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Dancing on Ice tour skating back to the North East with four dates

Skating legends Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are bringing their spectacular Dancing on Ice show on tour.
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Demand to see Peter Kay's first live stand-up tour in eight years has been phenomenal.

Peter Kay announces FIVE extra North East dates due to phenomenal demand

Funnyman Peter Kay today announced FIVE extra North East dates after phenomenal demand for tickets.
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The Umbrella Project, Durham Lumiere

10 things to do in the North East this weekend

From boarding the Vengabus to the spectacular Lumiere, there’s plenty happening in the region this weekend.

Blood Brothers

Win tickets to Blood Brothers at Sunderland Empire

She’s been hailed as the ‘definitive Mrs Johnstone’ and now Lyn Paul will be donning the iconic apron once more as Blood Brothers returns to the Sunderland Empire stage.

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Peter Kay is returning to stand-up comedy after a break of eight years.

Peter Kay announces TWO North East dates as he returns to stand-up comedy

One of Britain’s best-loved funnymen, Peter Kay, is finally returning to his most successful hobby, stand-up comedy.

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The cast members bring Napoleon to life through movement and sound.

Review: The Hartlepool Monkey - Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre

The big question was, just how would a play about the Hartlepool monkey hanging legend actually go down with the townsfolk of Hartlepool?

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John Bishop will come to Sunderland in January.

John Bishop to bring sell-out tour to Sunderland Empire

Comedian John Bishop is bringing his sell-out tour to Sunderland for two nights after its success across the country.
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The Red Room.

Review: The Red Room - Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre

The Red Room brought a new, spine-chilling take on a good, old-fashioned ghost story to the Town Hall Theatre.

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Michaela Strachan and the mighty T-Rex, one of the stars of Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular.

Walking With Dinosaurs spectacular makes arena return

An arena show which takes the audience back to the days of the dinosaurs is returning to the North East.

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Sting. Photos by Mark Savage.

Sting announces month-long run of shipbuilding epic in North East

Sting has announced he will bring a new production of his The Last Ship to his native North East next year ahead of a national tour.

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Rob Deering.

Review: Hot Potato Comedy Club - Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre

The ever-popular Hot Potato Comedy Club continues to go from strength to strength, with this month’s hilarious acts all easily capable of headlining the show in their own right.

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The Customs House is staging The Lambton Worm

12 of the top shows in the North East this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner - oh yes it is!

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Michelle Heaton

Win three family passes to see Michelle Heaton in panto

Michelle Heaton is returning to her native North East this Christmas as the Wicked Queen in a classic family panto – and you could be there for free.

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Things have turned scary at Alnwick Gardens

9 North East events to get you spooked this Halloween

Be afraid, be very afraid, North East attractions have been taken over by witches, wizards and things that go bump in the night this weekend.

Whats on
Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox announces return to North East in new tour

Professor Brian Cox has announced he will be returning to the North East.

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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.

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Madagascar - A Musical Adventure is coming to Sunderland Empire.

Magical musical Madagascar is coming to Sunderland Empire

A new stage adaptation of Madagascar - A Musical Adventure is coming out of the zoo and heading for Sunderland Empire, it was announced today.

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Hartlepool Monkey uses puppets to bring the character to life.

Review: Hartlepool Monkey, Northern Stage, Newcastle

Nothing ever happens in Hartlepool...

Jason Manford will bring his show to Middlesbrough next July.

Top comedian Jason Manford set to bring show to North East

Top comic Jason Manford is hoping to raise some laughs as he brings his show to the North East next year.

Frozen favourites Anna and Olaf in Disney On Ice: Passport To Adventure

Review: Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure, Metro Radio Arena, until October 8

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