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Hartlepool to be the first place in the world to watch new Doctor Who Christmas special

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Georgia Nicholson as Poison Pen from Penshaw.

Actors tell of excitement at taking on South Tyneside panto’s sister act

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Rodney Bewes, best known for his role in The Likely Lads, who has died aged 79, his agent confirmed. Picture by PA

Ant and Dec lead tributes to The Likely Lads star Rodney Bewes

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Will you be tuning in to the Doctor Who Christmas special?

Doctor Who Christmas Special - what we know so far

TV and Film

Band ready for debut album launch after pressing pause on recording

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Will your favourite baker be back in the tent for GBBO festive specials?

TV and Film
Will you be watching Top of the Pops this Christmas?

Who will appear on the Top of the Pops Christmas special?

Music
Steven Lee Hamilton as the Brave and Bold Sir John (centre) with David John Hopper as Arbuthnot (left) and Ray Spencer as Dame Bella Ballcock (right).

Steven is jetting in for Customs House panto - oh yes he is!

News

Band ready for debut album launch after pressing pause on recording

News
Will you be watching Top of the Pops this Christmas?

Who will appear on the Top of the Pops Christmas special?

Music
James Arthur put on an emotional performance at the Metro Radio Arena.

Review: James Arthur, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Music
Billy Bragg preaching to the converted at Wylam Brewery. Pic: Gary Welford

Review: Billy Bragg, Wylam Brewery, Newcastle

Music

Actors tell of excitement at taking on South Tyneside panto’s sister act

News
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

Theatre and Comedy
The Umbrella Project, Durham Lumiere

10 things to do in the North East this weekend

Arts

240,000 flock to Durham’s Lumiere spectacular

Arts

What you can expect to see as Lumiere spectacular opens in Durham tonight

Arts
The Umbrella Project, Durham Lumiere

10 things to do in the North East this weekend

Arts
The Word, South Shields.

South Shields’ The Word library puts North East on the map with national accolade

News
A photo publicising the new Doctor Who Christmas special with Mark Gatiss, left, current doctor Peter Capaldi, centre, and David Bradley as the original doctor.

Hartlepool to be the first place in the world to watch new Doctor Who Christmas special

News
Rodney Bewes, best known for his role in The Likely Lads, who has died aged 79, his agent confirmed. Picture by PA

Ant and Dec lead tributes to The Likely Lads star Rodney Bewes

News
Will you be tuning in to the Doctor Who Christmas special?

Doctor Who Christmas Special - what we know so far

TV and Film
Ching-He Huang

Food and Drink: It might sound crazy but we’ve being doing stir-fries all wrong, says Ching-He Huang

News
We want to find the Italian restaurant of the year.

Can you help us find South Tyneside's best Italian restaurant?

Eating Out

New delicatessen and wine bar short-listed for award just weeks after opening

Eating Out