Preview: What Once Was Ours , Sunderland Stages

As part of the Autumn/Winter programme, Sunderland Stages will be exploring youth attitudes towards Brexit. Zest and Half Moon Theatre uses  interviews from over 200 teenagers, from two Remain and two Leave areas of Britain, to highlight the opinions of those too young to vote in the referendum. In fact, one Sunderland College student’s soundbite is… Continue reading Preview: What Once Was Ours , Sunderland Stages

Review: Ballet Cymru, Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Queens Hall Hexham

I don’t like traditional ballet nor do I like traditional Shakespeare, so when I saw that Midsummer Night’s Dream was on at the theatre I decided to challenge myself. And if I am honest, I didn’t enjoy the performance- perhaps I am not well educated in the art of ballet but for me it was… Continue reading Review: Ballet Cymru, Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Queens Hall Hexham

The Graduate Diaries: David Vallance

Name:David Vallance Subject Studied:M.A. English Literature and Philosophy University: University of Glasgow Year Graduated: 2013 What is your new/current role? Head of Content for automotive startup Lease Fetcher   What does that mean exactly? I plan, research and coordinate all the content on the Lease Fetcher website and related platforms. Pretty vague, right? That’s because it is. My role… Continue reading The Graduate Diaries: David Vallance

Preview: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM @ Queens Hall, Hexham

Production Image by Sian Trenberth Photography Just when we thought that Shakespeare could not get any more exciting.  Ballet Cymru are performing a version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.   With classical choreography and a hint of magic the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature. We can expect the… Continue reading Preview: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM @ Queens Hall, Hexham

Preview: Rattle Snakes Comes to Sunderland

Photo Credit:Mark Savage As part part of Sunderland Stages    Open Clasp and Live Theatre in association with York Theatre Royal are bringing Rattle Snake on the 4th October. Rattle Snake is a new piece of theatre that tackles coercive controlling domestic abuse. Taken from real life stories from women who are experiencing this,  the play… Continue reading Preview: Rattle Snakes Comes to Sunderland