What’s taken longer than Donald Trump’s morning hair routine to pull together and is going to result in something just as funny? The Newcastle Alternative Comedy Festival, of ...
Go towards the Clear White Light…
Gail-Nina Anderson gets the inside story on ‘Clear White Light’ at Live Theatre, which looks set to be one of the theatrical highlights of the year.
Get your Lippy on
Newcastle’s always fabulous night when it comes to all things wordy is ‘Born Lippy’ and it’s returning in October with a very special night of performance poetry, hip-hop and ...
Hotdog! Goodies galore in Gosforth!
There’s a plethora of good things happening at Gosforth Civic Theatre in October including a heart-warming theatrical piece that comes with hotdogs – and special sauces – as s...
The castle that dripped blood
Newcastle Castle have got all manner of spooky stuff going on in October, both theatrically and on the big screen. Read on for chills.
Dancing in the dark
Newcastle’s very own pioneering dance theatre company balletLORENT are celebrating 25 years in the biz with ‘After Dark’, a very special show which is coming to Northern Stage...
The ‘On Philosophy’ public lecture series is returning to the Lit & Phil with a season of talks focussed on helping us navigate the challenges of modern life.
Little Theatre turns 75!
Little Theatre in Gateshead is home to the Progressive Players and is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2018 with three very different productions before the turn of the yea...
Get Carter meets Henry IV
I do love a good theatrical mash-up and ‘Heartspur’, set in gangland Newcastle circa 1963, is Shakespearean in scope with added sixties songs. It’s coming to Alphabetti Theatr...
A life in the realm of Madness
Suggs, the frontman with Madness, is heading to Durham this month to talk (and sing) about his career in one of the UK’s greatest ever bands.
Getting staged in Sunderland
Sunderland Stages’ exciting autumn programme is now underway and taking in football manager Brian Clough, the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic and a tribute to the mining community.
You’ll know this fella, right?
Greatest Living Englishman, Michael Palin, is coming to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House in September – courtesy of Waterstone’s – to chat about his fascinating new book, Erebus...
Through the regulars of a northern pub Jim Cartwright’s ‘Two’ gives us a sharp examination of working class life and it’s coming to Durham’s Gala Theatre in early October.