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The Wind Road Boys

Three years ago I bumped into an old mate on facebook and he told me about a musical he was involved in at Durham Gala Theatre. At that point I didn’t know anything about the extraordinary story behind either the show or the theatre company. I went along without any preconceptions except for the fact I don’t normally like musicals at all. Yet I was completely and utterly blown away by ....


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Dorman Exhibition Will Be Anything But Pants

Families are in for a treat when the Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants exhibition opens at Dorman Museum this weekend (Saturday, January 23). Nick Sharratt, the man behind a host of instantly recognisable children’s book illustrations, is the subject of the colourful, humorous and hands-on exhibition. And lucky visitors who visit the exhibition on its opening day will get the chance to meet Nick in person when he signs copies of his books. Exploring Nick’s passion for drawing, ....


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Be Brave And Leave For The Unknown

  How do you define bravery? Is it the woman from the front row that had some root canal work at the dentist today, a concert pianist battling to overcome his stage fright or a young photographer racing across the world taking pictures on the front line of a war zone? You can see this, roughly 90 minute performance again tonight at Arc, Stockton and pay what you decide afterwards on ....


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Volunteers Needed To Support Dorman \'invasion\'

There’s an out-of-this-world show taking over the Dorman Museum this autumn – and organisers are on the look-out for volunteer helpers. Invasion – from October 3 to January 17 – brings together iconic costumes, props and even alien invaders themselves from Star Trek to Stargate and Alien to Andromeda. The exhibition will bring visitors face to face with fearsome monsters from some of the world’s best-known sci-fi franchises. Highlights include an exclusive, ....


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Romeo And Juliet - Beamed To Centre Square

The greatest love story of all, Romeo and Juliet, will be beamed to Centre Square, Middlesbrough on Tuesday September 22. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece will be the final BP Big Screen of the summer. The production made famous by Prima Ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, who took 43 curtain calls at the premiere, will be presented for the ....


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The Art Of Not Getting Lost

A brand new play tackling the stigma of mental health is set to be performed for the first time at both Stockton’s ARC and Northern Stage in Newcastle within the next few weeks. Written and directed by Saltburn based Vici Wreford-Sinnott, The Art of Not Getting Lost follows the story of two characters who have made their home in the hidden tunnels of London’s Bakerloo Station. ....


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Iíve Seen Santa Set To Enchant Town Hall Audience

Festive audiences have treat in store when I’ve Seen Santa by Blunderbus Theatre Company comes to Middlesbrough Town Hall on Friday, December 19 and Saturday, December 20. It’s Christmas Eve and Little Bear can’t wait for the morning, when suddenly there’s a noise downstairs – will he really get to see Santa? Packed full of family fun and festive excitement, this ....


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Film Noir-inspired Thriller Coming To The Town Hall

Acclaimed theatre company Square Peg are bringing their film noir-inspired thriller The Man Who Woke Up Dead to Middlesbrough. This bold and cinematic piece is a dark, claustrophobic nightmare akin to the thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock, exploring the divide between fact and fiction.  When a mysterious man is rescued by an unsuspecting nurse, their world is thrown into paralysing doubt, ....


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Takeoff At Middlesbrough Town Hall

Middlesbrough Town Hall are hosting two shows as part of TakeOff Festival 2014  TakeOff Festival is England’s leading festival of theatre for children and young people.  The festival has been in the North East for 16 years and this year reaches out to a record number of venues across County Durham and Teesside with shows and workshops for schools and families.  TakeOff ....


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Dance Double Bill At Middlesbrough Theatre

There’s a treat in store for dance fans with a double bill at Middlesbrough Theatre on Monday, February 10. The show starts at 7.30pm and features performances by the Southpaw Dance Company and MYSTERYSKIN. Southpaw will present Riots, a fast-paced, energetic dance piece taking the audience to the heart of a riot through choreography and stunning design, inspired by recent social ....


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New Term And New Partnerships For The Hart Factory

  Creative kids have lots to look forward to as the new term gets under way at the hART Factory. After a busy summer the latest series of weekly workshops gets under way from Thursday, September 5. A new partnership has been forged with the local Know Your Money (KYM) youth project, and from September the hART Factory will also be a validated Learning Destination for the ....


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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Durham

  This week the Lindisfarne Gospels go on display under the watchful eye of the old cathedral, across the river a hilarious, sketch-packed play will chronicle the life and times of this incredible medieval illuminations. One of the greatest and most exquisite books ever hand written and illustrated the Lindisfarne Gospels return to the north east for the summer and go on show at Durham ....


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The Wind Road Boys

  An inspirational musical by Enter CIC swept the audience off its feet last night at the Gala Theatre, Durham and earned a standing ovation. The large cast included a village school worth of aspiring young local talent that truly achieved and reached the heights bringing this stirring story to life. The plot and music written by Teessider Paul Flynn told the human story as set down in ....


