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Interview: Tony Robinson comes to Gala Theatre, Durham

Interview: Tony Robinson comes to Gala Theatre, Durham

Northern Lights reporter’s Daniela Silva and Stacey McMaster interview the famous Blackadder actor Tony Robinson, at the Durham Book Festival 2017 which was held at Gala Theatre.   Q: Did you ever visit Durham before the book festival?  T: I think of it with affection just because so many of my friends went to University here, and their hearts wobble […]

 Paul Farrell

Dreamworks Captain Underpants the first epic movie – preview

Dreamworks Captain Underpants the first epic movie – preview

Dreamworks is set to take to the big screen once again in this movie about the defender of truth, justice and all that is pre-shrunk and cottony. Who remembers back in primary school reading many classic books, well one title you may have come across is Captain Underpants, and now there is a movie based […]

 Emma Ormiston

Preview: Bring It On The Musical

Preview: Bring It On The Musical

Inspired by the hit film series, Bring It On, this Tony Award nominated Broadway musical of the same name backflips, somersaults and toe-touches its way into Sunderland Empire this November. The first film in the sporting cult classic series, stars Spider-Man’s Kirsten Dunst and follows a group of high school cheerleaders, the Toros, through their […]

 Paul Farrell

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy – Information Update

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy – Information Update

Everyone’s favourite orange marsupial is set to make a return this year, with the N.Sane Trilogy, here is a brief update on what this mute mutant bandicoot is going to be up to. The Crash N.Sane Trilogy is by far one of this year’s most anticipated titles for PS4, and now we have more information. […]

 Paul Farrell

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe- Sneak Peek

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe- Sneak Peek

The World Famous Superhero Plumber, Mario “Super Mario” Mario (yes that is his last name) returns to the race track, with a few friends on the shiny new nintendo switch. Now that the switch is out, it is proving to be a fairly big hit, and in april its only gonna get bigger with the […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Preview: Sonic Mania – A 2D Classic For The Modern Age

Preview: Sonic Mania – A 2D Classic For The Modern Age

The Blue blur has had a string of mediocre recently what with Sonic Boom and all that but nonetheless his luck is about to change as this year marks the 25th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog and two new games. Sonic Mania started out as fan game and is set to return the series to […]

 Paul Farrell

Legendary actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61

Legendary actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61

To quote one of his more famous lines: “It’s game over man, game over!” as fans mourn the loss of the legendary Bill Paxton. Born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1955, William “Bill” Paxton started out working in the art department and playing minor roles in movies, such as the first Terminator and Commando, but […]

 Paul Farrell

Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening rumoured to be working on new Netflix series

Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening rumoured to be working on new Netflix series

Legendary animation Director Matt Groening is reportedly in talks with Netflix for a new animated comedy series Everyone knows how big The Simpsons and Futurama are, but now, series creator Matt Groening could be set to create a new animated comedy series, that will air on Netflix Details about this new series are so secret, that they’re […]

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Russell Brand set to play Sunderland Empire on new RE:BIRTH tour

Russell Brand set to play Sunderland Empire on new RE:BIRTH tour

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand has announced a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland, RE:BIRTH, which will play at the Sunderland Empire Theatre on October 14, 2018. In RE:BIRTH, Russell Brand wrestles with questions such as ‘what is real? Who are we? And where did this […]

 Josh Stothard

First Thoughts On: Crash Bandicoot Remastered

First Thoughts On: Crash Bandicoot Remastered

He’s back! The original PlayStation mascot, Crash Bandicoot, is spinning his way into next gen with the reveal of the N Sane trilogy. This remaster will include Crash 1,2 and Warped, each one being given a shiny make over to give the classic games the look and feel of their modern day counterparts. Developers Vicarious […]

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