Northeast

Cox & Box - Mrs Bouncer's Legacy (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 10 Jul 2014 · Scarborough

Sir Arthur Sullivan's one act comic opera is reinvented with a brand new second act.

Beryl (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 3 Jul 2014 · Leeds

As cycling fever hits Yorkshire, the Playhouse presents Maxine Peake's account of the life of one the region's great cycling heroes

Brief Encounter With ... Norman Pace
By John Dixon · 6 Jun 2014 · Sunderland

Popular TV comedian Norman Pace talks about swapping tickles for tassels for the role of Buffalo Bill in the touring production of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun.

Untold Stories (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 6 Jun 2014 · Leeds

The Playhouse's celebration of Alan Bennett continues with this highly personal piece covering the playwright's upbringing in Armley

Annie Get Your Gun (Tour - Sunderland Empire)
By John Dixon · 5 Jun 2014 · Sunderland

Irving Berlin's classic musical aims its sights on Sunderland.

The Last Train to Scarborough (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson · 5 Jun 2014 · Scarborough

Set in Yorkshire 1914, Andrew Martin's crime thriller "is a pleasing diversion, but doesn't really excite".

Enjoy (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 28 May 2014 · Leeds

James Brining's revival of Alan Bennett's 1980 play suggests the work "improves as the years pass"

Boeing Boeing (Crucible Theatre)
By Ruth Kilner · 22 May 2014 · Sheffield

Jonathan Humphreys' adaptation of Camoletti's classic French farce takes off in Sheffield.

Blithe Spirit (Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers · 22 May 2014 · York

Damian Cruden's adaptation of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit ghosts into York

Stars announced amid panto wars in the Northeast
By John Dixon · 20 May 2014 · Sunderland

So you thought panto season was behind us? Oh no it isn't!