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Shakers Re-stirred

Stockton Riverside College Theatre became a cocktail bar for the night as four waitresses served us up a host of stories and insights delving into the lives of staff and customers alike at Shakers Cocktail Bar, the place to be. It is a motto that springs straight from the Thatcherite yuppie explosion that this play explored and parodied when written by John Godber and Jane Thornton back in the ....


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Shakers

  Shakers Cocktail Bar is the place to be and tonight for one night only the staff and customers of that yuppie bar will be brought to life at the Margaret Armstrong theatre of Stockton Riverside College. This John Godber/Jane Thornton classic set in the divided haves and have not of Thatcherite Britain could shed some light on Cameron's divided nation. But the all local production will ....


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Work Gets Under Way Again At The Drama Factory

  The Drama Factory stagecraft and acting skills workshops are returning after a successful first run. The sessions for nine- to 13-year-olds at the new myplace youth centre in Middlesbrough start up again on Wednesday, April 17 The weekly workshops take place from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in the facility in the former Custom House and run until July 17. Those taking part will pick up and ....


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Honest Editorial: The Reprint

  Claire Murphy Morgan returns with her forcibly honest dictation of a time when her most precious work was stolen. What do you do when you have a personal journal containing the most intimate reflections on the last 3 years of your life stolen from your car? Well, on Wed 6 March this is exactly what happened to Gateshead resident and spoken word artist Claire Murphy Morgan: so she ....


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Record-breaking Panto Has Audiences Calling For More

  Middlesbrough Theatre’s hugely popular panto has been on yet another record-breaking run. Audiences for this season’s production of Peter Pan have been clamouring for more ever since the show opened to rave reviews last month. The show, starring John Challis (Boycie in Only Fools and Horses) as Captain Hook, played to a total audience of 22,229 – that’s 92% of ....


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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Durham

Two of the region's top playwrights have been commissioned to pen a play to celebrate the exhibition of the Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham in the summer of 2013. Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood, the Tyneside-based writers whose comedy work includes Dirty Dusting, Waiting For Gateaux, Maggie's End , Alf Ramsey Knew My Grandfather and the recent hugely popular Amazing Grace, will be adding a play about the history of the region's famous manuscript and St Cuthbert to their canon of national and ....


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Festive Fun With Reindeer Parade And Lights Switch-on

  Middlesbrough will host a family feast of festive fun this November with a Reindeer Parade and Community Carnival and the town’s traditional Christmas lights switch-on. The town centre will be bathed in a seasonal glow when tfm hosts Wayne and Amy and special guest flick the switch on Thursday (November 15). All are invited to attend the event outside House of Fraser and Debenhams from 5.30pm, with the lights set to come on at 6.15pm. Free parking will be available after 4pm in ....


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The 8 Fatal Mistakes Of Online Dating (and How To Avoid Them)

Amy Mackelden’s parents met on a blind date. Following several disastrous attempts of her own at dating in the real world, Amy signed up for online dating.   She re-watched You've Got Mail, posted a lonely hearts’ ad, bought a webcam, spoke to a hot Italian (and a skull) on chatroulette, and saw a lot of things she wished she hadn’t.  She even friended 68 people on ....


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Spooky Halloween Goings On At Newham Grange Farm

Parents and kids are invited to enjoy a scary seasonal treat at Newham Grange Country Farm later this month. The popular Spooky Halloween Walk returns for a third year on Monday, October 29 and promises to be bigger and better than ever. Tickets must be bought in advance and are available for five timeslots: 6pm, 6.20pm, 6.40pm, 7pm and 7.20pm. After the entertainment the walkers can return to the Farm to take part in some Halloween crafts and have a drink and a bite to eat at the Muddy ....


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"one Of That Despised People"

On Wednesday 10th October at 7.30pm Norton Quaker Meeting, (Friends Meeting House, 50 The Green, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 1DY) will be hosting a performance of a one act play 'One of That Despised People' which will be performed by the Quaker Theatre Company. Tickets cost £3 and can be bought at the door. The play examines the depth of faith in a future world which is not only suspicious of all churches but views them with open hostility. Writer and performer Alan Avery ....


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For Want Of A Bob

Really superb play showing this week at Georgian Theatre, Stockton with a remarkable film to start with - about the like of an amazing man George M'Gonigle who was Public Health Officer in Stockton between the wars. Like now it was a time of recession and people were suffering chronic health issues. Many similar arguments were around then as now, austerity v spend way out of crisis. Or state ....


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Whitby Regatta Fireworks

  Whitby Regatta ended last night in a fantastic firework display that lit up the whole of the old harbour. A packed weekend of events all around the historic North Yorkshire port was capped off by fifteen minutes of pyrotechnic splendour. And the crowds flocked to West Cliff and all points with a view of the launch pad on the harbour wall. Whitby has maybe the oldest regatta anywhere, now some one hundred and seventy two years old and counting. That is a staggering amount of history but ....


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