British Theatre Guide
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Most Free dance documentary
24 February 2021
is Ellen Hathaway Dance Company's first feature-length dance documentary that investigates "how a community can integrate and connect with the foundations of understanding and compassion even through a pandemic".
Seed funding available for Northern theatremakers for new work in 2021
9 February 2021
Newcastle Fringe Festival is seeking expressions of interest from Northern theatre-makers who are looking to create new work for the stage in 2021.
Two in one success for Ashington playwright
5 February 2021
An Ashington based playwright has won the inaugural Box of Tricks and Sky Studios Screen/Play Award.
Four NE theatres share in more than £30m in grants
2 February 2021
Four NE theatres are among 100 cultural organisations receiving a share of The Garfield Weston Foundation's Weston Culture Fund grants of £30m, announced on 1 February.
NE theatre in 2020, as seen from our house (mainly)
31 December 2020
Peter Lathan tries to cheer himself up by taking a light-hearted look at the theatre year in the North East but finds it’s not that easy.
Remembrance of Theatre Past 55–56: The End (Possibly)
28 August 2020
Peter Lathan looks back at a career in theatre which stretches back to the 1960s. Here he describes how his career as an actor and director came to an end and thinks about what lies ahead.