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Take that back please - Take That DVD recalled

Take That’s latest DVD release - Take That Live 2015 - has been removed from sale after complaints from fans that the video contained a glitch.


The Fairy Chimneys at Goreme's Open Air Museum.

Travel: Volcanic eruptions shape Cappadocia

If you fancy something different for next year’s holiday, then Ramblers Worldwide Holidays is offering a one week holiday to Cappadocia in central Turkey, a land where a spectacular volcanic landscape has been created by multiple eruptions.

Priscilla Presley in her panto garb

Priscilla’s panto role

She might be more accustomed to sunshine and Hollywood, but Priscilla Presley wouldn’t swap her current experience of being in pantomime for the world.

Cinderella at the Royal and Derngate

GUIDE: Christmas pantomimes 2015

It is time to cheer for the heroes and boo and hiss at dastardly villains as pantomimes hit the south Midlands region.

Rhythm Junkeys

Dancers to showcase their steps at end of year performance

Phoenix Starr Academy is organising an end of year show to showcase the performances of the dancers that were successful at the Street Dance International Championships.

Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Review: Hunger Games stays ahead of the pack until the end

Matt Adcock reviews The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (12A)

An advert featuring the Lord's Prayer has been banned in cinemas

Lord’s Prayer cinema advert ban agency defends policy as ‘correct and fair’

An advertising agency at the centre of a row over the banning from cinema screens of an advert featuring the Lord’s Prayer will not reverse the decision.


An advert featuring the Lord's Prayer has been banned in cinemas

Top 10 Christmas Adverts of 2015

We all know that festive season has become a big deal for retailers and the Christmas advert can now make or break a shop’s year. We take a look at our Top 10 favourite ads of 2015.

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Aldbury Morris men rehearse at the Memorial Hall, Aldbury, on Thursday evening.

Lords of the dance: The men of Aldbury Morris

‘It’s the history really,” says Jon, who has been with the group for six years.

Danyah Miller presents I Believe in Unicorns

Time to believe in unicorns

A one-woman show will encourage an audience to believe in unicorns when it comes to Luton Library Theatre tomorrow, Friday.

Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs review: An emotional tale of a tech titan

Matt Adcock reviews Danny Boyle’s new film about Apple founder Steve Jobs

Private Lives

Lives of others aren’t private in 1930s show

A sophisticated and sexy comedy from the 1930s by Noel Coward can be seen at the Little Theatre in Dunstable.

The Last Tango starring Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone

Last Tango for Flavia and Vincent at Milton Keynes Theatre

Two of the most popular stars of Strictly Come Dancing will be saying bon voyage when they perform a dance show.

The Shawshank Redemption

Review: The Shawshank Redemption at Milton Keynes Theatre

This theatrical adaptation of a Stephen King story is at times difficult to watch but is very rewarding.

Iain Lee

BBC Three Counties’ Iain Lee axed from breakfast show over ‘bigot’ row

BBC Three Counties presenter Iain Lee has been axed from his breakfast show after he branded a Christian solicitor a ‘bigot’ on air.


MBTC Swiss House

Travel: Holiday firm Tauck extends family experiences

Holiday company Tauck, which this year is celebrating its 90th anniversary, is also marking 25 years’ travel in Europe in 2016, with a new Baltics itinerary and significant enhancements to its European portfolio.

Patrick Robinson and Ian Kelsey in The Shawshank Redemption

Robinson is Red

Patrick Robinson will be swapping stethoscopes and sequins for Shawshank penitentiary in a gripping new play based on Stephen King’s novella.

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Winter stories for Christmas magic

Primary school children are being invited to enter a competition encouraging them to write a new festive story to be included in a winter inspired book.

Johnston's Paint Community Spirit campaign

Nominate a community group to win a makeover

Community projects have the chance to win a facility makeover worth up to £10,000 with Johnstone’s Paint Community Spirit campaign.

The Bear Club has proved popular since it opened in September 2014

Fight goes on to save The Bear Club from ‘gagging’ order

The owner of a popular Luton jazz club now has just short of four weeks to save his venue from extinction.

Don Pasquale

REVIEW: Glyndebourne’s Don Pasquale

For the past 16 years, the world famous Glyndeboune opera company has graced Milton Keynes Theatre as part of its annual tour and last night (Tuesday) it performed Gaetano Donizetti’s popular comic opera ‘Don Pasquale’ as the first of a trio of separate productions.

Milton Jones

An adventure in comedy with Milton Jones

One of Britain’s most popular comics comes to the Grove Theatre next week.

Andrew Bird

Laugh out loud with top comics on stage

A trio of top mirth makers will be out of provide a autumn warmer of laughter when the Barnstormers comedy club comes to the Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre.

Nadiya Hussain

Great British Bake Off champion celebrated for wearing ‘poppy hijab’

Great British Bake Off champion Nadiya Hussain has supported Armistice Day by wearing a poppy-patterned scarf.


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Snapchat reassures users it’s not saving their selfies

Social media service Snapchat has moved to reassure users that it isn’t saving their pictures, after changes to terms and conditions were criticised in the media.

Paul Booth

Bells are ringing to sound of all that jazz

Two of the UK’s most talented young jazz musicians are set to appear at The Five Bells, fresh from a week long residency at Ronnie Scott’s.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Milton Keynes Theatre

The Creagh/Carr Review - your double-sided perspective of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, at Milton Keynes Theatre until Saturday (November 7).

Michelle Collins

Former Eastenders actress leads all-star cast for new musical

Michelle Collins has been announced to appear in a new touring production of a fantasy musical coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next year.

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Michelle Collins

Glynde Opera: Bourne to sing

Glyndebourne on Tour has been coming to MK Theatre annually for the past 16 years, and more than 50,000 people have enjoyed their first-class opera during that time.

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Manus Noble

Gig by classical guitarist to bring passion and flair

One of the most emerging talents in the field of classical music is bringing a gig to the Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre at the weekend.

Peppa will bring plenty of fun and games to Dunstable

Get ready for a surprise with Peppa on stage

Everyone’s favourite little pig is back with her new show at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable, this weekend.

Dampening the festive spirit: The famous Coca-Cola truck is not coming

Holidays aren’t coming – famous Coca-Cola Christmas truck NOT coming to nearby Milton Keynes

Coca-Cola will not be bringing its iconic red truck to nearby Milton Keynes this December it has been revealed.


Gangsta Granny

Dancer sought for stage version of David Walliams book

Milton Keynes Theatre is offering young dancers the chance to star in a David Walliams book adapted for the stage.

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