Live Theatre

Keepers of the Flame looks set to become the hottest ticket in Newcastle this season. Shows are now selling out and the production has had some great reviews in both regional and national newspapers.

Sean O'Brien's dark and complex play is engrossing, shocking and very powerful with some truly wonderful performances from a talented cast. Don't miss your chance to see this brilliant production.

What the papers say about Keepers of the Flame

"Red hot" - The Times
"a stunningly lucid production...features a virtuoso performance from Alan Howard...There may be a future for verse drama yet." - The Guardian ****
"I cannot think of a play for some decades that works this well both as verse and as theatre...They had better find somewhere to transfer it; O'Brien's play is just too significant to burn only this briefly" - The Financial Times *****
"...has you gripped from the start, with a tour de force of performances from every cast member...Alan Howard is spellbinding...a better debut between Live Theatre and the RSC you couldn't get. An undoubted triumph" -The Evening Chronicle *****
"the production bears the hallmarks of both companies with emphasis on powerful writing and acting - made all the more powerful in Live's crucible of an auditorium" - The Journal
"Once in a while there is a play that completely blows you away and this, for me, is it...It's a chance to be in the presence of greatness - do - go and see it" - The Northern Echo

The production runs until Sunday 30 November. Book your tickets by calling the box office on 0191 232 1232 or emailing

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