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Tragedy of Northumbria University lecturer Terry Miskell who was killed after being hit by a lorry

A popular retired academic died after being struck by a HGV while walking home, an inquest heard.
Terry Miskell went from working down the mines at the age of 15 to becoming an engineering lecturer at Northumbria University.
An inquest at Newcastle Cor…

Barrie Rutter to play 'Jack Lear' in Hull

Published: 17:09 Thursday 20 September 2018

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Actor-director Barrie Rutter will direct and play the title role of Jack Lear in a “gritty retelling” of the Shakespearean tragedy – set on the banks of the Humber.