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Red Ladder Theatre Company’s ‘My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored’ Nominated for 3 Black British Theatre Awards

Red Ladder Theatre Company’s production of My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored, written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor, has received three nominations for The Black British Theatre Awards (BBTA’s), including, Outstanding Performance in a Play for Misha Duncan-Barry, Best Director for Dermot Daly and Best Production for Red Ladder Theatre Company. The play is a gripping portrayal of racial identity and Black British experiences.

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Festival of Thrift Bids Fond Farewell to Kirkleatham After Tenth Anniversary Event

Thousands of visitors flocked to this year’s Festival of Thrift as it marked a decade of delivering its nationally-recognised celebration of sustainable living.

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Tyne Theatre & Opera House Celebrates 155 Years with a Fresh New façade!

Tyne Theatre and Opera House is celebrating its 155-year anniversary on 23rd September 2022. One of the ways the Theatre is celebrating, is through a lovely new façade revamp – it was time for a bit of a facelift! Canopy cleaning, fresh painting and beautiful new signing provided by Ellis Signs has left the Theatre is very pleased with the sparkling result.

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REVIEW: Blood Brothers @ Sunderland Empire

A rollercoaster of emotion was felt by the audience at Sunderland Empire last night after opening night of Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers.

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Cast Announced for Alan Harris’ Sugar Baby at Alphabetti Theatre

This September, Alphabetti presents a charming comedy caper from critically acclaimed writer Alan Harris. Harris is a Welsh playwright and screenwriter who wrote The Left Behind for BBC Three in 2019, which won the BAFTA for Best Single Drama

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A NORTH EAST, family-friendly event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community is planned to return to Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley on Sunday 18 September.

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Budding Actors Set to Star in Brassed Off at Gala Durham

Talented young actors are set to take to the stage as a hit film is adapted for Gala Durham.

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North East Theatre Company Emerges Stronger From Pandemic as it Conquers North of England

A North East theatre company has bucked the national trend by coming out of the pandemic stronger than ever – and is set to conquer the whole of the North of England with a trio of hotly-anticipated productions.

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When Kevin Clifton was ten years old he watched the film of Strictly Ballroom and, as a budding competitive dancer, immediately saw himself in the character of Scott Hastings, recalling: “He was a hero to me and such an inspiration.”

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Chapterhouse Theatre Company Presents 21st Century Events ABBA and Elton

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to be returning to Durham as part of their Concert Tour. This summer, Durham will have the opportunity to see these amazing 21st Century Events from Chapterhouse’s repertoire at two wonderful venues.


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