Comedy

 Courtnie Kerr

Peter Kay Cancels Long Awaited Tour

Peter Kay Cancels Long Awaited Tour

Peter Kay has cancelled his 100-date tour due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’, including his seven dates at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. The comedian was to play nine cities across the UK, including Newcastle. The 44-year-old asked for his privacy at this time. He issued a statement saying: “Due to unforeseen family circumstances I deeply regret that I am having to […]

 Stacey McMaster

Arts Centre Washington present London socialist play Gut Girls

Arts Centre Washington present London socialist play Gut Girls

Gut Girls is a recent play I went to watch at Washington’s Arts Centre. Written by Sarah Daniels, she is a renowned feminist writer who has already acquired great acclaim in her field. However, while many view this as a feminist play I felt that it was far more akin to a socialist piece at […]

 Peff Soulsby

GiggleGuide – This Week’s Comedy Gigs

GiggleGuide – This Week’s Comedy Gigs

Peff Soulsby from NE Thing Funny brings you a run down of the North East’s gigs to make you giggle. Monday 15 May That’s Your Lot, The Stand Comedy Club, Newcastle Join Glaswegian comic Limmy for a night of storytelling and chit chat as he introduces his second book, That’s Your Lot, featuring stories that are […]

 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 […]

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