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Comedy adventure on stage

A rip-roaring comedy adventure will be taking to the stage in Middleton this week.

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Molly Roberts

Molly on stage with Hollywood star

A Ponteland woman will be appearing on stage alongside Hollywood heavyweight David Haig at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal this week.

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Comedy trio set for stage

Comedy trio set for stage

From the cutting-edge of physical comedy comes an alternative version of events in the race to Antarctica, performed by the critically-acclaimed trio Gonzo Moose.

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New shows and more venues for the season

New shows and more venues for the season

Highlights Rural Touring Scheme, together with 17 village halls across Northumberland, will be bringing another great line-up of shows to rural communities this spring.

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Cast member Chrissy Irwin, Wendy McDonald of Statex, Billy Mitchell,'Richard Barksby of Statex, Glen McCrorry and Lesley Saint John.

Printer gives support for Sammy

An award-winning print solutions company has pledged its support to one of the region’s most loved charities by becoming its dedicated print partner for an iconic Geordie show.

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It’s panto time again and Alice is on stage

It’s panto time again and Alice is on stage

Budding thespians are preparing to take to the stage as Morpeth Pantomime Society gets ready for its annual production.

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The Princess and the Goblin comes to Etal Village Hall on Tuesday. An exciting adventure about the goblins' attempts to steal away the princess. More details below.

Join princess’s adventure

Join Northumberland Theatre Company as it brings its winter production to the stage in Morpeth.

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Pupils sparkle in winter production

Pupils sparkle in winter production

Youngsters from a Northumberland school took to the stage at the end of last month.

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Tony Maudsley as Kenneth in Benidorm.

Spring - 'tis a season to be jolly at Newcastle Theatre Royal

A theatrical treasure chest of riches, featuring breath-taking dance, thought-provoking drama, feel-good musicals and family shows are on the cards this season and beyond at Newcastle Theatre Royal.
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The panto cast

REVIEW: Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Tyne Theatre, until December 31

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without going to see a panto of some kind for me.

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Alexandra Burke

Strictly Come Dancing tour pairings announced, with show at Newcastle

The celebrity dancers and their professional partners for the 2018 Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour, including Newcastle, have been announced today.
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Peter Kay

Peter Kay UK tour cancelled including 7 shows in Newcastle, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has announced he is cancelling his Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.
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Louise Roberts as the Goblin Cat and Nigel Collins as Glump in NTC's The Princess and the Gobline. Picture by Keith Pattison

Join princess’s adventure

Alnwick-based Northumberland Theatre Comapny has teamed up with Highlights Touring Scheme to bring its seasonal show to Middleton.

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Morpeth St George's Players

Players were fab In the Frame

In the Frame by St George’s Community Players, at Morpeth URC.

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Game of Thrones star narrates dazzling retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in North East-made film

A gripping film telling the backstory to a mysterious fairy tale character has been put together in the North East - and you can watch it for free.
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Lyn Paul is back in the role of Mrs Johnstone

REVIEW: Blood Brothers, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday (December 2)

The instantaneous and prolonged standing ovation at the end of Monday's opening night at the Sunderland Empire said it all - Blood Brothers is bloody brilliant!
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REVIEW: Magical event at Kielder with lasting memories

REVIEW: Magical event at Kielder with lasting memories

Ever since I was a child, Christmas has been the most magical time of the year.

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Pupils take town history to stage

Pupils take town history to stage

Pupils from three Morpeth schools are to bring to life an important part of their town’s long and proud history to celebrate the launch of a new book by prolific local author Bridget Gubbins.

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The amazing bubble man will be at Whitley Bay

Gang forever blowing bubbles on magic tour

Bubbles and magic are on the agenda when The Puppet Gang performs The Nutty Professor and his Amazing Magic Bubble Show.

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Emma Clifford (Tanya), Helen Hobson (Donna Sheridan) and Gillian Hardie (Rosie) in Mamma Mia! UK Tour 2017. Photo by Brinkhoff M+genburg.

REVIEW: Mamma Mia! Sunderland Empire, until November 11

It has taken me a while to pluck up the courage to venture into a theatre to see Mamma Mia!, the hugely successful jukebox musical inspired by the songs of ABBA.
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