What's on in the North East

Published: 23 December 2018

Goldilocks and the Three Bears continues at Newcastle Theatre Royal until 20 January 2019.

In Stage 3 at Northern Stage, Kitchen Zoo presents The Three Bears at Christmas (for the under-fives) until 5 January (various times although there are usually three shows a day). Most shows before Christmas are sold out. Also until 5 January in Stage 1, the theatre presents its own production of Neil Bartlett’s stage adaptation of A Christmas Carol.

At the Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Cinderella, presented by Enchanted Entertainment, runs until 30th December.

Hearthside Tales present The Snow Bear, storytelling and music created and performed by Chris Bostock with storyteller and multi-instrumentalist Ken Patterson, and musicians Janet Longbottom and Willy Houwen, at Gosforth Civic Theatre on Friday at 11:00 and Saturday at 11:00 and 2:00. Both Saturday shows are sold out.

Aladdin continues at Gateshead International Stadium until Monday.

Peter Pan runs at Sunderland Empire until 6th January.

Beauty and the Beast continues at the Customs House in South Shields until 5 January (various times), and in the Studio until Monday, the theatre presents Santa's Naughty Elf: Celebration of Calamity, a celebration of ten years of stories of Santa's naughty elf, Elfluent—a show for the under-7s.

Cinderella at The Maltings in Berwick runs until Sunday (various times).

At the Dovecot Centre in Amble, Northumberland Theatre Company presents The Sleeping Beauty until 31 December (various times).

Monday’s 2:00 performance of The Snow Bear at The Exchange, North Shields, is sold out.

Playhouse Whitley Bay’s panto Peter Pan (various times) continues until 5 January.

Oddsocks returns to the Queen’s Hall in Hexham until Saturday (various times) with Robin Hood and the Revolting Peasants.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs continues at the Gala Theatre in Durham until 5 January (various times) and in the Studio until Sunday (various times), the theatre presents its Christmas show for the under-5s, Once upon a Christmas. Many of these shows are already sold out.

Beauty and the Beast runs until 31 December (various times—not Christmas Day) at the Consett Empire.

Peter Pan continues until 6 January at Billingham Forum (various times).

Extravaganza Productions Ltd in association with Middlesbrough Theatre present Dick Whittington at Middlesbrough Theatre until 6 January.

Until 6 January, Darlington Hippodrome presents Aladdin (various times).

Until Saturday, The Hullabaloo in Darlington presents Luna, a show for 2- to 5-year-olds (various times).

Cinderella at Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre runs until Sunday (various times).

Sleeping Beauty runs at The Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond until 13 January (various times).

AJ Productions present Cinderella until Sunday (various times) at The Garden Room at Tennants, Leyburn

Jack and the Beanstalk continues at Harrogate Theatre until 20 January (various times).

Peter Lathan