Spring forward, Northern Stage style
Northern Stage have started 2019 in roaring style and they’re continuing apace as we move through into spring with some eye-catching productions that ring all of our bells. He...
Dance theatre goes dance punk
The renowned Scottish Dance Theatre will be pulling out all the stops at Dance City in March when they bring us the incredible ‘Velvet Petal’.
Elevator Festival. Going up.
The Elevator Festival features six new plays by rising talent that have been selected by Live Theatre for their exceptional new ideas, alongside workshops and masterclasses.
Gosforth gets giddy
The Gosforth Civic Theatre’s spring programme is loaded with delights for the entire family taking in the kind of music, theatre and film that has left me – as the headline ki...
Bold Adventurous Fluid
Following a hugely successful visit to Dance City with their duet ‘Zero’ Humanhood return with ‘Torus’, a brand new group piece. Birmingham based Humanhood really shook Dance ...
Jen at work
You’ll not find out the meaning of life from Jen Brister. She’s too busy trying to stop her twins from using her shoes as a toilet. See her in Durham this March.
Paula Varjack once found herself queuing at 4am outside H&M so she could snap up an exclusive design from KENZO. “What was that all about?” she asks in ‘The Cult of K*NZO’ whi...
A Nish best served bold
Nish Kumar is a stand-up comic who is not afraid to confront the big issues of the day and he’ll be doing just that what he touches down at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House in M...
Following eight record breaking years in London’s West End the National Theatre’s acclaimed War Horse is coming to the Sunderland Empire. Giddy-up!
Death becomes them
The Death Show is a darkly comic journey of discovery and contemplation, exploring our universal relationship with death and dying, and you can see it at The Witham in Barnard...
Rhyme and reason
John Cooper Clarke probably wouldn’t want to be foisted with ‘National Treasure’ status, which is tough because he’s more or less got it. He’s playing Middlesbrough Town Hall ...
Guy ‘n’ drolls
We’ve long since known that Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) has the requisite funny chops but the rest of the country also caught on when he won Britain’s Got Talent last year...
Responding to Bacon Knees...
‘Bacon Knees and Sausage Fingers’ is an extraordinary piece of theatre that was a total sell-out at Alphabetti Theatre in 2016 and it’s back this February for an extended run,...