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Blockheads at St Mary In the Castle

The Blockheads bring their unique style to Hastings gig

Here’s some reasons to be cheerful.... The Blockheads are coming to town.

Those who spent a lot of time using mobile devices while watching TV tended to be more impulsive and scored lower in some aspects of memory

Teens wrapped up in TV and their phones score lowest in exams

Teens who divide their attention between watching the TV and texting on the their mobiles score low marks in their exams.

Competition for access to major events has seen ticket fraud jump 55 per cent in a year

Top tips for festival-goers to avoid ticket scams

Summer is on its way and that means one thing to music lovers: festival time.

Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe

Stars of Strictly ballroom waltz onto the Grove stage

A dancing duo made famous by their appearances on the BBC show Strictly Come Dancing will be upping the glamour quotient at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable.

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VIDEO: Cerys Matthews’ new single results in a world music first as her band play while being driven in eco-cars

Could this be a case for Mulder and Scully? Or for a new eco-friendly female Jeremy Clarkson?

RDG at previous Cali-R event

Explosion of soul for Cali-R summer

Cali-R goes under canvas for a Summer Soul Explosion when promoter/DJ Sid Hudson returns to Dunstablians Rugby Club’s marquee on Saturday, July 9.

Mark Radford

Nightlife: Cutting edge Mark features at Ruby’s

Ruby’s Bar based at the old Bellinis site in Chapel Street, Luton, is proud to announce a night featuring top DJ /producer Mark Radford on Bank Holiday Friday, May 27, from 10pm til 4am.

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Luton’s identity challenged in cutting edge film

English quirks, Islamic traditions and a walk through Bury Park – life in Luton is explored in a new film which premieres next week.

Happy Harry will appear on Nick Kicks

VIDEO: Is Hatters’ Harry still Happy after Spongebob showdown?

It was the big sporting showdown of the weekend, but unless you subscribe to extra kids TV channels you may have missed Luton Town’s Happy Harry mascot take on Spongebob Squarepants!

Save The Last Dance For Me

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Save The Last Dance, MK Theatre

Seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr give their always opinionated and sometimes opposing views in The Creagh/Carr Review. Here, the’yre united in their praise for Save the Last Dance for Me, at MK Theatre until Saturday, May 28.

You start to feel bad for them as they obviously dont want to be there

Review: X-Men deserve better than this sorry mess

Matt Adcock reviews X-Men: Apocalypse (12A)

two thirds (66 per cent) of Britons say that television is their favourite topic of conversation

Telly addict nation - Brits spend nearly a decade watching TV over their lifetime

It’s no secret that we Brits love our television but new research has revealed just how much and it turns out we spend almost 10 years each in front of the gogglebox.

Annie The Musical

Comedy star Lesley makes life hard for little Annie

Birds Of A Feather star Lesley Joseph will be taking on the part of one of the most tyrannical characters in musical theatre next week.

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about that meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

Happy Harry will appear on Nick Kicks

Will Hatters mascot pay the penalty when he takes on Spongebob?

The season may be over but Luton Town’s Happy Harry is still getting plenty of kicks from football.

Avenue Q


Seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant newshound Stewart Carr give their always opinionated and sometimes opposing views in The Creagh/Carr Review . Here they reveal their thoughts on Avenue Q at Milton Keynes Theatre.

Bucks Fizz

Bucks Fizz have made their mind up to play in Milton Keynes

It is 35 years since Bucks Fizz stormed to the top of the charts around the world after winning The Eurovision Song Contest for the UK with the skirt ripping song Making Your Mind Up! ghg

Antony Costa

Blue star Antony Costa stars in MK show

He might be best known for the sound of modern day pop music but Antony Costa’s latest role sees him play the role of a 60s hearthrob.

Bletchley Park’s role in sinking The Bismarck

The sinking of The Bismarck was one of the most iconic moments of the Second World War.

Kate Monster in Avenue Q

Puppets will string you along to Milton Keynes

Andy Pandy, Sooty and Sweep, Pinocchio, Punch and Judy....puppets have long enthralled youngsters.

Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen and Zac Efron in Bad Neighbours 2

Review: Limp and unnecessary low-brow comedy sequel

Matt Adcock reviews Bad Neighbours, starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne

Motown night raises hundreds for Keech Hospice Care

Motown night raises hundreds

A music undergraduate raised £569 for Keech Hospice Care at a Motown night she organised as part of her university project.

Michelle Collins and Shaun Williamson

VIDEO: Michelle Collins appears in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Milton Keynes video

Michelle Collins takes on a rather more villainous role when she plays the Baroness Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Lee Mead and Carrie Hope Fletcher

VIDEO: Interview with Lee Mead video

Lee Mead has left behind his coat of many colours and takes on the part of Caractacus Potts

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VIDEO: Interview with Shaun Williamson video

Former Eastenders star Shaun Williamson is currently giving a booming performance as Baron Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang currently performing at Milton Keynes Theatre.

Mills & Boon publishes colouring-in book

Mills & Boon publishes colouring-in book

Romantic fiction publisher Mills & Boon is to launch its first ever colouring book.

Steve Holbrook

Tilsbrook Golf club hosts live event by psychic Steve Holbrook

One of the country’s most recognisable psychics is coming to Tilbrook.

Dane Bowers

Party reaches Another Level with Dane Bowers

The Brewery Tap will be hosting The Beach Residents Party on Friday, May 13. Beach Residents once again take over the decks at The Tap with a night of pure and sexy UK garage.

Chris Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada

Multi award winning reggae artist recognised by MOBO wants to spread the good word

Did you know nearby Bucks is home to a multi award winning musician who has been recognised by MOBO? Well you do now... meet Christopher Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada.

Somewhere in England tells the story of the effect American GIs had on East Anglia

The American GIs who made a new England

Nylons, Hershey bars, jitterbugging and Swing Bands in the local village hall all feature in a show coming to the Hat Factory in Luton on Tuesday May 17.

Michelle Collins

Ready steady bang bang comes to Milton Keynes

With the wow-some production of The Bodyguard lingering on in minds, MK Theatre prepares to ace us again this week coming, when Chitty Chitty Bang Bang parks up.

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