Category Archive: North East Blog

Apr 10 2015

Comedian backs North East ADHD Play

Comedian Rory Bremner has backed a North East dad’s play about living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Scott Latty, of Brunswick Village, Newcastle, was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 33 and his symptoms include being impulsive, irrational, argumentative and fidgety. It means his mind is “like having multiple TV stations on in front …

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Mar 12 2015

Akenside Syndrome book is released on Kindle

Described by Sting as ‘provocative but also fair’, Jajosa Books is delighted to announce the release of Akenside Syndrome: Scratching the Surface of Geordie Identity on Kindle. There have been feature articles on Akenside Syndrome in The Journal, The Northern Echo and Living North, and reviewing the book for NARC. magazine, Eugenie Johnson said it …

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Mar 06 2015

Smile for a night ‘Variety Show’, Tyne Theatre 15th March

A RIPROARING family variety show with amazing acts is being put on for a local Tyneside children’s charity. Smile For A Night will be held at Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre in aid of Smile For Life charity, and see a whole host of highly acclaimed performers take to the stage. The line-up includes BBC New Comedy Award …

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Feb 19 2015

North East Singing Duo set their sights on America

Local singers Channy Thompson 21, and Ellie Watkinson aged 12, have their sights set on the states. Both girls who are tied together through friends, are now working together during the next few months, on various events and gigs across the region to help fund their American working visas. Both girls were scouted by agents on …

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