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Clashing dustbin lids and hammering containers, the cast of Stomp certainly didn't go unnoticed when they arrived in Newcastle on Wednesday morning.
The energetic performers quickly drew a crowd outside the Theatre Royal as they gave a high-impact - and very noisy - performance with clattering and banging on makeshift drum-kits, dancing and somersaults.
The cast members, including local talent Jamie Welch, were giving a taster of Stomp ahead of its opening on Thursday for a three-day run at the Theatre Royal.
Jamie, from Bedlington in Northumberland, has been in the cast of the popular show for two years during which he has toured across Europe but this will be his first time in his home region with it - and he was delighted to be bringing it to Newcastle.
"It's great," he said. "This is my first time back in the North East with the show I do for a living and I've got a mix of family and friends coming."
While the show - snippets of which featured during the closing ceremony at the 2012 London Olympics - has been around since 1991 - and has built up a loyal fan-base - this week marks the first time it has been back at the Theatre Royal for about two years and audiences are being promised a performance that is faster and funnier than ever.

These are the North East care homes and services which have been ordered to improve by a health watchdog.
Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have handed out two ratings of ‘inadequate’ in the region over the past month, with more rated as ‘requires improvement’.
All information comes from reports published by the CQC.
We’ve rounded up the results for reports with either of the bottom two gradings below:
Inadequate
Report published: July 25, 2018

This is the noisy haul which made life hell for neighbours in Bedlington.
More than 20 din-creating items, including televisions, HiFi systems, loudspeakers and musical instruments were seized from a home in the Northumberland town, where residents had been making a racket day and night.
On Thursday the council’s Housing and Public Protection Service, alongside officers from the Bedlington Neighbourhood Policing Team, swooped on the house, which had a noise abatement notice served earlier this year.
But the council says the notice was “ignored”, so officers entered the property by force and removed all equipment capable of producing amplified sound.
Northumberland County Councillor John Riddle, cabinet member responsible for public protection, said: “Today’s action clearly demonstrates the Council’s commitment and determination to protect local communities from irresponsible individuals and our intention to use the full force of the law when needed.
“We will not tolerate the small minority whose anti-social behaviour affects the quality of life for the rest of the community.”

This is the moment two cruel thieves raided a family-run cafe in Northumberland.
The masked pair made off with around £800 from Coffeelicious in Bedlington after rifling through the till and charity boxes in the early hours of Wednesday.
Devastated owner Gemma Robson discovered the break-in the following morning and quickly checked her CCTV to see the burglars in action.
Police have now launched an investigation.
Gemma, who runs the cafe with husband John, said: “It’s my business, it’s like my home. This is how we make our living and we work so hard.
“For someone to come in and think they can get away with this is infuriating.”

A woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of Sunderland teenager Scott Pritchard.
Karen Tunmore, 36, of Killingworth, North Tyneside, appeared at Bedlington Magistrates Court - sitting at Newcastle Crown Court - on Saturday.
The teen’s death sparked one of the biggest manhunts in Wearside’s history when he was found bludgeoned outside his Sunderland home in 2004 and left to die.
At the time his leg was in plaster after suffering a bad injury and he could only walk with crutches.
Scott was confirmed dead on arrival at Sunderland Royal Infirmary, aged just 19, and detectives have been investigating the case ever since.
Nobody was convicted in relation to the case at the time, but the investigation has remained open.

This is the moment a burst pipe sent water shooting 20ft into the air in a Northumberland town.
The water main burst near Hartford Gardens, in Cramlington, on Friday morning and the supply was eventually shut off at around 7pm.
Dramatic drone footage captured by Jason Carrick showed the water shooting into the air and across a nearby field.
His partner Donna Scott, 32, said they were shocked when they discovered the water pipe had burst.
She said: “It started on Friday morning and was still pouring out in the evening.
“Northumbrian Water weren’t on the scene until about 3pm and they said they couldn’t turn it off because it supplies water to Morpeth and Bedlington.

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