Review: Road. Northern Stage

‘Road’ was Farnworth-born, Jim Cartwright’s first play – written during a time of much social tension – and first performed back in 1986 at The Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. The play shines a brutally honest light on the microcosm of an unnamed road in Northern England. A road that might well have existed at the … Continue reading Review: Road. Northern Stage

Review: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff. Northern Stage

Image: Pamela Raith If you’re not already a big fan of ‘The Young’uns’ and their absolutely authentic, primarily acapella folk music, then I’d recommend you add them to your playlist without further delay. Last night in Newcastle – they were magnificent, moving, extremely funny, humble – and I think maybe a little-bit proud that the … Continue reading Review: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff. Northern Stage