In Full

What's On in Full

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including the latest stage incarnation of TV’s Strictly Come Dancing and a musical version of the hit drama series Fat Friends

Here’s our third round-up of 2018 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by Brendan Croker, Motionless in White and This is the Kit.

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society received help from VODA to secure funding.

It’s a first for Snow White at society

Featuring plenty of glitz and glamour, along with thrilling musical numbers and remarkable sets and costumes, Whitley Bay Pantomime Society will be taking on a classic that it has never performed before.

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Northern Stars Documentary Academy Showcase event at the Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne. Filmmakers during the Q&A chaired by Lead Filmmaker, Sean McKenna.

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Young filmmakers shine

Young filmmakers from the north east enjoyed a red carpet premiere of documentary films they made in association with Tyneside Cinema and intu.

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney in Dance To The Music

Pals to dance through time

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney are to team up in a new smash hit dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.

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Tony Maudsley as Kenneth in Benidorm.

Spring - 'tis a season to be jolly at Newcastle Theatre Royal

A theatrical treasure chest of riches, featuring breath-taking dance, thought-provoking drama, feel-good musicals and family shows are on the cards this season and beyond at Newcastle Theatre Royal.
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The panto cast

REVIEW: Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Tyne Theatre, until December 31

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without going to see a panto of some kind for me.

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A display by the Inner Wheel Club of North Shields at St Columba's Christmas Tree Festival.

Tree-mendous Christmas displays at North Shields

Almost 20 different community groups came together to join in a Festival of Christmas Trees.

Pupils shine in Sage show

Pupils shine in Sage show

Pupils from a North Shields school were involved in a concert with over 400 schoolchildren at the Sage, Gateshead.

Panto swashbuckles in

Panto swashbuckles in

The Exchange in North Shields will host its first pantomime this Christmas as Robin Hood swashbuckles into town.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

Alexandra Burke

Strictly Come Dancing tour pairings announced, with show at Newcastle

The celebrity dancers and their professional partners for the 2018 Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour, including Newcastle, have been announced today.
Theatre and Comedy
A Pot Noodle

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.
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Peter Kay

Peter Kay UK tour cancelled including 7 shows in Newcastle, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has announced he is cancelling his Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.
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North east magician Chris Cross and comedian Gavin Webster switched on the Christmas lights at The Pie Shop in North Shields.

Geordie stars light up The Pie Shop

Customers got a Christmas sur-pies when they went to tuck into their favourite Geordie snack.

Takdir, Whitley Bay.

MEAL REVIEW: Takdir, Whitley Bay

A move along the road spells a move in a modern direction for Indian restaurant Takdir.

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A good Christmas moan

A good Christmas moan

‘Tis the season to be...miserable as sin, according to popular Geordie comedian Gavin Webster.

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The cast of Cinderella which will take place at the Playhouse, Whitley Bay.

It’s panto time again for wor Cinderella

It’s panto time again ... oh yes it is.

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Game of Thrones star narrates dazzling retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in North East-made film

A gripping film telling the backstory to a mysterious fairy tale character has been put together in the North East - and you can watch it for free.
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Lyn Paul is back in the role of Mrs Johnstone

REVIEW: Blood Brothers, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday (December 2)

The instantaneous and prolonged standing ovation at the end of Monday's opening night at the Sunderland Empire said it all - Blood Brothers is bloody brilliant!
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