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A night at the leisure centre: Vitesse Arnhem

Pre-season offers a chance to see your team play somewhere unlikely. For a Sunderland fan, it’s the best hope of seeing some action in Europe. And, in Arnhem, we discovered that they do things very differently there. 452 more words


Work starts on brand new script for September production

Thursday 19 January 2017

After a non-stop 5 months working as an actor in Seriously Dead and Jack and the Beanstalk, I’m now putting on my writer’s hat again. 223 more words


Sunderland's SAFC Museum opening

Thursday 17 March 2016

I was approached recently by Michael Ganley, lifelong Sunderland AFC fan and owner of the Sunderland Fans Museum, to write a piece and perform it at tonight’s official opening of his new space in the city’s library. 174 more words


Filmed by the BBC

Thursday 17 March 2016

I’m currently adapting 3 Shakespeare scripts which we’re producing this year with Cranked Anvil, as part of the Shakespeare400 celebrations.

The first of our productions is Romeo and Juliet, and today I was interviewed by Dawn Thewlis, for BBC Look North and Radio Newcastle, to talk about my adaptation. 53 more words


Sunderland Restaurant Week is coming!

The north east has its wonders, such as Restaurant Week, a week dedicated to cheap, but, amazing food. What’s not to like? Newcastle recently had their Restaurant Week in January this year and closely followed by Sunderland. 54 more words


Leg It (Part Fourteen)

It wasn’t difficult to find Bumper; after all there weren’t that many six-foot bananas in the health club’s car park.

“Alright, Bumper?”

“Pete? Jesus it must be at least ten years….” 1,386 more words


Herrington Park & Penshaw Tea Room

Bright blue skies and sunshine – check!  In February!?!

Time to make the most of it and where better for a bracing walk than Herrington Country Park… 221 more words