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Theatre

In conversation with Winsome Pinnock: ‘One Under’ and the accessibility of theatre

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Winsome Pinnock has been described by the Guardian as ‘the godmother of black British playwrights’ – and for good reason. Her play ‘One Under’ has...

Chicago by the Musical Medics: review

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I’m not a fan of musicals. Yes, I learnt all the words to Cats and Joseph at primary school, and I had a bit of a High School Musical phase, but that’s as far as my...

Witty, shameless and full of love: Pride and Prejudice (*sort of)

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The classic story of romance and family drama: two hundred years old and yet still well-loved, told many times by many artists without losing its popularity. This October Northern...

Fleabag Live: Pain hidden in plain sight

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge suddenly stormed into our lives with a loud bang. After the success of her one-woman show in 2013, her critically acclaimed television series Fleabag placed...

Fair Verona Re-Imagined: Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet

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The classic story of boy meets girl, Romeo and Juliet is one of history’s most famous romantic tragedies. Having been dramatized numerous times for the stage as well as film and...

Conquering my fears of improv: Alphabetti Theatre’s ‘Write Faster!’

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Charlotte Slinger reviews the recent Alphabetti Theatre production 'Write Faster!'...

Newcastle’s Theatre Royal offers up Student Ambassador Role

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Charlotte Slinger reports on the newly created role of student ambassador at the Newcastle Theatre Royal. ...

Fringe review: the People’s Boat

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The title is, unsurprisingly, very representative of the play. The People’s Boat is about Brexit, is set at sea, and is full of puns. The comedy focuses on four Southerners who...

Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns @ Northern Stage

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Carys Rose Thomas reviews Ursula Rani Sarma's adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's best-selling novel...

Review: Equus @ Northern Stage

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“Isn’t that the one with Daniel Radcliffe naked on a horse?” - Carys Rose Thomas reviews Pete Shaffer's Equus at Northern Stage ...