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New Vic Theatre and Headlong Theatre Company ‘A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction’ takes to the stage at the New Vic from next Monday 19 to Saturday 24 June 2023.  So not long to catch this play.  You can find out more online at Jane went along to the theatre for a chat […]

‘The Card’ – Written by Arnold Bennett – adapted by Deborah McAndrew and Directed by Conrad Nelson New Vic Theatre and Claybody Theatre Photo credits – Mark Douet A simply joyous production!  ‘The Card’ was written by Arnold Bennett in 1911, made into a film in 1952 starring Alec Guinness and Petula Clark, and visited a […]

The Killing of Sister George – by Frank Marcus A ‘New Vic Theatre’ and ‘Told by an Idiot’ Co-production This is a play written in the 1964, made into a film 1968 and now, re-invented for the modern audience by ‘The New Vic Theatre’ and ‘Told by an Idiot’. This was one of the best […]

The Killing of Sister George is a co-production between the ‘New Vic Theatre’ and ‘Told by an Idiot’.  You will be taken through all of the emotions – but plenty of laughs are guaranteed.   You can watch it at the New Vic from Friday 21 April to Saturday 13 May 2023. For more information or […]

Bouncers – by John Godber Review by Jane Lythgoe for The Hitmix Even before the play started, the bouncers were in …  looking slick, walking up and down the steps and checking that the audience were behaving … getting us in the mood for the story of a night out back in the 80’s – […]

Quality Street – The New Vic Theatre – in association with Northern Broadsides Review – Jane Lythgoe, Hitmix Radio – All photographs courtesy of Andrew Billington ‘Quality Street’ written by JM Barrie – funny, captivating and vibrant.  A great script superbly delivered by a strong, talented cast. You know right away that this is going to […]

Ladies Day – The New Vic Theatre By Amanda Whittington All photographs by Andrew Billington What a great subject matter – four fish factory workers go to ‘Ladies Day’ at the races.  It is a delightful, easy to follow production about the lives of four very different women, all very good friends and colleagues – […]

Last night I went to the New Vic Theatre to watch ‘Ladies Day’.  It is a lovely, easy to watch and easy to follow, play around the lives of four women Jan, Linda, Shelley and Pearl.  Like most groups of friends they are all very different and we pick up bits about each of their […]

Here is a ‘must do’ for younger children this Christmas – some of the little ones may be unable to sit through ‘Alice in Wonderland’ … so, aimed at 3 to 5 year olds the New Vic Education Team have come up with ‘Tale Trail to Wonderland’ … a magical adventure for the little ones […]

If you are looking for something festive to do for the whole family over Christmas, THE NEW VIC in Newcastle-under-Lyme have a wonderful production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ which is on until 28th January. Our Review was 5* for this magical Christmas play, filled with amazing actors who brought their characters to life. We sent […]