Josh Stothard

Wonderland Review

Wonderland Review

Following  its shows around the world, from the likes of Texas to Tokyo, the multi Grammy and Drama Desk Award nominated musical ‘Wonderland’ received a British production and made its way to Sunderland’s Empire Theatre. Throughout the show the story comes back to the message that people should have confidence in themselves and not be controlled by […]

 Josh Stothard

Wonderland: Empire Theatre Preview

Wonderland: Empire Theatre Preview

The world of Wonderland comes to Sunderland this week, as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is adapted into a musical. The North East has very strong connections to Carroll and his creation. He frequently visited his cousins in Whitburn, allegedly completing his work there. Carroll also played croquet at Whitburn Hall where the owner […]

 Michael Cross

Alice In Wonderland exhibition to open at Newcastle’s Laing Gallery

Alice In Wonderland exhibition to open at Newcastle’s Laing Gallery

The Laing Gallery to open an exhibition dedicated to Lewis Carroll's novel

Prepare to go down the rabbit hole once more with The Laing Gallery in Newcastle from May 14 – October 2. Celebrating the 150th year of the children’s novel, Alice In Wonderland, the Laing Gallery has put together an exhibition so crammed it’d make the Mad Hatter’s tea party table look barren. Expect illustrations by […]

 

Join Alice for an Adventure in Pantoland

Alice in Wonderland will be sponsored by Hays Travel and is at the Custom House from December 1st to January 9th. It makes perfect sense for this years pantomime to be Alice in Wonderland, since this year the Mill Dam venue in South Shields will be celebrating 150 years since it opened and Lewis Carroll’s Alice […]

 Tor Bainbridge

Sunderland Illuminations set to light up the seafront

Roker and Seaburn will play host to Sunderland Illuminations from Saturday September 27 until Sunday November 2. Following last year’s Roker Park Lights, which brought over 40,000 people to area, Sunderland Illuminations will be spread across several locations along the Roker and Seaburn seafronts. Lewis Carroll’s tale of Alice in Wonderland will be retold through […]