’s unfashionable to say so there will be a high price to pay for ripping our society apart and throwing people away. The Arts needs to discuss these issues or cease to be relevant.

     
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  72. @LynseyAnnaJ

    because Rod and Chris create opportunities for new performers to work with professionals, helping them to enter into the theatre world with their heads screwed on.  This is my experience.  Since starting out in the theatre world three years ago I have completed their Red Grit training programme and performed in Promised Land.  Both these experiences were life changing for me.  I could never afford to go to theatre school in London but with programmes like this on my door step I would never need to.  Red Grit and Promised Land gave me a thorough grounding in character development and script work, culminating in the chance to perform in front of thousands of people.  Without this opportunity I would still be relatively unknown in the theatre scene in Leeds and not have had the confidence / skill to produce my own local shows.

    Red Ladder has heart.  Red Ladder has a sense of humour.  Red Ladder cares for the poor.  Save Red Ladder.

     
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  73. Helen Ball

    Calling all tweeties! Get behind @SaveRedLadder and make sure the amazing and inspiring work continues! @RedLadderTheatr must go on!

     
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  74. John

    It’s seldom that I meet a theatre practitioner, theatre enthusiast or indeed more often than you’d expect a ‘Joe Bloggs’ who has not seen a Red Ladder show – they are a major part of British theatre history. But it is not just their engagement with non theatre audiences and historic coat tail that makes their recent funding cut such a travesty – it is their current and largely unrecognised work with emerging companies, artists and writers. They see work, they reply to emails, they mentor new touring work, they take a chance on new writers and measure risk in a way that is lacking from the wider industries behaviour. They do all of this without shouting it from the roof tops and they do it selflessly. I know many contemporaries and colleagues who have been given Red Ladder’s time, consideration and support. The ripples of this cut will be felt further up the pond than I fear the Arts Council realise.    

     
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  75. Phill Jupitus (@jupitusphillip)

    Red Ladder is that rare thing within UK theatre – a company that has successfully continued to produce theatre that is energetic, entertaining and angry at a time when it needs to be angry. But more importantly, consistently produces work that speaks to the wide majority of people who don’t consider themselves ‘theatre goers.’

    I have never found myself surrounded by so little bullsh*t as when I worked with Red Ladder, and their down to earth approach to the arts is exactly why this small but mighty company should continue it’s vital role in the cultural landscape of Leeds, of Yorkshire, of the United Kingdom and the bloody world! Red Ladder’s work is important, and Red Ladder is important. To lose them at a point in British history where the fight against everyday inequality and everyday injustice is being lost all around us would be a genuine tragedy.

     
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  76. Dawn Smallwood

    It’s important for the theatre company to raise issues that matter to one and all and their communities through their thought provoking, creative and innovative productions. 

     
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  77. @amq1

    Anne-Marie Quigg Just in case my comment doesn’t get published on the ACE website…

    “I have been an actor, a director, an Arts Council officer, a venue manager, an arts consultant, and am now a writer and editor, and an anti-bullying campaigner. I like to think I understand something of the cultural map of the UK and Europe. In my opinion when making decisions about NPO funding it was a major mistake to cut the funding for Red Ladder Theatre – it smacks of toadying to this government and has undermined the status of the Arts Council and cost you a great deal of respect. You don’t need to “dream” about rectifying this – it is within your power to make it a reality.”

     
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  78. Deborah Dickinson

    Now that I have put my money where my mouth is, I wanted to write and say how hugely disappointed I was to hear that Red Ladder’s funding had been cut.  I don’t begin to understand the politics around the funding decisions, but I know that Red Ladder will survive because there is no way to suppress genuine passion and spirit.  

    Good luck with the campaign and let me know if there is any other support I can give, especially now I have an ‘invested’ interest!

     
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  79. Phelim McDermott

    So we hear news of Red Ladder losing their NPO status. Of course we can rely on the fact that under Rod Dixon’s passionate leadership Red ladder will continue to rise from any ashes the world heaps upon then like a peripatetic phoenix high on Chumba Whumba lyrics. However it doesn’t mean it’s right. 

    When Red Ladder received a cut in their funding last round they became a classic example of what inspiring companies should be in the current climate. With barely a hint of self pitying whinge they took it on the chin, diversified their fundraising, and just increased their focus and determination to create great work. All this whilst continuing to support other artist like Madani Younis and Asian Theatre school. 

    Companies like this should be rewarded for proving what’s possible in this climate of arts prejudice. May this current situation catapult them into increasing support and even more fertile freedom of expression. 

     
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  80. Iain Bloomfield

    The first pro show I saw in Yorkshire was RL’s Edward II. 1980/1 or thereabouts.

     
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  81. Anthony Clavane

    “I worked with Red Ladder on Promised Land and Playing The Joker and both were astonishing experiences which illustrated just how vital and engaging this theatre company is.

