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Dramatist proves a hit at fund-raising event

A celebrated dramatist with blockbuster films and award-winning West End shows to his name has played a part in supporting a Northumberland church.

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

Musical stardom may await for islanders

If you have what it takes to be a musical star a Northumberland theatre company is waiting for your call.

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Alnwick Lions present a cheque to members of the newly-formed Portable Theatre Company.

Women ready for first show

A new amateur theatre group, recently founded in Alnwick, is getting ready for its first production.

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James Hickman and Dan Cassidy.

Pay What You Decide is extended after strong demand

A novel idea to put audiences in charge of theatre pricing has proved such a hit that it is being extended.

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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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Alnwick Theatre Club's Kiss Me Like You Mean It. Harry Brierley, Carol Lawrence (seated), Oliver Pusey and Molly Reading.

Bold and refreshing choice was inspiring

Alnwick Theatre Club’s Kiss Me Like You Mean It by Chris Chibnall sent out shockwaves during its four-night stint last week.

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Warkworth Drama Group present Duets.

Love is in the air at village drama group

The course of true love never did run smooth – as Warkworth Drama Group will demonstrate.

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The Alnwick Theatre Club cast of 'Kiss Me Like You Mean It' includes Carol Lawrence, Harry Brierley and Oliver Pusey.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Theatre group brings sexy comedy to stage

An amateur theatre group is back with another production at Alnwick Playhouse next week.

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Alnwick Playhouse.

Brush up your acting skills

An acting skills workshop is taking place at Alnwick Playhouse next month.

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Prepare for battle at Alnwick Castle

Castle in bid to recruit brave knights

This bank holiday weekend will be one to remember at Alnwick as brave and daring knights will be invading the castle.

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Dragon and the Bird at Alnwick Playhouse

Unlikely friendship takes to the stage

Experience magical environments through dance, music and the unlikely friendship of a tiny bird and a friendly dragon at Alnwick Playhouse on Saturday.

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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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Women let off steam with songs and satire

Women let off steam with songs and satire

Songs, satire and rhythms from three of the North’s top female wordsmiths promise yet another great night of entertainment in Wooler and Whittingham next week.

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REVIEW: Evita, by Alnwick Stage Musical Society, at Alnwick Playhouse

It won’t be easy, you’ll think it strange.

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Duo back on stage for Evita

Award-winning duo Darren Lewis and Leonie Dial are set to return to the Alnwick Playhouse stage.

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Duchess's Community High School in Fame the Musical at Alnwick Playhouse.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Students lit up the stage like a flame

Fame, by the Duchess’s Community High School at Alnwick Playhouse.

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Shelley O'Brien in She Wins all the Races

Play tells of little’s girl’s childhood woes

A personal and compelling piece of theatre from Consett-based Mad Alice Theatre that tells of a little girl growing up with the certainty of loss will be staged at Amble Parish Hall next weekend.

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Grampa and Mouse in Heaven Eyes

Gritty drama is a tale of young finding way

Hexham-based theatre company, Théâtre Sans Frontières, is currently touring its production Heaven Eyes to UK venues.

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Felton and Thirston panto

Panto twist adds to family fun

Felton and Thirston Pantomime Society presents Peter Pan, Well Sort Of, at Felton Village Hall.

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