Laffs4Kids! (Not for kids)
If you want to laugh yourself inside out in December AND bring joy to thousands of kids who would otherwise go without a gift this Christmas, then top local comic Jason Cook i...
A new logo! What does it mean?
It means that The Hullabaloo – the only specialist theatre venue north of London specially designed for children, young people and their families – is opening in Darlington.
The Xmas Grinch has let himself go
This is the most festive picture we could find of comedian Gavin Webster, but, hey, it kind of fits with his new show: Gavin Webster’s Yuletide Complaint, which is coming to t...
Festive funnies. New year guffaws
It’s been another storming year for The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle with some of the biggest names in stand-up packing it to the rafters. But never a venue to rest on their...
Mixtape gets the tinsel up
Part sketch show, part music quiz, Mixtape at Live Theatre is back again this December for what, if we’re going by their press pic, looks suspiciously like a Christmas special...
It’s Christmas! Get frightened!
What’s scarier than your total intake of Cadbury’s Celebrations over the Christmas period? These two blokes – The Storyteller and The Musician – who are bringing three chillin...
The Singing Wind gets ready to blow
The Winter Festival show for families at St. Mary’s Heritage Centre in Gateshead is now firmly established as a real festive favourite and this year Hearthside Tales are prese...
Get yourself a Christmas Lock In
The Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’ is one part gig, one part dance show, one part panto, and a whole lot of fun featuring The Demon Barbers.
Generic pic. Not a generic night.
Alphabetti Theatre are staging a series of Christmas cabaret nights featuring three Christmas crackers from three brilliant writers.
Feed your head!
You can always rely on Northern Stage to pull a rabbit out of the hat when it comes to their Christmas show, and their rabbit this year is a strange white one who is fully int...
Fate. Friendship. Snowflakes.
Nina Berry’s superb ‘Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes’ went down a real storm at Live Theatre last year, and – praise be! – it’s back again this November and December.
Darlington! It’s coming!
The Darlington Hippodrome is set for its grand reopening in November after extensive restoration work. Can I have a “Woo Hoo!”
Dance City literally explodes!
Dance City has a brilliant, diverse season of dance for you this autumn and winter, featuring regional, national and international dancers, styles and stories. (Legal Note: it...