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Felicity Ward. Photo: Andy Hollingworth
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Making mental health funny

LOST handbags, anxiety, toilet humour and mental health. Not your usual topics for a comedy show. Australian comedian Felicity Ward came to Stockton‘s The Arc with her ‘50% more likely […]

The Red Shed comes to The Arc
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The Red Shed comes to The Arc

MARK Thomas has carved out an impressive comedy career. The London-born comedian is known for pointing the finger at society and the people at the top of government and large […]

‘The reaction to our comeback has been humbling,’ Pigeon Detectives frontman Matt Bowman tells Tside ahead of Stockton KU Bar show
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‘The reaction to our comeback has been humbling,’ Pigeon Detectives frontman Matt Bowman tells Tside ahead of Stockton KU Bar show

THE PIGEON DETECTIVES were one of the most iconic bands of the ‘noughties.’ Their indie-rock anthems have been blasted from the speakers at the likes of Glastonbury, T in the […]

‘Adolescence’: Student Directs and Produces Own Theatre Play
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‘Adolescence’: Student Directs and Produces Own Theatre Play

A TEESSIDE University student  is producing  and directing her  own theatre play at Stockton Riverside College. Crystal Barrett, a Performing Arts student, has worked hard to write and prepare a […]

Crowd-funded LGBT Play Desperately Needs Your Help
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Crowd-funded LGBT Play Desperately Needs Your Help

A PLAY which is being crowd funded by the people of Middlesbrough to highlight LGBT issues hits the stage in April. The name of the project is Community and is […]

Theatre programmes less adventurous amid pressure to fill seats
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Theatre programmes less adventurous amid pressure to fill seats

  Theatres are relying on the popularity of well-known musicals for funding, with abstract shows less likely to fill seats. Many theatres throughout the North have musicals booked into their […]