Queen of the Desert
The English writer, traveller, archaeologist and political officer, Gertrude Bell hobnobbed with the likes of T.E. Lawrence and Winston Churchill and she is the subject of a n...
Who are these fellows?
I’m not sure who the fellow on the left is but the fellow on the right is Graham Fellows, who – as John Shuttleworth – has been one of the funniest men to grace our stages (an...
The world’s first cycling theatre company, The Handlebards, pedal into the north-east this August, bringing with them their own eclectic take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
Which classic is this man reviving?
This man is Peter Mitchell and he’s bringing the iconic TV drama When The Boat Comes In to The Customs House in South Shields this August.
The Stockton International Riverside Festival is always one of the most colourful annual events to hit the north-east and it’s back in early August with a programme that’ll bl...
Theatrically putting you Out There
You’re young, you’re adventurous, you’re invincible, you are – for all intents and purposes – Out There. Brace yourself as Mortal Fools and Tyne Valley Youth Theatre meld thei...
It’s undoubtedly thrilling; it’s undoubtedly in Billingham; and it’s undoubtedly the Billingham International Folklore Festival of World Dance 2018.
South Tyneside’s gone a bit funny
The South Tyneside Comedy Festival is packed with big names galore as they gear up for their third annual festival.
You’ve got to be jesting
The fab comedy festival Jesterval is back in July with a venue that’s even better than their last one…
The Fringe! In Teesdale!
You can grab a huge chunk of Edinburgh Fringe style comedy in Teesdale this July as the Funny Way To Be comedy club have organised four evenings of fun with acts presenting th...
Her name is Rio
Shrinking wallflower Bianca Del Rio is back in Newcastle this July with her Blame It On show, where we imagine no quarter will be asked or given. Her tongue is sharper than St...