Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is touring his new material around the UK, and is stopping off in Stockton along the way. A fantastic observational comedian, he manages to find the funny side of everyday occurrences.
12–14 OCTOBER JASON MANFORD
The Maltings, Berwick
Jason Manford is heading out on a national tour in 2018, but like all good comedians, he still has to workshop his material before stepping on stage. These special work-in-progress shows are a great way to see Jason live – but be quick – they’re in high demand.
NEWCASTLE EAGLES V LONDON LIONS
Sports Central, Newcastle
0191 245 3880
The Eagles are flying high in the BBL Championship, but the London Lions have always proved a tough test for Fab Flournoy’s team. The high-octane action tips off at Sports Central.
0191 443 4661
The seventh edition of the TUSK Festival, a diverse and innovative festival of international music, will see Swedish punk schlock band Brainbombs, Kink Gong, the French field recordist, and Russian post-folk collective Staraya Derevnya come to Gateshead.
UNTIL 15 OCTOBER
DURHAM BOOK FESTIVAL
Venues across Durham
0300 026 6600
The celebration of all things literary returns for another year, with a star-studded range of performances and readings planned. Robert Webb, David Almond, Dame Jenni Murray and Tony Robinson will all be in Durham as part of the festival