When researching our new play Tyne, about the river, we came across lots of great images of our river. Tyne by Michael Chaplin is on at Live Theatre, Newcastle…
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Cast confirmed for Tyne, which returns both north and south of river next spring
We have confirmed two new cast members for Tyne, Nicholas Lumley, who starred in the recent national tour of The Pitmen Painters, and in Close the Coalhouse Door, will take the role of Ralph. Zita Frith who appeared in A Northern Odyssey at Live Theatre will take over the role of Kate. They will join other members of the original cast Phil Corbitt, Paul Dodds, Jane Holman, Zoe Lambert and Assad Zaman who all reprise their roles.
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Single Theatre Instance - The Customs House
After is sell out run at Live Theatre Tyne returns in 2014 and run at The Customs House South Shields from Wednesday 26 February to Saturday 1 March
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We are delighted that after its sell out run in 2014 Tyne returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal from Tuesday 4 to Saturday 8 March.
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PHOTOGRAPHY of Newcastle and the North East - New...
Here's a picture of the BALTIC Tavern on Broad Chare from the 1980s. Someone notes 'The wall behind the bar had lots of different foreign currency pinned to it, donated by sailors from all the ships that used to come in to the Tyne.'
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Phil Corbitt
As a Native North East actor Phil’s has appeared in numerous television dramas based in the region including most recently the second series of Vera for ITV 1, Harry and Catherine Cookson’s Cinder Path. Phil other television work includes playing Rick The Builder in several episodes of Coronation Street for ITV, The Royal Today, Doctors, Shameless, Dalziel & Pascoe and Emmerdale to name but a few.
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Assad Zaman
Originally from Elswick in the West End of Newcastle and recently graduated from Manchester School of Theatre, Live Theatre is pleased to welcome Assad back to Newcastle for his first professional stage appearance in Tyne.
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Zoe Lambert
Zoe is delighted to be a part of Live Theatre’s birthday celebrations and shocked to find that she’s older than the company. She has been living in the North East for 18 years and has worked with many companies in the region, Live Theatre itself, Northern Stage, Open Clasp, November Club to name some. For Live Theatre she has done Tales From The Backyard, Cabaret, First Draft and Personal Belongings.
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George Irving
Originally from South Shields, it is almost 40 years since George Irving last appeared on stage in his native North East.
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Jane Holman
Jane has been in productions at Live in each of the last four decades – from touring panto in 1981 to last year’s revival of Close the Coalhouse Door, a co-production with Northern Stag
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Victoria Elliott
Victoria is delighted to be returning to Live Theatre to celebrate their big 4-0! Her theatre credits include: 13.1, Jump, Me and Cilla, A Nightingale Sang in Eldon Square, Lush Life and First Draft at Live Theatre, Two, As You Like It at Royal Exchange, Oh What a Lovely War!, Wind in the Willows, Hansel and Gretel, Pub Quiz at Northern Stage and Cooking with Elvis at Hull Truck.
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Paul Dodds
Tyne is Paul’s first appearance at Live Theatre. Trained at The Oxford School of Drama, Paul's theatre credits include: Timon of Athens, Antigone, The Cherry Orchard, The White Guard (National Theatre); Of Mice And Men, The Bomb (Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster); The Monster Under The Bed (Polka); The Croak, Birdboy, The Bomb, Scorcher, Warrior Square (Action Transport); The Leather Boy (Chester Gateway); The Stones (Travelling Light); Thank God For Cod and This Other Me.
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This is the cover of Michael Chaplin's book, based on the stories of the people he met walking the tidal length of the Tyne and written as Port of Tyne's writer-in-residence.
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The inner workings of some of the Swing Bridge.
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But the Swing Bridge needs constant maintainance to ensure it continues to run smoothly.
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The machinery and workings were very solidly built and beautiful.