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Down the stairs… Along the corridor… Round the corner… Into the dressing room… HIS dressing room. Hateful, hateful place. Spiteful, spiteful place. Dirty, dirty Leeds.

1974. Brian Clough, the enfant terrible of British football, tries to redeem his managerial career and reputation by winning the European Cup with his new team: Leeds United. The team he has openly despised for years, the team he hates and which hates him. Don Revie’s Leeds.

Originally co-produced with the Leeds Playhouse, The Damned United takes you inside the tortured mind of a genius slamming up against his limits, and brings to life the beauty and brutality of football, the working man’s ballet.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

By Anders Lustgarten
Adapted from the novel by David Peace
Directed by Red Ladder’s Artistic Director Rod Dixon

PRESS + REVIEWS

‘A cracking piece of theatre’ **** - British Theatre

‘Swift, compact and bullishly to the point’ ***** - Entertainment Focus

‘Yes, this a play about football, but it’s so much more than that. It’s a tribute to an era-defining genius, a portrait of a man terminally wrapped-up in his own bravado, a study of loyalty and friendship under pressure…’ **** - Review in The Stage

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Our venue capacities have been reduced to allow for social distancing and to ensure your visit is safe.

Please refer to your ticket for staggered audience arrival times.

Tickets are available in fixed groups of 2-4 maintaining 1m+ from other audience members in the performance space. Each group must only consist of one household or support bubble. Please try to book the relevant seating for your household. If your desired seating group is not available or for single tickets, please contact the box office directly.

Please note that all staff and visitors over the age of 11 will be required to wear a face covering at all times whilst in our venue, including for the duration of the performance, except when consuming food or drink. If you’re exempt from wearing a face covering, please let one of our team know when you arrive so they can make sure not to disturb you during the show.

Additional Covid-19 safety measures may be put in place, such as temperature checks and changes to arrival times and are subject to change at short notice. Please look out for your pre-show email which you will receive with the latest information about the event.

If Government guidance changes and we are unable to proceed with the performance you have booked for, please be assured that you will be offered an exchange or refund on your tickets.

Level access seating, wheelchair spaces + essential companion tickets are available from the box office directly on 0161 912 5616 or hello@watersidearts.org

RUNNING TIMES

65 minutes, no interval.

AGE RECOMMENDATION

14+ years

MEDIA

@WatersideArts

The Damned United Dates & Tickets

19:30

Monday

05 Jul

2021

Waterside

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