Tor Bainbridge

Dead To Me comes to Arts Centre Washington and Northern Stage

Dead To Me comes to Arts Centre Washington and Northern Stage

Featuring live performance, artwork, dancing, and live music, Gary Kitching’s darkly comic ode to the relationship between the dead and the living is appearing at two venues in the region this month. Opening at Arts Centre Washington on Thursday September 18, the show stays south of the river for one night before moving to Newcastle’s […]

 Sarah Bailey

Thirsty – Critically Acclaimed Boozey Tales Come To Arts Centre Washington

Thirsty – Critically Acclaimed Boozey Tales Come To Arts Centre Washington

Have you ever stopped to wonder why such a small country has such an enormous obsession with alcohol? The statistics for the use, and often abuse, of alcohol in Britain place in leagues ahead of other countries, but for most, their weekly consumption of the stuff only blend into a haze of laughter, unexplained bruises […]

 

Heart – An Explosive Mix Of Passion And Politics Opens At Washington Arts Centre

Heart – An Explosive Mix Of Passion And Politics Opens At Washington Arts Centre

Heart is an explosive mix of political thriller and a passionate love story; a dynamic cocktail of physical theatre and performance poetry. As the British and American orchestrated coup d’état Operation Boot destabilises a nation, an intoxicating love triangle unravels. Inspired by the tragic love poem Leili and Majnoun, and set between Durham and Tehran […]

 Rachel Noddings

Pulse – The Region's Young Dancers Unite At The Washington Arts Centre

Pulse – The Region's Young Dancers Unite At The Washington Arts Centre

Pulse is an annual dance event that unites young dancers across the region, providing local dance acts with the chance to perform in a professional space and be inspired by the work of other talented young dancers. This year Pulse is held at the Washington Arts Centre in (believe it or not) Washington and offers […]

 Neale McGeever

Patrick Monahan – Washington Arts Centre And Stand Newcastle Shows On The Horizon

Patrick Monahan – Washington Arts Centre And Stand Newcastle Shows On The Horizon

Still drying off from his appearance on ITV’s Splash!, Teesside comic Patrick Monahan is embarking on a nationwide tour. Thankfully he’s not forgetting his North East roots with two dates in Newcastle and one in Washington. The Iranian born stand-up grew up in Stokesly, and last year got his former school to perform the Harlem […]

 Benjamin Smith

Patrick Monahan Returns To The Region With Washington Arts Centre Show

Patrick Monahan Returns To The Region With Washington Arts Centre Show

Comedian Patrick Monahan is bringing his latest stand-up show Cake Charmer to the Washington Arts Centre, as part of his current UK tour. The Teessider, who first performed the show at lasts years Edinburgh Festival, is known for his clean, family-friendly material and joking about his Irish-Iranian heritage. His likeable persona has seen him feature on […]