Theatre

 Gemma Hirst

Review: The History Boys @ The People's Theatre

Review: The History Boys @ The People's Theatre

Gemma Hirst takes in The People's Theatre's

“It’s just one f****** thing after another” says Rudge when asked; “What is history?”. I have to say, this amateur production of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, put on by The People’s Theatre, reflected Rudge’s poignant words. Eight high-spirited Sixth Form boys are in pursuit of sex, sport, and are destined to gain a place at […]

 Josh Hollis

Welcome To Northern Lights

Welcome To Northern Lights

Hello and welcome weary internet traveller; you have made it to Northern Lights, the newly launched website dedicated to covering arts and culture in our beloved North East. From film to comedy, music to theatre, our dedicated and passionate team of contributors will seek to cover all things cultural around the region, bringing you the […]

 Gemma Hirst

Review: Landscape With Weapon @ The People's Theatre

Review: Landscape With Weapon @ The People's Theatre

The People's Theatre's latest offering takes an inventive look at the morality of warfare

Qualms? Oh yeha, sure, everybody has qualms. But I’ll overcome them… well that’s what Ned seemed to think. Ned (Ian Willis) has revealed his secret invention, one that’s set to benefit military technology and revolutionise the very nature of warfare. So the power he holds starts to get to him, almost turning him mad. Will […]

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