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Film review: Most Beautiful Island is a highly impressive debut

In the voyeuristic opening shots of Ana Asensio’s directorial debut, Most Beautiful Island, women are picked out of the crowd, tracked by a shaky camera along busy New York sidewalks, writes Natalie Stendall.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Brendan Cole brings his All Night Long show to Buxton Opera House on January 25, 2019

See Brendan Cole dance in live show All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole is bringing his live show All Night Long to Derbyshire.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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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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The cast of Peaky Blinders return for a fourth series.

Who are the Peaky Blinders? From Tommy to Polly and Arthur to Esme... your guide to the characters

The return of Peaky Blinders gives us the opportunity to catch up with some of the most dramatic characters ever to have appeared on our television screens.

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This photo, which will be part of the exhibition on Eric, appears to show British soldiers at his funeral.

History group trace family of First World War pilot for memorial

There will an added note of poignancy in a French village for Remembrance Day this year, as residents recall the life of a young First World War pilot from Winster.

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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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Flashdance at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield.

REVIEW: Joanne Clifton’s Flashdance hits Chesterfield

The film that launched a million leg-warmers hit Chesterfield this week with Strictly’s Joanne Clifton taking on the famous off-the-shoulder look for Flashdance The Musical.

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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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Work by scrap metal sculptor Jason Heppenstall will feature in the exhibition.

Artists group to hold annual show in Baslow this weekend

The Ten Artists collective will be holding its 21st annual exhibition at Baslow Village Hall this weekend, October 28-29.

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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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John and Geoff Buckley on the bench in Middleton Top which bears their father's name.John and Geoff Buckley on the bench in Middleton Top which bears their father's name.

Brothers to recreate father’s historic rail feat on mobility scooters

A Derbyshire Dales family will fulfil a long-held wish this weekend as they set out on a fundraising trek along a route where their forefather entered local folklore.

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