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Entertainment & Lifestyle

Stand-ups ready for Hartlepool's Hot Potato

Chris Farlowe

Sensational 60s show plays Billingham Forum Theatre

Stunt motorcyclists fly through the air at the Nitro Circus in the Glasgow Hydro. Picture: Colin Templeton

Multi-million Nitro Circus prepares for Gateshead

The Hummingbirds

The Hummingbirds head for Newcastle

Stomp show

Big noise back in Newcastle

Kirsty Gallacher and her dance partner Brendan Cole, during BBC1s Strictly Come Dancing results show

Heart and (Brendan) Cole of dance in Darlington

Richie Ramone, Clare Misstake, Ben Reagen and a few of their North-East fans

Richie Ramone: The Cluny, Newcastle

Waiting: Hash Bar and Kitchen is a trendy-ish bar that serves food

Restaurant Review: Hash Bar and Kitchen, Darlington

Annabel Turpin, chief executive at Arc, Stockton

Make a funny, festive show

Omid Djalili has already sold out The Witham, Barnard Castle, on March 1

Irreverent comic is coming to town

A Bigger Splash. Pictured: Dakota Johnson and Ralph Fiennes

Film Review: A Bigger Splash

Gottlieb Bros.  (55018528)

Reliving prog years on tour

Popular folk festivals

Kush Kazemi (Davood Ghadami) and Martin Fowler (James Bye) come to blows in EastEnders

Lad's night out ends badly for Martin

Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace – The Last Tango Picture: Manuel Harlan

The Last Tango, Sunderland Empire

Death In Paradise father and son time featuring Jackson (Dante Langlais John Jules) and Dwaynne Myers (Danny John-Jules)

Paradise found for Danny John-Jules

Simon Binner is featured in BBC documentary How To Die: Simon’s Choice

The most difficult choice of all

Happy Valley returns with another piece of rough stuff for Catherine (Sarah Lancashire)

Not so Happy Valley

Lewis Collier as Sgt Trotter in Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap. Picture: Liza Maria Dawson

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap: Darlington Civic Theatre

Louise Fields and Zita Branton ice heart-shaped biscuits in readiness for Valentine's Day     Pictures: CHRIS BOOTH

Taking the biscuit

Brown bear - would we want them roaming our wild spaces?

Back to the future

Dad's Army.Blake Harrison, Danny Mays, Tom Courtenay, Toby Jones, Bill Paterson, Bill Nighy and Michael Gambon.

Don't panic! The army's here...

Millie Marotta at her work table

Colouring book phenomenon

Happy Valley: Sgt Catherine Cawood

Tommy's back to haunt Cawood

The X Files: Mitch Pileggi, David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson and William B. Davis.

Host of new ways to uncover truth

Snowdrops in bloom at Harlow Carr's Woodland Folly

Snowdrops get better with time

Chickpea, quinoa and turmeric curry

Blogger's recipe is food of love

Clive Ibson and Martin Cockerill who run Crosiers, a butcher in Bridlington High Street

Marching into Yorkshire

A rotten, mouldy potato on a field

How to protect tubers from common disease

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

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