Madeleine Sutcliffe reviews Applause Theatre’s abridged version of Marsha Norman’s “Night, Mother”, as part of the Darlington Arts Festival 2018.

It’s the weekend, the sun is shining and your mind is drifting towards a beer garden. You post in the WhatsApp group: “Anyone fancy a few drinks somewhere?”

The iconic sound of Michael Jackson’s music filled the Darlington Hippodrome on Monday, May 28th, 2018, as part of the “Thriller Live” UK tour.

Phil Daniels is currently starring in the UK tour of “Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde”, which visits Darlington Hippodrome later this month.

Darlington Hippodrome was brimming with glitz, glamour, fake eyelashes and a bus full of talent on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018, as the Darlington Operatic Society performed their take on “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”.

Following extensive runs on the West End and Broadway, the play has embarked on a UK tour, which includes a string of dates at the Darlington Hippodrome. David Wriglesworth reviews.