Shyness is nice…
The ‘Shy Manifesto’ is a bittersweet coming-of-age comedy drama about a shy boy who has had enough of constantly being told to come out of his shell. It’s coming to Live Theat...
Taxi for Live Theatre
The award-winning playwright Ishy Din’s latest is ‘Approaching Empty’ in which, from his base of a scruffy minicab office, Mansha decides that it’s time to create his own dest...
Flo. Joan. Very funny.
Flo & Joan were one of the HUGE hits at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year and they’re bringing their dextrous and very funny wordplay to the Stand Comedy Club, Kitchen a...
What a glorious feelin’…
The greatest film musical of them all, ‘Singin’ In The Rain’, is being brought to the Gala Theatre’s stage by the redoubtable Durham University Light Opera Group this January.
Attention armchair detectives
If you’ve seen the Netflix documentary ‘The Staircase’ then you’ll be well acquainted with David Rudolf, the defence attorney in the infamous Michael Peterson case. He’s comin...
Stand up for Xmas (and new year)
The Stand Comedy Club, Bar & Kitchen are holding their Christmas specials, handily enough, in December, and then in the run up to the new year they’re hosting several Hootfest...
Attention under 5s who enjoy Xmas
Apparently Christmas is for kids so if you know of any then I’m sure they’d appreciate ‘Once Upon A Christmas’ which is booked in for an extended run at the Gala Theatre in Du...
Not for kids (but for kids)
Laffs4Kids is the adult only comedy show which aims to bring joy to thousands of kids who would otherwise go without a gift this Christmas. It’s coming to the City Hall for tw...
What on earth could be up here?
When panto-ing this month it’s not just the huge ritzy productions you should be checking out. The Royalty Theatre in Sunderland always puts on a stellar show and this year th...
Alphabetti get their Christmas on
Alphabetti Theatre have had a tremendous year, bringing us a whole load of inventive theatrical treats, and they’re letting their hair down in the run up to Christmas with a c...
Prepare for enchantments
This year’s show for children at St. Mary’s Heritage Centre is ‘The Frog & The Princess’ and it looks like it’s shaping up to be very special indeed.
All roads lead Northern
The rest of the 2018 programme at Northern Stage is looking particularly enticing and – yep, you’re one step ahead of me – we’ve got the lowdown. Read on for thrills.
Have some Christmas Crackers
Tamsin Daisy Rees, Olivia Hannah, Henry Lawrence and Jamie Morren (that’s them above – I’ll let you decide who’s who) have written four short plays that come at the subject of...