Football rivalries set aside

Anyone living in the North knows of the fierce rivalry of the many ‘faiths’ of football supporters within the region – none more so than the rivalry of Sunderland and Newcastle. However, in Walkerville’s recent production of Guys and Dolls these rivalries were set aside for the good of the production as Big Jule, Nicely Nicely Johnson and Benny Southstreet (David Parrack, Nick Thompson and Ken Richardson) sported their Newcastle, Sunderland and Gateshead colours together.