Viva Vera! breaks Playhouse record - PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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Viva Vera! breaks Playhouse record

Posted on 20 May 2022

Viva Vera! breaks Playhouse record for fastest event to sell out.

Following our show announcement earlier in the week, fans have siezed the opportunity to spend an evening with Ann Cleeves, Brenda Blethyn and Kenny Doughty, our ‘Viva Vera1’ event sold out within minutes of going on sale this morning.

‘With the connection author Ann Cleeves and the Vera cast have with the region – especially Whitley Bay, we knew this event would be incredibly popular, but the speed with which fans have snapped up tickets shows just how dearly people love Ann’s books and the TV series, brought so brilliantly to life by Brenda, Ken and the rest of the Vera team.

Like many other venues, the Playhouse doors were closed for almost two years during the pandemic, so to have an event sell out so quickly is just fantastic and something we don’t take for granted. It just goes to show that like us, fans are so happy to have live events back, and to be able to come here and enjoy what we all love – a great night out at the theatre.

Viva Vera! is going to be a very special night. Thank you to everyone who set their alarms early and managed to grab their tickets this morning. We really appreciate it and can’t wait to see you on the 1st September’

Phil Smith, Playhouse Whitley Bay Theatre Director