North East

The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in Newcastle, Tyneside and throughout the north east of England.

Reviews

David Barrett (Jack) and Bill Ward (Fleshcreep),

Jack and the Beanstalk

Andrew Ryan (Martin Dodd for UK Productions at Sunderland Empire).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Jack and the Beanstalk,

Jack and the Beanstalk

Tom Whalley (NS Pantomimes Ltd at The Pantodrome, Times Square, Newcastle).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Freya Mawhinney (Dorothy) and Sarah Kearsley (Alfalfa the Wicked Witch of the West), Dave Cooil

The Wizard of Oz

Clare Allen (The Georgian Theatre Royal at The Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond, North Yorkshire ).
Reviewer: Helen Brown

Jessica Pease (Cinderella) and Ray Quinn (Prince Charming),

Cinderella

Paul Ferguson (Blue Genie Entertainment at Playhouse Whitley Bay).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Gareth Hunter (The Sultan), Ray Spencer (Dame Bella Ballcock) and David John Hopper (Arbuthnot),

The Lambton Worm

Ray Spencer and Graham Thompson (The Customs House at The Customs House, South Shields).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Alice (Alex Tahnee) and the student ensemble, Pamela Raith Photography

Alice in Wonderland

Theresa Heskins, based on the books by Lewis Carroll (Northern Stage at Northern Stage, Newcastle).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Fireflight,

Fireflight

Damian Wright and Claire Raftery (Periplum in association with The Fire Station and the Cultural Spring at Outside The Fire Station, Sunderland).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Paul Hartley (Billy Bob), Paul Dunn (Dame Connie Crusoe), Jamie Brown (Robinson Crusoe) and Lauren Waine (Polly Perkins),

Robinson Crusoe

Neil Armstrong and Paul Hartley (Gala Theatre at Gala Theatre, Durham).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

News

What's on in the North East

Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 22 January 2018.

Peter Lathan, 21 January 2018

Write Something at Alphabetti

Write Something at Newcastle’s Alphabetti Theatre is a writing workshop for experienced or emerging playwrights, or those picking up a pen for the first time.

Peter Lathan, 15 January 2018

What's on in the North East

Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 15 January 2018.

Peter Lathan, 14 January 2018

Talking Heads at the Gala

Casting announced for Durham’s Gala Theatre’s production of Talking Heads.

Peter Lathan, 13 January 2018

The North East in The Stage 100

North East people in The Stage’s list of the 100 most influential people in UK theatre.

Peter Lathan, 08 January 2018

What's on in the North East

Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 8 January 2018.

Peter Lathan, 07 January 2018

Coming to Dance City

The performances programme at Newcastle’s Dance City from February to July 2018.

Peter Lathan, 06 January 2018

What's on at The Witham

The Witham in Barnard Castle has announced its spring 2018 programme.

Peter Lathan, 03 January 2018

What's on in the North East

Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 1 January 2018.

Peter Lathan, 31 December 2017

What's on in the North East

Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 25 December 2017.

Peter Lathan, 24 December 2017