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Press release for Julie’s Shoes

Courting controversy: Julie’s Shoes and the Afghanistan war Artistic director of POUT Productions Emma Jackson challenges the politics behind the Afghanistan war in murderous new play Julie’s Shoes. A powerful production that sees a new breed of political satire come alive in venues across West Yorkshire throughout December. FREE admission available at all performances, visit http://www.poutproductions.co.ukContinue reading

Biggest Event in November!

WYTN is holding its massive re-launch event on the 26th November, all I can say is, if after reading this you haven’t booked a ticket then you must be high or dead because if you work/want to work in the arts then this is the night FOR YOU! Where? The glamorous Alea Casino, Leeds When? Saturday 26th … Continue reading


November Update: Another date for your diary, we have recently booked Henry Boons in Wakefield for the 9th December – add this to the Leeds dates and we now have 3 venues for our mini tour 🙂 For all the Tour Dates and up to date reports on POUT, please visit http://www.poutproductions.co.uk  Rehearsals are moving … Continue reading

Calling all new, old and potential Saturnalians!

Dear Saturnalians After taking a well deserved break we are now starting to work on Summer Saturnalia 2012. We learnt a lot from Summer Saturnalia 2011 and have some big ideas taking shape. One thing we did pick up on is that there are so many of you wanting to help out which is a … Continue reading

Workshop with a LEGEND

  An Exploration of Organic Directing Skills: A very rare opportunity has arisen thanks to the hard-working team at WYTN headquarters, yes, the local legend Rod Dixon, Artistic director of Red Ladder, is going to be heading up the very first Skills Sharing workshop for WYTN.   If you are interested in organic approaches to directing … Continue reading

Catch up and the HUDDS SOCIAL!!

Catch up: so been really fucking busy at work… back on the scene now. Moving on… The Hudds: This is WYTN’s first official networking venture into the often overlooked Yorkshire stone clad town of HUDDERSFIELD (ei in’t it bloody marvellous!). Geeky dramatics aside I hope you will join me in supporting WYTN’s hop across the pond … Continue reading

Summer Saturnalia

  Summer Saturnalia is a not-for-profit, three-day open-air, music, arts and film festival taking place 22nd-24th July in a secret countryside location near Skipton, North Yorkshire. Over 90 bands, DJs and solo artists, from West Yorkshire’s music scene and beyond, will play across four arenas: ‘Titan’, our main stage, playing host to bands during the … Continue reading


The problem: POUT is living true to its name of Political Operations Under Threat; at the last minute we have lost our two core actresses and we have two shows booked as part of the Templeworks festival (16th and 17th July): we need two fantastic actors/actresses to join on board the POUT express and help … Continue reading

NEWK: tonight

I don’t normally do two blogs a week, but these guys deserve a shout out and I really want people to start taking notice of what they do, so read on and hopefully I might be able to convince you to join me in supporting them. NEWK: NEw and unfinished WorK is a new platform … Continue reading

Social Event

Come on down to WYTN’s Social at the Victoria Hotel, Leeds tomorrow night (7.30pm – 10pm) to meet other likeminded people, promote your work and yourself, hand out business cards and anything else that would be useful! I am a regular at these events, and I am normally very awkward at most of these types of “talk to … Continue reading

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