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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Marginally better than its supremely entertaining predecessor

Prodigal sons with tortured family histories repeatedly emerge from the panels of comic books with superhero destinies.

TV and Film
The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo

Book review: The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo

Missing and believed kidnapped by the Mafia, two of the world’s most recognisable holy men embark on a secret, impromptu road trip across the appealing Italian countryside in a delightfully whimsical novel from acclaimed American author Roland Merullo.

Arts
Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito

Book review: Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito

When an 18-year-old girl is charged with involvement in a Stockholm school massacre, a jury must decide if she is a victim demonised by the media… or truly a cold-blooded killer.

Arts
An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

Book review: An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

Twenty-three books in and Anne Perry’s brilliantly conceived William Monk Victorian mystery series is as fresh and invigorating as ever.

Arts
Evie's Ghost

Book reviews: Time travel magic, chaotic families and a sci-fi school

Travel back in time with a girl on a mission, meet a wild and wacky family with love in their hearts and reach for the stars at a hilarious high school in a faraway galaxy.

Arts
Rag 'N' Bone Man

Gig review: Rag ‘N’ Bone Man at Manchester Academy

A sea of phone screens recording videos which will never get watched necessitated the need to crack your neck to see Rag ‘N’ Bone Man on stage.

Music
Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny as Mulder and Scully

The truth is back out there - X-Files to return for 10-part series

Mulder and Scully are to continue their search for the truth in a new series of The X-Files.
Offbeat
Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Things to do this weekend (April 29 and 30)

It's Bank Holiday weekend, so there's no excuse not to try one of these great events.
Whats on
Joe Bonamassa performing at the Opera House, Blackpool. Pictures: Pete Doherty

CONCERT REVIEW: Joe Bonamassa at Blackpool Opera House

“I threw open the curtains of my hotel room and children were riding a rollercoaster right past my window!” Joe Bonamassa told the sold-out crowd at the splendid Opera House.

Music
GA GA on stage.

Queen tribute to make their way to Lancaster theatre

Fans of Queen are in for a treat as an multi-award winning tribute band get set to play in the city.

Music
Recipe from the Walled Garden Restaurant at Barton Grange, Preston

RECIPE: Spring lamb is now at its best...here’s how to enjoy

Now that spring has finally arrived we can make the most of the beautiful seasonal lamb that will be available in Lancashire’s fine butchers and local supermarkets.

Eating Out
Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Lancaster University Community Day is fast approaching and organisers are busy putting the final touches to an extensive programme of events.

Education
Lancaster exhibition shows island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

Lancaster exhibition shows island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

An exhibition by a photographer who spent childhood holidays on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, will be displayed at Lancaster’s Dukes theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Mused will play at the Carleton next month.

Muse tribute band to play in Morecambe

The UK’s number one Muse tribute band will be coming to Morecambe next month.

Music
Crime and mystery take star billing for spring

Book reviews: Crime and mystery take star billing for spring

Crime fiction fans are in for a treat as a new season of reading gets off to a murderous start.

Arts
Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.
Theatre and Comedy 1
The Toll House Inn.

REVIEW: Toll House Inn, Lancaster

The former Penny Street Bridge was refurbished and renamed the Toll House by Thwaites in 2015.

Eating Out 2
Cabus Players stage Peter Gordons murder mystery Secondary Cause of Death

Cabus Players stage Inspector Pratt murder mystery

Cabus Players are staging Peter Gordon’s murder mystery ‘Secondary Cause of Death’.
News
Monkey is set to return to our screens in 2018

Cult TV show Monkey is back!

If you grew up in the late 70s or early 80s, this news is magic.
TV and Film 2
The cast of American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre. Photo from Dare To Go Facebook page.

REVIEW: American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre, Winter Gardens, Morecambe

American Idiot by Green Day was one of my favourite albums of the mid-noughties.

News
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