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16th September 2014 to 20th September 2014

Gregory's Girl

Bill Forsyth

“Hard work being in love, eh? Especially when you don't know which girl it is.” 

Gregory has never been much interested in girls – until now. The gangling, gormless teenager undergoes a hilarious emotional awakening when he eventually falls for one.

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7th October 2014 to 11th October 2014

Habeas Corpus

Alan Bennett

“The longer I practise medicine, the more convinced I am there are only two types of cases: those that involve taking the trousers off and those that don't.”

Mismanaged lust, mistaken identity, dropped trousers; Alan Bennett’s blissfully funny romp has all the ingredients of a classic fa

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28th October 2014 to 1st November 2014

The People's Play 2014: In My Father's House

Patrick Robertson

We are pleased to announce the winner of the People's Play is Patrick Robertson's play: In My Father's House.

When Adam returns home for his father’s funeral, the atmosphere is tense with his religious mother, his sister Sophie and Adam’s partner Ben trying to help build bridges.

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11th November 2014 to 15th November 2014

Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller

“I am not a dime a dozen! I am Willy Loman…!”

Willy Loman is a troubled man. Struggling to cope with his job and his disintegrating family, and tormented by the success of seemingly everyone else, he teeters on the edge of breakdown.

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6th December 2014 to 14th December 2014

Rapunzel

Philip Meeks

“Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair!”

The People’s Panto has become something of a Newcastle institution in recent years, so we’re proud to present the latest seasonal show from our regular production team, written once again by award-winning writer Philip Meeks. 

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20th January 2015 to 24th January 2015

Daisy Pulls It Off

Denise Deegan

“My goodness, someone's playing a first rate game of hockey over there.”

It's 1927, and Daisy Meredith is the poor-but-clever elementary school girl who thinks it would be absolutely topping to go to Grangewood School for Young Ladies - "the jolliest school in England".

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10th February 2015 to 14th February 2015

Taking Sides

Ronald Harwood

“I don’t see a great artist – I see an ordinary guy.”

 In post-war Berlin, conductor William Furtwängler faces questioning from an American officer determined to uncover evidence that the maestro was not a saviour of Jews, but a willing collaborator with the Nazi regime.<

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