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Shakespeare under the stars at attraction

Visitors can step back in time to the days of sword fighting and Shakespeare at a Northumberland attraction.

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Tom Bird. Picture by Bronwen Sharp

Rising star Tom lands top role at theatre in York

A Northumberland man has landed a top role at a leading theatre in the north, after a stint at one of the country’s most famous venues.

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Youngsters from Cambo First School in their summer production.

Vibrant costumes, fun characters and enthusiastic performers

Youngsters from a Northumberland first school have been praised for their summer production.

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The Rocky Monster Show performed by pupils of Chantry and Newminster Middle Schools in Morpeth.

Pupils rock the monster musical

Monster mayhem took over Morpeth schools as almost 200 pupils staged their own rock ‘n’ roll musical.

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Beyond The End Of The Road. Picture by Trevor Walker.

Villagers take centre stage in new musical

A new musical about Northumberland life is heading to Whalton — and villagers will be taking centre stage.

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Katie Doherty, who came up with the idea of Beyond The End Of The Road and has written music and lyrics.

Communities make a musical

The sound of music will be ringing out of village halls across Northumberland in a unique show created by the communities it will entertain.

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Ponteland Repertory Society's 90th showcase

Society marks 90 years on the stage

Nine decades of performance were celebrated in a special showcase by an amateur dramatics group.

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Theatre announcement: West End smash Matilda to play Sunderland Empire on first UK tour

West End hit Matilda will be performed at Sunderland Empire as part of its first ever UK tour, the Echo can reveal.

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KEVI students who are appearing in High School Musical
Troy played by Will Capps and Gabriella is Maddy Yates.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Show was ‘utterly brilliant’

The hottest ticket in town last weekend was for King Edward VI High School’s stellar production of High School Musical.

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Morpeth's St George's Community Players get ready for their next production.

Players smash latest show

Josh Beasley was the undoubted star of the show as Morpeth St George’s Community Players performed their spring offering Hello…Is There Any Body There? in the church hall last week.

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Society to make a song and dance over nine decades of performing

A double celebration will take place next week with two 90th birthdays.

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KEVI students who are appearing in High School Musical
 Ryan is played by Alistair McCubbin and his sister Sharpay is played by Amber Johnson.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Popular musical will take you back to the days of high school

Pupils from a Morpeth school will be staging a show loved by youngsters the world over.

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Gothic tale with bats and wolves in Morpeth

If you like Gothic storytelling at its best, with wolves, bats and brides of Dracula, then Morpeth is the place to be Saturday night.

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Players in murder mystery production

The St George’s Community players in Morpeth return to the stage when they tackle Ian Hornby’s three act farce Hello!….Is there Any Body There?

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Dracula The Travesty, by Northumberland Theatre Company.

Frights, ghouls and more from new show

A new show from a renowned theatre company will be coming to Morpeth later this month.

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A View from the Edge will be on stage at Whittingham and Wingates

Mind-bending tale inspired by film noir

Highlights Rural Touring Scheme is bringing Cornwall’s Owdyado Theatre Company to Whittingham Memorial Institute with a film noir inspired play that fuses two storylines from different realities to the point where the audience will have to decide which one is real.

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A View from the Edge will be on stage at Whittingham and Wingates

Tale from darker side of life

Highlights Rural Touring Scheme is bringing Cornwall’s ‘Owdyado Theatre Company to Wingates Institute with a film noir inspired play that fuses two storylines from different realities to the point where the audience will have to decide which one is real.

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Danza Contemporanea De Cuba. Picture by Johan Persson

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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