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How funny are the Edinburgh Festival Fringe's top 15 jokes?

Whats on
Cast members Joe Johnston, Calum Howard, Rachel Gay, Zoe Lambert, Ruth Johnson, Andy Stephenson, Stacey Sampson

Monster of a show set to go out on theatre tour

News
TV

The Button: Enter the BBC's new game show without leaving your house

TV and Film
Festival-goers are hit by three common issues when their trusty smartphones meet with mud, crowds and tent life.

Three common music festival phone fails - and how to avoid them

Music

Is Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who?

TV and Film

Meet this year's Great British Bake Off contestants

TV and Film

Call of Duty to feature in 'CODumentary' film on the rise of the blockbuster game franchise

TV and Film

Review: Electric Wizard, Riverside, Newcastle

Music
Ocean Colour Scene were a huge hit with the Hardwick Live crowd.

Review: Hardwick Live, Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield

News
Sir Bruce Forsyth.

Nine of your tributes to TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth

TV and Film

Three common music festival phone fails - and how to avoid them

Music
Electric Wizard

Review: Electric Wizard, Riverside, Newcastle

Music
Ocean Colour Scene were a huge hit with the Hardwick Live crowd.

Review: Hardwick Live, Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield

News
There are ways to avoid paying over the odds for tickets for sold-out gigs.

How not to be ripped off over gig tickets in the great rock 'n' roll swindle

Opinion
The Fall - New Facts Emerge.

Album review: The Fall - New Facts Emerge

Music
Brenda Edwards, centre, in the previous tour of Hairspray

WIN: Brenda Edwards on returning to Hairspray + win tickets to Sunderland Empire show

Theatre and Comedy
From left to right, BBC Look North presenter Jeff Brown, ex-Sunderland AFC player David Corner and actor Paul Dunn.

Story of Sunderland Milk Cup misfortune player David Corner to tour theatres with sister play Wise Men Say

News
One of the puppets created by Gyre and Gimble, which is part of the team behind The Hartlepool Monkey.

War Horse puppeteers take up tale of Hartlepool’s monkey

News
Celebrating 100 years of the WI in Durham at Beamish

Jam and Jerusalem: Celebrating 100 years of the Women's Institute in the North East

News
Young people at Horden Youth and Community Centre with visual artist Vicky Holbrough.

Outdoor art installation inspires youngsters

Arts
Ministry of Defence file phot of a Spitfire P7350 (front) flying alongside Hurricane LF363 (back) from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, over RAF Conningsby.

Sunderland Airshow stars grounded: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight plans hit by safety fears

News
Beamish Museum

Eight things to do at Beamish Museum this summer holidays

Whats on
TV

The Button: Enter the BBC's new game show without leaving your house

TV and Film
Could Bradley Walsh star alongside Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who?

Is Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who?

TV and Film
This year's contestants for the Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA.

Meet this year's Great British Bake Off contestants

TV and Film
This year's contestants for the Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA.

Meet this year's Great British Bake Off contestants

TV and Film
Chicken and broccoli bake.

Recipe of the week: Chicken and broccoli bake

Opinion
Chetna Makan

Food and drink: Bake-Off star Chetna Makan talks about the tasty world of Indian food

News
The price of a bacon sandwich looks set to soar.

Is the price of a bacon sarnie about to soar?

Eating Out