Tom Lainchbury

Interview: The Great Curve talk headlining Evolution Emerging, their debut EP, and Lenny Henry…

For a band who choose “really unprofessional like” when asked to describe themselves in three words, things seem to be going pretty well for The Great Curve. Having released their debut EP, EP1, at a hugely successful gig at Ouseburn Valley last month, the Newcastle based band have been selected to headline Evolution Emerging at […]

 Tom Lainchbury

Review: Transition II by Magdalene Odundo @ National Glass Centre

A wet and windy day in Sunderland is as good a time as any to take advantage of the warmth of the city’s National Glass Centre. The rainy conditions we see up north so frequently continue inside however, with a watery theme in Transition II by Magdalene Odundo. The exhibition is a visually impressive collection […]

 Tom Lainchbury

Psychic Sally on the Road comes to Sunderland Empire

Psychic Sally on the Road comes to Sunderland Empire

Professional medium Sally Morgan has developed a reputation as being a world-renowned psychic, capable of delivering messages from the afterlife with impressive accuracy. An ordinary woman with an apparently extraordinary gift, she believes she has been able to communicate with people beyond the grave since her first psychic experience aged just 9-months-old. Having formerly worked […]

 Tom Lainchbury

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Newcastle's Theatre Royal

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Newcastle's Theatre Royal

A stage production that begins with a pitchfork sticking out of a dog should have no trouble capturing your attention. However, such a startling opening scene isn’t what made The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time such a captivating viewing experience at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal last week (February 7). A thought-provoking and emotive […]