Sarah Bailey

One Man Two Guvnors – "Funniest Show On The Planet" Breezes Into Newcastle's Theatre Royal

One Man Two Guvnors – "Funniest Show On The Planet" Breezes Into Newcastle's Theatre Royal

Francis Henshall has been fired from his skiffle band, and now has to deal with the comedy that unfolds as he tries to keep his two new guvnors apart – Roscoe Crabbe and Stanley Stubbers. Francis becomes Roscoe’s minder, but Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother – who’s been killed by […]

 Sarah Bailey

From Stage To Screen (Literally) – Are Live Broadcasts Killing Theatre?

From Stage To Screen (Literally) – Are Live Broadcasts Killing Theatre?

In days gone by, any theatrically-inclined culture vulture would, naturally, be obliged to take a trip to the theatre to see the latest offering of their favourite thespian, and to see the delights of the more esteemed companies, it might involve a substantial commute to somewhere like Stratford or London. But this is no longer […]

 Sarah Bailey

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time Gets Theatre Royal Run And Tyneside Cinema Screening

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time Gets Theatre Royal Run And Tyneside Cinema Screening

What does one do when faced with the prospect, at seven minutes past midnight, of Mrs Shears’ dog, Wellington, speared with a garden fork, and very much dead? The Curious Incident follows fifteen-year-old Christopher as he tries to remove himself from suspicion, and solve the mystery of the dead pet, despite never having ventured beyond […]