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NEWS: Alison Spittle @ The Stand

The giddy and excitable storyteller brings her rich imagery and surreal visuals to The Stand

Wed 25 Jan 2023 | VIEW

NEWS: Sara Pascoe @ Middlesbrough Town Hall

The highly acclaimed comedian, writer, and actor returns to the region for two shows this Spring

Fri 20 Jan 2023 | VIEW

COMEDY REVIEW: Josie Long @ The Stand, Newcastle (15.01.23)

Jonathan Coll discovers a comedian with fire in her belly

Tue 17 Jan 2023 | VIEW

NEWS: Matt Reed @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House 

Anything goes when the Sunderland comedian performs his headline show in Newcastle this month

Fri 6 Jan 2023 | VIEW

NEWS: Josie Long @ The Stand

The mastermind comic brings her thought-provoking, charming and heartfelt show to Newcastle

Wed 4 Jan 2023 | VIEW

NEWS: New Acts New Material Night @ Hops & Cheese

Cheese, beer and brand new comedy – Hilarity Bites offer a dose of all the good stuff in Hartlepool next week

Fri 2 Dec 2022 | VIEW

COMEDY REVIEW: Mark Thomas – Black And White @ The Stand, Newcastle (29.11.22)

Leigh Venus enjoys two hours of intoxicating realpolitik, fusing pop journalism, satire, sing-songs and even a Les Dawson impersonation, in a heady show from the seasoned comedian and activist

Thu 1 Dec 2022 | VIEW

Preview: Kymbra Li @ The Stand, Newcastle

The musical comedian brings her Accidental Rapper show to Newcastle on Monday 28th November

Fri 25 Nov 2022 | VIEW

NEWS: Mark Thomas @ The Stand

The alternative comic brings his mix of stand-up, theatre, journalism and performance art to Newcastle

Tue 22 Nov 2022 | VIEW

COMEDY REVIEW: Dave Gorman – PowerPoint to the People @ Middlesbrough Town Hall (11.11.22)

Dawn Storey enjoys a night of thought-provoking and mind-blowing comedy from the presentations master

Thu 17 Nov 2022 | VIEW

ALBUM REVIEW: @StaggerLeeF discovers @the_go_team’s new album mixes pop with politics, resulting in a petrol bomb i…
Claire Dupree discovers how feminism, identity, immigration and racism have shaped visual artist Jhanee Wilkins’ (…
TRACK REVIEW: Gus Ironside discovers witty lyrics, woozy industrial sounds and much more on @homeofthebadger’s new…
A new exhibition at @laingartgallery delves into the reinvention, appropriation and subversion of Ancient Egyptian…
.@AliWelford navigates the mass of gigs taking place throughout the region celebrating the 10th anniversary of Inde…
.@TracksDarlo’s literary-themed musical evening, HARK!, returns to Darlington’s @HashBarKitchen and features…
TRACK REVIEW: On @itsmccormick’s new single, Niamh Poppleton discovers upbeat guitar melodies and lyrics which disc…
Matt Young speaks to Aaron Duff about @HectorGannet’s poetic new album
ALBUM REVIEW: Robin Webb discovers a subversive assault on the senses on @IamAPureAdult’s new album
NEW ON THE E-ZINE! Multi-instrumentalist May Days In Barcelona (via @PlasticPalace_) reveals a bleakly humorous vid…