Actress Charlie Hardwick

Emmerdale and Britain's Got Talent stars line up for Teenage Cancer Trust Christmas concert in Newcastle

The annual fundraiser for the TCT will see the likes of Chelsea Halfpenny, Jai McDowall and Charlie Hardwick take to the stage

Launch of Brass: Durham International Festival 2014

Three world premieres make annual Durham brass festival shine

The programme for the 2014 Durham brass festival has been unveiled with music across the county

St Oswald's Red Carpet Ball at the Hilton, Gateshead

Hollywood themed night raises £65,000 for St Oswald's Hospice

A touch of vintage glamour was brought to Tyneside at the weekend in St Oswald's Red Carpet Ball

Winners of Royal Television Society Awards announced at Gateshead Hilton hotel

The best of media production in the region is recognised at awards ceremony at Gateshead Hilton hotel

Amelia Lily performing live on stage

Stars line up for Teenage Cancer Trust gig at Newcastle Cathedral

Singers and actors including Amelia Lily and Chelsea Halfpenny will gather at St Nicholas' Cathedral in Newcastle in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

Actress Adele Silva plays Maggie Muff (in character) in 51 Shades of Maggie

Review: 51 Shades of Maggie at Newcastle Theatre Royal

Our reviewer Karen Wilson is not amused by a stage spoof of Fifty Shades of Grey starring former Emmerdale actress Adele Silva

Former Emmerdale actress Adele Silva who stars in 51 Shades of Maggie

Interview: Former Emmerdale actress Adele Silva on new play 51 Shades of Maggie

Former Emmerdale actress Adele Silva sets her inhibitions aside for her role in new play 51 Shades of Maggie

Girls from the Young Womens film academy and Mishti Group

Mishti group debut empowering film at Tyneside Cinema

The idea of achieving dreams against (stereo)type has inspired a group of young Asian women to make a film, which premiered on Tyneside last night

Panto’s such fun for Mickey – oh yes it is

HOW are Hollywood veteran Mickey Rooney and his wife celebrating Christmas this year, 6,000 miles from home?

Beefy and Lamby are back

THOSE animated cricketing heroes Beefy and Lamby will be back on our TV screens hundreds of times during September in a new three-week campaign by the English Beef and Lamb Executive.

Better cleaning

A PIONEERING product that could herald a new era in oral hygiene is being developed by a North-East company.

Walkers and walkies all in a good cause

DOZENS of energetic walkers braved the hot sunshine to cover five miles for good causes yesterday.

Roxanne goes on run for charity

Emmerdale soap star Roxanne Pallett is urging women in the North-East to join Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in Durham and Newcastle.

Mickey Rooney to star in North panto

Veteran Hollywood star Mickey Rooney is to appear in panto.

Awards thrill for cast of `Corrie'

Everyone at Coronation Street is "thrilled to bits" after the programme swept the board at the British Soap Awards, a spokeswoman said yesterday.

Shock of the new

Not all new writing is great, but all great writing was once new.

Victoria enjoys a dramatic victory

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Serious role secures Wood's Bafta record

'Panto's going to be our best yet'

Pop star Faye Tozer, best known as one-fifth of the group Steps, is to star in Aladdin at Newcastle Theatre Royal this Christmas.

At 85, Ann still puts out The Journal

The Journal has been rolling off the presses for 175 years, and for 40 of them dedicated Ann Donohoe has been at the sharp end of the daily operation to get the paper out to our loyal readers.

Meet Booberettes and Baar bra

It was what lay underneath the famous Barbour jacket that was attracting attention yesterday.


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