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What’s On June

Our selection of some of the best events in the region



THEATRE & MUSICALS

9-14
Dance 'Til Dawn - starring Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
0844 811 2121
www.theatreroyal.co.uk

16-21
Evita
Sunderland Empire Theatre
0844 871 3033
www.sunderlandempire.org.uk

16-21
Things We Do For Love
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
0844 811 2121
www.theatreroyal.co.uk

23-28
Thriller Live - celebrating the career of Michael Jackson
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
0844 811 2121
www.theatreroyal.co.uk

 

COMEDY & CHAT


 

13
Funny Bones Comedy Club
Durham Gala Theatre
0191 332 4041
www.galadurham.co.uk





MUSIC: JAZZ, BLUES, FOLK



20
Junco Partners
Whitley Bay Playhouse
0844 248 1588
www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk

 
21
Durham Blues Festival
Durham Gala Theatre
0191 332 4041
www.galadurham.co.uk
 
26
What Happens? A tribute to Langston Hughes
Berwick Maltings Theatre 
01289 330999
www.maltingsberwick.co.uk 

26
David Gray plus John Smith
The Sage Gateshead
0191 443 4661
www.thesagegateshead.org

 

ROCK & POP



22 & 23
Robbie Williams
Metro Arena, Newcastle
0844 493 4567
www.metroradioarena.co.uk


21
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
The Sage Gateshead
0191 443 4661
www.thesagegateshead.org


CLASSICAL, OPERA & BALLET
 

28
Opera North: Gotterdammerung
The Sage Gateshead
0191 443 4661
www.thesagegateshead.org


 




Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham There is one last chance to catch a concert in the North East by this fine Scots duo on their 2015 English tour. The pair, who have toured together since 1988 to packed concert halls all over the world, are performing at Masham Town Hall in north Yorkshire on 25 April. The two have won the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Duo Award and been nominated in the Scottish Traditional Music Awards for Live Act of the Year. Aly was a founder member of the Boys o

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Midge Ure on tour

Midge Ure on tour

Midge Ure has teamed up with two talented musicians to go out on the road as an acoustic three-piece band. Their Breathe Again tour – so called because Midge is revisiting his album Breathe 20 years after its launch – lands at the Sage Gateshead on 27 June. The trio will play all the tracks from Breathe as well as some of Midge’s former hits, this time given a new lease of life with an acoustic flavour. Cole Stacey and Jospeh O’Keele from the band India Electric Co join Midge and br

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Theatre Royal goes Wilde

Theatre Royal goes Wilde

Much-loved television star David Suchet is coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal in a brand new guise as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, Mon 8 – Sat 13 June 2015. One of the funniest plays in the English language, Oscar Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian manners is guaranteed to have Newcastle audiences laughing out loud. The play revolves round the lives of two bachelor friends, upper-crust dandy Algernon Moncrieff and the most reliable John Worthing J.P. who lead double lives

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Queen of crime’s best-seller

Queen of crime’s best-seller

The world’s best-selling mystery comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal in the shape of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None from 27 July-1 August. The production marks the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth, and the tenth anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company.The plot revolves round a group of ten strangers lured to a remote island off the coast of Devon. They discover that their host, an eccentric millionaire, is missing. At dinner a recorded message is played acc

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Robert Cray comes 'home'

Robert Cray comes 'home'

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter Robert Cray is returning to the UK and plays Sage Gateshead on 13 October.Following No1 chart success with his 2014 studio release ‘In My Soul’, and awards including five Grammies, the multi-platinum-selling artist said: "For 30 years now, you've made us feel like we're always coming home.” Over four decades Robert Cray has laid down track after track of good-time, uptown, low-down blues, and has been known as one of the most popular artists in blues

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Robert Cray comes 'home'...

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter Robert Cray is returning to the UK and plays Sage Gateshead on 13 October.Following No1 cha...