Stage What’s On
The People's Theatre: May 21st 2019 - May 25th 2019
Nick Dear’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s mythic fable is a humane, intelligent retelling of the original 1818 novel in which much of the focus is on the plight of the obsessive scientist’s sad creation, who becomes both his alter ego and his nemesis.
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Theatre Royal: May 25th 2019
An unforgettable love story set on the Greek island of Cephallonia against the turbulent backdrop of World War II.
Deeds Not Words
Northern Stage: May 21st 2019
A moving and energetic piece of dance theatre highlighting and commemorating women’s suffrage in the UK.
Northern Stage: May 21st 2019
Jade Byrne's had over 70,000 pricks… of the medical kind. She's here to set the record straight about Type 1 diabetics like her.
Foods & Feuds: Two Cooks of Hexham
Queen's Hall Arts Centre: May 21st 2019
This is an imaginary time travelling gathering, bringing Hannah Glasse, Ann Cook (Glasse’s sworn enemy and rival) and Isabella Beeton together, to cook whilst they talk about their hopes and dreams from conflict to sisterhood.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Darlington Hippodrome: May 21st 2019 - May 23rd 2019
Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door To Me and many more.
Gary Delaney: Gagster’s Paradise
The Stand Comedy Club: May 21st 2019
The World of the Little Waster
St Mary's Heritage Centre: May 21st 2019
Bobby Thompson, ‘the little waster’ became the North East’s favourite funny man. In this talk Bill Saunders takes a look at his life, the times in which he lived, and the events and people he met which made him so popular on Tyneside.
Justin E.H. Smith - Irrationality: The Dark Side of Reason
The Lit & Phil: May 21st 2019
Justin will attempt to illuminating unreason at a moment when the world appears to have gone mad again.
Jon Ronson: Tales From The Last Days of August & The Butterfly Effect
Tyne Theatre and Opera House: May 21st 2019
In this brand new show, Jon will recount his recent adventures in the porn world – based on his hit podcasts The Butterfly Effect and The Last Days of August.
Write Stuff NE: Creative Writing Workshops
Craft House: May 21st 2019
Would you like a safe space, free from distractions, to write in each week? Would you like a taster of different kinds of writing? In-depth workshops, with guest facilitators. Week 3: Poetry. writestuffne.org
Making for the Light
St George's Church, Jesmond: May 21st 2019
A performance piece on the subject of art and epilepsy with post-show discussion presented as part of Epilepsy Awareness Week.
The Cult of K*NZO by Paula Varjack
Northern Stage: May 22nd 2019
In a world where you are who you wear, The Cult of K*nzo is an original, visually spectacular, endearing and accessible examination of consumer culture.