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REVIEW: Dead Men Walking, The Cluny 2, Newcastle

With a combined age of about 240, it’s easy to see where 'supergroup' Dead Men Walking got their name.

Cheryl says researching her family history has shown that northerners are made of tough stuff.

Cheryl hails 'tough, northern Geordie women' as she finds out about ancestors

North East-born pop star Cheryl was full of northern pride after discovering her Geordie roots run deep on BBC genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are?.

The Staith House on North Shields Fish Quay.

REVIEW: Why The Staith House is reeling diners in from across the North East

When you open a gastro pub at a fish quay, the pressure’s on to make your seafood shine.

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Nestle has developed a method of cutting as much as 40% of sugar in its confectionery.

Nestle develops way to slash sugar in chocolate bars by up to 40%

Food producer Nestle claims it has discovered a way to drastically reduce the amount of sugar in its chocolate bars.
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What Sunderland can expect from brand new musical Wonderland

Venture down the rabbit hole and meet a modern-day Alice when a new musical brings Wonderland to Sunderland.
Muse have been announced as the first headliners of the 2017 Reading and Leeds Festival.

Muse announced as first headliners for Reading and Leeds 2017

Rock group Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year's Reading and Leeds festivals.

Curry lovers will get a different experience, says Mr Choudhoury.

Vinda-flew as South Tyneside restaurant branches out on Boeing 737

A South Tyneside restaurant owner looks all set to get his latest venture off to a flying start.

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Tom Parker

The Wanted’s Tom Parker to appear on Sunderland stage

Grease is the word for a former member of boy band The Wanted.

Theatre and Comedy
Cinderella. All photos by David Brennan of 'Stagedoor Photography'

Cinderella set to have a ball in Jarrow

A classic fairytale character is set to have a ball when she casts a spell over Jarrow this weekend.

Theatre and Comedy
Basil Brush

Basil Brush and Tiswas to be ‘saved’ for the nation

Thousands of classic TV shows are to be archived digitally - before they are lost forever.
Little Mix have added a fourth Newcastle date to their Glory Days tour.

Little Mix announce FOURTH North East date on Glory Days tour

Little Mix, the world's biggest girl group, have added a fourth North East date to their 2017 Glory Days tour.


REVIEW: Frankie & the Heartstrings, DFDS ferry, somewhere in the North Sea

Ahoy there music-lovers.

Lola in character as she gets ready to play Jill in Jack and the Beanstalk.

X Factor finalist Lola ready for pantomime debut

It’s four days and counting until the curtain goes up on a glittering stage production - and singing sensation Lola Saunders can’t wait.

Theatre and Comedy
Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart and John Patridge as Billy Flynn in Chicago.

REVIEW: Chicago, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, December 3

Take a deliciously dark plot, mix in sizzling choreography, sprinkle liberally with razzle dazzle - and you have the perfect Chicago cocktail.

Theatre and Comedy
How will you be toasting the Christmas season?

20 best spirits and liqueurs for Christmas

With the nights drawing in and the festive season upon us, it’s the season to settle down by the fireside and forget the cold night outside.

Eating Out

11 Christmas TV specials to watch out for over the festive season

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and soon we'll be lapping up the first of the festive offerings on TV.
TV and Film
Ne-Yo at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.

REVIEW: Ne-Yo, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Hats off to Ne-Yo, the man knows how to put on a show.

How many of these advert slogans can you remember?

Quiz: How many of these advert slogans can you remember?

Christmas is the perfect time to snuggle up and watch the TV - but it's a shame about those adverts!

TV and Film
Marine Park teacher Graeme Moore with pupils David, Dominic, Marjana and Georgia.

South Tyneside youngsters shout about their favourite words

What’s your favourite word?

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REVIEW: Cinderella Newcastle Theatre Royal

Just when you think it cannot get any better, this years panto at Newcastle Theatre Royal has done just that.
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