STRICTLY STAR KICKS OFF HIS DANCING SHOES – AND DONATES THEM TO THE CUSTOMS HOUSE

Comedian Chris Ramsey has donated part of his Strictly Come Dancing wardrobe to The Customs House to help raise funds for his hometown theatre.

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A pair of dancing shoes, signed by the star, will be raffled off in aid of the ongoing Heart of the House Appeal, supporting The Customs House Trust in its 25th anniversary year.

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HAYS TRAVEL TAKES ANOTHER TRIP TO COOKSONVILLE AS IT CONTINUES TO SUPPORT THE CUSTOMS HOUSE PANTO

For they are jolly good fellows – oh yes they are!

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John and Irene Hays hit the headlines in October this year when their company, Hays Travel, took over the retail arm of the collapsed UK tour operator and airline Thomas Cook, saving 555 shops and over 2,300 jobs.

They’ve been hailed as superheroes in the travel industry – but The Customs House has always known how special the UK’s largest independent travel agent is.

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2017 at the Theatre

This is my overview of 2017 at the Theatre which has been a very special year with plenty of trips to London and even a trip to New York and squeezing in some Broadway shows. All to go along with the trips to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal and the Sunderland Empire to catch the latest UK touring shows.

In 2016 I managed to see 31 shows. In 2017 I managed to see 36 shows! So just beating the 2016 total! You can see a list of all of these shows here. This also included trying to get plenty of deals and really using the day seats to help save money.

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Panto: The Lambton Worm (The Customs House – 2017) Review

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Show Date: Saturday 16th December 2017 (6:30pm)

Many years ago now I remember seeing The Lambton Worm pantomime at The Customs House in South Shields and how different it was talking on a folk song from Sunderland and transforming it into a very unique Pantomime. When they announced doing it again this year due to it being the 150th anniversary for the song, I just knew I had to go and see this show!

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North East Pantomimes 2017!

Here are the pantos that are running in the North East from now until January, dates vary for each show but well worth heading to the Theatre for some fun! Click on the posters for more information and to book tickets!

If any Theatre would like to send me tickets to come and review the show that would be fantastic 😉

Had to start with my closest at The Customs House in South Shields!

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Geordie the Musical Review

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Cast

Eleanor Chaganis – Maggie Melia

Micky Cochrane – Tommy Armstrong

Phil Corbitt – Robert Charlton

Adam Donaldson – John Thompson

James Hedley – Joshua Adams

Viktoria Kay – Bella Melia

Luke Maddison – Michael Cumisky

Donald McBride – Oliver Heslop

Dale Meeks – James Melia

Written by – Tom Kelly

Story by – Andy Bogle

Date: Friday 13th October 2017

Venue: Tyne Theatre and Opera House

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2016 at the Theatre

Here I go with an overview of my 2016 of theatre trips to see musicals and plays. Touring shows that have come to the North East at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle and the Sunderland Empire. As well as managing to have a few trips down to London to take in what the West End has to offer! You can check out the list of shows here. I have somehow managed to out do 2015 catching 31 shows in 2016!

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Do you hear the people sing? Let’s take a look back at my 2016 at the Theatre.

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Christmas 2016 at the Movies

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Here you can see the reviews for Christmas time films which are already on Let’s Go To The Movies, and you may well see more which I will watch over the festive period!

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If you would like to request a film to review or a Christmas style list to make please let me know and I would be more than happy to put it together!

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