It opened in London's West End in 1984 where it ran for over seven thousand performances- now twenty eight years later one of the most successful musicals ever is here in the North East.
Starlight Express - the futuristic show on roller skates, is in Sunderland, and for one of the cast, it's also a chance to come back home.
You can see the full report from Alex Watson below.
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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.