Rillington Place - Tim Roth reaches new levels of creepy, but Samantha Morton steals the show in serial killer drama
It’s that time of the year – and that type of weather – which means the days never seem to get properly light.
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Actor Andrew Sachs,best known for his portrayal of Manuel in the 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86.
John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers.
There’s plenty to choose from this Christmas when it comes to books for your children.
Framed by Ronnie O’Sullivan
First published in 1968 and thought lost for many years, acclaimed US mystery writer Lawrence Block’s riveting, unflinching first crime novel is at long last reprinted.
New to Manchester and on its first UK tour, the full production of Billy Elliot has arrived at the Palace Theatre and if you haven’t seen it before, you must.
Make your December magical with First Friday.
The Canal Turn in Carnforth has been developing its musical offering with an emphasis on Sunday afternoon shows.
A band whose debut album made it into the UK Top 40 charts are set to perform in a Lancaster church this weekend.
The magic of winter and the fun of the festive season spring to glorious life in a captivating selection of children’s books from Simon & Schuster.
Take a trip through the life of athletics golden boy Greg Rutherford and go behind the scenes with lovable reality TV rogue Scotty T, winner of this year’s Celebrity Big Brother, in two new books from Simon and Schuster.
Now what was it that John Lennon asked us all to picture back in 1967? Yourself? In a boat? On a river?
Young ‘rising stars’ of pro wrestling will take centre stage at a special show in Morecambe this Saturday.
The book boffins at Macmillan have been working overtime this year to conjure an extra special collection of Christmas reads for children of every age.
From Christmas trees and wreaths to baubles and snow machines - we all like to get in the festive spirit.2 comments
Morning news digest - Fire at Booths, bank robbery arrest and Britain braces itself for coldest night of Autumn
Catch up with all the overnight news from Lancashire and across the country here with our morning roundup.
Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.
Overnight news digest - More than 20 ex-footballers report abuse, prisoner suicide hits epidemic levels and May to host summit ahead of Article 50
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The popular Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas fair is set to return again this December with organisers promising the event will be bigger and better than ever.
Emmerdale star Joe Gill and junior Miss Morecambe Rachel Simpson switched on Morecambe Arndale's Christmas lights.
Review: Much ado about nothing at Manchester Opera House
It would be easy to assume that sitting down for an evening of Shakespeare, provided by the impossibly British and established RSC, would be an entirely serious affair dominated by brooding soliloquys and dashing over-wrought drama - this is anything but.
From A to Z, and from 2,000 years ago to the modern day, the imposing city of Lancaster is brimming with history.
Light the fire, settle down in your armchair and prepare for Christmas with a sparkling selection of winter-warming reads.
For the first time, The Dukes will be screening a film with a live score at Lancaster Priory.
Danny Dyer. He’s the living embodiment of chirpy Cockney sparrer-dom, isn’t he? Star of countless films about moody geezers and football hooligans, current landlord of TV’s most dramatic boozer the Queen Vic – if you cut him, he probably bleeds jellied eels.1 comment
We are of course proud to be Lancastrians - so there is plenty to celebrate on Lancashire Day. 1 comment
It’s an exciting Christmas for comedy fans in Lancaster with the return of big time comedians Rich Hall and Marcus Brigstocke.
It’s a family thing for a musical father and son who are bringing the best of dub to a new club night in Lancaster.
A Lancaster theatre is holding a special performance to give children with special needs the chance to watch a pantomime.1 comment
Overnight news digest - Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election and British Medical journey says no evidence for Vitamin D supplements
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Get the whole family talking with a pack of special Christmas cards that are not just game-changing but life-changing too!
The silver screen has had film fans tapping their feet since the earliest black and white silent movies first flickered their way through the reels.
Meet a toy rabbit who wishes he was real, discover an amazing menagerie of 3D animals and get busy with some exciting Christmas activity books.
The Dukes has announced the venue's new artistic director will be Sarah Punshon.
AS Roy of the Rovers’ storylines go, the fact was even more unbelievable than the fiction.7 comments
Catch up with all the latest news with our quick round-up of this morning's headlines
This year marks 50 years of non stop touring for one band and there are no plans to quit yet.
More Music’s annual free Lantern Festival will be illuminating the West End of Morecambe on Wednesday November 30.
An Emmerdale star will help switch on the Christmas lights at a Morecambe shopping centre this weekend.1 comment
Here is a list of top gift shops across Lancashire, as voted by readers and editorial staff
Lest we forget…
In the age of emails, texts and social media, many would claim that spelling, grammar, punctuation and all those other rules of language are now merely the preserve of pedants.1 comment
Thousands visited the city centre over the weekend to attend the Christmas lights switch on event.
Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
Overnight News digest - Chancellor urged to stop Northern brain drain while Environment Agency warns of heavy rain
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To celebrate a Lancaster orchestra’s 40th year a Morecambe artist has donated a drawing to be auctioned before their performance.
Eleven years after playing a tiny role in a Dukes Christmas production, Lucas Button has returned to the Lancaster theatre as star of the show.
Singers Simon Mayor and Hilary James will appear in Bentham for a charity concert.