Leeds ladies knit weird and wonderful costumes for forthcoming play

A close-knit women's group in Leeds have crafted some weird and wonderful woollen costumes for a forthcoming musical.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 2:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:36 am

The Fresh Ladies from Seacroft have made costumes for their starring roles in ‘Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft’ at West Yorkshire Playhouse on July 15.

The musical has been commissioned by charity Space2 and the ladies work on a range of projects which support health and wellbeing.

Project manager Sally Nutman said: “The idea for woolly costumes was inspired by one of our members who created a giant knitted picnic blanket. They’ve all been working so hard and can’t wait to step into the limelight.”

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The musical, written by former Chumbawamba musician Boff Whalley, is based on stories collected from the residents of Seacroft by co-director Jane Morland.

Tickets for the production cost £6. Call 0113 213 7700.