What's On This Week
For one night only, former Newcastle United, Everton, Liverpool and England player Peter Beardsley will be chatting to one of Newcastle United’s greatest ever midfielders Rob Lee. The evening will be hosted by compere Perry Groves from Talksport.
If the recent Murder on the Orient Express adaptation has whetted your appetite for Agatha Christie, check out this suspenseful play by the queen of crime. Carla le Marchant’s father has been murdered and she has assembled five suspects, but the question is – whodunnit?
Adam Rowe sold out 24 consecutive nights at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was recently crowned English Comedian of the Year, which means his show certainly isn’t short on laughs.
Tim Albery’s production of Madama Butterfly tells the heart-wrenching story of a young Japanese woman who is driven to despair after marrying a dashing American naval officer. French soprano Anne Sophie Duprels has received critical acclaim in the leading role of Cio-Cio San.
Carl Hutchinson brings his award-winning brand of comedy to Bishop Auckland. After Carl’s plain-talking hilarity, The Kagools bring their wordless buffoonery to the stage followed by Tony Jameson’s whimsical rambling.
Edinburgh Fringe’s Best Newcomer nominee Chris Washington brings joke-telling back to simplicity with his relatable and heart-warming style to Barnard Castle, and is joined by latest holder of the BBC New Comedy Award, Heidi Regan, who will try to convince you why Shark Attack III is the Godfather III of shark films.
Explore the secret lives of trees at this exhibition, which combines photographs, poetry, prose, word art and 3D work to introduce visitors to seven different trees. During its time in Newcastle, seven of the city’s trees will also be added to the exhibition.
A BBC Young Generation Artist, Northumberland native Kitty has since toured the world, including performing at the esteemed Wigmore Hall. The award-winning mezzo soprano is coming back home for this very special concert.