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 […]

 Dejan Eadevic

Review: The Bobby Thompson Story

Review: The Bobby Thompson Story

Most famous for his ‘little waster’ character, Bobby Thompson became a folk hero across the North East. With his ragged jumper and cigarette stub fixed firmly in the corner of his mouth, Bobby would entertain crowds up and down the region until his death in 1988. Showing at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle during the […]

 Tabitha Peverley

Review: Young Frankenstein Puts on the Ritz at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Review: Young Frankenstein Puts on the Ritz at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle

The musical adaptation of Mel Brooks’ classic film Young Frankenstein has been delighting auidences in the North East before it moves to London’s West End and it’s safe to say it has been a hit! Keeping the key elements and jokes that featured in the film while injecting new, original songs into it, plus the […]

 Sophie Knight

Practically perfect! Mary Poppins at the Theatre Royal

A show that sets the tone for a practically perfect night – in every way! Mary Poppins filled Newcastle’s Theatre Royal with joy, singing and laughter for a pleasant two hours. As one of Walt Disney’s biggest film productions the show had high expectations going from screen to stage, therefore the bar was set high […]

 Jordan Davidson

Our Culture Walk Through Newcastle-Gateshead for the Great Exhibition of the North

Our Culture Walk Through Newcastle-Gateshead for the Great Exhibition of the North

Newcastle and Gateshead have been selected to host the ‘Great Exhibition of the North’ in 2018, winning the bid over three other shortlisted bidders. The exhibition will be held over 77 days, showcasing art, design and innovation from the North of England. With this in mind we have come up with our own culture walk […]

 Angus Saul

Sister Act – A Divine Musical Comedy by Newcastle Musical Theatre Company

Sister Act – A Divine Musical Comedy by Newcastle Musical Theatre Company

Music, murder, drama and Deloris – that’s what you get from the Newcastle upon Tyne Musical Theatre Company’s production of Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy. The show, adapted from the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, was brought to life at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle, and this amateur production is not one to be missed. […]

 Angus Saul

Sister Act comes to the Theatre Royal

Sister Act comes to the Theatre Royal

“Ain’t no mountain high enough, ain’t no valley low enough, ain’t no river wide enough,” to keep you from seeing Sister Act at the Theatre Royal this summer. The Divine Musical Comedy, first graced our cinema screens back in 1992, when Whoopi Goldberg took on the starring role as Deloris Van Cartier, a lounge singer trying […]

 Tom Lainchbury

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Newcastle's Theatre Royal

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Newcastle's Theatre Royal

A stage production that begins with a pitchfork sticking out of a dog should have no trouble capturing your attention. However, such a startling opening scene isn’t what made The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time such a captivating viewing experience at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal last week (February 7). A thought-provoking and emotive […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

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