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Mobile Tours the UK

Friday, April 28, 2017

Exploring the experiences, benefits and potential costs of social mobility, The Paper Birds are hitting the road, caravan in tow, with Mobile an inventive and intimate piece of verbatim theatre about class, family, aspiration and belonging; based on personal testimonies collected in community workshops, research by collaborator Prof. Sam Friedman, and the company’s own lives.

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour team at the 2017 Olivier Awards

Our Ladies wins Best New Comedy at 2017 Olivier Awards

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre’s raucous hit show, has won the Best New Comedy Award at the 2017 Olivier Awards. Following its critically acclaimed run at the National Theatre in London last year the show had also picked up a nomination in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for which the eight cast members shared a nomination.

Cast anounced for new production of Patrick Marber’s play The Red Lion at Live Theatre, Newcastle

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Live Theatre’s new production of The Red Lion written by Patrick Marber, has now been fully cast. Stephen Tompkinson, well known for his TV appearances as DCI Banks, and who previously appeared at Live Theatre as the lead in Faith & Cold Reading, is re-united with Harrigan co-star John Bowler. They will be joined by up and coming actor Dean Bone cast as the young football player, Jordan. Dean, originally from Gateshead, has had lead roles in Live Theatre’s recent productions The Savage and The Terminal Velocity of Snowflakes having started in Live’s Youth Theatre.

Cast announced for dementia drama

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A talented cast of local actors, Chris Connel, Helen Embleton, Jess Johnston, Pete Peverly and Laura Norton will bring to life the real-life experiences of those whose lives have been dramatically impacted by dementia.