The actor Tom Conti has been answering questions from ITV News Tyne Tees viewers during his visit to Newcastle. He was particularly amused by a question from Gwenda Armstrong, who asked simply how he copes with being a sex symbol.
The actor Tom Conti is appearing at Newcastle's Theatre Royal for the first time in 20 years.
This time, he plays a high-profile television journalist ("think of a Paxman or a Dimbleby", he says), who finds himself on trial for murder. The play, Rough Justice, is set in a courtroom. He said it "grips audiences from the first line".
Rough Justice is at Newcastle's Theatre Royal until 5th October. It moves to the Theatre Royal in Windsor from 7th - 12th Oct, Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre 14th - 18th Oct, and the New Theatre in Cardiff 22nd - 26th Oct.
Birds of a Feather was one of the most successful TV shows of the 1990's. Two sisters from Essex and the man-eating neighbour with the unforgettable outfits.
After a successful national theatre tour last year, the ladies are back! The stage version of the comedy programme is making a stop in Newcastle. The cast will be at the Theatre Royal from tonight until 1st June.