The People’s Theatre’s production of Tony Roper’s The Steamie is by turns comedic and poignant in its portrayal of a Hogmanay afternoon in a Glasgow washhouse, as four neighbours meet to swap gossip, tell stories, laugh and joke, listen to each others’ woes, and of course do their families’ laundry. The play is set in […]
Women and Theatre’s Laughing for Change tour got off to a great start at The Stand in Newcastle, with some top performances. The project aims to get people talking about mental health issues, and the night’s comedy performances are interspersed with intervals when volunteers from Time to Change chat with members of the audience, inviting […]
A nineteenth century play might not immediately spring to mind as your first choice for a comedy night out, but the People’s Theatre’s production of the drawing room farce Charley’s Aunt comes as a breath of fresh, chortle-filled air for Newcastle’s comedy fans. A farce to rival anything by his more famous contemporary, Oscar Wilde, […]
Despite the fact that the start of his show had been delayed by 35 minutes, Sunderland Psychic Ian D Montfort created an instant upbeat atmosphere, opening with a series of ‘predictions’ that could apply to any number of us.
Hebburn’s Steffen Peddie compered this showcase of the North East’s prodigious comedy talent in the slightly unusual setting of a marquee festooned with chandeliers and drapes.
Adele Silva domineered the stage as she whipped-up the audience into laughter and applause as 51 Shades of Maggie began its autumn UK tour in Newcastle.
Sarah Campbell offers games, neuroses, and how it feels to be constantly mistaken for a 12-year-old boy.
Alastair Clark takes us through the pitfalls and triumphs of student life.