Carl Hutchinson @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
10 October 2020
The Tyne Theatre and Opera House have announced their first show with an audience since before lockdown. Comedian Carl Hutchinson will be taking to the Tyne Theatre stage on Saturday 10th October 2020 for an hour of stand-up to a socially distanced audience.
Funny Way To Be Comedy – Simon Evans: The Work Of The Devil @ The Witham
28 November 2020
Simon Evans’ last show, Genius 2.0 (“A Masterclass” The Scotsman) provided an hilarious analysis of the departure of any visible sign of intelligence from modern life. But his new show raises the stakes, with his usual excoriating views of a world on fire given a perspective shift from personal revelations that turned his world upside down this year.
Ross Noble - Humournoid @ O2 City Hall Newcastle
14 January 2021 - 16 January 2021
What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a thing is Ross Noble doing a show. You can come and see. This is it.
POSTPONED - Little Wander Proudly Presents: Kiri Pritchard-McLean @ Gala Theatre and Cinema
05 February 2021
Multi award winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order) is back with her fourth full length show.
Jason Manford: Like Me
19 February 2021
It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash hit stand-up tour, Muddle Class, but now he’s back for more fun with his brand-new show, Like Me. So, come along and enjoy a night of laughter with one of the nation’s favourite comics.
Larry Dean: Fudnut @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
27 February 2021
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominee and star of Live At The Apollo returns with a brand new hour of “confessional storytelling at its funniest” (Herald ★★★★★). As seen on Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Mock The Week and Roast Battle.
POSTPONED - Jessica Fostekew @ Gala Theatre and Cinema
05 March 2021
Absolute powershed and regular host of The Guilty Feminist, Jessica Fostekew explores her big strong strength. Have you ever watched a feminist try and take ‘hench’ as a compliment? It’s like watching a snake eat but funny.
Funny Way To Be Comedy – Cannon & Ball: An Audience with Cannon & Ball @ The Witham
30 March 2021
Cannon & Ball present an evening of their own magical and uniquebrand of humour – unforgettable legendary sketches, songs, storytelling and anaudience Q & A session. This magical and intimate “close and upfront!”evening is a treat for all comedy and variety fans of all ages!
POSTPONED - Mark Thomas @ Gala Theatre and Cinema
31 March 2021
In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.
Robert Temple – The Hypnotist: Red Raw @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
23 October 2021
“The Hypnotist: Red Raw” is a brand new show where volunteers from the audience unlock their imaginations and create a once-in-a-lifetime show of improvised comedy under the influence of hypnosis – live on stage.
Funny Way To Be Comedy – Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin
11 November 2021
After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Trump, Kanye West and Britain’s Got Talent, the award-winning comedian unleashes his funniest creation yet… himself!
POSTPONED - Alice Fraser @ Gala Theatre and Cinema
12 November 2021
Everything’s a matter of time, one way or another. Come see Australian comedian Alice Fraser (The Bugle) turn time inside out and back to front. It’ll be fun! It’s a comedy show! No-one’s going to die, except you know… we’re all going to die.
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PREVIEW: Durham Book Festival
28th September 2020
Founded in 1990, Durham Book Festival is one of the country’s oldest literary festivals, which traditionally takes place every October in some of Durham’s most impressive historic venues, but this year it will be taking place online due to COVID-19.
PREVIEW: The Life Centre are over the Moon to safely welcome visitors back to Space Zone!
21st September 2020
All the stars of Space Zone are back, including Mission Control; a mock-up of the International Space Station that you can walk around inside; and the digital globe, The Sphere. Younger visitors can also enjoy the show Naughty Monsters Explore the Planets in the North's biggest planetarium (with socially distanced seating, of course).Read More