Newcastle upon Tyne Theatre News and Reviews

Miracle on 34th Street returns for UK Christmas tour
The production begins its tour in Croydon in November
Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86
Friel was the author of plays such as Dancing at Lughnasa and Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Test your theatre knowledge: Julie Andrews
To celebrate the 80th birthday of Julie Andrews, test your knowledge of the Dame with our quiz
26 theatre openings that should be on your radar in October
We take a look at some of the major theatre openings around the UK
First look at Pixie Lott as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's
Nikolai Foster's production opens at the Leicester Curve in March next year
The Famous Victories of Henry V (RSC tour)
This RSC schools production proves tremendous fun
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tour)
By Michael Davies
The UK tour of Jerry Mitchell's award-winning musical hits the ground running
Cyrano de Bergerac (Royal and Derngate, Northampton)
Nigel Barrett comes to the fore in a sluggish production
The Producers (Tour)
By Miriam Zendle
An all-star cast impress in Mel Brooks's musical
King Lear (Northern Broadsides - Tour)
Jonathan Miller's production is agile, enjoyable and thoroughly interesting