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 […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Seussical at The Customs House South Shields – Review

Seussical at The Customs House South Shields – Review

Students from the University of Sunderland delivered a vibrant and colourful performance that exuded professionalism in Seussical The Musical at the Customs House last week. The show was high in energy and the talented cast sang and danced their way through lively and heart-warming chorus numbers to bring the wacky world of Dr. Seuss to […]

 Ciaran Sneddon

Broke comes to Newcastle's Live Theatre

Broke comes to Newcastle's Live Theatre

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmpqznZjRlM] A few years ago, many might have thought that the recession would have killed off a lot of independent theatre companies. Thankfully, the financial crash has also inspired a range of exciting new pieces, including this new piece based on real life stories. The lead character, Sally, is struggling with debt in Britain, […]