Leah Goodwin

Review: Little Comets @ Newcastle’s O2 Academy

Review: Little Comets @ Newcastle’s O2 Academy

Little Comets took to Newcastle’s O2 Academy stage on Saturday (March 14). The atmosphere got giddier by the second as local lads Little Comets prepared to enter the stage and celebrate the last stop on their UK tour. When Jarrow brothers Rob and Mickey Coles and Washington’s Matt Hall arrived, whistles and cheers broke out. […]

 Leah Goodwin

Little Comets to play Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Saturday

Little Comets to play Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Saturday

North East indie-poppers Little Comets, who have been famed for their impromptu gigs in unorthodox venues, such as the Tyne and Wear Metro and even a Marks and Spencer bakery aisle, are back on home turf for the final stop of their 2015 tour at Newcastle’s O2 Academy on March 14. Hailing from Jarrow and Washington, […]

 Tor Bainbridge

CHOIR comes to Arts Centre Washington

CHOIR comes to Arts Centre Washington

  Described as a ‘deliciously dark new comedy’, CHOIR comes to Arts Centre Washington. Presented by Encounter Productions, CHOIR is an exploration of community and companionship. Said to be both hilarious and heartbreaking at the same time, as one man strives to find his voice through song, story telling and spoons. The one-man play stars […]

 Neale McGeever

Review: Patrick Monahan @ Washington Arts Centre

Review: Patrick Monahan @ Washington Arts Centre

  The Arts Centre isn’t a venue typical of a well known TV comedian like Teesside’s Patrick Monahan. Given the Irish-Iranian stand-up isn’t at the same level as the likes of Peter Kay or Michael McIntyre, Patrick still fills seats in his North East homeland. The Arts Centre does host regular comedy nights but have […]