Latest Middlesbrough Town Hall Stories

2008-09-05 09:00:23

LUNCHTIME shoppers found themselves entertainedat probably the smallest comedy club in the world yesterday. Steve Shanyaski, a Comedy Store regular who has been described by critics as a mix between Eddie Izzard and Peter Kay, played a series of oneminute gigs inside red British Telecom phone boxes outside Middlesbrough Town Hall. He said: ?Hand on heart, I?d never been asked to play in a phone box before. But this sounded fantastic, especially one of the great old red ones. ? The gigs...

2008-08-25 09:01:05

By CHRIS HOLE BUDDING young music stars had to get their head in the game for a chance to star in a production of the Disney hit, High School Musical. Youngsters danced their way to Middlesbrough Town Hall for a week of singing, dancing and acting out scenes from the smash-hit movie. Auditions for the roles were held and rehearsals then took place for a performance in front of friends and family at the end of the week-long course. The youngsters were also given the chance to get...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.