Sooty's Magic Show heading to South Shields after beloved bear celebrates 70th birthday

Sooty's Magic Show is coming to South Shields
Sooty's Magic Show is coming to South Shields

The nation's favourite yellow magic bear is heading to South Shields on his latest tour.

Sooty will be joined by Sweep, Soo and his TV pal Richard Cadell at the Customs House on Sunday April 7 2019.

Sooty’s Magic Show will be performed in two sessions, one at 11am and one at 2.30pm.

The children's favourite marked his 70th birthday last year, and 2018 also saw him put out a new series of The Sooty Show on ITVBe, and perform with Sweep for Prince Charles (who also celebrated his 70th birthday last year.

Show producers said Sooty can’t wait to get back to doing what he loves the most this spring – performing in theatres for children up and down the country, including in South Shields.

A spokesman said: "Sooty’s Magic Show will amaze you with impossible tricks - be astounded at Sooty’s flying car, Soo’s singing unicorn and Sweep’s levitating sausage!

"With special guests, circus star Michael Jordan and the ultraviolet specialities of Fantasie de la Nuit, Sooty’s Magic Show is set to be a spectacular treat for the whole family and even includes a chance to meet Richard and Sooty after the show."