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19th May 2015 to 23rd May 2015

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Ray Herman, ad. from the novel by Horace McCoy

A dance marathon in 1930s Los Angeles serves as a haunting symbol for the struggle for survival in Depression-era. In a shabby ballroom couples are provided food and shelter for as long as they can keep moving, encouraged by a relentlessly cheerful MC.


16th June 2015 to 20th June 2015

Hay Fever

Noël Coward

The eccentric, egocentric Bliss family are everything a respectable family are not supposed to be. When each member of this arty and bohemian clan invites a guest to their country house, the unassuming visitors are thrown into a hilarious living melodrama.


14th July 2015 to 18th July 2015

The Fifteen Streets

Catherine Cookson, ad. by Rob Bettinson

In early 20th century Jarrow, life for the O’Brien family is one of a bitter struggle for survival in a world of unemployment and grinding poverty.  Eldest son and dockworker John O’Brien strives for a better life: one that almost seems within his grasp when he meets a beautiful young teacher.


12th December 2015 to 20th December 2015

Beauty and the Beast

Philip Meeks

 by Philip Meeks


She was beautiful; he was a beast …

The People’s Panto has become something of a Newcastle institution in recent years, and we are proud to present the latest seasonal show from the


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