Tag Archives: Live Theatre

REVIEW: Flying into Daylight @ Live Theatre

Newcastle Upon Tyne Produced by: Ron Hutchinson Tuesday 2nd December 2014 More information on the Live Theatre website Review by: Hannah Morpeth “You should be afraid every time you step on dance floor because this is not a dance like … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Good Timin’ @ Live Theatre, Newcastle

Performed by: Ian McLaughlin Wednesday 15th October 2014 Review by: Hannah Morpeth Good Timin’ is a factual and personal exploration of the nature/nurture debate that’s been troubling scientists and psychologists alike for many a year. Born between the assassination of JF … Continue reading

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PREVIEW: Blind @ Live Theatre, Newcastle

Directed by: The Paper Birds 27th-28th October More information on Blind at the Live Theatre Preview by: Emily Craig Described as “a beat-boxing theatre show unlike any other,” Blind is a show that beat-boxes its way through explaining the influences … Continue reading

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REVIEW: I Told You This Would Happen @ Live Theatre

Newcastle Upon Tyne Directed by: Kathryn Beaumont Wednesday 8th October 2014 Review by: Hannah Morpeth Kathryn Beaumont’s I Told You This Would Happen is a sadly necessary piece of theatre which highlights how easy it is to get sucked into … Continue reading

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PREVIEW: I Told You This Would Happen @ Live Theatre, Newcastle

  8th-9th October 2014 Written and performed by: Kathryn Beaumont More Information on the Live Theatre Website Preview by: Hannah Morpeth Less of a rom-com and more of a rom-con, Kathryn Beaumont’s I Told You This Would Happen comes to … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Mixtape Boy Bands vs. Girl Bands @ Live Theatre, Newcastle

5th September 2014 Written and Directed by Melanie Rashbrooke Review by Fionn Oakes Game show come sketch show. Quiz night with added culture. The LOLs plus the character. What do you get?  You get Mixtape. And a crackin’ good night. … Continue reading

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MIXTAPE: Boybands vs Girlbands

5 September 2014 Live Theatre Written and Directed by Melanie Rashbrooke Preview: fionn oakes The Mixtape rules… 1. The theme is boy band versus girl band. Only songs by Boy Band and Girl Bands can be used.  2. Only lyrics … Continue reading

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#MouthingOff

Live Theatre 9 August 2014 Part of Youth Theatre Right Here Right Now For more information, click here. Theatre review: Sophie Ward A satirical play on the abundance of panel shows #Mouthingoff was what Have I Got News For You … Continue reading

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10 Minutes To Save The World

Sunday 6 July Live Theatre, Newcastle Theatre Review by Fionn Oakes 10 Minutes To Save The World. No, not a new song featuring pop sensations Madonna and Justin Timberlake (much to my dismay) but a fantastic display of new talent from … Continue reading

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Anthropoetry

Live Theatre Presented by Apples & Snakes Thursday 8 May 2014 For more information visit their website THEATRE REVIEW: fionn OAKES I wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked through the doors of Live Theatre last Thursday night. The tag-line … Continue reading

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Incognito

Live Theatre, Newcastle 22 April – 3 May 2014 Writer: Nick Payne Director: Joe Murphy Cast: Alison O’Donnell, Paul Hickey, Amelia Lowdell and Sargon Yelda Suitability 16+ Book Tickets THEATRE REVIEW: EMILY CRAIG Incognito is a dark comedy/drama created by Nick Payne … Continue reading

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Never Forget

Live Theatre, Newcastle 5-6 April 2014 Writer: Lee Mattinson Director: Rosie Kellagher Cast: Chris Connel and Adam Donaldson THEATRE REVIEW: BEN OAKES Exploring the story of a woman who suffered third-degree burns on 80% of her body during a fire in … Continue reading

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Wishbone

Live Theatre, Newcastle Friday 21 & Saturday 22 March 2014 Writer: Laura Lindow Director: Rosie Kellagher Cast: Joanna Holden & Tom Booth THEATRE REVIEW BY: EMILY CRAIG Wishbone is a short 40 minute play written by Laura Lindow starring Tom Booth and Joanna Holden. The … Continue reading

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Blink

LIVE THEATRE, NEWCASTLE TUESDAY 18 FEBRUARY – WEDNESDAY 19 FEBRUARY REVIEW: EMILY CRAIG Blink is a loveable tale about two people who come together at low points of their lives. It was written by Phil Porter and starred Lizzy Watts … Continue reading

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The Next Train To Depart

LIVE THEATRE, NEWCASTLE 31 JANUARY 2014 Written by: JOHN CHALLIS Directed by: MELANIE RASHBROOKE Starring: ADAM DONALDSON and ALEX TAHNÉE REVIEW: BEN OAKES Written by Trashed Organ’s John Challis and directed by Melanie Rashbrooke, The Next Train to Depart exhibits … Continue reading

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Cooking With Elvis

Live Theatre http://www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book/cooking-with-elvis Review: Emily Craig Cooking with Elvis is a play about a dysfunctional mother and daughter who are coming to terms with their father/husband’s accident which has left him paralysed. The play is written by Lee Hall who … Continue reading

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Weather to Fly

OddManOut Live Theatre http://www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book/weather-to-fly Review: fionn Oakes First of all, why is everything I end up reviewing LGBT related? Like, seriously, it’s beyond any sort of joke now, Cuckoo. I’d like to firstly say that to not mention spoilers in this … Continue reading

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Wet House

Writer: Paddy Campbell Director: Max Roberts Live Theatre REVIEW: Sarah Gonnet Paddy Campbell’s debut play is just as devastating as it is hilarious. The play is part of Live Theatre’s celebration of their fortieth birthday, which showcases their emphasis on … Continue reading

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Your Aunt Fanny

Live Theatre, Newcastle 10 August 2013 http://www.live.org.uk/ REVIEW: fionn OAKES ‘Reet, firstly, Sasha, I think your boyfriend is gay. Just saying.’ (Disclaimer: read on to understand this reference.) Directed by Rachel Glover and written by Lee Mattinson and Laura Lindow, the … Continue reading

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Past Forward

Live Theatre, Newcastle 8 July 2013 http://www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book REVIEW: RYAN WATSON Party Poppers is a Youth Theatre festival taking place as part of Live Theatre’s 40th birthday celebrations, and Past Forward, the first of the festival’s four performances is an absolute … Continue reading

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