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Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and former Loose Women panellist Jenny Eclair

Laughter on the menu at revamped Barnard Castle venue

Line-up for 2014 comedy programme announced for revamped County Durham venue

Comedian Jason Manford

Review: Jason Manford: First World Problems, Newcastle City Hall

Popular comic Jason Manford serves up an evening of two halves on Tyneside as Erin Kerr finds out

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 Jimeoin

Jimeoin drops in to Durham Gala Theatre for a laugh

Irish comic Jimeoin will be looking to find the funny in Durham tomorrow night as he performs at the Gala Theatre

Dave Johns

Jesterval delivers the laughs on Tyneside

If you've crossed the Millennium Bridge this weekend, there’s a decent chance you’ll have heard the echoes of laughter ringing out across the Tyne

Comedian Ed Byrne

Preview: Jesterval brings laughs to Baltic Square, Gateshead

A crowd of comedy is coming to Tyneside this week as Jesterval beds itself in. Sam Wonfor finds out more from chief organiser Della Haq

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

Ardal O’Hanlon

Interview: Ardal O'Hanlon on sitcoms and his new stand up tour

Ardal O’Hanlon has a variety of sitcom heroes over the years but has always stayed close to the stand up stage. Sam Wonfor talks to him ahead of a new tour

Stewart Lee will be performing in Newcastle at the Tyne Theatre

Preview: Stewart Lee bringing Much A-Stew About Nothing to Newcastle

Comic promises a "mixed stew" of ideas as he kicks around new sketches for an upcoming TV show

Comedian Mark Watson

Preview: Mark Watson to play at Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Star of Mock the Week joins the bill at the Whitley Bay Playhouse

comedian Jimmy Carr

Preview: Jimmy Carr at the Sunderland Empire

TV funnyman brings Gagging Order show to the North East

Lauren Pattison

Preview: Lauren Pattison at the Giggle Beats comedy quiz night, Newcastle

One of the North East's rising stars is to make a guest appearance at the next Giggle Beats comedy quiz night. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has the details

John Whale

John Whale set for guest appearance The Hancock pub in Newcastle

North East stand-up John Whale is to make a guest appearance at Giggle Beats' comedy quiz on Monday

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Culture Awards Alumni Gallery: Class of 2014

Culture Awards Alumni: The Class of 2006

The Journal Culture Awards 2007 at the Northern Stage 31 March 2008 - Hairspray medley by Newcastle College

Culture Awards Alumni: The Class of 2007

 

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