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Oh! I Do Like to Be Beside the Seacroft

  • Venue: Quarry Theatre
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Due to huge demand, Space 2 are opening up their Dress Rehearsal to the public, so you don’t have to miss this Seacroft adventure.

Book your tickets for the Open Dress Rehearsal here

Part of Open Season

What happens when one young adventurer with a magic suitcase gets on a bus bound for the seaside and ends up in… Seacroft? Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland have nothing on our hero’s night-time tour of the wild, weird and wonderful folks of East Leeds. Space2 are back with another all-singing, all-dancing, all-falling-about-laughing show, this time set in the ginnels and parks of Seacroft.

Oh! I Do Like To be Beside the Seacroft is an adventure set across one strange night, written by Boff Whalley, using stories and histories collected from the folk of Seacroft by Jane Morland. It will be performed and sung by a cast previously hiding their talents around the streets, shops and schools of the area. With live band, dancers, and no doubt a suitably irreverent audience, here’s a musical fairy-tale bringing Leeds to life.

Click here for the full line up for Open Season 2017


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Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.

Audio Described

Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.

Relaxed Performance

A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.

Dementia-Friendly Performance

Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.

Sing Along

Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.

Post Show Discussion

Parent & Baby Performance

A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.

Booking Fees:

*A transaction fee of £1.95 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.


  • Captioned - Captioned
  • Signed - Signed
  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
  • Post Show Discussion - Post Show Discussion
  • Sing Along - Sing Along
  • Parent & Baby Performance - Parent & Baby Performance
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