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Monday 20 May 2024

Theatre reviews

Review: The Last Quiz Night on Earth

With Earth in the path of a celestial cue-ball approaching with Ronnie O’Sullivan style velocity, and the apocalypse therefore seemingly assured, what would you do? “Rush out and buy all the toilet paper I can find,” quipped one wag on Twitter (formerly X) recently. Having asked herself the question, Newcastle playwright Alison Carr came up …

Review: A Song for Ella Grey

And so it begins… a story which transports a group of school friends from the stressful grind of A level revision into a whirl of mystery and mythology. It’s the second adaptation of David Almond’s novel A Song for Ella Grey to open at Northern Stage and easily the most ambitious. The first, with a …

Review: Cinders!

First, the most important thing to note about this wonderful production is that it ends its run at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday (Feb 10) so you if you want to see it in all its glory you need to be quick.  If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket to Scottish Ballet‘s Cinders! you’ll …

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