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Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..
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Wrong Place by Michelle Davies

Book review: Wrong Place by Michelle Davies

Hot on the heels of last year’s impressive debut, Gone Astray, Michelle Davies is back in Buckinghamshire with her dogged detective Maggie Neville for another gripping police mystery.

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The Blind

Book review: The Blind by A.F. Brady

As a practising psychotherapist and mental health counsellor in New York, A.F. Brady has played her fair share of mind games.

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The Princess and the Suffragette by Holly Webb

Book reviews: Fighting for votes, exploring nature and cracking codes

A moving sequel to a much-loved classic tale, nature as you have never before seen it, and a warts-and-all witch are just some of the reading delights for children this autumn.

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Enchantimals

Toy review: Enchantimals

Sage Skunk and Caper are definitely my favourites! But is has to be Karina Koala and Dab for Flossie (7).

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Scary Hairy Party!

Book review: Halloween books for the kids

That spooky time of the year is nearly upon us again.

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Curl up with three autumn books from Quercus

Book reviews: Curl up with three autumn books from Quercus

As the nights draw in, enjoy three sparkling autumn reads from the classy stable at Quercus publishing.

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Some slogans are as famous as the films

What is the best ever film slogan?

To mark the release of the Radio Times Guide to Films 2018, the magazine has launched a poll to find the nation's favourite film slogan.

TV and Film
Lancaster Maritime Museum. STOCK PIC.

Lancaster museums play key economic and cultural role

Three Lancaster museums are to be taken back in-house by the city council.

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Half A String will bring 'A Heart At Sea' to Morecambe Library.

The boy who loses his heart comes to Morecambe

The story about a young boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea will be told in Morecambe.

Theatre and Comedy
Out of the Ice by Ann Turner

Book review: Out of the Ice by Ann Turner

When an environmental scientist is posted to a long abandoned whaling station in the wilds of Antarctica, she discovers more than just penguins, seals and a frozen landscape.

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Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P.D. James

Book review: Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P.D. James

Not all the guilty are brought to justice in a courtroom… sometimes their punishments are delivered in the most unexpected ways.

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April photo: The Sir Tom Finney Splash statue

Making a Splash as a calendar boy

If there is such a thing as a football statue expert, Kevin Beresford’s your man.

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Book reviews: Knowledge, monsters and urban jungles

Book reviews: Knowledge, monsters and urban jungles

Dazzling books to educate, enlighten and entertain are lighting up children’s autumn reading as the dark nights close in.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh by Ann Thwaite

Book review: Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh by Ann Thwaite

Nearly 90 years after they were written, the beguiling adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin remain some of the most iconic tales of childhood in English literature.

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The Assassin of Verona by Benet Brandreth

Book review: The Assassin of Verona by Benet Brandreth

It’s once more unto the breach for William Shakespeare and his dear friends as their Italian adventure takes a deadly turn.

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Zero Avenue by Dietrich Kalteis

Book review: Zero Avenue by Dietrich Kalteis

Set in 1979 in the savage, seedy bars and back alleys of Vancouver’s fearsome Eastside, Zero Avenue is a tough, edgy crime novel focused on a female singer’s struggle to stop being the dope-running girlfriend of a powerful drug dealer and position her band to ride the wave of the emerging punk music scene.

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Pleasing Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift

Book review: Pleasing Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift

He brought 17th century London to life in all its vivid and dramatic detail but Samuel Pepys was famous for more than just his diaries… he also had a keen eye for the ladies.

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A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

Book review: A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

Can two star-crossed lovers survive the upheavals of Europe in the 16th century… or will their dreams be consumed by political upheaval and religious intolerance?

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Photo Neil Cross Faye Penny, Tom Williamson, Ben Hall, Charlie Kondras, James Attwood and Zannie Drayman helping to put together the "Anti-fracking art auction" at the cafe. Please get a pic with artists and staff at The Whale Tail

Fracking goes under the hammer in Lancaster

An art auction which aims to raise cash to fight fracking is being launched in Lancaster.

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