    “In Promised Land, the way 20-odd actors, many of them non-professional, a set of musicians and a group of enthusiastic volunteers worked together was a superb example of communal excellence. The process itself was as fascinating as the final product and I was hugely impressed at the way the director Rod Dixon inspired his ‘Landers’ and fostered such a wonderful ‘team spirit’.

    “Red Ladder has always punched above its weight. It cocks a snook at received ways of thinking and performing. It touches people’s lives. It promotes the idea of community. It takes theatre to places other companies cannot – or will not – reach. It deserves widespread support

     
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  82. monkeyhead man

    A company which supports artists, the community, those starting out, those halfway through, those with no voice and so giving them a voice, educating the young (primary, secondary and university… Part of how I helped them as they helped me), is surely worth the support of us all. a company with the lineage and journey of Red Ladder should not be left unsupported.

    Please find a way to help the national institution, world famous, historical landmark that is Red Ladder to continue with its amazing and powerful output.

    If you want to help – go to http://www.saveredladder.co.uk to see our simple three steps to supporting us – we will go on somehow!

     
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  83. Neti

    Theater, especially radical theater is inspiring, thought provoking and tells stories that many people would otherwise not have an opportunity to experience.
    Red Ladder is a theater company to be proud of.

     
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  84. @IanArchdeacon

    Red Ladder need saving as they are a theatre company who create work that challenges injustice in society. Not only do they do this, but they do it in a way that is entertaining, and take their work to the people, not just to preach to the converted. I’ve seen several of their shows and always enjoyed them immensely. Also the funding they received went a long way to giving fantastic training and opportunities to local actors, and this needs to continue. I know without the experience I gained from working with them on both Red Grit training workshops, and the play ‘Where’s Vietnam?’, I wouldn’t have managed to get to the position I am in today. So for that I will always be grateful. Long live Red Ladder!

     
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  85. bigstevepoet

    I came up to Leeds to watch ‘The Big Society’ and loved it. We need theatre companies that put out vibrant, interesting, well-crafted work which gives voice to people who often don’t get that platform. 

     
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  86. @RuthBergan

    We need theatre that ensures ordinary people can engage with the important issues of their time, especially while mainstream media is dominated by the powerful (white,male,elite) few and decisions are taken in distant institutions.

     
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  87. Fiona Gell

    The last couple of years has seen Red Ladder stage some of its best work ever. I want theatre to challenge my beliefs and perceptions. I want to be exposed to new ideas. I also want to support new writers. This is what Red Ladder does. Leeds needs its radical theatre company but so does the country. They are few and far between and we can’t lose Red Ladder.  It’s shocking that their funding has been pulled. We can’t sit back and let this happen.

     
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  88. Nick Stimson

    A healthy society and a healthy theatre needs its awkward customers – theatre companies who ask difficult questions, whose work is driven by commitment, who speak for those whose voices are not heard elsewhere. Red Ladder is just such a company. It’s continued existence is essential.

     
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  89. Mike Kenny

    The removing of funding from Red Ladder is shocking. Theatre is one of the things people do to communicate the nature of being human. The vast majority of the population think its not for them. My mum and dad were like that. The first time I visited a theatre was with the school. I was 16. The second time was on a works outing with my mum. We went to see ‘Hair’ in Liverpool. I was 18. That was when i decided I wanted to do theatre with my life. It took me ten years to get my first paid job in a theatre company. The playing field is not level. My parents and people like them make up the audience that Red Ladder seek out, the people who feel excluded from the cultural conversation. Through their taxes and the lottery they pay for the arts in this country. This is not just cutting a company, this is telling their audience of ordinary people that they don’t matter. At best, I think it’s unjustifiable, at worst, it’s unforgivable

     
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  90. Mike Bradwell

    Red Ladder have made real. bold, popular theatre for over 40 years and taken it to hundreds of thousands of people, especially those who don’t like theatre.

    They are political , they are provocative and they are necessary- even more so now than ever.

    It is a scandal they have been cut. We should all fight this decision.

     
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  91. Oli Bentley, Split

    After 46 years of thought provoking work that has touched the lives of so many people they’ve earned our support. This shows by the overwhelming response to the news they have had their funding cut, with hundreds of messages (and donations) within just days of the news. There’s something special about this little company and we can’t let it go.

     
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  92. @juliehes

    The wonderful @RedLadderTheatr were 1 of the 1st touring companies I ever saw.

     
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  93. @Gem_Sykes

    People won’t realise how amazing theatre and the arts in general are until they’re wiped out by lack of funding.

     
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  94. @PeterHigham2

    Red Ladder is a fantastic theatre company that raises issues effecting real people – it must be saved

     
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  95. Baby Robin, aged 4 weeks

    I want Red Ladder to be there still making theatre when I grow up.

     
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  96. @IsleyLynn

    The only theatre co who’ve not treated me w/ any bullshit are @RedLadderTheatr & they’ve just lost their #acefunding

     
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  97. @SoapboxMel

    We drove from the South Coast to Leeds for Big Society & would do it again!

     
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