What's On

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RSC: HENRY IV Part I
Date: Tue 30th Sep 2014 Time: 7.30pm

Henry IV’s health is failing and he is uncertain that Prince Hal will be a worthy heir. Shakespeare’s epic, comic and thrilling two plays reach a heart-breaking conclusion in this production which comes to Newcastle direct from the RSC’s home in Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • Ticket Price: From 13 (+ 95p - 1.95 booking fee)
  • Touch Tour Time: Call box office to request
  • Ticket Office Number: 08448 11 21 21
ROOKERY NOOK
Date: Wed 1st Oct 2014 Time: 2pm

She’s pretty, wears pink pyjamas and turns up unexpectedly at Rookery Nook, a rented holiday home in Somerset. Local tongues begin to wag in the quiet seaside town of Chumpton-on-Sea and so begins a chaos of embarrassments, excuses and evasions, minor deceptions and major misunderstandings.

  • Ticket Price: 10 (reduced from 13 - 20)
  • Touch Tour Time: 1pm (by request only)
  • Ticket Office Number: 017687 74411
MISS SAIGON
Date: Sat 4th Oct 2014 Time: 2.30pm

This epic love story tells the tragic tale of a young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris – but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

  • Ticket Price: 33.75 (Reduced from 67.50)
  • Touch Tour Time: 12.45pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 0844 482 5165
THE GREAT GATSBY
Date: Sat 4th Oct 2014 Time: 2.30pm

Discover the heady, indulgent days of New York's Long Island during the glamorous 1920s as Northern Ballet brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby to the stage.

  • Ticket Price: 18.75 (Reduced from 37.50)
  • Touch Tour Time: 12.45pm, Workshop from 11am
  • Ticket Office Number: 0115 989 5555
WAR HORSE
Date: Sat 4th Oct 2014 Time: 2.30pm

War Horse tells the powerful and uplifting story of young Albert, his beloved horse Joey, and the unimaginable obstacles they overcome both individually and together. At the heart of the show are life-sized puppets which bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.

  • Ticket Price: 16.90 - 58.90 plus 2.85 booking fee
  • Touch Tour Time: 12.30pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 0844 871 7677