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Cirque Du Soleil announce string of North East dates with Ovo show

The magic of Cirque Du Soleil will return to the North East next year.

Theatre and Comedy
The offenders were captured on CCTV carrying out a recce of the area.

CCTV footage captures moments before £28,000 gunpoint robbery

This is the moment a pair of armed robbers carried out a recce of a supermarket - just hours before stealing £28,000 from a security van.

Gateshead Stadium Metro station. Credit: Google.

Nexus offers £1,000 reward after cable theft disrupts Metro travellers

Nexus is offering a £1,000 reward for information after thousands of commuters were disrupted by a cable theft on Monday morning.

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A man was arrested at the Fenwick store in Newcastle.

Man arrested after 'exposing himself' near Santa's grotto in Fenwick's

Police are investigating after a report that a man indecently exposed himself near a famous Santa's grotto.
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. Picture: Trevor Leighton.

Torvill and Dean on skating to the North East with Dancing on Ice tour

Audiences will be able to wrap up warm and experience the spectacle of Dancing on Ice live when it zooms into the North East next year.

Theatre and Comedy

Game of Thrones star narrates dazzling retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in North East-made film

A gripping film telling the backstory to a mysterious fairy tale character has been put together in the North East - and you can watch it for free.
Theatre and Comedy
Danny Adams as Peter Pan with Clive Webb as Smee.

REVIEW: Peter Pan, Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Peter Pan is a panto classic, but in this case the traditional 'he's behind you' is replaced by the cry of 'he's above you!'
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Grace Davies performing her original song Dont Go. Copyright �Syco / Thames

X Factor final six to perform on tour with wildcard act

The X Factor’s six semi-final acts will star in The X Factor Live Tour 2018 when it’s held at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, on February 22.

Chris Ramsey at the Metro Radio Arena

Chris Ramsey announces North East tour dates

South Shields comedian Chris Ramsey has announced a new tour for 2018, culminating in a headline slot at Metro Radio Arena.

Theatre and Comedy
Little Mix.

Little Mix to play Gateshead International Stadium as part of 2018 summer tour

Girl band Little Mix are to play Gateshead International Stadium next year.

CCTV appeal after theft from North East hospital

Police have released CCTV of two people they want to trace after a theft from a hospital.
Newcastle Gateshead
Mantra Thai in Newcastle

Review: Mantra Thai, Forth Banks, Newcastle

For a welcome as warm as Thailand itself, Mantra Thai is always a safe bet.

Eating Out

North East to host advanced screenings of momentous Doctor Who Christmas special

The Time Lord will land at a series of special locations next month as Doctor Who fans are treated to advanced screenings of the next episode.
County Durham
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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Mobile speed cameras are being used on the Felling Bypass where roadworks are ongoing

New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Mobile speed cameras will be going live on the Felling Bypass today to curb drivers going too fast through ongoing roadworks.

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.

Whats on
The new statue of Martin Luther King that has been unveiled at Newcastle University to mark the 50th anniversary of a speech he gave there in 1967

Statue of Martin Luther King unveiled in North East to mark 50th anniversary of visit

A statue of Martin Luther King has been unveiled at Newcastle University by a friend of his that joined the civil rights leader on a visit to the city 50 years ago.

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Fenwick's window

Pictures as thousands turn out for the reveal of Paddington-themed Fenwick's window

Thousands turned out for the official launch of Fenwick's window tonight.
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Last year's Beatrix Potter window

When will Fenwick’s Christmas window open? + windows through the ages

The curtain will be raised on the biggest animated Christmas window outside of London this weekend.

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.

Theatre and Comedy
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