Iconic spectacles, plus photographs of the stars who wore them, have gone on display at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland.
Julia Barthram reports.
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Middlesbrough have slipped from 1st to 3rd in the Championship today.
Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
Mostly fine and dry with sunny spells for the rest of Saturday. Cloudier, cooler with the risk of rain/drizzle into Sunday