Style & Stuff Editorial
What horrors await...?
The castle that gave the city its name is a real tourist magnet but it’s also now pulling its considerable weight as a venue in its own right with a series of shows taking in everything from comedy to drama, film screenings to workshops. On the stand-up front July will sees gigs from Joby Mageean (Saturday 7 July, 4pm, £4), going through his full repertoire of silly, and Lee Kyle (Sunday 15 July, 4pm, £4), previewing his new show before hitting the Edinburgh Fringe. Film screenings are also proving very popular at the venue (and little wonder as I doubt there’s a more atmospheric venue in the country) with the cult horror classic The Lost Boys selling out several screenings (although – at the time of writing – you may still be able to book yourself into the 6pm show on Saturday 21 July). Me? I’ll take Abbott & Costello meets Frankenstein any day of the week over more modern stuff and you can see that on Saturday 14 July at 6pm. Also harking back – the 1920s to be precise – is Suspect Productions’ ‘Murder Mystery’ which looks great fun and casts you as a budding Marple or Poirot (Friday 20 & Saturday 21 July, 8.15pm). Check the website below for all the other stuff coming up as well as ticket details etc.Seek: newcastlecastle.co.uk