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Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Film Review: A United Kingdom

Film Review: A United Kingdom

Director Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom has awards season written all over it: an important true story, stellar cast and deep emotional connection, writes Natalie Stendall.

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City winter fun for all the family

City winter fun for all the family

Christmas in the Park is a series of events to take place in Markeaton Park, Derby, through December, and designed for all of the family.

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Irfan Shabir (second right), Linda Vuong and Rory Reid (far right).

Peak curry take-away for TV’s Top Gear crew

A top Peak District Indian restaurant got a take-away call with a difference last week when it was asked to feed a TV crew on the hills above Hathersage.

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The week's bad weather took its toll on the Bakewell Winter Wonderland event

Organisers defend Bakewell ‘Winter Wonderland’ event

Organisers of a ‘winter wonderland’ event in Bakewell in have defended themselves after it was branded a ‘shambles’ by angry customers.

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Film Review: All hail the Arrival of a fine new film

Film Review: All hail the Arrival of a fine new film

Denis Villeneuve, the acclaimed director behind Sicario, Enemy and Prisoners, returns with intelligent sci-fi drama, Arrival, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Get your skates on again this Christmas in city centre

Get your skates on again this Christmas in city centre

Tickets are now available online for the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa ice rink, which is set to open on Thursday, December 1, in Derby’s Market Place.

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VOTE: Which is your favourite 2016 Christmas TV advert?

VOTE: Which is your favourite 2016 Christmas TV advert?

They’re becoming as big a part of Christmas as decorations and turkey.

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DVD review: People Just Do Nothing

DVD review: People Just Do Nothing

Flick through the listings in Radio Times and you’ll be hard pressed to find any schedule for Kurupt-FM, writes Tony Spittles.

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Aida print by Ralph Steadman

Win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting

Here is your chance to win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting of Aida - personally signed by the artist.

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Film reviewer for Mansfield and Ashfield Chads

British director Arnold’s US-set film is bold, spellbinding experience

Andrea Arnold, the British director behind acclaimed independent dramas Red Road, Fish Tank and Wuthering Heights, returns with her first States-set drama American Honey.

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High Peak charities to hold lantern walk fundraiser

High Peak charities to hold lantern walk fundraiser

Two High Peak charities are teaming up again this winter for a magical fundraising event to help them shine light on the darkest of times.

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Half term and Hallowe’en fun at Warwick Castle

Prepare to be scared this half-term at The Haunted Castle, returning to Warwick Castle from the 22-31 October, with six all-new thrills and spine chills.

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TV company looking for exciting Derbyshire pensioners for new documentary

TV company looking for exciting Derbyshire pensioners for new documentary

TV channel More4 is looking for Derbyshire pensioners doing exciting and unusual things in their retirement for a new documentary.

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VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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WELCOME! -- Jenny Aldridge, visitor operations manager at Eyam Hall.

Eyam Hall and craft centre opens its doors to weekend visitors

One of the most popular attractions in the most infamously historic village in the Peak District will be opening its doors to visitors every weekend in November.

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Hollywood filmmaking legend John Landis

WIN: Thriller director John Landis talk tickets in Sheffield

Hollywood legend John Landis - who directed Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller video - will give a talk in Sheffield this weekend and we have the last tickets to be won in our free competition.

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The Nutcracker presented by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield.

VIDEO: Cracker of a ballet show

Ballet dancers will bring a fairy tale to life in a sparkling performance of The Nutcracker.

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FILM REVIEW: Magnificent Seven is full of slick gun-slinging action

FILM REVIEW: Magnificent Seven is full of slick gun-slinging action

Saddle up for some good ol rootin’ tootin’ slick gun-slinging action on the big screen as action director Antoine ‘Training Day’ Fuqua remakes the classic story of seven men willing to stand against impossible odds – as long as they get paid.

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