Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

A Knight with Kings of Pop Comedy

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

A Knight with Kings of Pop Comedy

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Byline: By Gordon Barr

They are not quite knights in shining armour - but they are always to the rescue if you want a cracking night out.

Comic rockers, The Barron Knights, are at Durham City's Gala Theatre tomorrow in a show that promises to be fun, fun, fun all the way.

Fondly known as The Guvernors, the group have been a regular attraction in the region, and guitarist Pete Langford always gets a wave of nostalgia when he sees the coastline at Whitley Bay.

For Pete, born in Langley Park, Co Durham, had his first sight of the sea at the age of five at Whitley Bay.

His family moved south when he was very young and the Whitley Bay trip was his first holiday back in the region.

The area has always held an attraction for Pete and the lads - so much so that a few years ago they opened North Tyneside's 11-mile Waterside Trail.

"We're keen walkers and like to explore areas around our venues and to keep fit.

"I'm a bit of a birdwatcher and I'm never without my binoculars," said Pete. …

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