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Clear White Light at Live Theatre


Back after a sell-out run, Clear White Light is a Live Theatre Production on show in September and October 2019.

Written by Paul Sirett. With the songs of Alan Hull of Lindisfarne
Directed by Joe Douglas. Musical Direction by Ray Laidlaw & Billy Mitchell

Alison is heading to her first shift at St Nicholas’s Hospital in Gosforth. She’s nervous. It’s a night shift on an all-male psychiatric unit and she hasn’t finished her training yet. But Rod, the senior Staff Nurse, seems to know what to do. Take a deep breath...

Inspired by Alan Hull’s time working at St Nick’s, the play features many of the hit songs he wrote at that time, including Winter SongLady Eleanor and Clear White Lightplayed live on stage by a band that includes original Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell.

Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Fall of the House of Usher, the play is written by Olivier Award nominated writer Paul Sirett and directed by Live Theatre’s Artistic Director Joe Douglas.

Voted one of The Guardian readers top theatre shows of 2018, Live Theatre’s hit production of Clear White Light returns to Live Theatre after a sell-out run last year.

Suitable for ages 14+, some strong language, contains scenes about mental health

Opening Times

Clear White Light at 7.30pm (19 Sept 2019 - 12 Oct 2019)

* Matinees Sat 21, Thu 26, Sat 28 Sep, Thu 3 & Sat 5 Oct, 2pm, Sun 29 Sep & 6 Oct, 4pm
Audio Described performance (3 Oct) Captioned performance (2 Oct)

Approx. 2hrs 10mins incl interval

Guide Prices

£22- £26, concs from £15



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