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I spend a lot of time at either the cinema or theatre. You will then find reviews from these films and shows!

Posts tagged “Theatre Royal

Blood Brothers (UK Tour) Review

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Cast
Mrs Johnstone – Lyn Paul
Narrator – Dean Chisnall
Mickey – Sean Jones
Eddie – Mark Hutchinson
Sammy – Adam Search
Linda – Danielle Corlass
Mr Lyons – Tim Churchill
Donna Marie/Miss Jones – Laura Harrison
Mrs Lyons – Sarah Jane Buckley

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Friday 17th March 2017

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Million Dollar Quartet (UK Tour) Review

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Cast

Jason Donovan – Sam Phillips

Ross William Wild – Elvis Presley

Matthew Wycliffe – Carl Perkins

Robbie Durham – Johnny Cash

Ashley Carruthers – Jerry Lee Lewis

Katie Ray – Dyanne

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Wednesday 8th March 2017

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The Play That Goes Wrong (UK Tour) Review

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Cast

Graeme Rooney – Trevor
Katie Bernstein – Annie
Patrick Warner – Chris
Jason Callender – Jonathan
Edward Judge – Robert
Edward Howells – Dennis
Meg Mortell – Sandra
Alastair Kirton – Max
Natasha Culley – Clire Rice
James Watterson – Arthur Ingleberry
Helana Muir – Doris Henderson
Matthew Howell – Jimbo Jones

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Wednesday 18th January 2017

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Mary Poppins (UK Tour) Review

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Cast

Zizi Strallen – Mary Poppins

Matt Lee – Bert

Antony Lawrence – George Banks

Rebecca Lock – Winifred Banks

Violet Tucker – Jane Banks

Finley Miller – Michael Banks

Wendy Ferguson – Mrs Brill

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 18th October 2016

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Inside View: No Man’s Land

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This year I signed up to become a Friend of the Theatre Royal which means you get discounts for the Theatre tickets, priority booking and other perks. Such as Inside View events, I had no idea about these until getting my first newsletter ahead of the new season going on sale. When I read about them thought it sounded very interesting getting an insight into a show and possible appearance by cast members. As soon as I saw that one was down for No Man’s Land and £2 more expensive than normal I just had to go for it and hope Ian McKellen and/or Patrick Stewart would be involved.

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Stage Door – Ian McKellen

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There was a little bit of a gap between Sir Pat coming out the door to Sir Ian making an appearance and you could feel the excitement building as he was spotted inside the Theatre ready to come out!

He was absolutely fantastic working down the line signing autographs and the best part having photos taken with people as well! Luckily I made friends in the queue and asked if they could take my photo and I would return the favour which worked out perfectly.

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Stage Door – Patrick Stewart

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The queue from the stage door down the side of the Theatre reached the other street, incredible! It actually worked out very well that everyone did that as the actors just worked down the line signing everything (to do with the production) in sight!

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No Man’s Land (UK Tour) Review

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Cast

Ian McKellen – Spooner

Patrick Stewart – Hirst

Owen Teale – Briggs

Damien Molony – Foster

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Wednesday 17th August 2016 (7:30pm)

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Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Day!

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Today is eventually the day when I am going to see these two legends on stage! I haven’t even had to travel to London as they have been so kind to do a small tour of the play and come up to Newcastle. It feels like I have been waiting forever to see it after having the tickets for months and months, I am sure it will be worth the wait (and missing the Newcastle United match).

I think I will even attempt the stage door to see if I can catch a glimpse of them leaving, possible autograph/photos!

August 17th = Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Day


Chicago (UK Tour) Review

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Cast *

Hayley Tamaddon – Roxie Hart

 Sophie Carmen Jones – Velma Kelly

 John Partridge – Billy Flynn

– Matron ‘Mama’ Morton

 Neil Ditt – Amos Hart

AD Richardson – Mary Sunshine

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Date: Monday 1st August 2016

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