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REVIEW: Jane Eyre, Theatre Royal Newcastle, until Saturday, July 8

An evening with Jane Eyre is like catching up over a cuppa with an old friend.

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Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican announces string of homecoming dates

Sarah Millican has announced a string of homecoming dates.

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Dirty Dancing is at the Empire all this week

REVIEW: Dirty Dancing, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, July 1

Nobody puts Baby in the corner, but what about Johnny?

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JANE EYRE UK Tour 2017Royal National Theatre

Win: Two pairs of tickets to Jane Eyre, Theatre Royal Newcastle

An inventive take on one of the greatest novels of all time is coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal – and you could be there for free.

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What a feeling! Flashdance announces one-week run at Sunderland Empire

Dust off your leg warmers! Flashdance - The Musical is coming to town.

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Jonathan Cash and Helen Cash, who feature in Jobling. Pictured with Tom Kelly.

New musical Jobling to be premiered in South Shields

A new musical about the last man gibbeted in the north will be premiered at The Word.

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WIN: Family ticket for The Tiger Who Came to Tea at Theatre Royal Newcastle

WIN: Family ticket for The Tiger Who Came to Tea at Theatre Royal Newcastle

A much-loved tiger is roaring into Newcastle – and you and your family could see him for free.

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Planet Circus are in Seaburn

10 Things to do in the North East this weekend and beyond

From death-defying stunts to swinging Sixties nostalgia, there’s plenty of events and gigs taking place in the region this weekend and beyond.

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Dreamboats and Petticoats is in the region next week

Win: Three pairs of tickets to Dreamboats and Petticoats at Sunderland Empire

Be transported back to the Swinging ‘60s when hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats heads back to Sunderland Empire.


Theatre announcement: Prince musical to play Sunderland Empire

The music of the late great Prince will be celebrated in a new musical coming to Sunderland Empire.

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That That

Ten things to do this weekend and beyond

From Take That to classic cars and a rowing regatta, there’s plenty going on in the region.

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Diana Vickers, who is set to star in a new musical choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood. The Strictly Come Dancing judge has teamed up with musical theatre writer Warner Brown for Son Of A Preacher Man, a new touring show that features the hits of Dusty Springfield.

X Factor singer Diana Vickers to star in Craig Revel Horwood's Dusty Springfield musical at Sunderland Empire

Former X Factor contestant Diana Vickers is set to star in a new musical choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood.

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A scene from Mr Corvan's Music Hall

Play about the man who started the ‘monkey hanger myth ‘ to tour North East

A play about a North East musical star who started Hartlepool’s monkey legend is about to embark on a tour of the region.

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Jarrow Musical Theatre Company

Theatre company set to stage cut-throat production

A theatre company is gearing up for a production - and some cut throat competition.

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Gangsta Granny (Gilly Tompkins) and Ben (Ashley Cousins).

REVIEW: Gangsta Granny, Sunderland Empire until Sunday, May 14

Meet Gangsta Granny - the coolest Black Cat in Sunderland!

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Chris Ramsey at the Metro Radio Arena

REVIEW: Chris Ramsey, Newcastle Arena

It took ten years and countless gags but Chris Ramsey has finally made the two minute journey from the small stage of the Dog and Parrot pub where he made his comedy debut to his biggest gig to date round the corner at Newcastle Arena.

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Grease is at Sunderland Empire until Saturday, May 6.

Review: Grease, Sunderland Empire

Whatever your opinion of Grease, it really is one of the classics.

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Jason Manford

Jason Manford announces Sunderland Empire tour date

Comedian Jason Manford has added a Sunderland date to his forthcoming tour as he returns to stand up.

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Joe McElderry to bring Christmas cheer to the region with seasonal performance of Joseph

Singing star Joe McElderry will be coming home for Christmas with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time UK Tour

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to North East

The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is set to return to Newcastle Theatre Royal.

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