(Coronavirus Update) Play your cards fright
If you see anything funnier in April that the sketch troupe Tarot then I’ll eat my dress (and it’s a maternity dress). They’re at Stand in Newcastle.
Shadows and revelations
Holy What’s ‘A Girl in School Uniform (Walks into a Bar)’ sounds like a joke. It’s not. It’s coming to Alphabetti Theatre in April.
David Greig and Gordon McIntyre’s uproarious ‘Midsummer’ is a joyful rom-com thrumming with wild sex and terrible hangovers. It’s coming to Middlesbrough Theatre on 1 May.
Durham double (in Newcastle)
There’s a sparkling double bill of plays coming to Live Theatre in April, both of which are about growing up in Country Durham.
I’ll show you funny…
Teesdale promoters Funny Way To Be are huge comedy fans themselves so it’s little wonder that they’re only bringing us the very best when it comes to their spring programme.
Smiling in spite of it all
One of the UK’s most insightful (and, it has to be said, downright funny) comedians, Mark Steel, is visiting Durham in early April. To tell some jokes, presumably.
The most hated comic in the UK?
Seann Walsh hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons a couple of years ago for snogging a Strictly dancer but in all that furore it was often overlooked that he is a gifted...