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Radio Recording

Recently attended Stage 2 for a recording for BBC Radio 4. Everything was well organised and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rob S
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Frankie & Johnny in the clair de lune

Great story, acting n production with most beautiful classical music as a backdrop. Loved it! Worth... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Jill A
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Northern Stage is an exciting, dynamic powerhouse of theatre and creativity in the heart of Newcastle. Bold and ambitious theatre, sunny family shows, a raft of participatory work and a cracking cafe bar; you'll find them all here.
Newcastle Playhouse Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RH, England
+44 191 230 5151
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently attended Stage 2 for a recording for BBC Radio 4. Everything was well organised and the acoustics of the room were excellent.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was so bad I left at the interval. Just two actors shouting at one another in an American accent.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Great story, acting n production with most beautiful classical music as a backdrop. Loved it! Worth much more than the £15 seat!

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 25 May 2018

With a set tonight for Frankie and Johnny that put seats on the stage and the 2 actors (Ruth Everett and Richard Blackwood) as the only cast members it was good to enjoy a more intimate production. Nice simple tale about the complexities of relationships...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I haven't had the pleasure yet of coming to the theatre here but the Foyer Cafe Bar is a great spot for lunch, especially on a hot sunny day as it was when I came here with my mum. Sunshine baking the grass outside where...More

Thank amdgriggs
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Good theatre with nice seating and good views of stage. Staff were friendly and helpful, worth a visit!

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Sting's Shipbuilding story based on Tyneside.Well performed by an enthusiastic cast who tell and sing their way through Sting's homily on the demise of shipbuilding on Tyneside and how the workers can reclaim their honour and glory as craftsman. Great setsand the band is really...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 5 April 2018

On a snowy evening we travelled to a theatre we did not know BUT.... what a night out! What a fabulous performance. The standing ovation was so well deserved. It is a must see - get a ticket!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Our first visit to the Northern Stage and how we will remember it , an excellent performance from all the cast, The stage scenery was dramatic along with the music ,We bought the CD some time ago and were wondering why it took so long...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing night we all had. Emotional and powerful performance from the talented cast. Tears shed across the audience as we remembered 'the yards'. The story felt authentic and the music was marvellous. My husband was a welder in the yards and he was...More

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