Lawrence Batley Theatre

Lawrence Batley Theatre
Queen's Square, Queen Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 2SP
  • Telephone 01484 430528
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  • Website www.lbt-uk.org
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Adam Rowe: Unbearable

No-holds-barred, heavily opinionated and brutally honest observations about the bad things that happen in life.

Fri 24 Nov

£12 / 01484 430528

  • 20:00

Big Foot

Love, life and masculinity meet head-on as Joseph tells his poignant coming-of-age story with a twist of the fantastical. When the euphoric highs of teenage life in south London collide with terminal illness and family pressure, what is the right thing to do? Worrying about school, girls and status on the streets, BIG…

Wed 8 Nov

£12.50 / 01484 430528

  • 19:45

Thu 27 Jul

£5–£10 / 01484 430528

Award-winning joker Seymour Mace headlines with eccentric stand-up material, supported by Phoenix Night's star Andy Wilky.

  • 20:00

Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said

The debut tour from the raw and cheeky Britain's Got Talent star, who came third in the show in 2017.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

£15 / 01484 430528

  • 20:00

Dance Explosion 2017

Strive Community Dance presents its inaugural show, with a cast of student performers in a variety of genres including ballet, modern, street dance, lyrical, jazz and musical theatre.

Sat 22 Jul

£10 / 01484 430528

  • 13:45
  • 19:15

Danny Bhoy: Make Something Great Again For Stronger Better Future Tomorrow Together

The internationally renowned and critically acclaimed Scottish comedian sets out his vision for a brighter future through his particular brand of warm-hearted, observational storytelling.

Thu 19 Oct

£15 / 01484 430528

  • 20:00

Dave Spikey: Juggling On A Motorbike

The comedian takes a look back at his comedy career which has spanned 30 years.

Thu 2 Nov

£18 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp, Blunderbus Theatre Company present the story of a plucky young puppy who believes he can be a ballerina.

Sat 29 Jul

£8 / 01484 430528

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

For Love Or Money

Blake Morrison's new adaptation of Alain-Rene Lesage's rarely performed eighteenth-century comedy Turcaret, set in a small Yorkshire town.

Wed 11 Oct

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Thu 12 Oct

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Fri 13 Oct

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Sat 14 Oct

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Hogwallops

Meet The Hogwallops, a family unlike all others. A family of misfits. It is Grandpa's birthday. He loves bananas and so after the housework is done, the family get together to make him a birthday cake - banana flavoured of course. But everyday activities are extreme. Simple tasks such as bedtime and teeth brushing need a…

Tue 3 Oct

£10–£15 / 01484 430528

  • 19:00

International Comedy Special

The hugely successful international comedy clash is back with an almighty bang. This season's all-star line-up features headline sets from Kojo, who has recently toured with Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and Kevin Hart alongside, White Yardie aka Prince Harry, the Internet and social media sensation who's hilarious comic…

Sat 4 Nov

£17.50 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Jack & the Beanstalk

Join the LBT this Christmas for a giant of a pantomime. Times are hard for young Jack and his mother. Forced to sell his beloved cow, poor Jack comes home with nothing but a few beans. But when the beans grow into a giant beanstalk, Jack finds himself in a whole new world of thrills and adventure. Brought to you by the…

Fri 8 Dec

£12–£18 / 01484 430528

  • 13:30

Sat 9 Dec

£12–£18 / 01484 430528

  • 14:30

Mon 11 Dec

£12–£18 / 01484 430528

  • 13:30
  • 19:00
…and 22 more dates until 6 Jan 2018

Jason Byrne: The Man With Three Brains

The Dublin-born stand-up follows up his highly-acclaimed Propped Up tour with a new show full of energetic humour, props and fast-thinking improv.

