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METAL Bridge is one those prosaically named communities that County Durham seems to specialise in. A hamlet just a few miles off the A1 south of Durham, it is notable chiefly for its two pubs, one of which, The Old Mill, has a reputation which has spread far and wide.
10:59am Wednesday 18th March 2015
7:02pm Monday 16th March 2015
CHAPTERHOUSE Theatre Company has made a name for itself producing top-quality outdoor theatre. From touring one show to 30 venues – Romeo and Juliet in 2000 – to performing a selection of productions in more than 150 of the UK and Ireland’s idyllic garden settings, the company has cultivated a loyal fanbase, who enjoy seeing some of literature’s best-loved characters.
5:28pm Monday 16th March 2015
STAGING pantomime at Easter is far more challenging than changing the traditional rules of theatre. Bobby Davro should know, he's been tweeting recently about the difficulty of trying to write the script for Beauty and the Beast in time for a tour to York and Darlington.
12:20pm Friday 13th March 2015
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BRENDAN Cole was joined by a flawless cast of dancers and musicians as he stepped back on to the York Barbican stage for his new show A Night To Remember. It truly was an evening of thrills, frills and incredible skill, which travels later this month to Tyneside.
10:34am Friday 6th March 2015
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6:11am Thursday 5th March 2015
SPRING was stalling. We’d been enticed out, like the daffodils, by the warm sunshine only for grey clouds to gather and nasty, cold splodges of sleet to fall from them. We sought sanctuary in the castle, and took tea in the library, surrounded by books and busts, with an unknown 16th Century astronomer looking down on us.
8:58am Wednesday 4th March 2015
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4:35pm Friday 27th February 2015
WILL oil always be cheaper? Is fracking the answer? The man who has become the BBC’s face of geology, Professor Iain Stewart, will attempt to answer these questions when he visits Darlington next week as well as and on his new TV series on BBC2.
11:20am Friday 27th February 2015
Staffed by students and run by experienced college tutors, Darlington College’s Glass House restaurant provides many students with their first rung on the ladder towards a career in hospitality. Karl Simmonds and Ian Hamilton were invited to find out more
10:55am Thursday 26th February 2015
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4:48pm Tuesday 24th February 2015
2:51pm Tuesday 24th February 2015
TUNNEL warfare deep underground in the rabbit warrens of the First World War beneath the battlefields of France is an unlikely place to find a love story. Rachel Wagstaff’s adaptation of Sebastian Faulk’s novel makes the fictional characters feel as if everything is written from personal experience.
9:00am Tuesday 24th February 2015
ROBERT Jones’ impressive set towers high on the Empire stage evoking the decrepit interior of an abandoned steelworks. Overseen by Margaret, the temperamental overhead crane, and detailed in all its decaying splendour, it stands as a constant reminder of the fragile economy and even more fragile lives of its now redundant employees.
9:07pm Sunday 22nd February 2015
4:16pm Friday 20th February 2015
11:24am Tuesday 17th February 2015
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4:02pm Thursday 12th February 2015
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10:29am Thursday 12th February 2015
AWARD-WINNING solo dancer Aakash Odedra is bringing his new work Murmur, inspired by his experiences of dyslexia, to Dance City, Newcastle, on Temple Street, on Saturday, February 28, 8pm, as part of an international tour.
10:28am Thursday 12th February 2015
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