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REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk, Forum Theatre, Billingham

If it’s barnstorming fun, lots of audience interaction and a night of belly laughs you’re after, look no further.

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South Tyneside theatre celebrates ‘takeover’ by young artists

South Tyneside theatre celebrates ‘takeover’ by young artists

Young people took to a South Tyneside theatre’s stage to celebrate them “taking over” the arts venue in 2016.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sleeping Beauty at Sunderland Empire.
Faye Tozer as The Good Fairy

Seven shows to get you in the festive spirit this Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas - and to celebrate we’ve rounded up eight of the top shows to get you in the festive mood.

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Larry Dean

Plenty of festive laughs - and presents - to be had at Jason Cook’s Comedy Club

There will be plenty of laughs – and presents – as Christmas comes early for audiences at South Tyneside theatre.

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Mica Paris on why she can’t wait to razzle dazzle Sunderland in Chicago

Mica Paris on why she can’t wait to razzle dazzle Sunderland in Chicago

With her sassy attitude and big voice, Mica Paris is a natural fit to play Mama Morton.

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Jerry Sadowitz

Review: Jerry Sadowitz - Newcastle Tyne Theatre

Jery Sadowitz may be the bete noire of alternative comedy but there is no way you can ignore him.

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Liam Tamne as Frank-N-Furter

REVIEW: Rocky Horror Show, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, November 12

You can always trust a Sunderland crowd to be vocal.

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The Rocky Horror Show

Your chance to get hold of tickets for Rocky Horror in Sunderland

Dust off your suspenders and strap yourself in for a rocky ride - the cheekiest show in theatre is back in Sunderland.

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Mamma Mia! to play Sunderland for four weeks on first UK tour

Mamma Mia! to play Sunderland for four weeks on first UK tour

Dust off your satin jumpsuits - Mamma Mia! is heading to Sunderland.

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Jerry Sadowitz

Cult comic Jerry Sadowitz to play North-East date

Cult comic Jerry Sadowitz plays a North-East date at Newcastle Tyne Theatre on Friday, November 11.

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Beauty and the Beast at the Westovians From left Craig Richardson and Stephen Sullivan

Panto favourites Stephen and Craig going back to where it all began

Panto favourites Stephen Sullivan and Craig Richardson are going back to where it all began this Christmas.

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From left, Rebecca Watson, Michael Brown, Lucy Sutton and James Forster will be appearing in White Christmas at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House.

South Shields teacher getting in the Christmas spirit for festive show

A South Shields school teacher is getting into the Christmas spirit as she prepares to take to the stage for a festive musical.

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Melissa Fleming is making her professional debut as Cinderella in panto at Kings Lynn Corn Exchange.

Melissa’s becoming a panto princess for professional debut

Melissa Fleming is being transformed into a princess as she makes her professional debut in pantomime.

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Ex-professional wrestler turned comedian Lee Kyle

Jarrow comic Lee Kyle’s new book details exactly how rubbish he was at wrestling

A South Tyneside comedian has written a book all about how rubbish he was as a wrestler.

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Britain's Got Talent is preparing to host auditions in the North East.

Britain's Got Talent auditions to seek out region's best entertainers

Have you got what it takes to be hailed as the UK's biggest stage star?
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