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Radio Two star Jeremy is among speakers at Book Weekend in Buxton

World leaders are out of tune with the people – and the old aren’t listening to the young any more, BBC Radio Two talk show host Jeremy Vine will argue when he speaks at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

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Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

The Crimetime series of films at QUAD in Derby continues with screenings of The Last Seduction.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
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Orton film celebrates its anniversary in QUAD screening

Prick Up Your Ears is Stephen Frears’s 1987 biopic of the British playwright Joe Orton, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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Dickensian character Fagin played by Robert Laughlin in the Chapel.

PICTURES: Chatsworth House gives Christmas a Dickens twist

Visitors to Chatsworth this Christmas will be transported to Victorian England as the stately home celebrates some of Charles Dickens’ best-loved works.

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Movie review: Good film, shame about the ending

Movie review: Good film, shame about the ending

With its 78 camera set ups and 52 cuts in just three minutes, the brutal shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is one of cinema’s most iconic, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

VOTE: Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

Over the last few years, television adverts have become a massive part of the Christmas festivities.

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Rise and fall of world famous Ripley firm retold in new film

Rise and fall of world famous Ripley firm retold in new film

The Ripley and District Heritage Trust has released a new documentary film on the rise and fall of the world famous Butterley company and its role in engineering the last 200 years of the town’s history.

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Film review: A Bad Moms Christmas

Film review: A Bad Moms Christmas

In A Bad Moms Christmas, the sequel to last year’s outrageous, empowering motherhood comedy, Bad Moms, the overworked mothers try to reclaim Christmas from its perfect trees, perfect lunches and perfect gifts, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Scouts Katie Watts, Liam Pickering and Oliver Blagg were selling toffee apples to raise funds for their trip to the World Jamboree in 2019

Codnor Bonfire Night celebrations draw crowd of thousands

Codnor’s annual Bonfire Night celebrations were a crackling success enjoyed by thousands of residents.

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VIDEO: E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for people to take part in new series

Do you have a terrible tattoo you'd love to get covered up?

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History inspires new artwork in Ilkeston

History inspires new artwork in Ilkeston

A tribute to a former collier, a nod to Erewash’s lace heritage and a salute to the former Stanton Ironworks are among items in TRACE, a five-week exhibition in the Lally Gallery at Erewash Museum in Ilkeston, running until November 25.

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Thrilling time in store at QUAD thanks to film season

Thrilling time in store at QUAD thanks to film season

QUAD in Derby will be stepping into the world of femme fatales, serial killers, assassins, hostage situations, wire-tapping and political intrigue with a film season called Crime Time taking place in October, November and December.

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See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout spring 2018. The production will run from May to June 2018, visiting more than 20 theatres, including Buxton Opera House on May 26, Derby Theatre on May 31, and Mansfield Palace Theatre on June 5.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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There's a Take Me Out over 50s special being planned.

Take Me Out looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' for over 50s special

Hit ITV dating show Take Me Out is looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' to appear in a new over 50s special.

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The film will be in cinemas in December.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

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Lynn Clarke and Aileen Cook get some help to check out the attractions at Crich Tramway Village.

Steampunks take Crich Tramway museum back to the future

Crich Tramway Village was transported back to the future at the weekend, as a gathering of steampunks mixed science fiction with Victorian vintage.

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The cost of some Netflix subscriptions is going up for UK users.

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Bernadette Lawley and her son James, who own the Redemption Ale House on Ray Street, Heanor.

Derbyshire micropubs quenching thirst for real ale revolution

The Amber Valley Beer & Cider Festival will draw in drinkers from across the region this weekend, but a bustling micropub scene is already quenching their thirst all year round.

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Liz Dawn - best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn - aka Vera Duckworth - dies

Actress Liz Dawn, best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street, has died.
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