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David McCallum with actresses Sylva Koscina, left and Tammy Grimes during tour of Rome, on 05/05/66.  See PA Feature BOOK McCallum. Picture credit should read: AP/PA Photos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature BOO

New chapter for sixties sex symbol McCallum

Fashion designer Andrea Freeman

Beehive yourself

BURNING LOVE: Graham Ford at his home in Saltburn buried in the chipotle-smoked chillies he imports from MexicoPicture: CHRIS BOOTH

When the heat is on

Paul Ridley, boatman on the Collingwood, the Port of Tyne’s pilot boat. The boat meets almost all of the ships which enter the Tyne, to allow the pilot to board and steer the ships safely into the river

Tyne for life from region's sea city

The Noise Next Door

The Noise Next Door is ready for Darlington

Cloud Busting tribute to Kate Bush

Kate Bush tribute heads for Middlesbrough

Current Strictly champions Aliona Vilani and Jay McGuiness again took the top spot in Newcastle's live show

Strictly Come Dancing Live: Newcastle MetroRadio Arena

Richard Hawley

Richard Hawley at York Barbican

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Gilbert O'Sullivan at Darlington Civic Theatre

Ben Poole

Ben Poole and Stevie Nimmo play York, Darlington, Mickleton and Newcastle

Bryan Ferry, lead singer with rock band Roxy Music on stage at the Hammersmith Apollo, London

Bryan Ferry and Will Young to headline Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Cats v Dogs: Which Is Best? Liz Bonnin debates the issue with Chris Packham

Top cat or top dog?

A scene from Frames by Alexander Whitley for Rambert

Rambert: Newcastle Theatre Royal

Cherie Lunghi stars as the widow of a murdered artist alongside Neil Dudgeon's DCI John Barnaby in Midsomer Murders

Neil Dudgeon enjoys the art of Midsomer Murders

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer ahead of their UK tour titled The Poignant Moments, which marks 25 years of Reeves & Mortimer

25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer: The Poignant Moments, City Hall, Newcastle

Stutterer producer Serena Armitage

North Yorkshire movie Stutterer lands Oscar chance

We're going to the zoo... Rachael, James, Kirsten, Tyrone, Niall, Sarah, Hannah, Tim, Barbara and Andy at Chester with the giraffes

Updating the Chester Zoo story

The Great Interior Design Challenge features Sophie Robinson, design critic and presenter Tom Dyckhoff and Daniel Hopwood

How to be great at interior design

The snow Maiden at Darlington Civic Theatre (54257988)

Snow Maiden, Russian State Ballet Of Siberia: Darlington Civic Theatre

The Mousetrap starring Louise Jameson at Theatre Royal Brighton January 2016 (54004438)

Middlesbrough actor enjoys being caught in Darlington's Mousetrap

Hazel O'Conner will be appearing at Richmond's Georgian Theatre on Saturday, March 12

Hazel O'Connor heads for Richmond's Georgian Theatre

Frances (Sophie Frances Cooke) singer-songwriter

Frances heads for Gateshead in May

Croome Court at Croome Park, Worcestershire

Take a holiday with a gardening-themed twist

Jame and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast features Fearne Cotton

Jamie and Jimmy feast with Fearne

Tenors Unlimited

Tenors Unlimited seek Stockton choir

The Rachel Hamer Band, from left Graeme Armstrong, Rachel Hamer, Grace Smith and Sam Patridge

North-East band to record debut album, thanks to songwriter’s bursary

Cleveland Philharmonic horns section. Photo by Roger Mastroianni

Cleveland Philharmonic concert at Eaglescliffe

Foals are co-headlining Leeds Festival with Disclosure

Foals and Disclosure added as Leeds Festival headliners

The Biscuit Factory gallery will host the new portrait award in support of The Biscuit Factory Foundation.

Tyneside arts charity launches new portrait award

A previous Fuse show at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre

Young find Scarborough door to theatre

Gretchen Peters

Gretchen Peters at Durham Gala Theatre

Rod Picott, who featured at Newcastle's Cluny 2 venue

Rod Picott: Jumpin' Hot Club, Cluny 2, Newcastle

Michael Schenker on guitar

Michael Schenker`s Temple of Rock, The Sage, Gateshead

Uno Momento in Stokesley. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

Review: Uno Momento, Stokesley

Spotlight. Pictured: Michael Keaton, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery and Brian d'Arcy James

Film Review: Spotlight

New weekly folk club

British singer-songwriter Beth Orton, who will be a Deer Shed Festival headliner this year

Beth Orton will headline North Yorkshire's Deer Shed Festival

Shabnam Masood (Rakhee Thakrar) has a difficult conversation with Kush Kazemi (Davood Ghadami) about their future in EastEnders

Will Shabnam leave London for Pakistan?

George Clarke who is the face of The Restoration Man and a new British Gas campaign to make North-East homes warmer (53098718)

George Clarke's huge Harrogate restoration project

Elton John

Elton John's Newcastle tickets on sale Friday

This year's The Great Sport Relief Bake Off brings Samantha Cameron into the competition tent

Sam Cameron's Bake Off terror

Following on from a sell-out tour in 2010 Thriller Live returns to wow Cardiff audiences direct from the West End at the New Theatre  (53756590)

Thriller Live, Sunderland Empire

British singer-songwriter Beth Orton, who will be a Deer Shed Festival headliner this year

Beth Orton will headline North Yorkshire's Deer Shed Festival

Woody Holler and His Orchestra arrive from Winnipeg, Canada, at play at Cotherstone Village Hall on April 8

Highlights' County Durham spring season

Backstage in Biscuit Land will feature in Jabberwocky Market (53716419)

Jabberwocky Market announces Darlington shows

Mostyn and Bomber played by Joshua Price and John Cording in Land of Our Fathers. Photo by Polly Thomas

Land of Our Fathers sells out at Newcastle's Live Theatre

The Real Marigold Hotel takes documentary cast members Wayne Sleep, Jan Leeming, Roy Walker, Patti Boulaye and Sylvester McCoy to the Taj Mahal

Movie gold turns to Marigold

Graphic designer and co-founder Mark McCormick. Novocastrian was awarded Best New Designer at the 2015 Northern Design Festival.Picture: Sasa Savic

Metal gurus

A mixer tap - a popular choice

Tips for choosing bathroom taps

Ceramic artist Anna Whitehouse at work

Anna's feats of clay

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