People's Theatre

People's Theatre
Stephenson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE6 5QF
  • Box office 0191 265 5020
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  • Website www.peoplestheatre.co.uk
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The People's Theatre

The People's Theatre is one of the largest and oldest established non-professional theatres in the country.

We stage up to 12 productions a year in our 500 seat Main Auditorium and our new smaller, intimate Studio Theatre.

Every show we do is produced entirely by our own members – on stage, backstage and front of house.

We have always taken great pride in working to professional standards. Indeed, many of our members have gone on to be actors, technicians and set designers in professional theatre.

Being a genuine community theatre places us in the unique position of being able to offer to people from all walks of life the experience of participating in any aspect of theatre, from costume design to publicity, or just to sit in the audience and enjoy the show.

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Events at this venue

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Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale

It is 1896 and at Cambridge University a battle is raging. With women denied the right to sit for degrees, four Girton College girls take on the system and are determined to overcome the prejudices they face. An energetic, passionate and eye-opening drama following their fight to change the future of education.

Tue 5 Mar

£16 (£13.50) / 0191 265 5020

Wed 6 Mar

£16 (£13.50) / 0191 265 5020

Thu 7 Mar

£16 (£13.50) / 0191 265 5020

…and 2 more dates until 9 Mar

Entertaining Mr Sloane by Joe Orton

Joe Orton’s hilarious and wickedly sharp black comedy finds sly and handsome conman Mr Sloane entangled in a dangerous game of sex, desire, blackmail and violence. A deliciously mischievous and bitingly funny peep behind closed doors in the swinging sixties!

Tue 19 Mar

£16 (£13.50) / 0191 265 5020

Wed 20 Mar

£16 (£13.50) / 0191 265 5020

Thu 21 Mar

£16 (£13.50) / 0191 265 5020

…and 2 more dates until 23 Mar

Newcastle Gang Show 2024

Newcastle Gang Show, the oldest running Gang Show in the world! We annually produce a family variety show performed by Scouts & Guides for the local community. Our aim is to give young people an incredible opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends and make some incredible memories along the way all supported…

Tue 2 Apr

£12 / 0191 265 5020

Wed 3 Apr

£12 / 0191 265 5020

Thu 4 Apr

£12 / 0191 265 5020

…and 2 more dates until 6 Apr