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Life and times of the Tyne

[ July 4, 2013   //   ]

A play by Port of Tyne writer-in-residence Michael Chaplin has been brought to the stage by Live Theatre as part of the latter’s 40th anniversary programme. Tyne maps the epic history, atmosphere, and soul of the mighty river in story, music, and images. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne, chief executive officer, said the playwright had “uncovered a whole host of stories evoking the passion and importance of the River Tyne.”

With a cast staring Zoe Lambert, Jane Holman, Victoria Elliot, Phil Corbitt, George Irving, Paul Dodds and Assad Zaman; Tyne tells a story of two siblings trying to trace their father’s story and life along the river’s edge.

Tyne is currently running at Live Theatre until 20 July has been a hit with audiences and some shows are already sold out. For further information call (0191) 232 1232 or visit


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