Theatre

 Angel Freer

Review: Blood Brothers at the Sunderland Empire

Review: Blood Brothers at the Sunderland Empire

Sunderland “Tell me it’s not true” Blood Brothers review:  “Have you ever heard the story of the Johnstone twins? As like each other as two new pins, of one womb born on the self same day, how was kept and one given away” Blood Brothers, written by Willy Russell, is an emotional nail-biting show that will […]

 Tabitha Peverley

Award-winning ITV show Benidorm to become a stage-show

Award-winning ITV show Benidorm to become a stage-show

The hit ITV comedy Benidorm is to be turned into a stage show to celebrate reaching its tenth series in 2018. Benidorm Live will feature a new set of Alicante escapades written especially for the stage production by the show’s creater Derren Litten. On making the transfer from screen to stage Litten said: “I’ve loveten […]

 Mariam Khattab

Interview: The team of The Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes

Interview: The team of The Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes

Having watched the play, we were lucky enough to grab a few words with the writer and stars of The Terminal Velocity Of Snowflakes. We started by talking to Nina Berry, the writer of the play. NL: Would you tell us a little bit about yourself? NB: I am Nina, I am 24 and I […]

 Mariam Khattab

Review: The Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes

Review: The Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes

It’s not very often that we see a piece of theatre that relates so deeply to certain phases of our lives — taking the audience on an emotional rollercoaster and a Déjà vu experience. But in The Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes, our hearts melted with Rosie and Charlie who make us smile and cry in their journey […]

 Angel Freer

Review: From The Sky To Your Hands at Live Theatre, Newcastle

For someone with such a challenging past what an emotionally amazing piece of theatre this show was. Full of tough life struggles and heart-breaking memories From The Sky To Your Hands is truly one of the most touching pieces of theatre I’ve seen. Joanna is a mum who came to Newcastle from Angola in 2003 in […]

 Amy Golden

REVIEW – Mamma Mia! at the Sunderland Empire Theatre

REVIEW – Mamma Mia! at the Sunderland Empire Theatre

Nothing will ever beat the thrill of the being the dancing queen, young and sweet, only 17. And Mamma Mia caught that sensation perfectly this October and November during it’s run at the Sunderland Empire Theatre. The musical is about young Sophie Sheridan (Lucy May Baker) trying to discover the identity of her father the day […]

 Tabitha Peverley

Review:Sunset Boulevard, Theatre Royal Newcastle

Review:Sunset Boulevard, Theatre Royal Newcastle

Sitting in the auditorium waiting for the show to start I had my usual sense of excitement and anticipation, but this time it was different. Having never seen this show before, with no sense of what it was about, I was looking forward to finding out. As soon as the orchestra played the first chords of the […]

 Tabitha Peverley

Review: Young Frankenstein Puts on the Ritz at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Review: Young Frankenstein Puts on the Ritz at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle

The musical adaptation of Mel Brooks’ classic film Young Frankenstein has been delighting auidences in the North East before it moves to London’s West End and it’s safe to say it has been a hit! Keeping the key elements and jokes that featured in the film while injecting new, original songs into it, plus the […]

 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 […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Seussical at The Customs House South Shields – Review

Seussical at The Customs House South Shields – Review

Students from the University of Sunderland delivered a vibrant and colourful performance that exuded professionalism in Seussical The Musical at the Customs House last week. The show was high in energy and the talented cast sang and danced their way through lively and heart-warming chorus numbers to bring the wacky world of Dr. Seuss to […]

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