NEWS BLOG

Read all the latest news and updates from Northern Broadsides, as well as blogs from our cast and crew!

Quality Street has arrived in Blackpool!

Quality Street has arrived in Blackpool!

Quality Street is well and truly OPEN at the stunning Grand Theatre Blackpool. To celebrate the grand opening, the cast were photographed by Martin Bostock at the theatre on Tuesday. Miss Livvy (Paula Lane) and Valentine Brown (Aron Julius) were even treated to a seat...

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Quality Street hits York next week!

Quality Street hits York next week!

Four of the Quality Street company have been spotted causing mayhem around York City Centre this week! Luckily, Ant Robling was there to capture all of their antics. Jamie Smelt, Paula Lane, Aron Julius and Alex Moran were seen enjoying all the sights: York Theatre...

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The Quality Street Reviews are IN!

The Quality Street Reviews are IN!

“Rather like a box of chocolates, this production of J M Barrie’s Quality Street is stuffed with rattling good surprises making it one of the most enjoyable Northern Broadsides productions I have ever seen.” “And I absolutely guarantee you will enjoy the way this...

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Ruth Cooke is our new Executive Director!

Ruth Cooke is our new Executive Director!

Northern Broadsides has announced the appointment of Ruth Cooke as their new Executive Director. Having had extensive experience of leadership within the arts, Cooke specialises in communications, audience development, and community engagement. Northern Broadsides,...

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Kash Arshad joins the Art Squad!

Kash Arshad joins the Art Squad!

We're very pleased to announce that Kash Arshad has joined our Art Squad! The Art Squad is a diverse group of artists and activists who represent our local communities. They discuss the programme, monitor artistic quality and advise on culture and social justice. The...

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What’s the plot of J.M. Barrie’s Quality Street?

What’s the plot of J.M. Barrie’s Quality Street?

Do you want to know more about what J.M. Barrie's Quality Street is all about? Maybe you'd like to know what you're getting yourself into before you book your ticket. Or maybe you just love spoiling things for yourself! Whatever your reason for being here, grab...

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Northern Broadsides NPO Announcement

Northern Broadsides NPO Announcement

  This morning, Arts Council England published its decisions regarding funding for its Investment in National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) for the three years from 2023 – 2026. We are pleased to announce that we have retained our funding and will continue as an...

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Unwrapping the history of Quality Street

Unwrapping the history of Quality Street

From page, to wrapper, to stage! How are the play and chocolates linked?This is the story of Quality Street.From the Classic Literature LibraryOur story begins at the Knickerbocker Theater on 11 November 1901 on Broadway. It is the grand opening of the play Quality...

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