James Morris

Stepping Out At The People's Theatre

Stepping Out At The People's Theatre

Comedy comes to the People’s Theatre this week as they present toe-tapping comedy, Stepping Out. It tells the story of a group of amateur hoofers who meet once a week in a church hall and are forced to up their game and work as a team when they are invited to take part in a […]

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"One Gin & Juice Please Bartender" – Snoop Dogg's Coming To Newcastle

"One Gin & Juice Please Bartender" – Snoop Dogg's Coming To Newcastle

Newcastle will be treated to hip hop royalty this summer when Snoop Dogg plays a DJ and MC set at Tup Tup Palace nightclub. Snoop aka Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr , who has also gone under the names Snoop Lion, Snoopzilla and most recently DJ Snoopadelic, will play the 2 hour set on 9th June. This […]

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Woman In Mind – Alan Ayckbourn's Classic Comes To The People's Theatre

Woman In Mind – Alan Ayckbourn's Classic Comes To The People's Theatre

  This week sees The People’s Theatre continue their strong programme for 2014 with the show casing of Alan Ayckbourn’s black comedy, Woman in Mind. Although perhaps not as well known among the general public as other playwrights, Ayckbourn wrote 78 plays and his work is performed arguably just as much as the likes of […]

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Newcastle goes Scottish with The Steamie

Newcastle goes Scottish with The Steamie

Scotland comes to Newcastle this week as The People’s Theatre stages its latest production, The Steamie. Set in the 1950s ‘The Steamie’ follows the lives of four women: Magrit, Dolly, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they work in a Glasgow steamie, a communal washhouse. The play, directed by Tony Childs, portrays their worries as the […]

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NEWS: Bernicia Festival Announces Second Day

NEWS: Bernicia Festival Announces Second Day

Bernicia Festival organisers have announced that the festival will be expanding in 2014 by taking place in two separate venues. The venue for last year’s inaugural outing, South Shields’ Customs House, will still play host to an array of of the region’s best acts on Saturday 30th August, but that’ll now be followed by another […]

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Believe The Hype – Public Enemy Are Headlining Stockton Weekender 2014

Believe The Hype – Public Enemy Are Headlining Stockton Weekender 2014

Stockton Weekender organisers have announced that American hip-hop group Public Enemy will headline the 2014 festival. The group, whose hits include Don’t Believe The Hype and Bring The Noise, will head to Teesside on the weekend of 26th and 27th July for the festival which now in it’s 4th year. Organisers have also announced that […]

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"When You Create A Piece Of Art, You Want It To Be Heard" – Ceiling Demons Hope For Breakthrough 2014

"When You Create A Piece Of Art, You Want It To Be Heard" – Ceiling Demons Hope For Breakthrough 2014

“We’re all about sharing the love. That is one of the main messages we try to portray in our music”. These are the words of Psy Ceiling, identical twin brother of Dan Demon and one third of the masked hip-hop group, Ceiling Demons. Sitting in a pub with the two of them both enjoying a pint […]

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The Wardrobe – The North East's Next Generation Of Actors Take Over The People's Theatre

The Wardrobe – The North East's Next Generation Of Actors Take Over The People's Theatre

A new group of budding actors will take to the stage this week at The People’s Theatre in Newcastle . The Young People’s Theatre will be performing on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd February as part of National Theatre Connections, a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people. Every year connections allows young actors […]

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The Women of Troy Come To The People's Theatre

The Women of Troy Come To The People's Theatre

The People’s Theatre in Newcastle continue their 2014 programme this week with the Greek tragedy play, The Women of Troy. Set in the aftermath of the Ten Year Siege, the play follows the story of Hecuba, Andromache, Cassandra and the other women of Troy as they rebuild their lives after their husbands have been killed […]

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Improvised Hilarity – The Suggestibles Come To The Stand Newcastle

Improvised Hilarity – The Suggestibles Come To The Stand Newcastle

Improv group, The Suggestibles, bring their hilarious brand of comedy to The Stand comedy club in Newcastle on Monday 10th February The show will feature members of The Suggestibles, as well as inviting members of other improvisational groups to create a night of unorganised laughter. Lovers of TV shows such as Whose Line is it Anyway […]