Event Calendar

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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 with special guests WADAIKO TOKARA

Thursday 12th May 2016

Two mighty forces combine in a first-time earth-shaking taiko concert tour, as Mugenkyo and Tokara celebrate the 20th anniversary of their meeting at the First European Taiko Festival. In 2016 they share the stage again, bringing a new dimension to Mugenkyo’s popular stage show.

Saturday 14th May 2016

North Tyneside Council present Breakin' Convention 2016 featuring The Ruggeds, Antoinette Gomis and Iron Skulls Co. *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...

Sunday 15th May 2016

Sandringham Arts and Leisure Limited present ‘Mega Dance Show 2016’

Sunday 15th May 2016

Mega Dance Show brings together the talent from not one, but six local dance schools. Everyone has worked very hard - so sit back and enjoy the show!

Wednesday 18th May 2016

SA Productions Presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

Wednesday 18th May 2016

SA Productions Presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

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...

Sunday 12th June 2016

Ravenswood Singers and Opera Live present ‘Vienna to Broadway’

Sunday 12th June 2016

The Ravenswood Singers and Opera Live invite you to join them for a spectacular evening, combining Viennese elegance and glamour with the spectacular and energetic music of Broadway...

Friday 17th June 2016

Mouth of the Tyne Festival Launch: Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes presented by North Tyneside Council

Friday 17th June 2016

The PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay, in partnership with North Tyneside Council, is delighted to announce that the sublime Ronnie Spector will launch the Mouth of the Tyne Festival with Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes on Friday the 17th of June.

Saturday 18th June 2016

Stage Tynemouth

Saturday 18th June 2016

Stage Tynemouth presents 3 new one act plays for children: ‘Vermin – Jelly’, ‘Bring Me Sunshine’, ‘Sound Bites’

Wednesday 29th June 2016

Yamaha Music School Tyneside: Showcase Concert

Wednesday 29th June 2016

Yamaha Music School Tyneside Showcase Concert

Friday 1st July 2016

Junco Partners

Friday 1st July 2016

The Junco Partners return for another night of fantastic R 'n' B...

Sunday 3rd July 2016

Saturday Stage School presents ‘CATS'

Sunday 3rd July 2016

The award winning Whitley Bay STAGE SCHOOL PRESENT THE PERFECT FAMILY SHOW AT THE PLAYHOUSE

Thursday 7th July 2016

Mouth of the Tyne Festival: The Temperance Movement presented by North Tyneside Council

Thursday 7th July 2016

The PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay, in partnership with North Tyneside Council, is delighted to announce that The Temperance Movement will take to the stage on Thursday the 7th of July as part of the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

Event Announcement

Saturday 9th July 2016

Mouth of the Tyne Festival: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls presented by North Tyneside Council

Saturday 9th July 2016

The PLAYHOUSE, in partnership with North Tyneside Council, is elated to announce the return of the fantastic Frank Turner to Whitley Bay, on Saturday the 9th of July, as part of the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

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...

Saturday 16th July

Move It Studios presents ‘We Like To Move It’

Saturday 16th July

Move It Studios presents 'WE LIKE TO MOVE IT!', a showcase of dance & performance from North Tyneside's Award Winning Non-Profit Community dance studio!

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 18th August 2016

Germaine Greer - 'The Disappearing Woman'

Thursday 18th August 2016

Forty years ago it seemed that women were about to take their rightful place in the world, in parliament, in the church, in the judiciary, in the workplace but open a newspaper and you’ll find that news is still made by men, and as soon as girls accept the size, role and shape of adult women, they begin to disappear...

Sunday 21st August 2016

A SALUTE TO THE 1940s - The DAD’S ARMY VARIETY SHOW SPECIAL

Sunday 21st August 2016

With a special commemoration to the artistes from both WW1 and WW2. This show has been wowing audiences. Now with the advent of a new blockbuster DAD’S ARMY film having been released in February 2016, the show brings in a number of sketches...

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...

Wednesday 7th - Saturday 10th September 2016

Whitley Bay Theatre Company presents ‘Father Ted’

Wednesday 7th - Saturday 10th September 2016

Back by popular demand, Whitley Bay Theatre Company are returning to the PLAYHOUSE with another offering of the epic Father Ted.

