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Twist is a re-imagined, contemporary, play written by Abigail Oliver and Holly-Rose Kneller, based on the time-honoured Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. A classic story was brought into the modern era, staying true to the original story that we all know and love, with a unique ‘twist’. (sorry…) The set was really simple, and yet […]

A 70-year-old fitness fanatic is preparing to run through the city this weekend as part of the Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon. Bill Wright, who is a keen runner and yoga fanatic, is proving that age is just a number when it comes to fitness. The elderly runner, who has no limits when it […]

Infinity War promised fans an experience that would bring the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and other characters like Doctor Strange together. Did Marvel pull it off?  Jake Anderson has this review for Spark. -Spoiler Alert- ‘Avengers Infinity War’ is one of the best Marvel movies to date and saying it is “good”, is an […]

A group of Sunderland AFC staff will embark on a grueling challenge for a fantastic cause following the final game of the football season. The two-day challenge involves cycling 52 miles across the Scottish islands, using five different ferry crossings in and around North Kintyre and Firth of Clyde to complete the route. There are four […]

Sunderland took to the polls yesterday (Thursday 3rd May) in the 2018 Local Elections, deciding local councillors across 25 wards. Sunderland is split into 25 wards and one local councillor elected to each ward who will sit alongside two other already elected councillors to represent local people and discuss local issues. Across the city 17 […]

Sunderland Boxer Josh Kelly is preparing to fight for the Commonwealth Welterweight and WBA International Welterweight titles next month at the Arena in Newcastle. Ryhope born Kelly (6-0-0 4KO) will headline his second show under the guidance of Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing on a card that sees an array of North East fighters, including Geordie Lewis […]

The third annual South Tyneside Comedy Festival looks set to be the biggest and best yet, with several more big names added to the bill. Gary Delaney, Paul Sinha, Jo Caulfield, Angela Barnes, Justin Moorhouse, Scott Bennett and Steffen Peddie join previously announced acts, Brennan Reece and Carl Hutchinson, for the 10-day comedy extravaganza at […]

In a dystopian Japanese town, dogs have become the political enemy. The scourge of Megasaki City and a threat to all they encounter through overpopulation and disease. Yet, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is loving, heartfelt and hauntingly beautiful. If you’re familiar with Wes Anderson’s work, you’ll know it when you see it and Isle […]


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