June 16, 2018

The Yorkshire Post - The Ship Sails In...

As Sting’s musical The Ship sails to York this month, Yorkhire Post Theatre correspondent Nick Ahad caught up with the global superstar. Sting’s feeling a little spaced out. He was performing in Las Vegas last night, see, and took a sleeping tablet on the plane he stepped on after the gig. He’s now in Leeds a day later and about to head to the Leeds Grand Theatre to watch his new play The Last Ship...

June 15, 2018

The Scotsman - "Sting musical shows peril of Brexit"

On stage at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, a company of 18 actors playing English working-class people gather to belt out their final number, a reprise of a mighty anthem called When The Last Ship Sails. They gaze straight into the audience, as if inviting us to rush on stage and join them in their struggle; their voices are the voices of Tyneside...

June 13, 2018

The Last Ship delights in Edinburgh...

The Last Ship has crossed the border for the first of two weeks in Scotland where it visits Edinburgh and Glasgow. The reviews from Edinburgh continue to be extremely positive as they have been since the play opened in Newcastle. If you're quick you can still catch The Last Ship at the Festival Theatre as it runs until Saturday, 16 June before moving on to Glasgow's Theatre Royal...

May 26, 2018

The Scotsman interview Sting ahead of The Last Ship coming to Scotland next month...

It’s a cold winter’s day and Sting slides out of a minivan with blacked-out windows, wearing yoga trousers and a navy fisherman’s jumper. He pads quickly across the cobbles into Leith Dockers Club past a line of fans queuing to watch him perform a mini preview of songs from his debut musical, The Last Ship...

May 22, 2018

OUTDOOR CONCERT PERFORMANCE OF THE LAST SHIP IN NEWCASTLE CANCELLED

A unique one-off outdoor performance of The Last Ship in Newcastle that was due to be held on Bank Holiday Monday has been cancelled, it has been announced. A performance of The Last Ship – which has music and lyrics by Sting – was to play at Spillers Wharf, Newcastle Quayside on Monday 28 May, with Sting due to perform alongside the cast. However the performance will no longer be going ahead, it has been announced today...

May 09, 2018

The Last Ship's voyage continues to Nottingham...

The Last Ship has continued its voyage having this week berthed in Nottingham at the Playhouse Theatre. The reviews continue to be extremely positive as they have been in Leeds, Northampton, Birmingham, Liverpool and Newcastle. If you're quick you can still catch The Last Ship at the Playhouse as it runs until Saturday, 12 May before moving on to Cardiff...

May 07, 2018

The Last Ship to play huge one-off outdoor festival show in Newcastle & Sting also performing a set...

The Last Ship, Sting’s critically-acclaimed debut musical, is to play a massive one-off outdoor show in Newcastle this summer, alongside the very river that helped inspire and shape the show. The musical, with music and lyrics by Sting, will play at Spillers Wharf, Newcastle Quayside on the banks of the Tyne on Monday 28 May 2018. The full cast will perform. Sting will also be performing a set of songs on the evening.

May 03, 2018

The Last Ship berths in Leeds - positive reviews continue...

The Last Ship has continued its voyage having this week berthed in Leeds at the beautiful Grand Theatre. The reviews continue to be extremely positive as they have been in Northampton, Birmingham, Liverpool and Newcastle. If you're quick you can still catch The Last Ship at the Grand as it runs until Saturday, 5 May before moving on to Nottingham...

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