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Written by: Hannah Whitehead 2015 is set to be a pretty exciting year in terms of music, theatre and other local events in the North East…. and particularly on Tyneside.
Theatre Royal, Newcastle A National Theatre production Runs until Saturday 7th February Review by: Lexy Powell Arriving in the auditorium of the Theatre Royal, your eyes are immediately drawn towards the unusual gridded staging. As the play begins, the lights … Continue reading
Darlington Civic Theatre Runs until Saturday 24th January Review by Francesca Moody The Woman In Black is not your regular play. Or even your regular thriller play. Many parts of it are not at all what you would expect in … Continue reading
Directed by Claude-Michel Schonberg Review by: Jowita Krasik Les Mis has to be one of my favourite musicals of all time. I have watched the film, read the book (by Victor Hugo) and have now had the pleasure of seeing … Continue reading
Sunderland Empire Runs until Saturday 24th January Review by Luke Davis Based on the comedy by Carlo Goldoni, The Servant Of Two Masters, One Man Two Guvnors follows Francis Henshall, a man whose primary motivation in life is food, and … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne Tuesday 6th January Review by: Sam Grist The premise was a rather simple one: show up with a bag or two of shopping, we make you laugh, you give us the food, we give the food to … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne Monday 26th January – Saturday 7th February 2015 More information on the Theatre Royal website Preview by: Lexy Powell The National Theatre’s highly acclaimed adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is coming … Continue reading
17-18 December 2014 Northern Stage, Newcastle REVIEW: Maria Tang The Suggestibles were back this December to spread their special formula of improvised Christmas cheer. Their variation of the bizarre and wonderful pantomime tradition gave the sold-out house an evening of … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 5th-30th December 2014 More information on the Tyne Theatre Website Review by: Emma Yeo It is the holiday season: time to eat, drink and be merry. For many, a Christmas tradition is to visit a local pantomime … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne Friday 5th December 2014 More information on Noel Fielding at IMDB Review by: Emily Park Choruses of “what is going on” and “I have no idea what is happening ” echoed around a packed Newcastle City Hall on … Continue reading
Durham Thursday 27th November 2014 – Saturday 3rd January 2015 More information on the Gala Theatre website Review by: Jowita Krasik This is only the second time I have been to see a pantomime and I’m not sure the first time … Continue reading
25th November 2014 Produced by: The Paper Birds More information on the Alnwick Playhouse website Review by: Lucy Stewart The Paper Birds’ production of is designed to challenge the relationship between the British public and alcoholic beverages. From the moment … Continue reading
Wednesday 26th November 2014 Running until 6th December at Sunderland Empire More information on the Jersey Boys website Review by: Jade Holroyd After its success on both Broadway and in the West End, Jersey Boys is currently travelling across the … Continue reading
Darlington Civic Theatre 24th November Review by: Eve Knowlson This three hour show tells the tale of two brothers, separated at birth, who find themselves being drawn back together in adulthood. As they grow older they begin to gravitate back … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 14th November 2014 Review by: Aicha J. Krasik Miranda Sings is a parody character created by Colleen Ballinger in 2008, when she first started posting videos on a YouTube channel (MirandaSings). The videos posted on the said … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 11th November 2014 Review by: Annie-Rose Mears Death of a Salesman holds a special place is my heart after the studying the play last year, so I felt very lucky to be able to see the play. However, I’m … Continue reading
Durham 6.11.2014 Directed by: Emma Callander Produced by: Mark Thomas More information on the This Is Durham website Review by: Emma Yeo Cuckooed. This title was apt for a play that drove the audience between emotional extremes, moving from hysterical … Continue reading
Gateshead 25th October 2014 Produced by: Théâtre Sans Frontières 29th October 2014 Review by: Hannah Morpeth “We come into the world out of the dark. We haven’t got clue of where we’ve come from. We’ve got no idea where we’re … Continue reading