Bacon Knees has always been fast. His parents were very proud. They would watch him running around the garden in circles for hours on end. In 1989 he found his calling…Crufts was on TV. 27 years later and Bacon Knees finds himself on his home track – the High Level Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne - up against a new opponent...
Meet Bruce Blakemore, a struggling young Geordie tech-head and the unlikeliest international criminal mastermind you can imagine. From his base in Whitley Bay, Bruce and his Nan will find themselves sucked into an Underworld Wide Web of new-age pirates, local gangsters and tea-cosies.
A wild and vivid vision of the future, combining storytelling, movement and live music.
When every citizen is ordered to return to their place of birth, Where We Began examines where we could end up. Five performers from across the globe challenge existing notions of ‘home’ in this multilingual celebration of personal identity.
In a 1980s New York City apartment, two down-on-their-luck lovers are on a first date.
Hardly sweethearts, Frankie’s a cynical, buttoned-up waitress too wounded to fall in love again. But talkative divorcee Johnny, a short-order chef with his own demons, wants to give romance a second chance.
A journey to a new world full of song and discovery. When faced with a new culture, visiting a new place, what do you bring with you? What do you leave behind?
This international collaboration brings together original music intertwined with traditional South African and Geordie songs, verbatim testimony and storytelling.