Tabitha Peverley

Editor’s Pick: Top 5 Star Wars Characters

Editor’s Pick: Top 5 Star Wars Characters

As today (4 May) is Star Wars Day, here are the top 5 Star Wars characters, as chosen by our editor. General Leia Organa Otherwise known as Princess Leia, she is in many ways the matriarch of the whole Star Wars series. Portrayed by the late Carrie Fisher, Leia was the original strong female character […]

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Review: Paloma Faith at Metro Radio Arena 9/3/2018

Review: Paloma Faith at Metro Radio Arena 9/3/2018

The arena was alive and jumping when Paloma Faith took to the stage. Dressed to impress in a pink fringed dress that strengthens the reputation she has for being a little bit different, she emerged from a trap door at the top of a set made to look like a cave full of crystals. Opening […]

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Review: Sunday for Sammy 2018

Review: Sunday for Sammy 2018

The bi-annual Geordie Royal Variety Performance returned in 2018 for its tenth Sunday for Sammy charity performance. Held every two years, this year’s show was held for the first time at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle – a venue that doesn’t scream intimacy between the audience and performers, which the shows are known for […]

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Spotlight Music at Little Buildings Venue and Rehersal Rooms 3/1/2018

Spotlight Music at Little Buildings Venue and Rehersal Rooms 3/1/2018

Crammed into a room that feels very much like it could have been somebody’s garage, we’re like sardines in a tin as the first band begins to their set. Spotlight Music UK are kicking off 2018 with an epic line up of local bands from around the North East at the Little Building Venue and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

Ladies and gentlemen, you will remember this as the day (May 25) that Captain Jack Sparrow returned! Yes, Jack and the gang are back after six long years for a new adventure and new characters. But that doesn’t mean it’s lost any of the old appeal; Jack is still there drinking his rum (though perhaps […]

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Superhero Day hits the North East!

Superhero Day hits the North East!

Today (May 5) is a very special day, it is a day to celebrate our favourite superheroes! With the superhero genre growing in popularity with help from popular movie franchises such as Marvel’s The Avengers, it feels like there is no getting away from the legendary characters. The North East, in particular, seems to have […]

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Laughter. Fights. Adorableness. Just three words to sum up the new Marvel film – the hotly anticipated sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy. The theme of the film focusses on family and its values, with our heroes; Star-Lord (Peter Quill) played by Chris Pratt, Gamora played by Zoe Saldana, Drax played by Dave Bautista, Rocket […]