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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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The Crystal Maze: - Presenter Richard Ayoade

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens tonight

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.

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Octavia Spencer as Roberta, Mckenna Grace as Mary and Chris Evans as Frank

REVIEW: Gifted is a touching, joyful and witty treat

Matt Adcock reviews Gifted (12A), starring Octavia Spencer and Chris Evans
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Annabella Wallis as Jenny Halsey and Tom Cruise as Nick Morton

REVIEW: This limp Mummy should be laid to rest

Matt Adcock reviews The Mummy (15), starring Tom Cruise

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Atiope (Robin Wright), Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Menalipee (Lisa Loven Kongsli) and Queen Hippolyta (CONNIE NIELSEN)

REVIEW: Wonder Woman breaks boundaries in impressive big-screen adventure

Matt Adcock reviews Wonder Woman (12A, starring Gal Gadot
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Do you have what it takes to be a Ninja Warrior?

Bedfordshire contestants wanted for Ninja Warrior UK

Producers behind the prime time Saturday night TV show Ninja Warrior UK are looking for Bedfordshire contestants to take part.

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Thousands journey back to wartime Britain at Bedfordshire park

Thousands journey back to wartime Britain at Bedfordshire park

Visitors at Wrest Park were propelled back into wartime Britain over the bank holiday weekend.

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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.

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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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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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Edward Coley Burne-Joness Cupid Delivering Psyche, courtesy of the trustees of Cecil Higgins Art Gallery

Explore Victorian art and the history of airships in Bedford

Victorian art and the history of airships are the subjects of two contrasting exhibitions now running at The Higgins in Bedford.

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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
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Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Drax (Dave Bautista)

Review: Galaxy-sized fun as Guardians return for another joyous sci-fi romp

Matt Adcock reviews Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (12A), starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Bedfordshire

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Bedfordshire to appear on the show.

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Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in Their Finest

Review: Heart, substance and laughs from Their Finest

Gail Adcock reviews Their Finest (12A), starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy
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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Investigating Officer Nash Hussain and PC Mark Paul during an episode of the documentary

BAFTA nomination for fly-on-the wall Beds Police documentary

Fly-on-the wall documentary series 24 Hours in Police Custody which follows Bedfordshire Police has been nominated for a BAFTA award.

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Michelle Rodriguez

Review: Buckle up for more loud, stupid fun in Fast and Furious 8

Matt Adcock reviews Fast and Furious 8 (12A), starring Vin Diesel and Charlize Theron
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