Carl Hutchinson: A Christmas Carlol (CANCELLED)

3 July 2021 (was: Sat 5 Dec 2020, 8 May 2021) | 7:30pm

Update 05/03/2020:
Unfortunately, due to ongoing uncertainty, Carl Hutchinson’s Christmas Carlol has been cancelled. However, Carl will be bringing a brand new show, Carl Hutchinson LIVE, to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Friday 26 November 2021 and your booking has now been transferred across to this show.

Your tickets remain valid and your seats are the same as your original booking. If you would prefer a refund please follow the process for rescheduled shows listed here.

Following the highly successful ‘Live from the Tyne’ streamed shows, and fresh off his return to the Tyne Theatre in October with a sold-out socially distanced show, Carl is back  has hand-picked three of the best names on the UK comedy circuit to joint him for a one-off night of stand-up. Christmas in 2020 didn’t exactly go as planned, so we’re bringing you some Christmas cheer in May 2021 instead!

Join host Carl Hutchinson as he introduces three fantastic comedy acts doing their best material, with some of his own old and new hilarious stories too!

Carl Hutchinson will be joined by; Scott Bennet and Jojo Sutherland.

Safety Information During COVID-19 (read before booking) – please note this information is only valid for this show and will be reviewed and updated if necessary


  • Tickets can only be booked in groups of 2 or 4.
  • Accessible bookings can be made by emailing Please specify any access requirements and provide a contact telephone number. Please note wheelchair bays are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
  • The theatre capacity has significantly reduced to ensure social distancing is adhered to for your safety. We are unable to remove seating and seats which are to be unoccupied will be clearly marked.
  • Details taken during booking will be used for track and trace purposes.
  • Tickets are ‘Print at Home’ only – these can be shown on a phone or tablet and don’t need to be printed.
  • All tickets must be bought in advance, we will not be selling tickets at the venue on the night of the show.

What we would like you to do before coming to the theatre

  • Please ensure no members of your party have been displaying symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Please ensure no members of your party’s respective households or social circles have been around those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Please do not arrive at the Theatre too early, doors to seats will be open 45 minutes before the performance.
  • Ensure all of your party have face masks, face masks are available for those who forget however we will ask for a £2.00 donation.

What to expect when you arrive at the theatre

  • We are using separate entry points into the Theatre on Westgate Road, please ensure you know which entry point is yours. Look out for the signs as you approach.
  • All patrons will have their temperature taken on entry (contactless)
  • Please have your printed tickets or tickets on your phone ready for contactless scanning with the bar code face up, held away from you.
  • Drinks & snacks will be available with service at your seats. Contactless/card payment only, no cash can be taken.

What to do when you’re at the theatre

  • Please be mindful of other patrons and social distance at all times.
  • Use the hand sanitisers which are located throughout the building.
  • Move around the building staying to the left hand side of stairs and corridors.
  • Wear your mask at all times unless you are eating or drinking.
  • Please remain in your allocated seat, seating has been blocked off for your safety.
  • When the show is finished we ask all patrons to remain seated until directed by staff. Staggered exit is in place to ensure social distancing is adhered to.
  • Please be patient with our staff and new procedures as we work hard to ensure everyone’s safety.

What we are doing to ensure patron and staff safety

  • We will ensure all staff have not been displaying symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • We will ensure all staffs respective households or social circles have not been around those displaying symptoms of COVID-19
  • Each staff member will have their temperature taken prior to starting work
  • All staff will be wearing face protection & gloves at all times
  • Prior to each performance the auditorium is fully disinfected
  • Increased and enhanced cleaning schedules are in place in advance and during all events.
  • Please note the Theatre has male and female staff cleaning toilets
  • There are screened off areas for staff to work in safely, please do not enter these areas


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