Are you curious about what goes on behind the curtain at Northern Stage? Or, where Northern Stage got its name?

Now's your chance as we lift up the curtain for you to explore. Come have a nosey around and discover the hidden histories and places of Northern Stage in an exciting and engaging guided tour of the theatre.

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About the Tours:

From opening its doors as the University Theatre in 1970, to reopening in 2006 as Northern Stage to the present day, this 1-hour tour will take you on a journey behind the scenes of our theatre as you learn more about the history of Northern Stage, while discovering more about our future with current and upcoming productions.

After quenching your curiosity the tour will end at the Northern Stage Café Bar where you can relax and enjoy a free hot drink with choice of freshly baked cake.

Please note that there is a maximum of 12 people per tour.


Saturday 7th August 2021

Saturday 2nd October 2021

Saturday 4th December 2021

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All our tours are aimed to be fully accessible; if you have any particular access needs or questions about the tours, please do get in touch here: [email protected] or you can call the Box Office on 0191 230 5151.