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Step back in time with author Heffer at Buxton event

Britain’s love affair with nostalgia may be a century old, but things aren’t that much different 100 years on, historian and national newspaper columnist Simon Heffer will demonstrate at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

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Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Not far beneath Marjorie Prime’s sci-fi veneer is a meditation on memory, identity and grief, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Radio Two star Jeremy is among speakers at Book Weekend in Buxton

Radio Two star Jeremy is among speakers at Book Weekend in Buxton

World leaders are out of tune with the people – and the old aren’t listening to the young any more, BBC Radio Two talk show host Jeremy Vine will argue when he speaks at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Dickensian character Fagin played by Robert Laughlin in the Chapel.

PICTURES: Chatsworth House gives Christmas a Dickens twist

Visitors to Chatsworth this Christmas will be transported to Victorian England as the stately home celebrates some of Charles Dickens’ best-loved works.

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Movie review: Good film, shame about the ending

Movie review: Good film, shame about the ending

With its 78 camera set ups and 52 cuts in just three minutes, the brutal shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is one of cinema’s most iconic, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

VOTE: Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

Over the last few years, television adverts have become a massive part of the Christmas festivities.

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Film review: A Bad Moms Christmas

Film review: A Bad Moms Christmas

In A Bad Moms Christmas, the sequel to last year’s outrageous, empowering motherhood comedy, Bad Moms, the overworked mothers try to reclaim Christmas from its perfect trees, perfect lunches and perfect gifts, writes Natalie Stendall.

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VIDEO: E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for people to take part in new series

Do you have a terrible tattoo you'd love to get covered up?

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VIDEO: Couple complete £1m Grand Designs home in Peak District

A Youlgreave couple are enjoying a moment of triumph after their homebuilding project aired in an episode of Grand Designs, 16 years after they first set their heart on it.

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See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout spring 2018. The production will run from May to June 2018, visiting more than 20 theatres, including Buxton Opera House on May 26, Derby Theatre on May 31, and Mansfield Palace Theatre on June 5.

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Stephanie Hill, who grew up in Hope Valley, will be tripping the light fantastic for judges at the Miss World competition in the Chinese resort of Sanya over the next month.

Hope Valley Miss World entrant prepares Strictly style dance

Calver’s own Miss England has flown to China in the hope that her ballroom dance skills will help her to land the Miss World Crown.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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There's a Take Me Out over 50s special being planned.

Take Me Out looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' for over 50s special

Hit ITV dating show Take Me Out is looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' to appear in a new over 50s special.

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The film will be in cinemas in December.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

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The cost of some Netflix subscriptions is going up for UK users.

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Liz Dawn - best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn - aka Vera Duckworth - dies

Actress Liz Dawn, best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street, has died.
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Bobby Knutt.

Comedian and actor Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

TV and stage actor Bobby Knutt has reportedly died, aged 71.

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Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

When she was 13, Una (Rooney Mara) had a sexual relationship with an older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), writes Natalie Stendall.

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The well dressing paying tribute to Princess Diana is on display in Chesterfield until Saturday, September 16.

Where you can still see a Derbyshire well dressing this year

The ancient art of well dressing is very much alive and well in Derbyshire.

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