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Friday 12th February 2016

The Blues Band

Friday 12th February 2016

Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher. Many of the Blues Ban...

Event Announcement

Monday 15th February 2016

PLAYHOUSE Playtime: The Mister Twister Magic Show

Monday 15th February 2016

Half term entertainment with Mister Twister's fast paced morning of fun and laughter...

Thursday 18th February 2016

Cloudbusting: The Music of Kate Bush

Thursday 18th February 2016

This new 2-hour concert showcases the band's recent performance of the Hounds of Love album against a dazzling selection of hits such as Wuthering Heights, Babooshka and...

Tuesday 23rd - Saturday 27th February

Tynemouth Amateur Operatic Society presents Into The Woods

Tuesday 23rd - Saturday 27th February

The PLAYHOUSE is delighted to announce a performance with a difference comes to Whitley Bay, in February 2016. Tynemouth Amateur Operatic Society brings fractured fairytale, Into the Woods to the P...

Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent *Single Seats Only*

Wednesday 2nd March 2016

The star of 'Mock The Week', 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow'; and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new stand up tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show! ...

Saturday 5th March 2016

Let's Hang On: The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Saturday 5th March 2016

Riviera Entertainments Ltd presents Let's Hang On The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons This award-winning production is a musical journey through the prolific career of one of th...

Thursday 10th & Friday 11th March 2016

Banff Film Festival World Tour (12A)

Thursday 10th & Friday 11th March 2016

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival. Follow the expeditions of some of today's most incredible adventurers, see am...

Saturday 12th March 2016

Forever Jackson

Saturday 12th March 2016

Awarded the 'No.1 UK Michael Jackson Tribute Show' at the UK National Tribute Awards, 'Forever Jackson' is the ultimate tribute to the 'King of Pop'. Singing 100% live, ...

Saturday 26th March 2016

The Chicago Blues Brothers - Jailbreak Tour

Saturday 26th March 2016

The legendary Chicago Blues Brothers are back on their brand new Jailbreak Tour! Celebrating over 30 years of the Blues Brothers phenomenon, this non-sto...

Monday 28th March 2016 - Tuesday 29th March 2016

Easter Pantomime: Anton Benson Productions Ltd Presents 'Beauty and the Beast' with National Treasure Keith Chegwin, Anne Hegerty from ITV’s The Chase and the legendary Basil Brush

Monday 28th March 2016 - Tuesday 29th March 2016

Beauty lives a provincial life with her father. Her world is shaken when a terrifying Beast takes her captive and the evil Enchantress holds her kingdom to ransom. Now it is up to the village idiot...

Saturday 2nd April 2016

Juke Box Sixties

Saturday 2nd April 2016

A welcome return of this acclaimed Tyneside Band... making their third visit to the theatre and featuring the brand new and unique all Sixties show......rated a Top UK tribute by Warners.... JUKE B...

Sunday 3rd April

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Sunday 3rd April

You could say that the Grimethorpe Colliery Band are the real stars of the hit movie Brassed Off and they're coming to The Playhouse! Formed in 1917, the world renowned Grimethorpe Colliery B...

Saturday 9th April 2016

Pop Factor - The Concert

Saturday 9th April 2016

A Fantastic Family Show! The Number 1 Pop Show touring the UK right now. Pop Factor - The Concert is a celebration of the biggest popstars and current chart hits! From Taylor Swift to Justin Bieber...

Thursday 14th April 2016

Whitney: Queen of the Night

Thursday 14th April 2016

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a stellar line-up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delive...

Saturday 16th April 2016

Buddy Holly and The Cricketers

Saturday 16th April 2016

24 Years of Rock 'n' Rolling The World! This breathtaking show has rock 'n' rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to S...

Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd April 2016

Whitley Bay Operatic Society presents ‘Our House’

Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd April 2016

First presented at the Cambridge Theatre in London in 2002, OUR HOUSE combines a witty and brilliantly-crafted romantic tale with the energetic and often ma...

