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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...

The talented Mr Ridley: Q&A with the Lost Voice Guy

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Sophie Wilson quizzes comedian the Lost Voice Guy prior to his performance at The New Vic. ...

Nobel or nobbled? Peter Handke’s controversial Nobel Prize win

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Victoria Osho tells us her thoughts on Peter Handke's controversial Nobel prize win. ...

From Sudanese refugee to Newcastle bouncer: ‘Living in Limbo’

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Living in Limbo is the story of a modern Odyssey; a story of desperation, cruelty, separation and laughter. Newcastle’s Alphabetti Theatre showcases the story of a gruelling...

Poembox: The Haunting

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The night is squeezing air out of my lungs. A nightmare demon like a snake released his fangs. I’m suffocating and I really don’t know why, I close my eyes and feel as if...

I read dead people: Michelle Paver’s Dark Matter

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Steven Ross reviews Michelle Paver's terrifying ghost story Dark Matter. ...

First meeting of Heaton’s own Dead Poets Society

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Tearing up textbooks, striding across desks and quoting Walt Whitman at the top of one’s lungs- an iconic moment in cinema, as Robin Williams (RIP) delivers a gem of performance...

Laughing your Com-Socs off

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October 2nd saw the fresher’s showcase of Newcastle Comedy Society in a three-part show of stand-up, sketch and improvised comedy. The show was performed in a packed-out room in...

Poembox: a celtic elegy

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Cernunnos Oh hear me, Forest God, wild-man. Hear my plea to you, Hear it in the leaves of your once verdant home- Now brown with decay.   Hear me, Oh Majestic stag, Protector...

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...