North East People’s Assembly, Northern Stage –Sat 14th Sept Evening Event 6.30 to 9. 15 p.m.

 Not in order of appearance

 

 

Compere: Joan Hewitt.

 

Mark Steel, comedian and political satirist.

 

Martin Figura , performer and poet( “ Boring the Arse of Young People”; and “Whistle” , which won the Saboteur Award for Best Spoken Word Show,2013 .) “Figura was a revelation – funny, sharp and on top form. ” Robert McCrum, The Observer.

 

Kate Fox, poet, comedienne, journalist,Radio 4 Saturday Live , fresh from the Edinburgh Festival

 

Patrick J Snape of The Dead Peasants : a mix of Bob Dylan, blues, punk, and satire.

 

Fabulous OperaSinger and political burlesque star Dawn Furness .Toured with Scottish Opera, sang with Pavarotti ,and stopped the traffic in Newcastle at the closing of the City Pool.

 

Actors Joe Caffrey and Dave Nellist, here for the forthcoming Live Theatre play Wet house, perform   two short pieces, one by Lee HallPitmen Painters and Billy Elliot )), the other by Richard Bean of National Theatre fame.

 

Talented 15-year-old Live Youth Theatre actress Izzie Selby performs her own monologue , and joins Sharon Facinelli and Richard Brook from Act Positive in  a piece by Fiona Evans, set in Easington during the Miners’ Strike.

 

Andy Croft, inspiring poet, performer, editor, and Boro supporter.“ I still cannot believe that there are not better ways of organising society.”

 

Ribbon Road. Seven albums.Beautifully crafted and relevant modern folk

 

Jack Burton, singer and theatre/fim/ composer, performs the new satirical Blaydon Races ballad , The Blazing Grater, Or The Olympic Torch Passes Through  Tyneside, written by BIll Herbert, poet and poetry prof.

 

Mr Drayton, comedian and music aficionado,  aka Steve Drayton,  producer and presenter BBC Radio Newcastle.

 

The Ladies of Midnight Blue. Powerful and upbeat international artistes with rhythm and  a political conscience.

 

Drinks in the Northern Stage bar afterwards and an invite from the EDL –that is, English Disco Lovers Against Racism  to their party Boogie Night at World Headquarters.

 

 

Like our People’s Assembly Northeast Page. Register for the event: https://nepeoplesassembly.eventbrite.co.uk/ Disabled access and induction loops

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About farmerg13

22, Media Production Graduate (Sunderland Uni) from Hebburn, South Tyneside. North East Peoples Assembly and Coalition of Resistance Media & Communications Officer. Active in Hebburn South Labour Party. Admin of this blog, opinionated is putting it mildly. NUFC fan. Follow me @farmerg13
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One Response to North East People’s Assembly, Northern Stage –Sat 14th Sept Evening Event 6.30 to 9. 15 p.m.

  1. Andy Griffin says:

    typo…?…’Martin Figura , performer and poet( “ Boring the Arse of Young People”; and “Whistle” , which won the Saboteur Award for Best Spoken Word Show,2013 .) “Figura was a revelation – funny, sharp and on top form. ” Robert McCrum, The Observer.

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