Thursday 28th April 2016

Russell Watson... Songs from the Heart

Thursday 28th April 2016

2015 was a phenomenal year for Russell, with a sell-out UK tour, special guest performances at US National Memorial Day in Washington DC, the Caracalla Unicef Concert in Rome and BBC Proms In the P...

Saturday 30th April 2016

The Dolly Parton Story with special guest Peter White as Kenny Rogers

Saturday 30th April 2016

On the show's third visit to the venue, this performance will feature the debut of a totally new version of The Dolly Parton Story. The show still features the fantastic lead vocals of Andrea P...

Thursday 5th May 2016

All Our Yesterdays

Thursday 5th May 2016

Nostalgia just doesn't come any better! Another sensational show from the producers of 'Memory Lane', 'Rolling back the Years', and 'Memories are made of This'. ...

Friday 6th May 2016

A Vision of Elvis

Friday 6th May 2016

A Vision Of Elvis is one of the world's leading touring Elvis productions. Celebrating all the music of Elvis Presley from Sun Studio’s through to '68 Comeback, with the finale bein...

Saturday 7th May 2016

T.Rextasy

Saturday 7th May 2016

In 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old - '20th Century Boy' was written and composed by Marc Bolan, who with his ...

Wednesday 11th May 2016

David Starkey - The King Is Dead: Royal Death and Succession under The Tudors

Wednesday 11th May 2016

With over-mighty father confessors, concealed deaths and lethal faction fights over the still-warm corpse, the Tudors died as excitingly as they lived. The lecture uncovers the astonishingly dramat...

Thursday 12th May 2016

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Thursday 12th May 2016

Experience the power of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums, mysterious masked choreography, synchronisation timed to perfection, post-apocalyptic martial imagery, infectious humour - all i...

Saturday 14th May 2016

North Tyneside Council present Breakin' Convention 2016 featuring The Ruggeds, Antoinette Gomis and Iron Skulls *LOCAL ACTS ANNOUNCED*

Saturday 14th May 2016

Breakin Convention is Sadler's Wells' ground breaking festival of hip hop dance theatre featuring a line-up of jaw-dropping performances from around the world and around the corner. Ho...

Thursday 19th May 2016

Dirty Dusting

Thursday 19th May 2016

After a sellout UK tour in 2015, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2016. Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra!! Three cleaning ladies, past their sell by date, start up a tele...

Friday 20th May 2016

Arrival: The Hits of ABBA

Friday 20th May 2016

Over four decades after Swedish pop legends ABBA swept to stardom, their music remains as popular as ever and the magic of the era is being brought to stages across the country courtesy of ARRIVAL ...

Friday 3rd June 2016

You've Got A Friend - The Music of James Taylor and Carole King

Friday 3rd June 2016

From the creators of the smash hit WEST END 'The Simon & Garfunkel Story' comes a brand new theatre experience celebrating two of the World's greatest songwriters of all ...

Saturday 4th June 2016

The Giant's Loo Roll

Saturday 4th June 2016

Oh Fe Fi Fo And Fe Fi Fum! Now what shall I do to wipe my... Bumpety! Bumpety! Bumpety- Bump! A Giant's toilet roll one day fell to the floor and flew away...

Event Announcement

Friday 10th June 2016

The Proclaimers

Friday 10th June 2016

Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April last year released their 10th album on the Cooking Vinyl label. ...

Saturday 11th June 2016

That'll Be The Day

Saturday 11th June 2016

30th Anniversary Special! Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary That'll Be The Day returns with another opportunity to see its 30th Anniversary Special! The nations favo...

Friday 15th July 2016

The Counterfeit Sixties

Friday 15th July 2016

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasse...

