What's on in the North East

Published: 14 July 2013
Reporter: Peter Lathan

9 to 5 the Musical runs at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, from Monday to Saturday.

Michael Chaplin’s Tyne continues in the Main House at Live Theatre until Saturday. Meanwhile in the Studio Northern Nomads presents Moving Family on Friday and Saturday.

Exile, a newly commissioned dance theatre piece by Vivien Wood, inspired by the Lindisfarne Gospels, premieres at Dance City on Thursday before touring to Lindisfarne, Gateshead and Durham.

Kate Fox brings a pre-Edinburgh preview of her new show Good Breeding to Arts Centre Washington on Thursday.

Birmingham Stage Company presents James and the Giant Peach at Whitley Bay Playhouse from Tuesday to Saturday.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham plays at Darlington Civic on Monday, the Middlesbrough Theatre on Thursday and Whitley Bay Playhouse on Sunday.

There will be a preview, script-in-hand performance of Alison Carr’s The Soaking of Vera Shrimp at ARC Stockton on Wednesday.

The Gruffalo’s Child comes to Darlington Civic from Thursday to Sunday.

By George, a musical revue exploring the quirks of the English, is at the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond, on Friday.

The Pitmen Painters comes to Harrogate Theatre Main House from Monday to Saturday whilst The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and My Hyde runs in the Studio from Tuesday to Saturday.