Tabitha Peverley

Leaping lizards: Annie was a success at Newcastle Theatre Royal

Leaping lizards: Annie was a success at Newcastle Theatre Royal

The long-awaited return of the tale of little orphan Annie made a triumphant return to Newcastle this week on it’s UK tour. This time it’s the legend that is Anita Dobson in the role of Miss Hannigan, and she plays the role of the grotesque, drunken head of the orphanage were Annie and her friends […]

 Lucy Hope

Review: Peter Pan at Theatre Royal Newcastle

Review: Peter Pan at Theatre Royal Newcastle

For the 13th consecutive year, father and son double act, Clive Webb and Danny Adams, flew into Newcastle’s Theatre Royal to perform their take on classic novel and film, Peter Pan. Adams takes the lead as Peter Pan, whilst Webb takes on the role of Smee, and the show is jam-packed with variety from beginning […]

 Emma Muir

The Marriage of Figaro to come to Newcastle's Theatre Royal

The Marriage of Figaro to come to Newcastle's Theatre Royal

One of Mozart’s most well-known and beloved operas, The Marriage of Figaro, is coming to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal next month (March 5). The comedic opera, which is to be sung in English, follows the title character as he prepares for his wedding day. On top of all the usual wedding woes, Figaro learns that his […]

 Emma O'Neill

Theatre Royal announces Dick Whittington as 2015 panto

Theatre Royal announces Dick Whittington as 2015 panto

Newcastle Theatre Royal has announced next year’s panto, before this year’s has even started. Theatre favourites Danny Adams, Clive Webb, and Chris Hayward will be returning in November 2015 for the magical pantomime adventure Dick Whittington. Newcastle Theatre Royal has had a huge demand for this years panto, so have made the decision to make […]

 Tor Bainbridge

Lord of the Flies comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

Lord of the Flies comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pd-cjVTapCk] Lord of the Flies is coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal this November. The 1954 William Golding novel is being brought to life at Newcastle Theatre Royal in association with Dance City and Newcastle Theatre Royal. Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures has united with young talent from the North East to create an adaptation of […]

 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Cast announced for Newcastle Theatre Royal shows

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Cast announced for Newcastle Theatre Royal shows

The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opened in New York earlier this week to a rapturous reception and spectacular reviews from the American media. Why are we telling you this? Because it’s coming to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal in January. Ben Brantley, of the New York […]

 Tor Bainbridge

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

Winner of a 2014 Oliver Award for Best Comedy, Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal. The PG Wodhouse adaptation tells the story of a comical friendship between Jeeves, played by John Gordon Sinclair, and Bertie Wooster, played by James Lance. When a country house weekend takes a turn for the […]

 Jordan Mann

The Two Gentlemen of Verona comes to life at Newcastle's Theatre Royal and tickets are still available

The Two Gentlemen of Verona comes to life at Newcastle's Theatre Royal and tickets are still available

The Royal Shakespeare Company are back for their regular autumn stint at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, and this year they are bringing The Two Gentlemen of Verona to life, kicking off today (October 7). The comedy is considered by some to be Shakespeare’s first play, and shows his first tentative steps in laying out some of […]

 Tor Bainbridge

Annie, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Frozen – Newcastle's Theatre Royal unveil 2015 programme

Annie, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Frozen – Newcastle's Theatre Royal unveil 2015 programme

Annie, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Sing-a-long-a Frozen will take to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal’s stage in the new year. Sing-a-long-a Frozen being the first production which has three shows running on Sunday March 1 2015. The sing-a-long performance features live props, people to encourage the audience and a screening of Disney’s Frozen with […]

 Tor Bainbridge

Henry IV comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

Henry IV comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Henry IV Part I and Henry IV Part II are heading to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal. Witness the story of Henry IV unfold in a two part play. Part I depicts Henry’s preparation for war, after defeating the previous king his crown is in a tenuous position. Meanwhile Prince Hal is revelling in […]