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An Utterly great night of music and poetry in Luton

Music, spoken-word poetry and artistic expression will be celebrated when Utter! Lutonia returns to the Hat Factory on Thursday, June 1.

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Andy Hamilton is known for co-writing hits including Outnumbered and Drop the Dead Donkey

Top comedy writer speaks at Flamstead fundraiser

Books in the Belfry is back for a special evening event at this year’s Flamstead Book Festival featuring comedian and screenwriter Andy Hamilton on Thursday, June 1.

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TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

News
Console Corner: Injustice 2 review

Console Corner: Injustice 2 review

No sense of Injustice here.

Tech
Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Mecca Bingo, Skimpot Road

REVIEW: Mecca Bingo restaurant, Skimpot Rd

The Mecca Bingo Club in Skimpot Road is re-positioning itself as a leisure destination, in addition to being a popular bingo venue, and so our intrepid reviewers Bev Creagh and Stewart Carr went along to suss out what’s on offer.

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Billy Elliot

From boxing to ballet in Milton Keynes

Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, Billy Elliot The Musical, with a score by Elton John, has now been seen by over 11 million people across five continents and is the recipient of over 80 awards internationally.

Theatre and Comedy
Katherine Waterston as Daniels

Review: Dubious plot and sub-par script cast new Alien film adrift

Matt Adcock reviews Alien: Covenant (15), directed by Ridley Scott

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Jonathan Veira

From Mozart to Billy Joel: Jonathan’s songs and stories come to Eaton Bray

Songs by a remarkably diverse range of musicians and composers will be sung by the versatile Jonathan Veira in Eaton Bray on Saturday May 20.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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If you loved NBA Jam (who didnt?!) then NBA Playgrounds is a must

Console Corner: Remixing an old skool Jam

I was taken aback this week when I spotted a release I hadn’t known about... NBA Playgrounds.

Tech 1
Birmingham Stage Company presents David Walliams' Gangsta Granny

WARNING: Notorious Gangsta (Granny) is coming to Aylesbury next week

People of Aylesbury be warned, the cabbage-crunching, criminal mastermind Gangsta Granny is coming to town next week.

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Mister Maker at The Grove

Mister Maker returns to Dunstable

CBeebies’ arts and crafts hero Mister Maker is on his way to the Grove Theatre in Dunstable for a show at the beginning of next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Evita

No need to cry as popular musical visits Milton Keynes

A story which starts with humble beginnings but ends with her being adored by a cheering nation can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

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Joss Merlyn and his men, with Mike Niles at the front

Popular thriller goes musical in Luton

A Daphne du Maurier thriller will be performed in the atmospheric setting of St Andrew’s church in Luton this month.

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The show tells the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier, who hides out in a convent

Sisters doing it for themselves in hit musical in Dunstable

The smash-hit musical Sister Act promises to bring feel-good fun when it is staged in Dunstable this month.

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The controversial Netflix show will be back for a second series

Second series announced for teenage suicide show 13 Reasons Why

Selena Gomez has announced there will be a second series of 13 Reasons Why, her controversial programme about teenage suicide.

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Michelle Monaghan and Jamie Foxx in Sleepless

Review: Plot holes undermine solid work in Sleepless

Matt Adcock reviews Sleepless (15), starring Jamie Foxx
TV and Film
Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Prey is a re-imagining of the 2006 original

Console Corner: Prey-ing it lives up to the hype

What promises to be one of the biggest games of the year so far launches this Friday as Prey hits the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

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