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TV & Film

Share a few laughs at Vue Cleveleys cinema

Fans of Peter Kay’s Car Share who didn’t get tickets for the series two premiere event at the Blackpool Opera House rejoice.

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Blackpool tattooist Danny Robinson will feature in the brand new MTV show Just Tattoo of Us

Blackpool tattooist Danny has designs on stardom

A Blackpool tattooist has been announced as one of the stars of a brand new MTV show.

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A screenshot from the adaptation of Wuthering Heights featuring Anchorsholme  actor Paul Eryk Atlas as Heathcliff

Paul’s reaching new Heights as an actor

Early last year, The Gazette interviewed an Anchorsholme actor, who had just been cast as Heathcliff in a new, independent movie of classic novel Wuthering Heights.

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Masterchef returns to BBC One.

TV choice: 5 of the best shows to watch this week

If you watch nothing else this week, give these shows a go...
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AC 12 are back in Line of Duty.

TV highlight: Line of Duty - return of the cop show that beats all the others

When DCI Roz Huntley (Thandie Newton) captures a serial killer, Forensic Coordinator Tim Ifield (Jason Watkins) alerts AC-12 to a possible miscarriage of justice.

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Caters Get Rich.

TV choice: What to watch on TV and streaming this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Samantha Morton and  Lesley Manville face off.

TV interview: At the heart of this tale of the capital’s brothels is a family saga

London 1763, the capital of the world, the most cosmopolitan place on Earth. One in five women in London is making her living selling sex. In some areas brothels, run by indomitable Madams, are to be found on almost every street.

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The Throwdown finalists - Richard, Clover and Ryan

The Great Pottery Throwdown - The natural successor to Bake-Off's crown

It may have escaped your notice, but the BBC recently lost the jewel in its primetime crown – The Great British Bake-Off. The Beeb has been running auditions for “the next Bake-Off” for some time now – many with some arrangement of the words ‘Great’, ‘British’, ‘Challenge’ and ‘Off’ in the title.

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Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Jack Dinsley, 17

Senior correspondent for Junior Gazette

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Some of the students behind the Fylde Film Showcase at The Regent Cinema. They are (from left) Marina Farag, 22, from Blackpool, Jake MacRae, 22, from Bispham, Sam Mason, 23, from South Shore and Christian Roberts

Students launch film festival to showcase talent

Blackpool and The Fylde College students are planning a film festival to help showcase new talent.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

14 films to look forward to in 2017

We have already been treated to some big releases this year - but there's plenty more to come!
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Adam Mitchell

Child actor Adam enjoys day in the sun

A Baines’ School pupil has been given the life-changing opportunity to sing on a Disney film soundtrack.

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Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) is on the warpath in The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom - political plotting amid the Brian Blessed bellowing

At a time when the United Kingdom seems intent on ripping itself apart, it’s a good time for a drama which shows how the kingdoms became united in the first place.

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Sandi Toksvig (left) and Noel Fielding who have been confirmed as presenters on Channel 4's The Great British Bake Off

Lunacy or genius? Great British Bake Off fans split on new hosts

The Great British Bake Off viewers are split over Channel 4's choice of hosts for the new series, questioning whether it is "lunacy or genius".

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The 10th series of the relaunched Doctor Who will be the last starring Capaldi as the Time Lord

Daleks to return alongside new enemies in latest series of Doctor Who

Emoji monsters, a giant sea creature and old enemies like Daleks and the Cybermen are among the hazards Doctor Who has in store in the new series of the hit show.
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Ant Middleton leads the crew in Channel 4s Mutiny

Mutiny - Captain Haddock versus Captain Wazzock

I blame Bear Grylls. Ever since he burst on to our TV screens around 10 years ago, eating locusts and drinking his own bodily fluids, there have been a whole raft of TV shows featuring man’s (and it usually is men) battle against the elements, nature and his own ego.
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Vanessa Ramsden sent in this photo with Chris Evans during filming for Top gear in Blackpool

New series of Top Gear returns to Lancashire

The new series of Top Gear is returning to Lancashire, it has been revealed.

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Olivia Colman and David Tennant are back on the beach in Broadchurch

Broadchurch - A promising return to form

So, here we are then, swooshing over the golden cliffs of Dorset on our way to Broadchurch (ITV, Mondays, 9pm), the restless sea surging on to the beach below. If this third series of the police drama had started anything like the second, then I might have been tempted to chuck myself off those cliffs.

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Entertainer Ken Dodd receives knighthood

Blackpool favourite Sir Ken Dodd was lost for words – almost – when he was dubbed a knight by the Duke of Cambridge.

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'TV without all the hassle' apparently

YouTube to launch a monthly subscription TV service

American video-sharing website, YouTube, is about to take on its cable rivals by launching a new online television streaming service.

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