PORTRAITS American photographer Spencer Tunick, best known for organizing large-scale nude shoots opens his exhibition at the Baltic in Gateshead. Tony Benn attends the 126th Durham Miners’ Gala. George Gently actor Martin Shaw takes a break from filming to visit the new Durham Police Constabulary Headquarters at Aykley Heads in Durham. Yoko Ono arrives in Gateshead to open her new exhibition ‘Between the sky and my head’ at the Baltic. Ben Elton and Brian May at the Empire Theatre in Sunderland. Dick Clement (left) and Ian la Frenais during their visit to the Gala Theatre in Durham. Helen Marriage Co-Director of Artichoke organisers of The Lumiere Durham light festival at the Gala Theatre in Durham. Artist Joseph Hillier. The Reverend Joan Donkin after being installed as a Freeman of Durham at the Town Hall in Durham. Lumiere artist Peter Lewis on Kingsgate Bridge in Durham. Artist Graeme Hopper unveils his new sculpture (Bullrushes) outside The Green House near Annfield Plain in County Durham. Sir Ian McKellen ahead of his performance in Shakespeare’s King Lear at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle. New York street photographer 2003. Paul Michael Glaser at the Empire Theatre in Sunderland.