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Excellent community theatre

Beautiful building. Volunteer run theatre that produces excellent plays - huge variety and always... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Murder Mystery

First visit since this venue was updated. A lot of money been spent on the bar area, allowing much... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Stephenson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5QF, England
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Following a typically awkward / off-colour gang show we tried to leave via the green signs marked 'EXIT' rather than the emergency exits. Round the corner, down the stairs. Padlocked. They had used firecrackers and pyrotechnics during the performance. The consequences of such incompetence are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw Trainspotting there and it was a brilliant production in every way. Performances were spot on and technical aspects handled really well including video feeds.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Beautiful building. Volunteer run theatre that produces excellent plays - huge variety and always well executed. I attend regularly and have never been disappointed. To show the range, their two latest productions were Trainspotting and The 39 Steps. If you want an entertaining evening at...More

Thank hawksword
Reviewed 2 April 2018

First visit since this venue was updated. A lot of money been spent on the bar area, allowing much better use of the space. Auditorium a bit warm but the play was excellent, good night out and not as expensive as the mainstream theatre.

Thank Engie_13
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The peoples Theatre hosts visiting groups as well as mounting 12/13 productions of its own . This week I stewarded for Go Back for Murder .... as a member of the Theatre , it’s one of the jobs on offer to make this amateur Theatre...More

Thank sally-copps49
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Went to see "Go back for Murder" and had a very enjoyable evening -did not guess who had committed the crime.Very well acted.Lovely new foyer,bar and entrance.Friendly and helpful Staff.Will be back for more shows and would recommend anyone to visit.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A well run theatre with helpful friendly staff. Nicely stocked reasonably priced bar. Very accessible. Limited parking but parking in the near by streets seems to be the ‘norm’.

Thank emloue
Reviewed 16 September 2017

There has been a programme of refurbishment going on here for some time. I am happy to say that I am delighted with what I now see when entering the theatre. It is brighter, fresher and a much more pleasurable pre show experience. This theatre...More

Thank JohnA1943
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is a 500 seat theatre run by volunteers with productions every month, all by amateurs. V high standard and enjoyable. Front of house has recently been refurbished, and has a friendly bar. Go, and support local theatre!

Thank NorthEastMe999
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Nice, refurbished little theatre. The show (The Ladykillers) was excellent. Looking forward to returning.

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Just moved to the area and thought i would drop and see a great play. Though the place is still being renovated is looks good and should be even better when finished. People were friendly and the play was good too. They had a bar....More

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