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What's On

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
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
Jen Campbell is a full time author after working as a book seller.

Author who created book-loving dragon returns to native North East for Durham Book Festival

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

Skinny dippers bare all at sunrise to raise money for mental health charity Mind

News

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
A still from Drifters. Credit: BFI National Archive

Musicians to perform live score to historic fishing film screening at the Customs House

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
The Wipers Times is in Newcastle next month

Oscar winner David Parfitt on The Wipers Times and backing Sunderland’s Culture 2021 bid

Theatre and Comedy
Jen Campbell is a full time author after working as a book seller.

Author who created book-loving dragon returns to native North East for Durham Book Festival

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
Simon Whitaker, second right, collecting his award

Menswear business cuts a dash to win industry award

Arts
Members of South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade with Richard Carter, left, and his Lego Watch Tower model, at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery.

South Shields Watch House immortalised in Lego

News
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
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
Are you partial to a festive tipple?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

Eating Out