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George Michael set for number one slot with posthumous album

Late singer George Michael is on track for a posthumous number one as his latest album soars past Niall Horan's debut in this week's charts.
Music
Where will you be watching the fireworks this year?

What's on in the North East this Bonfire Night?

Remember, remember - it's not long until the fifth of November!
Family
Miss Saigon will play Sundelrand

Miss Saigon announces Sunderland Empire dates

It’s been announced that epic musical Miss Saigon will be taking to the stage in Sunderland next year.

Theatre and Comedy
What would you say if you had one more minute?

TV ad with Mary Berry and Rio Ferdinand raises awareness about child bereavement

What would you say if you had one more minute? That is the question put to children and parents as part of a new campaign by national charity Child Bereavement UK.
Family
Jodie Whittaker will take over from Peter Capaldi after the Christmas special.

Jodie Whittaker to get three companions in Doctor Who - which will be the best?

Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole have been unveiled as Jodie Whittaker's co-stars when she becomes the 13th person to take on the lead role in Doctor Who.
TV and Film
London Grammar bring their UK tour to Newcastle City Hall.

7 North East gigs to see in the next 7 days

From '80s pop to drone rock, there's live music to suit every taste in the region this week.
Music
Have you got what it takes to be on Britain's Got Talent?

Britain's Got Talent opens WhatsApp line for early audition clips

Britain's Got Talent hopefuls will now be able to submit their first applications for the show via online chat service WhatsApp

TV and Film
Do you know anyone who should apply?

Take Me Out looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' for over 50s special

Hit ITV dating show Take Me Out is looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' to appear in a new over 50s special.
TV and Film
Sir Cliff will return to the North East next year. Picture: PA.

Cliff Richard to visit North East on 60th anniversary tour

He's released more than 100 albums and spent the equivalent of 20 years in the UK charts.
Music
Sam Smith

Sam Smith announces North East tour date

Sam Smith has announced a North East tour date.

Music
Jack Whitehall stars in Bounty Hunters

Big Preview AND TRAILER: Bounty Hunters - Jack Whitehall interview

Funnyman Jack Whitehall and Rosie Perez star in this Sky Original Production – a new comedy thriller he has penned with the help of fellow Bad Education co-writer Freddy Syborn.

TV and Film
Get spooked with Sky Cinema and Ouija: Origin Of Evil.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The choice cuts from those new fangled services. . .
TV and Film
Robot Wars

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

What to watch or record from the schedules this week. . .
TV and Film
Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria.

Cinema and TRAILER: The Death Of Stalin - cast and director interview

Soviet Russia in the 1950s isn’t the first topic that springs to mind when you think of comedy. The cast and director of The Death of Stalin tell us about treading the line between funny and tragic

TV and Film
Peter Hook

Peter Hook on the Hacienda, New Order and setting sail with the North Sea Sounds DFDS cruise

New Order legend Peter Hook is getting ready to rock the boat when he sets sail for this year’s series of North Sea Sounds music cruises.

Music
John Whaite

Food and drink: Former Bake-Off winner John Whaite is all about food bringing comfort

John Whaite may have won the third series of the Great British Bake Off while it was still on the BBC, but he really doesn’t go in for impartiality.

News
Tom Robinson on stage.

Tom Robinson on why he’s glad to be grey and hitting the road again

Four decades after first hit 2-4-6-8 Motorway, the Tom Robinson Band are hitting the road to revisit their classic album Power In The Darkness.

Music
Can you impress Mary Berry?

BBC launch hunt for Britain’s Best Cook - have you got what it takes?

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

TV and Film
Ian Smith

Comedy night is hotting up in Hartlepool

Comedy fans in Hartlepool are in for a treat with a hot new line up.

News
Public Service Broadcasting.

Review: Public Service Broadcasting, Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Having seen Public Service Broadcasting several times and loved them, I wondered how they'd handle latest album Every Valley live.
Music
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