The QT

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Review: The Audition

The 50th anniversary of Live Theatre, Newcastle, last year, embraced the concept of the rehearsed reading — a rare privilege for a playwright to share their work before it’s finished.  The writer uses the reaction of the cast and the audience to further develop their imagined world and characters.  The audience gets an exclusive preview of …

Emmerdale stars bring big fundraiser home

A celebrity-packed fundraising ball organised to raise money to find a cure for a rare genetic condition will be held on Tyneside later this year. Acting couple Laura Norton and Mark Jordon — who have two young children with Usher Syndrome, which affects both hearing and vision — organised the inaugural event in Manchester last …

Actors pass their Audition

Folk luminary, Rachel Unthank is set to make her theatrical debut in a new musical, which will get its first outing on South Tyneside next month. Featuring songs from the Great American Songbook, The Audition will be unveiled at The Customs House, South Shields, introducing audiences to five leading ladies all competing to get top …

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