What's on in the North East

Published: 25 October 2020
Reporter: Peter Lathan

The Art of Suffering from the Coronavirus Theatre Club (Online)
Care About Care? (Gosforth Civic Theatre)
RE:FRESH North East (Dance City)

Newcastle-based The Coronavirus Theatre Club now has 46 short videos on its YouTube channel.

Live Theatre presents nine short filmed plays (two were added during the week) under the title Ten Minutes to…Call Home. You can watch (and donate in payment) on the theatre’s web site.

Alphabetti Theatre & The Worriers present Bacon Knees & Sausage Fingers, written & performed by Steve Byron & Gary Kitching. An audio play. Having premièred on Wednesday 21 October 2020 it (along with Steve Byron’s Wrong Place Wrong Time) will be available on Spreaker indefinitely. Donate if you can through PayPal.

Caroline Sabiston, Charles Doherty, Louise Townsend, Lucy Davis, Nick Thompson and Phil Dixon with Accompanist Malcolm Moffat appear on 1 November in The Show Must Go On in the Bistro Bar at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House. Streamed on the theatre's YouTube channel.

Join Curious Monkey in Care About Care? from Tuesday to Friday at Gosforth Civic Theatre. Four days of creative conversations, workshops, performances and events which focus on all aspects of the care system.

RE:FRESH North East, a scratch platform for dance, is at Dance City on Thursday from 6:00 to 7:30 and will feature new work in progress by Catherine Muckle, Rob Anderson, Uncaged Aerial, Dora Rubenstein & Jane Park and Chris Fonseca. Because of 'social distancing', only 25 seats are available.

On SoundCloud, Matt Jamie of Coracle TC directs Semicolon by Alphabetti's Ali Pritchard featuring Declan Wilson and Jake Jarrett.

In addition to running a number of classes, Darlington Hippodrome is showing a series of popular classic films.

A Halloween panto, Treasure Island, comes to The Majestic Theatre in Darlington from Friday to Sunday. This is a socially distanced COVID-secure production.

At St Wilfred’s Church in Harrogate, gobscure presents provoked to madness by the brutality of wealth. A 'socially distanced' performance. Tickets from Harrogate Theatre.