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John Dixon

JOHN DIXON

Born and brought up in the North East, John has always been interested in theatre and his earliest memories are of attending the Theatre Royal in Newcastle. Now married with two children he enjoys taking his daughters to the theatre whenever possible, and has attended every Royal Variety Performance for the last 22 years! He's began reviewing for WhatsOnStage.com several years ago before being asked to edit the North East microsite.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

When Murder Calls...Hang Up!When Murder Calls...Hang Up!
Theatre News
Circus of Horrors rock 'n' rolling to DarlingtonCircus of Horrors rock 'n' rolling to Darlington
Theatre News
Jack and the Beanstalk (Newcastle)Jack and the Beanstalk (Newcastle)
Reviews
Ghost the Musical (Tour - Sunderland)Ghost the Musical (Tour - Sunderland)
Reviews
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Sunderland)Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Sunderland)
Reviews
WIN! Tickets to see Adam HillsWIN! Tickets to see Adam Hills
Theatre News
Adam Hills brings Happyism to NewcastleAdam Hills brings Happyism to Newcastle
Theatre News
WIN! Tickets to see Andy ParsonsWIN! Tickets to see Andy Parsons
Theatre News
Andy Parsons: 'There are few better feelings than hearing a whole theatre laughing'Andy Parsons: 'There are few better feelings than hearing a whole theatre laughing'
Interviews
The Mousetrap (Sunderland)The Mousetrap (Sunderland)
Reviews
The Noise (Newcastle)The Noise (Newcastle)
Reviews
Gee, But It's Good To Be Here! (Newcastle)Gee, But It's Good To Be Here! (Newcastle)
Reviews
Interview with Claire SweeneyInterview with Claire Sweeney
Interviews
War Horse Rides to SunderlandWar Horse Rides to Sunderland
Theatre News
The Wet House (Newcastle upon Tyne)The Wet House (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Reviews
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Newcastle)Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Newcastle)
Reviews
The Pitmen Painters (Tour - Newcastle)The Pitmen Painters (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Pirates of Penzance (Tour - Newcastle)Pirates of Penzance (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular (Tour - Newcastle )Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular (Tour - Newcastle )
Reviews
Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Tour - Sunderland)Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Tour - Sunderland)
Reviews
New Testing Times for Trent House, NewcastleNew Testing Times for Trent House, Newcastle
Theatre News
Tickets on sale for 2014 RiverdanceTickets on sale for 2014 Riverdance
Theatre News
Steptoe and Son (Tour - Newcastle)Steptoe and Son (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Rich Hall (Tour - Newcastle)Rich Hall (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Abigail's Party (Tour - Newcastle)Abigail's Party (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
WIN! Tickets to see Ken Dodd Happiness ShowWIN! Tickets to see Ken Dodd Happiness Show
Theatre News
RSC returns to NewcastleRSC returns to Newcastle
Theatre News
Brief Encounter With ... Rich HallBrief Encounter With ... Rich Hall
Interviews
Madagascar LiveMadagascar Live
Reviews
Peter Pan prepares for take off! Peter Pan prepares for take off!
Theatre News
Grimm Tales (Tour - Dinnington)Grimm Tales (Tour - Dinnington)
Reviews
Cinderella (Whitley Bay)Cinderella (Whitley Bay)
Reviews
Cinderella (Consett)Cinderella (Consett)
Reviews
The Adventures of Robin Hood (Hexham)The Adventures of Robin Hood (Hexham)
Reviews
Peter Pan (Sunderland)Peter Pan (Sunderland)
Reviews
Sleeping Beauty (Darlington)Sleeping Beauty (Darlington)
Reviews
The Borrowers (Newcastle upon Tyne)The Borrowers (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Reviews
Theatre Royal Panto to be beamed to hospitalised childrenTheatre Royal Panto to be beamed to hospitalised children
Theatre News
Aladdin (Newcastle upon Tyne)Aladdin (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Reviews
WIN! Tickets to see Soul SisterWIN! Tickets to see Soul Sister
Theatre News
Medea (Tour - Newcastle)Medea (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Amazing Grace (Tour - South Shields)Amazing Grace (Tour - South Shields)
Reviews
9 to 5 the Musical (Tour - Sunderland)9 to 5 the Musical (Tour - Sunderland)
Reviews
Blue Boy (Tour - Northern Stage)Blue Boy (Tour - Northern Stage)
Reviews
Ray Mears comes to NewcastleRay Mears comes to Newcastle
Theatre News
Great Expectations (Tour - Darlington)Great Expectations (Tour - Darlington)
Reviews
