The Viaduct Theatre at Dean Clough, Halifax, West Yorkshire


Dean Clough is home to the Viaduct Theatre and two National Portfolio Organisations – IOU and Northern Broadsides.

The Viaduct Theatre at Dean Clough Mills

The Viaduct Theatre is a unique, subterranean space beneath Dean Clough Mills. Boasting a 300-seat auditorium, The Viaduct is home to Northern Broadsides Theatre Company. It has also been used for film screenings, concerts, beer festivals and even gigantic installations. For information about upcoming shows, to book tickets or to hire the theatre for your event, call 01422 849227 or visit

IOU create new and original live shows and art installations that bring together innovative engineering, diverse art forms and new technologies. IOU has a gallery, studio and workshop in Victoria Mill with exhibitions and events open to the public throughout the year. For further details see their website:

Northern Broadsides are a touring Northern theatre company with a difference. They produce Shakespeare, new writing and classic drama. Original, creative and witty, they don’t take themselves too seriously. “Northern voices, doing classical work in non-velvet spaces!”

Quality Street production by Northern Broadsides

Quality Street, Northern Broadsides, Halifax