Friday 16th September 2016

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Friday 16th September 2016

The Ocean Film Festival showcases the world’s most amazing ocean films from above and below the water’s surface!

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...

Friday 23rd September 2016

The Hollywood Bees present ‘The Best of The Hollies Tour with Crosby, Stills & Nash’

Friday 23rd September 2016

In 2010 the Hollies entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and have had more hits than the Beatles.The Hollywood Bees are widely regarded as the UK’s leading exponents of Hollies Music. The ‘Bees’ show is now entering its 6th year and...

Saturday 24th September 2016

The Two Mikes (Mike Parry & Mike Graham)

Saturday 24th September 2016

The TWO MIKES are Britain’s brightest radio presenters, who light up the airwaves on talkSPORT, the nation’s biggest commercial radio station...

Monday 26th September 2016

Professor Robert Winston - 'Modifying Humans: Where does genetics stop?'

Monday 26th September 2016

History shows that humans are obsessed with their genes. Does the sequencing of the human genome really herald a new opportunity for medicine or is there a darker side that we ignore?

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...

Friday 30th September 2016

Ultimate Bowie

Friday 30th September 2016

“Ultimate Bowie” pays tribute to the work of this global super-star, in a show that is visually stunning and vocally impressive.

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...

Sunday 9th October 2016

The Carpenters Story

Sunday 9th October 2016

The award-winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

Event Announcement

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...

Sunday 16th October 2016

Dudman Academy of Performing Arts Presents ‘Back to the Future’

Sunday 16th October 2016

Dudman Academy Of Performing Arts presents 'Back To The Future', featuring Music and Dance from the 1920's through the decades to 2016...

Tuesday 18th October 2016

The Chinese State Circus

Tuesday 18th October 2016

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus returns in an innovatively spectacular new production – “DYNASTY”...

Thursday 20th October 2016

Immersion Theatre presents ‘Journey’s End’

Thursday 20th October 2016

Anxiety builds in Captain Stanhope’s claustrophobic dugout as the threat of an imminent German attack looms over the battalion. As final orders are received, Stanhope must stir his men to overcome the uncertainty of the unknown, make the ultimate sacrifice and prepare to “go over the top” in a truly heart wrenching climax.

Tuesday 25th October 2016

Artistes International Management Ltd presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

Tuesday 25th October 2016

It’s celebration time under the sea and everyone is very excited. Everyone, that is, except for Arabelle, the King’s daughter...

Thursday 27th October 2016

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers NOW & THEN tour 2016

Thursday 27th October 2016

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers NOW & THEN tour 2016

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...

Monday 7th November 2016

Ned Boulting - Bikeology

Monday 7th November 2016

Journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting presents for the first time an honest, self-effacing walk through the world of Bikeology. What drives the cyclist (apart from a sturdy, well-oiled chain) to such ecstasies of endurance? What curious, deep-rooted passions are aroused by the sight of a simple pair of padded shorts? And what on earth is a derailleur?

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.

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Teenage Fanclub

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Teenage Fanclub have been there, seen it and done it. But in 2016, same as at any time since they started out in 1989, they remain much more interested in being here, seeing it and doing it.

Thursday 17th November 2016

The Elvis Years

Thursday 17th November 2016

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.

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...

Sunday 27th November 2016

King of Pop - The Legend Continues

Sunday 27th November 2016

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show where the star performer, Navi, once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.

Monday 5th December 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment presents 'Aladdin' starring Shane Lynch 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 ...

Tuesday 10th - Sunday 15th January 2017

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Tuesday 10th - Sunday 15th January 2017

Join Whitley Bay Pantomime Society for another battle of good against evil in what promises to be one GIANT spectacular of a show...

Friday 10th February 2017

The Pitmen Poets

Friday 10th February 2017

Since the first Pitmen Poets tour in 2011, Sam West's revival of the seminal “Close the Coalhouse Door” has completed a triumphant UK tour and Lee Hall's “The Pitmen Painters” has been a hit in the West End and also on Broadway. Interest in the North East's mining tradition has never been more intense. What better time could there be for an opportunity to experience the brilliant entertainment of The Pitmen Poets?