Comedy

 Paul Farrell

Top 5 Lesser Known Internet Celebrities

Top 5 Lesser Known Internet Celebrities

The Internet is a fairly big launch pad for many celebrities and here are 5 you should probably check out Everyone knows now that the internet and YouTube are huge launchpads for new breeds of celebrities, but for every PewDiePie and Smosh there are some celebrities who go a little unnoticed and now I’m here […]

 Katie Nicholson

Preview: Stewart Lee at Newcastle City Hall

Preview: Stewart Lee at Newcastle City Hall

Following his sell-out show at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal in November 2016, Stewart Lee is returning to the North East to unleash his comedy talents. Content Provider, the 2017 show, will contain similar material to that featured in the November show, but will most certainly still be an entertaining night nonetheless. Last year’s show, Digital Content […]

 Stacey McMaster

Top 10 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Top 10 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and we at Northern Lights have come up with a list of the best movies to watch and enjoy for the special day. So get some chocolate, get your feet up, sit back and enjoy. 1.Romeo and Juliet (1996) Our pair of star-crossed lovers takes centre stage in this year’s […]

 KatieBaggott

Spellbinding Sleeping Beauty comes to Sunderland Empire

Spellbinding Sleeping Beauty comes to Sunderland Empire

A panto packed full of comedic jokes, colourful costumes, sensational song and dance and bags of audience participation – Sleeping Beauty is bound to keep you in the festive spirit this Christmas!  UK Productions, the producers behind Cinderella, Peter Pan, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Aladdin return to the Sunderland Empire this festive […]

 plamedie

Footloose: Electric performance gains a standing ovation on opening night

Footloose: Electric performance gains a standing ovation on opening night

Synchronised dancing, perfect harmonies and a love triangle that leaves you on the brink of your seat, the cast of Footloose brought impeccable energy to the Sunderland Empire on Tuesday October 11.

The world-famous musical comes to town this week and defines what dancing really is all about as underdog Luke Baker lights up the stage at the Sunderland Empire. Adapted from the hit moving picture, Director Racky Plews conveys Dean Pitchford’s artistic dream to the big stage with a spectacular cast. Luke Baker, Hannah Price, Joanna […]

 Daniel Jenkins

Preview: Bad Neighbours 2 – Sorority Rising

After seeing off a college fraternity in the first instalment of Bad Neighbours, the Radner family now has an even bigger challenge on their hands in Bad Neighbours 2. The mix of witty jokes and bawdy humour made the first film a big success. It will be interesting to see if they can pull a second […]

 Siarlot Lloyd

Avenue Q Review

Avenue Q Review

#TBT to our girls’ @HamiltonMusical debut last Friday. They betta werk, werk. #Ham4Ham #AvenueQ A photo posted by Avenue Q (@avenueqmusical) on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:28am PDT From the beginning, you know that Avenue Q isn’t going to be your every day, run-of-the-mill musical when the first F-bomb is dropped less than ten minutes […]

 Daniel Jenkins

Fresh Meat Finale Review

Ever since Fresh Meat premiered back in 2011, the journey the six main characters JP, Vod, Howard, Josie, Oregan and Kingsley have been on through university life was definitely something many could relate to, but at the same time it hasn’t deterred from it’s main purpose, to make people laugh. With how popular and successful […]

 Dave McQuilling

Review: Tom Stade: You’re Welcome!

Review: Tom Stade: You’re Welcome!

There aren’t many places you can go to hear stories ranging from an afternoon watching Cash in the Attic to things getting a bit frisky, a hot tub with The Dali Lama and Kanye West at Glastonbury. If, however, this broad spectrum matches your interests; Tom Stade’s: You’re Welcome! Is the show for you. A […]

 Northern Lights

We look back at how Mario has grown for Super Mario Day

We look back at how Mario has grown for Super Mario Day

Mario Day (March 10) is the day of celebrating the extremely popular pizza loving plumber guy we have came to know throughout the years. Since his introduction in the game Donkey Kong in 1981, Mario (created by Shigeru Miyamoto), has became Nintendo’s main mascot, which already shows how popular the Mario universe has become; successfully […]

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