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A contemporary-dance masterclass

REVIEW: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Ponteland High School pupils performed DNA

Pupils’ spine-tingling play

Pupils in Northumberland took to the stage to perform a spine-tingling play.

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Betty Nesbit who is celebrating her 90th birthday this year

Society celebrates double 90th

An amateur dramatics group will be presenting a special show this spring to mark two momentous occasions.

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Morpeth Pantomime Society in Cinderella in Pantoland

The best pantomime in 30 years

Weeks of rehearsals, casting, musical performances and more — and Morpeth Pantomime Society finally made it to its production of Cinderella in Pantoland.

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People of all ages enjoyed the Morpeth Pantomime Society performances of The Lambton Worm.

Panto worlds collide in show

A flurry of children’s classic stories and fairytales will be on stage in Morpeth next week as the town’s annual pantomime takes place.

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Little Red Riding Hood and other stories
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Jordan Larkin and Laura Jayne Ayres.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Stage show finale promises to be a fairy tale treat for all the family

Special adaptations of well-loved, familiar and unfamiliar fairy tales will be coming to Morpeth this weekend for the finale after a tour across the county and beyond.

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Newminster and Chantry Schools' Christmas show

Pupils spell out Christmas in wacky show with plenty of talent

Pupils from two of Morpeth’s schools put on a special performance at a town church earlier this month.

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Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories.  Northumberland Theatre Company. Picture by Jane Coltman

REVIEW: Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories, Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC), Alnwick Playhouse Studio, Wednesday, December 7

Giggling and laughing. The little boy sitting behind me just giggled and laughed with joy all the way through Northumberland Theatre Company’s winter production on opening night yesterday.

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Sophie Carmen-Jones as Velma Kelly. Picture by Catherine Ashmore.

REVIEW: Chicago, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, December 3.

Prepare to be razzled and dazzled as the award-winning musical Chicago hits the North East with a bang again this week.
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Dame and Wishee Washee from Pont Rep Soc

It’s panto time for society – oh yes it is!

Ponteland Repertory Society is once again promising a great night out with its pantomime, which started this week.

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Play is fitting tribute to much loved writer

Play is fitting tribute to much loved writer

A musical play first staged in 2001 will be re-staged by Morpeth St George’s Community Players next week.

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What a life

Show tells of singer Kathleen Ferrier

Northumberland fans of the Highlights rural touring scheme have only one opportunity this autumn to catch a special performance at Wingates Village Institute.

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Magic and science collide

Magic and science collide

Audiences are being asked to lock away their logic, suspend their disbelief and join Oliver Meech’s comedy magic show – a fun-filled fusion of magic, mirth and mind-reading with amazing tricks inspired by astounding science.

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Grease is once again the word at Pont High

Summer nights are coming early to Ponteland High School thanks to a new production of the hit musical ‘Grease’.

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Family capers aplenty in panto cast

Family capers aplenty in panto cast

It’s a family affair for the cast members of an amateur dramatics group as a father, son and daughter are all part of a production.

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Ryan O'Donnell as Ray Davies in Sunny Afternoon.

REVIEW: Sunny Afternoon, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday (Oct 8)

The '60s were tumultuous times in the music industry, epitomised by the story of British rockers The Kinks.

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Northumberland Theatre Company and Bijli Productions production of
HOW TO MAKE A KILLING IN BOLLYWOOD
written and devised by Umar Ahmed and Manjot Sumal
directed by Umar Achmed
designed by Michelle Huitson

New NTC show was spellbinding

How to Make a Killing in Bollywood by Northumberland Theatre Company at Alnwick Playhouse.

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Colourful new show takes to the stage

Colourful new show takes to the stage

Colourful, exotic, fast-moving, fantastic sound track — these are just some of the words that could be used to describe an evening in Bollywood with Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC), whose latest show is coming to Morpeth.

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Ponteland Repertory Society actor Leo Emmerson.

Leo takes gong two years in a row

A Ponteland actor has won another award for his skills at an awards ceremony.

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