2013 Priscilla tour to come to Sunderland2013 Priscilla tour to come to Sunderland
Theatre News
The Haunting (Tour - Newcastle)The Haunting (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Winner announced of The Haunting tickets!Winner announced of The Haunting tickets!
Theatre News
Catching up with The Haunting starsCatching up with The Haunting stars
Theatre News
We Will Rock You's first ever world tourWe Will Rock You's first ever world tour
Theatre News
Strictly set for new 2013 tourStrictly set for new 2013 tour
Theatre News
Panto returns to SunderlandPanto returns to Sunderland
Theatre News
Record breaking sales for Playhouse pantoRecord breaking sales for Playhouse panto
Theatre News
Jesus Christ Superstar - Arena TourJesus Christ Superstar - Arena Tour
Reviews
The Sacred Flame (Tour - Newcastle)The Sacred Flame (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Morrissey to close tour as FaginMorrissey to close tour as Fagin
Theatre News
Can we have some more? YES!!Can we have some more? YES!!
Theatre News
Dirty Dancing (Tour - Sunderland)Dirty Dancing (Tour - Sunderland)
Reviews
Oliver! (Tour - Newcastle)Oliver! (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Oliver facts and figuresOliver facts and figures
Theatre News
Oliver! opening night issuesOliver! opening night issues
Theatre News
Theatre Royal launch Aladdin Theatre Royal launch Aladdin
Theatre News
McElderry to star in Dirty Dancing gala performanceMcElderry to star in Dirty Dancing gala performance
Theatre News
Sunderland to host Rocky Horror ShowSunderland to host Rocky Horror Show
Theatre News
North East Panto Guru honouredNorth East Panto Guru honoured
Theatre News
The Prize (Newcastle)The Prize (Newcastle)
Reviews
Hairspray return to the EmpireHairspray return to the Empire
Theatre News
Murder on the Nile (Tour - Newcastle)Murder on the Nile (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Julius Caesar (Tour - Newcastle)Julius Caesar (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
9 to 5 fun to entertain Sunderland9 to 5 fun to entertain Sunderland
Theatre News
Live Theatre summer line upLive Theatre summer line up
Theatre News
42nd Street (Tour - Sunderland)42nd Street (Tour - Sunderland)
Reviews
Daddy Cool set for Sunderland as part of UK TourDaddy Cool set for Sunderland as part of UK Tour
Theatre News
Julius Caesar back to North East homeJulius Caesar back to North East home
Theatre News
North East ready to get into the HabitNorth East ready to get into the Habit
Theatre News
Soul Sister to swing into townSoul Sister to swing into town
Theatre News
Woodhorn call for budding songstersWoodhorn call for budding songsters
Theatre News
Grease (Tour - Newcastle)Grease (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Doctor in the House (Tour - Newcastle)Doctor in the House (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Alf Ramsey returns to North EastAlf Ramsey returns to North East
Theatre News
Wonderful Town (Tour - Newcastle)Wonderful Town (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Three Phantoms (Tour - Newcastle)Three Phantoms (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Summer Grease lightningSummer Grease lightning
Theatre News
Local playwrights receive Royal support for Amazing Grace!Local playwrights receive Royal support for Amazing Grace!
Theatre News
Three Phantoms for three performances only!Three Phantoms for three performances only!
Theatre News
Ansell heads breathtaking four night RhapsodyAnsell heads breathtaking four night Rhapsody
Theatre News
Steel Magnolias (Tour - Newcastle)Steel Magnolias (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
Playhouse pantomime lineup revealedPlayhouse pantomime lineup revealed
Theatre News
Panto star returns to DarlingtonPanto star returns to Darlington
Theatre News
Welch returns to Magnolias in honour of MumWelch returns to Magnolias in honour of Mum
Theatre News
Circus comes to Darlington TheatreCircus comes to Darlington Theatre
Theatre News
Brief Encounter With ... Trisha WardBrief Encounter With ... Trisha Ward
Interviews
Marathon Newcastle run for Oliver!Marathon Newcastle run for Oliver!
Theatre News
Bannerman leaves Pleasures' behindBannerman leaves Pleasures' behind
Theatre News
Travelling Light (Tour - Newcastle)Travelling Light (Tour - Newcastle)
Reviews
ShangHi to come to the North EastShangHi to come to the North East
Theatre News
I Dreamed a Dream (Newcastle)I Dreamed a Dream (Newcastle)
Reviews
Sneak peak at I Dreamed A DreamSneak peak at I Dreamed A Dream
Theatre News
Bette & Joan head for Darlington!Bette & Joan head for Darlington!
Theatre News

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