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Cinema Politica


A monthly film and documentary screening followed by stimulating debates led by experts with knowledge on the film topic.
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Alice in Wonderland

Sat 25 Nov - Sat 6 Jan

Follow Alice into Wonderland this Christmas!
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Mon 27 - Wed 29 Nov

Newcastle University Theatre Society present their latest production.
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Tue 5 - Sat 30 Dec

An early years' favourite about a tiny penguin who is just finding his feet.
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The Suggestibles' Impro-Pantso

Sat 16 & Thu 21 Dec

It’s a Panto, but not as you know it! Read more

The War of the Worlds

Wed 31 Jan - Sat 10 Feb

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The Department of Distractions

Fri 2 - Sat 10 Feb

You see their work – but you never see them...
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Field Music and the Open Here Orchestra

Fri 2 - Sat 3 Feb

Field Music will play three specially-staged performances at Northern Stage
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The Storyteller with Chris Bostock

First Saturday of every month

Join Chris Bostock, The Storyteller, to hear some of the stories he has collected from all around the world.
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A Pacifist's Guide to the War On Cancer

Wed 7 - Sat 10 Feb

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The Owl and The Pussycat

Tue 13 - Sat 17 Feb

SPLASH! On to an unexpected sea voyage to a curious land.
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Black Men Walking

Thu 15 - Sat 17 Feb

Thomas, Matthew and Richard walk...
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Edinburgh Fringe must-see phenomenon and Olivier Award winning improvisers come to Northern StageRead more

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical - Family Show

Sat 17 Feb

Grownups take heed – we ONLY take suggestions from kids!Read more

Royal Shakespeare Company: Hamlet

Tue 20 - Sat 24 Feb

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Fri 9 - Sat 10 Mar

An immediate, immersive experience that will change the way you think about young people in care and beyond.
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The Last Ship

Mon 12 Mar - Sat 7 Apr

Sting's personal, political and passionate musical comes home to Newcastle.
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Fall Out

Tue 13 - Wed 14 Mar

A journey of love, loss and self-discovery.
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Sophie Willan: Branded

Thu 15 Mar

Expect a raucous hour like no other from this unapologetic young powerhouse.
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Thu 22 - Sat 24 Mar What is a veteran? Survivor? Hero? Mad Man?Read more

The Boy Who Climbed Into The Moon

Fri 6 - Sat 7 Apr

A magical tale of big ideas and sky-high courage.
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Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Fri 20 - Sat 21 Apr

Your passport to saner living
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Where Do We Stand?

Wed 25 - Sat 28 Apr

A kaleidoscopic view of the state of our young nation through the eyes, ears, spirits and minds of Generation Z.
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Great Northern Slam

16 of the best slam poets in the North have 3 minutes each to wow with their creations. Read more

Brighton Rock

Tue 1 - Sat 5 May

An unmissable version of this gripping noir thriller.
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Newcastle Poetry Festival

Thu 3 - Sat 5 May

A showcase of the best UK and international poets writing today.
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Windrush: Movement of the People

Wed 9 - Thu 10 May

Phoenix Dance’s thrilling new dance piece celebrating the 70th anniversary of SS Empire Windrush’s arrival.
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The Leftovers

Mon 15 May

A comic and stirring contemporary musical about the pitfalls of artistic interpretation.
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Frankie and Johnny In The Clair De lune

Mon 21 May - Sat 2 Jun

An intimate look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance.
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Launch Day

A celebration of the working class and shipbuilding in all its industrial glory. Read more


Fri 8 - Sat 9 Jun

An original contemporary myth about humanity, gender and sexualities.
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The Believers Are But Brothers

Thu 14 - Sat 16 Jun

A Fringe First award winning multi-media show
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