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.
Feel the beat from her tambourine
I’m not even sure if Alyssa Edwards has a tambourine if I’m being perfectly honest but she definitely has a Dancing Queen tour in the offing, and it’s definitely coming to the...
It’s not all ruddy pantos this month
There will also be plenty of good literary chat too especially when the author A.L. Kennedy is in town for an event in which she’ll appear in conversation with Rachel Hewitt.
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...
I’d vote for this
Abbott Dance Theatre are celebrating the 100th anniversary of (some) women getting the vote with an energetic piece that is coming to Dance City in November.
Watch the birdies…
‘don’t forget the birds’ is the follow-up to the critically-acclaimed prison drama ‘Key Change’, and it poses the question: what happened next. It’s playing three venues acros...
Comedy! Rap! Jazz! Etc!
Is there a hotter comedy-rap-jazz duo operating today than Harry and Chris? (Answer: Probably not). The pair hoovered up at the Edinburgh Fringe (ie they took home many awards...
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...
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.