Comedian Jason Manford

Comedian Jason Manford takes a look at his latest comedy club in Newcastle

Currently starring in the touring production of The Producers at the Sunderland Empire, Jason popped over to Tyneside to see The Terrace bar

Wrestler-turned comic Lee Kyle

Wrestler-turned-comedian Lee Kyle looking forward to first full show at The Stand, Newcastle

Having spent nine years on the wrestling circuit, the popular comedian has put together a comedy show to clothes-line the competition

Josie Long brings her show Cara Josephine to the North East in Spring 2015

Comedian Josie Long brings her acclaimed chow Cara Josephine to The Stand Newcastle

The popular comedian will bring her hit show from the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 to Newcastle and Arc, Stockton in March

Paloma Faith

North East events in March 2015: Ten things you won't want to miss

Here's our regular double handful of recommendations across the region's theatres, venues and attractions

Nicola Mantalios-Lovett is one of the North East acts who will be performing at the Stand

North East comedians make a stand in honour of Charlie Hebdo victims

The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle will host a comedy night in aid of the families of the Charlie Hebdo victims.

Review: Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life, The Stand, Newcastle

Comedian Tony James spills the beans on his addiction to the Football Manager computer game. Arthur Roberts caught the show

Sara Pascoe

Review: Sara Pascoe vs History, The Stand Newcastle

On the 2nd stop of her debut UK tour, the popular comic offers laughs aplenty along with lessons in sexual anthropology

Dylan Moran

Competition now closed: Tickets for four shows of your choice at The Stand Newcastle

To help celebrate the third birthday of The Stand in Newcastle, we bring you a fantastic competition

Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe gives history a run for its money at The Stand Newcastle

The comedian brings her Edinburgh Award nominated show Sara Pascoe vs History to Tyneside and helps celebrate The Stand's birthday

Simon Donald, creator of Viz

Simon Donald: Viz co-creator diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on camera

The co-creator or Viz comic was told he had multiple sclerosis while making a documentary about the condition in 2009

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!

Review: Jason Cook, The Stand Newcastle

The comic who wrote and starred in the hit BBC2 sitcom Hebburn was back on his native Tyneside for a sell out gig

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!

Jason Cook brings his Broken tour home to Tyneside

The comedian, who wrote and starred in BBC2 sitcom Hebburn is back on the road and looking forward to a home fixture

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!

Jason Cook has put Hebburn behind him and is hitting the road

Comedian and Hebburn creator Jason Cook talks about his forthcoming stand-up tour

The Stand, Newcastle

The Stand Comedy Club brings the Fringe to Tyneside

The Stand Newcastle Comedy Club will play host to a stream of top names from the Fringe for a very special summer programme

Patrick Monahan

The Stand kicks of New Year with lots of laughs

Gavin Webster and Patrick Monahan star in programme to beat the blues

A Christmas Laffalang taking place in aid of St Oswald's Hospice

Christmas Laffalang gig at The Stand set to raise charity cash

The Stand comedy club in Newcastle will host a 'Christmas Laffalang' to raise cash for St Oswald's Hospice

Comedian Stephen K Amos

Review: Stephen K Amos – The Spokesman, The Stand Comedy Club, Newcastle

Stephen K Amos was in town with his latest show, The Spokesman. Chris Waugh was in the audience to watch the master of feel-good comedy

Comedian Stephen K Amos

Stephen K Amos gets set for North East shows

Stephen K Amos has a double date with the North East at the Durham's Gala Theatre and The Stand in Newcastle as Chris Waugh finds out

Comedian Tom Stade

Comedian Tom Stade plays The Stand Newcastle

Canadian comedian Tom Stade brings his Totally Rocks tour back to The Stand in Newcastle

New looks for NECC networking events

THE North East Chamber of Commerce is revamping and relaunching the way it delivers events for members and regional business.


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