Thursday 4th - Saturday 6th August 2016

The Pied Piper

Thursday 4th - Saturday 6th August 2016

This thrilling adventure is enhanced by a truly magical musical score. Hold onto your seats as Mistress Spellbind takes you on a magical journey to Hamelin...

Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th August 2016

The Ken Dodd Happiness Show

Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th August 2016

Ken Dodd's incredible and hugely successful career as a professional entertainer spans over 60 fun-filled years. He is a comedian of unrivalled legendary status; an icon and national treasure w...

Thursday 25th August 2016

Marty MacDonald's Toy Machine

Thursday 25th August 2016

A brand new show for 2016 featuring the voices of CBeebies' Justin Fletcher & Nicole Davis as Pongo the Pig & Molly-Moo the Cow - from the team who brought you Marty MacDonald’s Farm!

Saturday 27th August 2016

Roy Chubby Brown (18+)

Saturday 27th August 2016

He’s still rude, he’s still crude...

Thursday 22nd September 2016

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Thursday 22nd September 2016

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart - from street busker through to international superstar! Pa...

Thursday 29th September 2016

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

Thursday 29th September 2016

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best. After his last show tackled those well-known staples of light entertainment that are the British obsessi...

Saturday 1st October 2016

The Sinatra & Friends Holographic Concert

Saturday 1st October 2016

The Sinatra & Friends Holographic Concert is a unique live visual and auditory spectacle performed by an incredible cast of live singers and musicians as well as Holographic presences of the legendary Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald & more…

Thursday 6th October 2016

Bye Bye Baby: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Thursday 6th October 2016

Bye Bye Baby takes you back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease.From ...

Friday 7th October 2016

The Counterfeit Seventies

Friday 7th October 2016

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this October! Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show fro...

Saturday 8th October 2016

Joe McElderry - The Northern Light Tour 2016

Saturday 8th October 2016

Following his sixth month run as Joseph in Bill Kenwright's production of Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat, Joe is excited to bring his brand new show to Whitley Bay. Joe rose to fame af...

Thursday 13 October 2016

Paul Zerdin: Spongefinger (14+)

Thursday 13 October 2016

America's Got Talent winner 2015, Paul Zerdin, returns to the UK fresh from headl...

Saturday 15th October 2016

The Illegal Eagles

Saturday 15th October 2016

The World's Official No.1 Eagles tribute continue to amaze crowds everywhere with their extremely tight harmonies and acute attention to detail. With over 15 years international touring exper...

Friday 28th October 2016

Ultimate Genesis – Los Endos

Friday 28th October 2016

The "A Trick of the Tail Tour" was a North American and European tour by Genesis - the tour began in March 1976 in Canada and ended on July 1976 in Luton. This was a crucial point in the ...

Tuesday 1st - Saturday 5th November 2016

Whitley Bay Operatic Society presents ‘Spamalot’

Tuesday 1st - Saturday 5th November 2016

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy (or possibl...

Friday 11th November 2016

Elkie Brooks

Friday 11th November 2016

Quite simply one of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced.

Friday 18th November 2016

Barry Steele and Friends: The Roy Orbison Story

Friday 18th November 2016

Barry Steele and Friends: The Roy Orbison Story 80th Birthday Tour 2016 marks Roy Orbison's 80th Birthday, and to commemorate this special year we are proud to present our brand new productio...

Tuesday 22nd November 2016 - Saturday 26th November 2016

Tynemouth Gang Show 2016 presented by Tynemouth District Scouts

Tuesday 22nd November 2016 - Saturday 26th November 2016

Come and enjoy a fulfilled variety show with Tynemouth Gang Show 2016 as it returns to the Playhouse Whitley Bay. This amazing family show is full of comedic scenes, singing and dance as well as mu...

Monday 5th December 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment presents 'Aladdin' with Steve Walls

Monday 5th December 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017

It's Never Too Early to Book for a Magical Carpet Ride to the Far East ... From the same team that brought you this year's smash hit, Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, prepare to ...