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Little Red Riding Hood

Tue 2nd December / Various / From only £9

DARE YOU GO INTO THE WOODS? Announcing the return of Ray Spencer as Granny Hood! This Christmas we are delighted to be staging a brand new family pantomime based on the classic fairytale, Little Red Riding Hood. Join Red Riding Hood as she sets off on an adventure to Grandma's house but beware, an evil Wolf is lurking in the woods and he'll do anything to stop her! Packed full of laughs, songs, comedy routines and plenty of bite; ...

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I Left My Heart in Roker Park

Fri 19th September / 7.30pm / 2.30pm (Friday only) / £9 / £7 conc / £6 Friends

I LEFT MY HEART IN ROKER PARK & EXTRA TIME AT THE STADIUM OF LIGHT By Tom Kelly A one-man play performed by Paul Dunn This one-man play opens with Kevin Halliday, a die-hard Sunderland supporter, recalling the demolition of Roker Park, during the summer of 1997. Kevin compares his life and loves with Sunderland Football Club. In January 2004, we move into extra time at the Stadium of Light. The play was staged and staged in 1997, 1998 ...

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One Direction: Where We Are Tour - Concert Film

Sat 11th October / Vary / £8.00

ONE DIRECTION ARE COMING TO CINEMAS GLOBALLY FOR ONE UNMISSABLE WEEKEND THIS OCTOBER WITH THEIR FIRST EVER CONCERT FILM ON THE BIG SCREEN! Join the world’s biggest band on stage from the Italian leg of their record breaking tour. Filmed live at the iconic San Siro Stadium, Milan, this stunning and exclusive 75 minute concert film also features an additional never before seen 15 minute cinema segment filmed with the boys themselves. This is the ultimate musical cinematic experience ...

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Definitive Bublé

Fri 5th September / 7.45pm / £16 / £14 Conc

Europe’s No 1 Michael Bublé Tribute. Jason Porter’s show features all the hits including Beautiful Day, Home and Haven’t Met You Yet as well as big band and Rat Pack numbers from the heydays of swing.

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Chris Ryan

Mon 15th September / 7.45pm / £16 / £15 Friends / £24 Meal Deal (two course supper)

The former SAS commander and best-selling author will draw on his experiences from his 10 years in the Special Air Service and his involvement in both overt and covert operations. Since leaving the Special Forces Chris has become an author, selling more than four million books and creating a new military fiction genre.  He'll also give an insight into his new book Hunter - Killer.

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Over the Rainbow - The Eva Cassidy Story

Tue 16th September / 7.45pm / £19.50 / £18 Conc. / £31.50 Meal Deal (two-course meal)

Over the Rainbow is a compelling award-winning Musical, which tells the Life Story of this legendary artist, following Eva’s life through dramatic scenes and stunning live renditions of her music including a haunting interpretation of ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow.’ This Award Winning Show has received plaudits from the Eva Cassidy Band and members of her family and contains projection and original footage from Eva Cassidy’s life, from an early age to her first professional gig aged 18, her first ...

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Lucky Numbers

Wed 15th October / 7.30pm / 2.30pm (Sat 18th & Thurs 23rd only) / £15 / £14 Concessions / £26 Evening Meal Deal

She’s back! The award-winning Newcastle comedy farce centred around a cantankerous, forgetful gran in possession of a winning lottery ticket, makes a welcome stop home as it enjoys productions around the world. Pat Dunn (Dot in Hebburn) reprises the hilarious and poignant role that she created when the play won the People’s Play Award in 2008. After productions at the People’s Theatre and The Customs House, the play has also been produced at the Royal Court Liverpool, in New ...

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White Christmas

Mon 1st December / Times Vary / £5, £4 conc., £2.50 Friends

Bob Wallace (Crosby) and Phil Davis (Kaye) are army buddies from World War II who have become a very successful song and dance team. They meet up with Betty (Clooney) and Judy (ellen) Haines, the sisters of another of their army buddies at a nightclub in Florida. Phil sees that Bob is attracted to Judy, so he talks Bob into following the girls to their next show; an inn in Vermont. When they get to the inn, it is ...

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Babar the Little Elephant

Tue 30th September / 2pm / £6 / £8.50 with children’s packed lunch

There is so much to tell about how Babar escapes a hunter in the Great Forest and goes to live with the old lady in the town, before returning to his fellow elephants and a wonderful surprise. Let's hope there are some good dancers, singers and actors in the audience to help tell the story and become camels, birds, rabbits, alligators and of course – elephants!

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