Pete is Back to Clubland! Check out dates in the clubland section and get down to the club for a great night of classic tunes
The Morte D Arthur RSC: Midsummer songs The New Wolsey Ipswich: Animal Farm Northern stage: Cinderella Theatre Royal Newcastle: Romeo and Juliet Northern Stage: Venetian Twins Bolton Octagon: The Bobby Thompson Story Newcastle Theatre Royal: Jack and the Beanstalk Leeds City Varieties: Hamlet RSC:Beyond the end of the road November Club: Peter Pan: Theatre Royal Never Lost at Home New Wolsey: Get of at Gateshead Durham Gala Theatre: Our Blue Heaven New Wolsey Ipswich: Once The Musical on tour: Goldilocks and the three Bears Newcastle Theatre Royal Once The Musical New Wolsey:
Some shots taken on the road in September
Had a great Time launching our new album. some great reviews!!
Panto fun for Christmas 2022
I'm really looking forward to returning to Darlington Hippodrome for this years Panto
RSC house band: Creative Base: Mrs Beckett: Live at filthys: King pit concert the Sage Gateshead: T60 and the cosmic Jives: The Incidentals:
Don't believe them when they tell you Clubland is dead!! There are still well over 100 venues thriving in the North East. Cheap drinks, bingo,of course, and the chance to win big cash prizes. Recently someone won over £6,000 in a club key draw. It's here you can catch Pete playing the hits we all love from bands like The Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, and many more!!
Back at The Botanist
Dates coming soon
Town called Malice. The Jam
Dock of the bay Ottis reading: Billy-Jean Michael Jackson: This Love Maroon 5: Changes David Bowie: Photograph Ed Sheeran: I'm on Fire: Bruce Springsteen: Still Haven't found what I'm looking for U2: When we were young The Killers: Stand By Me; Ben E King: Long train Coming The Doobies: I can see clearly Jimmy Cliff: Living on a prayer Bon Jovi: Broken Stones Paul Weller: English Rose The Jam: Proud Mary Credence: Hello Oasis: Roxanne The Police: The Letter The box Tops: Valerie The Zutons: Is this Love Bob Marley: Free Falling Tom Petty: Pretty Woman Roy Orbison: Everlong The Foo Fighters: Come as you are Nirvana: Basket Case Green Day: and many more!!!!!
Pete regularly perform at the Botanist in Newcastle city centre. It opened its doors in November 2015 and has Rapidly gained a reputation for being the place to be seen, attracting local celebrities and premiership Footballers. It presents live Music everyday, serves the most exotic cocktails and the food is terrific!! Pete plays a mix of original material and acoustic versions of classic hits
Mrs Beckett are a brand new band playing all original material written by Jim Kitson guitar vocals. Pete is on Bass and we have Dave Pipkin on drums. The band play red raw rock and roll! with an AC/DC, ZZ Top, Dr Feelgood vibe. Songs with great hooks and a tight powerful sound. See you after the lockdown!!
Our Blue Heaven. The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich
Once the Musical. The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich
Pete lives and works in the North East of England. He trained in Drama at Newcastle College and has worked both as an actor and musician for the last 30 years. He was a founder member of the Northern Stage Ensemble based at Newcastle Playhouse under the direction of Alan Lyddiard and Neil Murray, and for 15 years appeared in many of their Productions, touring nationally and internationally. He then spent 3 years at the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of their long ensemble performing in Stratford, London and New York. He is perhaps best known in the North east for his association with Bobby Thompson; The Little Waster. His One man show, telling Bobby's life story, has toured to all of the major theatres in the area and will return to Newcastle Theatre Royal in March 2018. His TV credits include Emmerdale, Byker Grove, Spender, and the film Harrigan with Stephen Tomlinson.
Music has always been a massive part of Pete's work. He has worked on Many Actor/Musician shows as well as fronting bands, performing solo cabaret gigs, and intimate acoustic performances. His original music has a country /folk feel with wide variety of songwriting influences including Springsteen, Chris Stapleton and Billy Joel. Vocal influences range from Don Henley, Bono, Zac Brown and Steve Perry to the masters Ottis Reading and Sam Cooke. Pete is busy working on New material, developing his songwriting and gigging throughout the year.