Thu 26 Oct

£19.50 / 01484 430528

  • 20:00

Joss Arnott Dance: Triple Bill

A highly charged, visually stunning and musically led evening of dance that explodes with power and technical brilliance. LBT resident company Joss Arnott Dance present their new contemporary programme for 2017; taking audiences on a gripping journey through the trademark powerful and heart-pounding choreography that has…

Wed 18 Oct

£10–£14 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Kathakali

The classical dance drama of Kerala, South India. The Kala Chethena Kathakali Company returns to the LBT following their sell out show in 2013 to present a vibrant evening of Kathakali performance. Through a short demonstration, learn about the history and tradition of this incredible performance, then witness outstanding…

Wed 1 Nov

£10–£16 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Made

Bangladesh, 2017. Four women struggle to survive in the slums around Dhaka's garment factories. Day-in, day-out these mothers, sisters and daughters sweat behind machines, making clothes destined for the glitzy department stores and high streets of the West. In the face of severe exploitation and poverty, can there be a…

Thu 23 Nov

£14 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Medusa

The story of a woman who exacts her revenge on the men that destroyed her and the Gods that cursed her. Following the success of Nosferatu, innovative storytellers and theatre-makers Proper Job Theatre Company collaborate with award-winning writer Helen Mort to re-tell this classic myth from the point of view of Medusa…

Tue 17 Oct

£10–£16 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

A Night Of International Variety

Join Michael Jordan of the critically acclaimed High Jinx for a new evening of spellbinding entertainment. This is a variety show like no other as Michael introduces acts from Huddersfield to Holland. Performing alongside the unmissable High Jinx will be European Champion of Magic 2011, Dion, with his startling blend of…

Sat 21 Oct

£18 (Children £12) / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

The Only Way is Jamaica

They are shop owners at the new Half Way Tree shopping centre. They are friends… in the broadest sense of the word. They have one thing in common, the greed for money. They will stop at nothing to have one up on each other. It is the dawn of 2018 and they are off the mark in the race to make a bag of money. Oils and…

Sun 22 Oct

£25 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The talented British ventriloquist, who conquered The States when he won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with Paul, Sam, Albert and Baby plus two new characters. His technical skills are amazing and his humour harks back to the grand old days of TV variety.

Sun 24 Sep

£17.50 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Rita, Sue And Bob Too

A dramedy by Andrea Dunbar about two young girls caught between brutal childhood and an unpromising future, both hungry for adult adventure. Directed by Max Stafford-Clark,

Wed 31 Jan 2018

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Ruck

An energetic tale inspired by the real life story of the first UK women's rugby league team to tour Australia, told with physical theatre and music, written by award-winning playwright Kevin Fegan and directed by Joyce Branagh.

Fri 15 Sep

£10–£16; £8 under 26s / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Sat 16 Sep

£10–£16; £8 under 26s / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Scottish Dance Theatre: YAMA

Awe-inspiring dance that gathers energy as it grows. YAMA is an extraordinary one act dance piece which explores the mythology associated with mountains, inspired by the pagan and animist rituals practised among the mountains of Tohoku, Japan. Award-winning choreographer Damien Jalet has been responsible for some of the…

Wed 29 Nov

£10–£15 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

SK2 Jazz Orchestra

The ensemble takes a journey through the swinging repertoire of ace arranger and big band leader Stan Kenton.

Fri 22 Sep

£12; £8 under 26s / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Summer Exhibition 2017

Local Kirklees artists present their work in the annual exhibition.

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 01484 430528

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jul

Free / 01484 430528

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Mon 24 Jul

Free / 01484 430528

  • 09:30 – 17:00
…and 41 more dates until 9 Sep

The Weir

Conor McPherson's chilling yet comic modern tale which tells takes place in Brendan's friendly bar where the local lads try to impress an attractive newcomer with their spooky storytelling. Directed by Adele Thomas.

Wed 15 Nov

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Nov

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Fri 17 Nov

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Nov

£12–£20 / 01484 430528

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

You Have Been Watching

Dark Horse Theatre, featuring eight exceptional professionally trained actors with learning disabilities, present a comedy set in the world of a television detective show.

Wed 27 Sep

£12; £8 under 26s / 01484 430528

  • 19:30

Thu 28 Sep

£12; £8 under 26s / 01484 430528

  • 13:30
  • 19:30

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