Catching Shows in Newcastle
When it comes to live entertainment, Newcastle is comparable to the likes of London, Manchester and Liverpool. Firstly, there’s the Theatre Royale – the largest theatre in Newcastle.
The Theatre Royale is known for putting on big touring productions with several West End hits and Royal Shakespeare productions having taken place in this beautiful Grade I listed building.
Other slightly smaller theatres in Newcastle include the likes of The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, The Northern Stage Theatre, The People’s Theatre, Gosforth Civic Theatre, The Live Theatre, and The Jubilee Theatre.
There are also a number of independent cinemas in Newcastle, with the most famous of which being the Tyneside Cinema - one of the oldest cinemas in Newcastle (having been built in 1937) and the last surviving news cinema in the UK.
Additionally, there’s also the popular entertainment venue, The Gate, which regularly features incredible local bands and is home to a video gaming lounge, a casino, an escape room, an axe throwing venue, and a Cineworld.