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Former Eastenders actor Aaron Sidwell amongst cast for Wicked at Sunderland Empire

Theatre and Comedy
Tom Reeves is a finalist in the Craft Guild of Chefs Young National Chef of the Year competition

Award-winning chef from Michelin-starred restaurant heads home for pop up event

Eating Out
Love is in the air at Hairspray.

REVIEW: Hairspray, Sunderland Empire, until September 30

Whats on
Wearsider Charlotte Crosby could be appearing in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Photo by PA.

Charlotte Crosby heading for the I'm a Celebrity jungle according to reports

News

Till Death Us Do Part actor Tony Booth, who became father-in-law of Tony Blair, dies aged 85

TV and Film

Sadness as Liz Dawn who played Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street dies

TV and Film

Review: The Jesus & Mary Chain - Middlesbrough Empire

Music

Oasis legend Noel Gallagher confirms North East arena date

Music
Sharleen Spiteri of Texas.

7 North East gigs to see in the next 7 days

Music
Avocado is among the superfoods you should eat as part of a healthy diet.

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

Opinion

Review: The Jesus & Mary Chain - Middlesbrough Empire

Music
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have announced a Newcastle arena date.

Oasis legend Noel Gallagher confirms North East arena date

Music
Sharleen Spiteri of Texas.

7 North East gigs to see in the next 7 days

Music
Paloma Faith has announced a date at the Metro Radio Arena.

The Voice coach Paloma Faith announces North East arena date

Music
The album will be released next month.

Dolly Parton is releasing a children's album

Music

Former Eastenders actor Aaron Sidwell amongst cast for Wicked at Sunderland Empire

Theatre and Comedy
Love is in the air at Hairspray.

REVIEW: Hairspray, Sunderland Empire, until September 30

Whats on
Ian Smith, who has been lined up to perform in Hartlepool.

Comedy club to get audiences giggling again with autumn shows

News
Have you got one of the books?

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £60k - here’s how to tell if you have one

Arts
Horden Welfare Park will host events

Villages to tell their stories for major European arts project

Arts
A previous Lumiere at Durham Cathedral

Locations revealed for this year’s Lumiere spectacular in Durham

Arts
Radley charms

Personalisation event returns to Dalton Park’s Radley branch

Arts
Picture taken in 1995 of Tony Booth with daughter Cherie, the wife of Tony Blair, celebrating outside the High Court after she was sworn in as a QC.

Till Death Us Do Part actor Tony Booth, who became father-in-law of Tony Blair, dies aged 85

TV and Film
Liz Dawn who played Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street. Picture by PA

Sadness as Liz Dawn who played Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street dies

TV and Film
Victoria on ITV.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

TV and Film
Tom Reeves is a finalist in the Craft Guild of Chefs Young National Chef of the Year competition

Award-winning chef from Michelin-starred restaurant heads home for pop up event

Eating Out
Avocado is among the superfoods you should eat as part of a healthy diet.

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

Opinion
Acai powder.

Recipe of the week: Raspberry acai smoothie bowl

Opinion
Kirstie Allsopp

Food and Drink: Property queen Kirstie Allsopp switches location to the kitchen

News