Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle
0191 243 1171
Direct from the West End, this show-stopping spectacular celebrates 250 years since the ‘invention’ of the circus – combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, guaranteed to have audiences on the edge of their seats.
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
The Take That lead singer and songwriter is renowned for his singalong classics, and this special performance at Scarborough Open Air Theatre is just one of a handful of dates where Gary will be playing different venues. Throw Patience out the window and get tickets – fast.
The Witham, Barnard Castle
The Anarchist Cook returns – although this time he’s banned from the kitchen and, instead, has to cook up a storm from the garden shed. Using the most unconventional of methods, George creates an evening of inspiring and bizarre stand-up, live cooking and comedy lecture.
Dalby Forest, Scarborough
The phenomenal demand to see this singing sensation – one of the biggest-selling male artists of the decade – has meant that Dalby Forest have had to add another date to their summer concert series. With a new album in the offing, George seems likely to ensure this gig will be a fan’s Paradise.
The Stand, Newcastle
0191 300 9700
Geordie comic Lee Kyle was in an all-male Spice Girls tribute act, then spent a decade as a professional wrestler, before trying his hand at stand up. He insists throughout this show that he isn’t famous – but judging by the quality of his comedy, it’s only a matter of time before he is.