Arts

Ouseburn Open Studios: Northern Print

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Walking into Northern Print from the drab Sunday afternoon rain provided a pleasant contrast of brightness and vibrancy. As part of Ouseburn Open Studios, the printmaking studio...

Review: Wonderland @ Northern Stage

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Lily Johnston reviews Nottingham Playhouse and Northern Stage's production about the 1984 miners' strike. ...

Behind the Scenes of Rent: Interview with Producer and Musical Director

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Arts editor Julia McGee-Russell catches up with the Producer and Musical Director of the NUTS production 'Rent'....

Behind the scenes of ‘Rent’: Interview with the director

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Arts editor Julia McGee-Russell gets a behind-the-scenes look at the latest NUTS production. ...

Should we be adding new words to the dictionary?

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Recent years have seen the addition of millennial phrases such as ‘bougie’, ‘selfie’ and ‘hangry’ into our beloved, ancient and much-loved language, and by extension,...

Review: Dylan Moran’s Dr Cosmos @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

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Irish comedian Dylan Moran’s new show Dr. Cosmos has been touring for over a month now and played out to a packed house at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House on November 9th....

Review: A Christmas Carol @ Northern Stage

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Culture editor Carys Rose Thomas...

Book Review: Anna Akhmatova-Selected Poems

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A few months ago, I stumbled upon a poem online. It was titled The Last Toast by Anna Akhmatova, translated into English from Russian. In just two short stanzas, I was gripped by...

The changing face of cultural criticism

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Culture Editor Carys Rose Thomas discusses the effect that social media has had on the world of theatre criticism...

Review: Romeo and Juliet at Theatre Royal

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I might as well be running on ice as I skid on the wet tiles of Newcastle city centre. Just a hint of moisture leaves the ground unforgivingly slippery. I’m late for a...