Peter Davison

Peter Davison shares his Doctor Who memories as Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular comes to the Newcastle

The fifth 'Time Lord' is to perform the narrator's role as the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular comes to the Arena

The Tardis touches down

Doctor Who goes orchestral and is heading for the North East

The Tardis is to touch down in Newcastle with fifth Doctor Peter Davison and full orchestra and choir

The Suggestible regular has created a poignant and charming show

Review: Good Timin' offers a charming debut from Suggestible Ian

Ian McLaughlin returns to Live Theatre this week, telling the story of his search for the dad he never knew with honesty, humour and a little help from Doctor Who. Here's the review which ran earlier in the summer when the show was previewing

Ian Mclaughlin's one-man show Good Timin' is to be staged at Live Theatre in July and October

Looking for Dad... and keeping to the script

Ian Mclaughlin makes his living from improvising, but his one-man-show debut has forced him to write things down

Storm Troopers from Star Wars at the Comic Con event at the Arena, Newcastle

Newcastle Film & Comic Con: Fans queue for hours to meet screen idols

The first Newcastle Film & Comic Con attracted thousands to Metro Radio Arena

Doctor Who fans Sue and Neil Perryman

North East couple's love of Doctor Who inspires new book

A North East couple have landed a book deal after watching a marathon 697 episodes of Doctor Who during the past two and a half years

Sarah Green

A year it was all happening here

As 2007 draws to a close and we look forward to 2008 with hope and just a little foreboding, nebusiness asks a few notable members of the North business community to express their feelings about the year past and the year ahead.

Biggest baddies to take on festive foe

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Urmee Khan goes backstage at rehearsals for Aladdin and comes face-to-face with three fearsome villains.

The delights of Weardale

LOOKING for an idyllic spot to enjoy a variety of attractions?

Harry Potter halo makes Amazon sales glow

THE final Harry Potter novel and music from Amy Winehouse were UK bestsellers for online shopping group Amazon as the company posted healthy sales.

Local schools support their Rugby World Cup stars

MILLIONS of rugby fans across the world will be glued to their televisions at 8pm this Saturday.

Shortage of toys may hit Woolies

HIGH street retailer Woolworths has warned that it may face a shortage of popular children’s toys in the days leading up to Christmas.

Time-travelling through music

ONE of the many faces made famous by the TV series Doctor Who is to host a special orchestral concert in the North East this week.

Time lords fell out of favour

WERE Russian Futurists precursors to Doctor Who? Professor John Milner discusses the artistic time travellers with Tamzin Lewis.

Helping the sick cope with fatigue

NAME: Louise Wilson

Dr Who rakes it in

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The BBC's commercial arm has made record profits - thanks to Doctor Who and Planet Earth.

Ex-ter-mi-nate is the message to panto fans

Audiences at a popular panto could find themselves in fear of being exterminated.

Courtney Pine, Gala Theatre

Jazz legend Courtney Pine proves to be as cool and as laid-back as his music - even when my phone goes dead halfway through our interview.

Doctor is a real tonic for Character

A company that distributes Dr Who toys is among those delivering financial results this week.

Premier Travel brings Whitbread good cheer

The fortunes of mini-conglomerates Whitbread and Associated British Foods will be in the spotlight during a busy few days for investors this week.


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