Tags » Mark Benton

Smooth Sunday - A Double Smooth Strictly Fix Just For You!

Today we’ve blended up a fruit Strictly smoothie for you with not 1, but 2 American Smooths from the archives.

Our first dance is dedicated to ”My Girl,” my 4 year old Bella, who’s been so grown-up, brave and just adorable over the last few weeks, I couldn’t resist dedicating a dance especially to her. 227 more words


Notable North Easterner #1 - Mark Benton

Mark Benton is a friendly, familiar face on our TV screens – catapulted in front of millions on the BBC’s hit ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ show. He has a long, successful list of acting appearances under his belt; 52 more words

My Heart Beats For The North East

REVIEW: Hobson's Choice @ Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Harold Brighthouse’s Hobson’s Choice is the latest production to be performed at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Written in 1915, but set in Salford in the 1880s, director Nadia Fall has adapted the story so that the action takes place in Salford in the 1960s. 351 more words


Review: Hobson's Choice, @OAThobsons Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

It was a brilliant move by the director, Nadia Fall, to bring this comedy forward from the 1880s to the 1960s. Philip Larkin famously wrote, “Sexual intercourse began. 215 more words