He returned to rescue him using a wheelbarrow.A hugely respected writer, in 1946 his first book was published, a collection of short stories, The Leaping Lad, which won an award of £300 from the Rockefeller Trust. Nail also made his mark on the pop charts, with several hit singles, including Love Don’t Live Here Anymore and Cowboy Dreams; he also played Agustín Magaldi opposite Madonna and Antonio Banderas in Evita.Multi award-winning singer songwriter with worldwide hits including ‘Fool if you think it’s over’, ‘Stainsby Girls’, and ‘Road to Hell’. He also wrote scripts for TV series When the Boat Comes In.One of Britain’s best known comedy actors, Atkinson became famous nationally in the satirical show Not the Nine O’Clock News in which he starred with Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones and Mel Smith. He was awarded a posthumous VCActor Robson Green chats to kids who are on various youth programmes at the Exchange in North ShieldsCharles Parsons of Newcastle who invented the steam turbineCardinal Basil Hume Archbishop of Westminster, March 1987Viz Top Of The Tips annual and the front page of the first issue from December, 1979Samling Foundation 'A Night at the Italian Opera' at Sage Gateshead.
Renowned for their relaxed style and easygoing wit, they are an integral part of the success of the shows.One of Hollywood’s top directors, he has made a series of hugely influential and acclaimed movies which are also box office gold, like Alien, Thelma and Louise, Blade Runner and Gladiator. The daughter of a miner, Gina is a hugely talented stage, screen and TV actress who won a BAFTA award for her role as Mary Soulsby in the iconic series Our Friends in … Then there was the classic sitcom Porridge, set in HMP Slade, and starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale, then it was back to La Frenais’ Geordie roots with Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.A real life hero, Captain Richard Annand was awarded the Victoria Cross during the Second World War for conspicuous gallantry in May 1940 while serving with the 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in Belgium. "Ayokong ma-typecast na kontrabida forever kasi mahirap makakawala sa ganoong image." He was once said to be Margaret Thatcher’s favourite businessman.He’s arguably the greatest North East comedian ever and, even though he died more than 30 years ago, the mention of his name still brings a smile of recognition to old and young fans alike. He was thrust into the limelight after the elusive fundamental particle that bears his name was found by scientists at the Large Hadron Collider.The Higgs boson, the so-called God particle, provides mass to the most basic building blocks of matter. He and music partner Chris Lowe have won numerous Brit Awards and Grammys, their influence acknowledged at the recent Glastonbury Festival when they appeared on stage with The Killers to perform Always On My Mind.His first major film role was in Get Carter in 1971 and he has hardly stopped working since, and is one of the country’s most recognisable and respected character actors. He also fought to free the Guildford Four and was a lifelong supporter of Newcastle United, once appearing on Football Focus to speak of his affection for the Magpies.A Geordie institution, the first issue of this unfeasibly popular comic sold 150 copies and was put together by civil servant Chris Donald, his brother Simon and schoolfriend Jim Brownlow. A multi award winning player, she is a much in demand musicianTV presenter, comedian and actor, Alexander was educated at Stocksfield and at Durham School. In 1924 she had elected to represent Middlesbrough but lost the seat at the 1931 general election. She went on to become the chief news correspondent for BBC News, her most famous report arguably being the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, where Adie’s BBC crew were the only journalists in the square and were able to document much of the atrocity, which was not acknowledged by the government.Born Brian Robson Rankin, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter Hank is best known as the lead guitarist for the Shadows, a group which primarily performed instrumentals and was the backing band for Cliff Richard, and subsequently for Marvin, Welch & Farrar which included his Rutherford Grammar School friend Bruce Welch.A member of the legendary and surreal comedy group Monty Python, he appeared in their famous Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Meaning of Life films, while he also was a part of the parody rock band The Rutles, and the writer, for the music and lyrics, of the Broadway musical Spamalot.Known to her many fans as Cheryl Tweedy, then Cheryl Cole, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and now simply Cheryl, she rose to fame after winning a place in Girls Aloud, a girl group created through ITV’s Popstars: The Rivals. After art school he eventually set up Arthaus, a gallery in Richmond, North Yorkshire, and has gone on to become an acclaimed British artist. Ang sabi niya, "Bakit kaya maraming nagsasabing napaginipan nila ako, mamamatay na kaya ako?"