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Nostalgia: Gloria Grahame's final wish at The Dukes in Lancaster

David Thacker was put in an impossible position when he was told his leading actress was dying.
News
The Desperado and A Noose for the Desperado by Clifton Adams

Book review: The Desperado and A Noose for the Desperado by Clifton Adams

In two masterfully written, fast-paced Westerns reprinted from the 1950s, a hot-headed teenager on the run from the law becomes a bandit... and the fastest gunman ever to come out of Texas.
Arts
The Perfect Victim by Corrie Jackson

Book review: The Perfect Victim by Corrie Jackson

From the cut and thrust of the newsroom to the scene of a grisly murder, reporter Sophie Kent is at the top of her game.
Arts
Apps for kids to explore the world of music

Top apps for introducing your kids to music

Want to introduce your child to music? There’s an app for that.
Music
The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

My kids used to like a book called The Busy World of Richard Scarry, in which animals dressed as humans scurried about, going to work or enjoying their leisure time, all being terribly busy and pressed for time.

TV and Film
Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic

Listen up: Grayson Perry turns continuity announcer

Transvestite potter Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic to mark International Men's Day.

TV and Film
Bradley Walsh in the studio

Bradley Walsh: On my tombstone it will say 'At last a day off'

Game show host, actor, presenter and singer Bradley Walsh talks to Joe Nerssessian about his second album in as many years, twelve months after he became the UK's biggest-selling debut male artist.

Music
Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
Eating Out
Chanje Kunda. Picture by Wild Ginger Photography.

Lap dancing mum’s Lancaster show

A lap dancing mum is searching for the meaning of life through science.

Music
Husband and wife team, John and Lisa McLaggan make up Tomato/Tomato, a Canadian bluegrass duo.

Folk duo to play tin cans and washboard at Heysham library

An old washboard and a pair of rusty tin cans are the unlikely centrepiece of an award-winning performance in town next week.

Music
The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
News
Sketch is an exhibition being run at the Peter Scott Gallery in Lancaster

Things to do (November 16 to 21)

If you are looking for ideas of things to do this weekend, why try one or two of these?

Whats on
Rohina and Jerry Caterina at The Stonewell Tavern. Photo by Nick Lakin.

Lancaster pub couple call time after 11 years

Jerry and Rohina Caterina are saying an emotional goodbye to their home and business after more than a decade behind the bar.

News
Buon Natale!

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner
Eating Out
Carey was expected to kick off her tour in Canada

All I want for Christmas is flu: Mariah Carey cancels start of festive tour

Mariah Carey has said it is "bleak" that she has been forced to cancel the first shows of her Christmas tour because of a respiratory infection.

Music
Ben Hall, Zac Barfoot (drums), Tom Diffenthal (keys and guitar), and Lauren Darling on bass.

Lancaster band’s ‘irresistable’ first show live on national radio

The adrenaline kicked in for a Lancaster band who played their first ever show together... live on national radio.

Music
Lancaster community cinema receives award

Lancaster community cinema receives award

A Lancaster community cinema which is run by volunteers has won a prestigious award.

TV and Film
Maharani Restaurant

REVIEW: Maharani Restaurant, the latest curry house on the block

I’m not known for my decision making skills when it comes to food.

Eating Out
Ashton Memorial

Lancashire recommends... interesting buildings

You don't need to go far to marvel at Lancashire's architecture.

News
An English Murder by Cyril Hare

Book review: An English Murder by Cyril Hare

In the English 'Golden Age' of crime writing, Cyril Hare earned a reputation as one of the best-loved masters of the whodunit.

Arts
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