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WATCH: Duchess's takes on Queen - Alnwick high school musical in rehearsal

The prestigious conveyor belt of talent at Alnwick's high school that has produced a stream of high-class shows is set for yet another humdinger.
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Wooler Panto group present Cinderella Rockerfella

Pantomime fever hits town with Cinderella

It’s that time of year again, oh yes it is, and what better way to cheer up the winter gloom than by attending Wooler Community Panto Group’s 11th show, the pantomime, Cinderella Rockerfella?

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Coquetdale Amateur Dramatics Society present Robin Hood. Picture by Duncan Elson.

Young thespians shine in show

Review of Robin Hood by Coquetdale Amateur Dramatics Society at Rothbury’s Jubilee Hall, by Steph Corbett.

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Northern Stage actors rehearse for War of the Worlds

Bringing War of the Worlds to North East

War comes to Kirknewton and Shilbottle with a production from Northern Stage.

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Sarah Price and Rosie Bush who have set up the Puffin Theatre Club in Amble.

Drama club for children

A new drama group is to open in Amble, specifically for children.

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Arlen Cadman and Anthony Stoker in Alnwick Stage Musical Society's My Fair Lady.

Award-winning cast are back for another ‘loverly’ musical show

Last year Alnwick Stage Musical Society celebrated its 30th anniversary by winning multiple NODA awards for its production of Evita – and it will return this year to proudly present Lerner and Loewe’s beloved musical masterpiece My Fair Lady.

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Amateur dramatics group stages its annual showcase

Amateur dramatics group stages its annual showcase

If you go down to the woods today you’re in for a big surprise – no bears, but you will have to watch out for the baddies.

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Gillian Hambleton from NTC is helping the company pack ahead of its move to Amble.

NTC all set to relocate to new home in Amble

A renowned theatre company is preparing to move to its new headquarters next week, with exciting plans to provide a range of arts opportunities for the community.

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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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Panto is once again a triumph

Panto is once again a triumph

Beauty and the Beast at Alnwick Playhouse until Saturday.

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The auditorium at Alnwick Playhouse.

£25k funding boost for Alnwick Playhouse

Alnwick Playhouse has landed £25,740 from a special fund, which supports organisations to build fund-raising capacity to attract more private giving.

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2017 was the best year to date

2017 was the best year to date

This month marks three years since Tyne Theatre & Opera House became an independent venue, and it is with great pride that the Grade I listed venue can announce that business has gone from strength to strength, with 2017 being its most successful year yet.

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Alnwick Theatre Club present Beauty and the Beast at Alnwick Playhouse. Picture by Mary Scott.

Theatre club members prepare to take to stage with family favourite

The finishing touches are being made and the last few rehearsals are taking place as Alnwick Theatre Club prepares for its annual pantomime performance.

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Hedda Gabler is coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal.

Hedda is the antidote to Valentine’s Day

The National Theatre’s breathtaking new version of Henrik Ibsen’s masterwork Hedda Gabler is set to arrive at Newcastle Theatre Royal next month.

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Northumberland Theatre Company's Barnaby Rudge.

Council in favour of Northumberland Theatre Club move to Amble

Amble Town Council has welcomed the news that Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC) is relocating to The Friendliest Port.

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It’s panto time for acclaimed theatre group – oh, yes it is

It’s panto time for acclaimed theatre group – oh, yes it is

It’s that time of year again, oh yes it is, when Alnwick Theatre Club takes its annual pantomime to the stage.

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The NTC cast of the Princess and the Goblin. Picture by Keith Pattison.

What’s on in north Northumberland - January 4 to January 11

See what’s on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week.

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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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