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Tyneside Cinema, George Gently and The Dumping Ground honoured at Royal Television Society Awards 2018

A much-loved North East cinema and TV series filmed in the region have received honours at the Royal Television Society Awards 2018.
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Morrissey performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle in his first North East date in 10 years Pic: Carl Chambers.

Review: Morrissey, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Much has happened in the world of Morrissey since the iconic former singer with The Smiths last played in the North East back in 2008.

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for applicants.

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for contestants - have you got what it takes?

Do you think you could go off the grid and evade capture?
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The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams who has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

JJ Abrams confirms Star Wars Episode IX script is finished

The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

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Kylie Minogue will kick off her UK tour in Newcastle. Pic: PA.

Kylie Minogue to kick off huge UK arena tour in the North East

Pop superstar Kylie Minogue has announced that she will perform across the UK and Ireland later this year on a new tour.

Hartlepool Council Leader Christopher Akers-Belcher.  Picture: TOM BANKS

Chance to quiz Hartlepool community safety chiefs in web chat

Hartlepool residents are being offered a chance to question community safety chiefs online by taking part in a “web chat”.

The Mini Con event underway at the Grand Hotel.

Star Wars, Transformers and Mad Max actors due to appear at Hartlepool Comic Con

Actors from some of the big screen’s most popular film franchises are set to visit Hartlepool at the town’s Comic-Con event next month.

Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice.

Food and drink: ‘Entering mid-life doesn’t mean you can’t still eat well’ say cookbook authors Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice

The key to really eating well, and not forcing yourself to eat sad salad after sad salad – particularly when you hit the mid-life stage – is to focus on taste and flavour above everything.
Top Gear is back for its 25th series this week.

TV & streaming: The best shows to catch this week

Check out Stuart Chandler's top shows to catch on TV or streaming during the next seven days.
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Marcella continues on ITV this week.

Five of the best shows to watch on TV this week

If you're stuck for something to watch this week, why not give one of these five shows a try...

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Save Me stars Suranne Jones and Lennie James.

TV choice: Redemption is the name of the game for Nelly in Sky Atlantic's Save Me

Save Me, Wednesday, 9pm, Sky Atlantic & NOW TV

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Tom Burke as Comoran Strike with co-star Holliday Grainger, who plays Robin.

Big Preview: It’s all getting a bit personal as Strike takes on a disturbing case

Tom Burke plays Strike, the war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street.

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Paloma Faith

Win: Five pairs of tickets to Paloma Faith at Newcastle Arena

Paloma Faith returns to the region next month – and you could be there for free.

Donna Air. Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Donna Air heads home to North East with Dancing on Ice tour

Donna Air is returning to the rink - and to her North East homeland - for the Dancing On Ice tour.
This Loverl Eggs - This Is Eggland (Egg Records)

Album review: The Lovely Eggs - This Is Eggland

One of the UK's best-loved underground bands, The Lovely Eggs, are back with their fifth album, and I'm happy to say it's a cracker.
What's your favourite film directed by Sir Ridley Scott?

What's your favourite film directed by Sir Ridley Scott?

Legendary director Sir Ridley Scott has been awarded this year's Bafta Fellowship - the highest accolade handed out by the British Academy.

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Sir Ridley Scott is to be honoured with a fellowship at the Bafta Awards tonight.

Sir Ridley Scott set to receive highest accolade at Baftas

North East-born film director Sir Ridley Scott is due to receive a special honour at the British Academy Film Awards (Baftas) tonight.

Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand performing at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Pic: Gary Welford.

Review: Franz Ferdinand, O2 Academy, Newcastle

A decade and a half has passed since Franz Ferdinand made their mark on the UK indie scene, shooting into the public’s consciousness with a fervour like few before or since.
Franz Ferdinand  Always Ascending (Domino Records).

Album review: Franz Ferdinand - Always Ascending

More than four years after their last record, Scottish art-rockers Franz Ferdinand are back, and it’s like they’ve never been away.

Brendan Gleeson in Calvary on BBC iPlayer

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuff to watch when there's nothing on the real telly from Saturday February 17.
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