Gateshead Theatre News and Reviews

Matilda UK tour extends with new dates and venues announced
Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's musical will continue on into 2019
Garry Robson: 'Our stages need to reflect how diverse this country is'
As he prepares to open in the third Ramps on the Moon project Our Country's Good, actor Garry Robson explains why the approach and attitude to disability in theatre is slowly changing
The Full Monty final tour dates and casting announced
The Olivier Award-nominated show will embark on a final tour
Ken Dodd dies aged 90
The legendary comedian from Liverpool was best known for stand-up comedy shows that would last for hours
Review: Brighton Rock (York Theatre Royal)
By James Willstrop
Bryony Lavery adapts Graham Greene's novel about Brighton gangsters
Review: A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer (Liverpool Playhouse)
By Robin Brown
Bryony Kimmings' play, seen at the National Theatre in 2016, is an examination of life with a cancer diagnosis
Review: As You Like It (Richmond Theatre)
Shared Experience and Theatre by the Lake's touring production comes to Richmond
Review: Awful Auntie (Richmond Theatre)
The stage adaptation of David Walliams' book is embarking on a UK tour
Review: Nativity! The Musical (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
By Diane Parkes
Debbie Isitt's production opens in Birmingham ahead of a UK tour and a run at the London Eventim Apollo