This Old Guitar

Here is a brand new video for Pete's latest song This Old Guitar.  The song is inspired by his dads old 60's Eko acoustic.  Thanks to Jim Kitson for the video shoot.    

Shows this week

Thursday 3rd Oct. Blakelaw and district

Friday   4th Oct. Consett Empire Theatre, The Bobby Thompson Story

Saturday 5th.Oct. Darlington CIU

Sunday   6th.Oct. Eppleton Cricket Club.  




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 Ballroom of Romance Northern stage: Get of at Gateshead Durham Gala Theatre: Our Blue Heaven New Wolsey Ipswich: Goldilocks and the three Bears Newcastle Theatre Royal Once The Musical New Wolsey:

Theatre News

The Bobby's Back !!

Pete will be performing the Bobby Thompson story this October.  Two dates have been announced Consett empire on Friday 4th and Whitley Bay Playhouse on Tuesday the 8th.  Tickets are available from the Venues   

Botanist shows!!

"For which of you will stop the vent of hearing when loud rumour speaks"

Well these rumours be true!! Once goes out on the road December 2019 until July 2020!!check out the details at: www.oncethemusicalonstage.com



Classic Albums unplugged

Here's a clip from Classic albums Who's Next by the who. more classic albums next year!! 




RSC house band: Creative Base: Live at filthys: King pit concert the Sage Gateshead: T60 and the cosmic Jives: The Incidentals:
Club Land

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!!   

Upcoming Club Shows:  

October: Thursday 3rd Blakelaw and district NE5 3SW

               Saturday 5th Darlington CIU . DL1 1UJ

               Sunday   6th Eppleton Cricket club DH5 9AJ

               Sunday   13th Westwood Social club NE38 7LW

               Sunday   28th Whiteleas social club 


                                                                                 Shows start 8.30pm

Walking in Memphis - Mark Cohn Cover
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Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison cover
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Classic Albums Unplugged is a brand new Live music event. Pete chooses a classic which he arranges for solo acoustic and vocals and performs  it in an intimate theatre setting. The evening includes a performance from a guest singer songwriter performing original material.  There's also a chance to win the chosen classic on vinyl.  Look out for classic albums unplugged coming to a venue near you.    

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 


Learn to Fly - Foo Fighters cover
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Mrs Beckett

Working - Mrs Beckett
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Mrs Beckett is 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 have an AC/DC, ZZ Top, Dr Feelgood vibe.  Songs with great hooks with a tight powerful sound.  Gigs are coming throughout the Summer.  


Our Blue Heaven. The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich
Once the Musical. The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich


Contact Pete

Email ppev@aol.com

Club bookings : Mel unsworth Agency 01914893114



Theatre bookings  Janet Plater Management 0191 2212490 


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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.         

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