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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.

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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.

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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.

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12th December 2015 to 20th December 2015

Beauty and the Beast

Philip Meeks

 by Philip Meeks

PEOPLE'S THEATRE PANTOMIME 2015

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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