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From The Child’s Christmas by Evelyn Sharp (1906)

North East pantos & Christmas shows 2019–2020

A listing of all the 2019–2020 professional pantos and Christmas shows in the North East, with dates, times, prices and where to buy tickets.
Gecko (rehearsal image)

Touring News – November 2019

Sandra Giorgetti looks at the tours that take to the road next month including the seasonal classic A Christmas Carol using Dickens's original script and Shook, the winning work of the Papatango New Writing Prize, which gets its début production.
Extraordinary Wall of Silence

Touring News: October 2019

Sandra Giorgetti looks at the tours that take to the road in October including Acephalous Monster from American performance artist Ron Athey, Fibres which tours Scotland and Lovecraft (Not The Sex Shop In Cardiff)/Cer I Grafu… Sori… Garu! which tours Wales.
The Home:this is not a bidet

There's No Place Like Home—with added urine

Reporter Sandra Giorgetti stayed at Christopher Green's The Home for 48 hours to experience life in a care home. Her stream-of-consciousness-journal is a personal insight into life in a place we call home, but which couldn't be further from our understanding of the word.
Neil Edwards (in the cap) leading a scripting session for The Murderess

Shooting Fish: shooting a bullseye for young people's creative needs

A visit to see Shooting Fish's latest production of The Murdereress prompted an inquiry into their creative process. The result is the revelation of an inspiring method of engaging with and drawing out the best in young people.
The Border

Touring News – September 2019

Sandra Giorgetti looks at the bumper crop of tours that take to the road in September including classics from all periods, musicals and plays on current hot topics male mental health and Brexit.