INTERNATIONAL star of stage and screen Patrick Duffy had a double reason to celebrate recently as he marked St Patrick’s Day and his birthday while on stage at Darlington Hippodrome.

To celebrate, his partner and co-star Linda Purl presented him with a cake made by one of the Hippodrome staff after today’s performance of Catch Me If You Can.

In addition, the audience sang happy birthday, and staff members gave his dressing room a birthday makeover. 

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Catch Me If You Can is running at Darlington Hippodrome until this Saturday, with the last performance at 7:30pm.

Alongside Patrick Duffy and Linda Purl, Gray O’Brien stars in this drama filled with twists and turns that have had audiences guessing until the last minute.

Set in the remote Catskill Mountains, Inspector Levine is called to investigate the disappearance of the newly married Elizabeth Corban. In a bizarre development a woman arrives at the house claiming to be the missing Elizabeth but, instead of celebrating the reunion, her husband accuses her of being an imposter.


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