STUDENTS are performing at Stockton Arc for the fourth year running since Stockton Riverside College was invited to present the theatre's Christmas shows.

The college is performing Bugsy Malone, which is set in 1920s New York, and tells the story of a world of splurge-gun toting gangsters, show-girls and dreamers. There are performances until Wednesday, December 20, and tickets are £8 and £6.

This month also sees the return of the Arclub Christmas Show with Babes In The Wood.

The group of teenagers, aged 13 to 16, meets every Saturday, at Arc.

There are evening performances on Friday, and on Saturday, December 16. Tickets are £5.