North East

Translations (Sheffield Crucible)
By Sophie Bush
Sheffield Theatres' Brian Friel season continues with a "gripping and vibrant" production of his 1980 play, Translations
Key Yorkshire and North East openings this January
By Dan Meyers
Panto season may be over, but Yorkshire and the North East still have plenty to keep away the winter chills this month.
Cinderella (York)
By Dan Meyers
"Cinderella" at York's Theatre Royal proves good Christmas season theatre doesn't only have to be panto.
Edith in the Dark (Harrogate)
By Ron Simpson
Fact meets fiction in Philip Meeks' "ingenious" Christmas offering at Harrogate Theatres.
Aladdin and the Twankeys (York)
By Dan Meyers
If Berwick Kaler's Aladdin and the Twankeys at the York Theatre Royal doesn't get you feeling festive, check you're birth certificate - you may just be called Ebeneezer
The Schoolmistress (Scarborough)
By Ron Simpson
Following the "totally joyous" The Schoolmistress at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre, Ron Simpson suggests a revival of further Arthur Wing Pinero works
Oliver! (Sheffield)
By Sophie Bush
In Daniel Evans' production of Oliver! at the Crucible Sheffield, "I'd Do Anything" encapsulates the cast's feeling towards its artistic director
Jack and the Beanstalk (Sheffield)
By Ruth Kilner
The Lyceum Sheffield's Jack and the Beanstalk brings "the magic of festive times".
Cinderella (Sunderland)
By John Dixon
Jamie Rickers' Buttons steals the show in the Sunderland Empire's production of Cinderella
Aladdin (Darlington)
By John Dixon
The Chuckle Brothers bring Aladdin to you, to me, at the Darlington Civic Theatre