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Middle Child present...

One Life Stand

04 October 2018

Theatre and live music collide in this brand new play from award winning theatre company Middle Child (I Hate Alone, Weekend Rockstars).  Casting a light on app dating, relationships and internet cats.

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#Simply Say

11 October 2018

#Simply Say is a charitable event which aims to raise awareness of pregnancy loss as well as supporting two charities who provide support to bereaved families - Aching Arms (Registered Charity Number: 1153296) and 4 Louis (Registered Charity Number: 1172212) - with the proceeds of the evening being split equally between them.

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Chris Cross – Seeing is NOT Believing

13 October 2018

Escapology, contortion, comedy and unbelievable magic from the North East’s greatest magician Chris Cross.  As seen on CBBC’s ‘The Slammer’. 

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Baby Love Productions present...

Love Songs

18 October 2018

From the husband and wife performing team that brought you Baby Love, Love Songs is a moving and humorous play, by Tom Kelly, celebrated North East playwright and writer of The Dolly Mixtures, I Left My Heart In Roker Park and Geordie the Musical. It also features iconic songs like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Somewhere, True Love Ways, Love Me Tender & Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

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Matchbox Theatre present...

Inspector Drakes Last Case

25 October 2018 - 26 October 2018

Standby for the ultimate Agatha Christie spoof, as Inspector Drake, ably hampered by Sergeant Plod, interviews a colourful confusion of characters. There's Guest the butler, Cook the gardener, Gardner the cook, Butler the guest, and another butler called Shofer.

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Time Works Theatre present...


31 October 2018

One thought, one conception, one purpose … the unfolding of the deepest mysteries of creation…
Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley’s terrifying novel of Gothic horror, Frankenstein, was first published.  Its purpose: to consider the unholiest of all questions – what if man were to discover the power of God?

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Box Tale Soup present...

The Picture of Dorian Gray

08 November 2018

Award winning Box Tale Soup (Northanger Abbey) present Oscar Wilde's haunting story of evil, debauchery and scandal, featuring puppetry and a powerful original soundtrack.

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A Paines Plough and Birmingham Repertory Theatre production in association with Latitude Festival present...


15 November 2018

Written by Anna Jordan 
For anyone that’s ever been a dick on the dance floor.
A wedding. A free bar. A blast from the past.

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Matchbox Theatre present...

The 39 Steps

23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic spy thriller, The 39 Steps, brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage.
Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women.

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The Book of Darkness & Light in association with LittleMighty present...


29 November 2018

Following the success of last year’s ‘The Book of Darkness and Light’, Adam Z Robinson returns with a trio of delightfully thrilling new ghost stories, set to the haunting sounds of the violin.

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The Pantaloons present...

A Christmas Carol

14 December 2018

The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company present a brand-new adaptation of Charles Dickens' fantastical festive fable.
It's Christmas Eve and tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge is meaner than ever. He is shunning his only living relative, underpaying his clerk and refusing to acknowledge the plight of the poor... but will timely visits from the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future change his miserly ways before it's too late?

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