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Nintendo Switch launches this week: 8 things to know

New console launches are always exciting even if we have seen a fair share of complete flops over the years, mentioning no names (Mega CD, Atari Jaguar, Sega Dreamcast.... need I go on).

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Ghost Recon is going openworld for the first time and it looks great

Console Corner: Ghost Recon goes openworld

The superb Tom Clancy Ghost Recon franchise is set for its first venture into an openworld setting when Wildlands launches next month.

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Kevin Fitzsimmons has lent his talents to global companies and has sung for various celebrities

Voice familiar to millions will grace Bedford Arms session

Vocalist Kevin Fitzsimmons will be joined by pianist Leon Greening on Monday for the weekly jazz session at the Bedford Arms.

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James Hurn as Tony Hancock

James brings Hancock to the stage in one-man production

James Hurn brings his popular stage show Hancock’s Half Hour, One Man, Many Voices to Bedford’s The Place Theatre on March 5.

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Sheridan Smith will reprise her role as Fanny Brice

Sheridan Smith’s Funny Girl coming to Milton Keynes

Sheridan Smith takes to the stage in Milton Keynes next week when the acclaimed show Funny Girl rolls into the town.

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A new display is opening up at the Harry Potter studios

Precious treat for Harry Potter fans

A permanent expansion is to be added to the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Leavesden next month (March).

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Keanu Reeves as John Wick

Review: Stylish and energetic action with the return of John Wick

Matt Adcock reviews John Wick Chapter 2 (15), starring Keanu Reeves

Arts
Rehearsals of La Strada

Top director talks about La Strada coming to Milton Keynes

A stage adaptation of Fellini's La Strada can be seen at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Saxophonist Luca Stoll

Top trio bring a jazzy flavour to Monday at Bedford Arms

Tenor sax, guitar and bass combine at the Bedford Arms on Monday night for its next weekly jazz session.

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Violinist Jonathan Stone, cellist Christian Elliott and pianist Sholto Kynoch

Acclaimed trio bring Brahms and Haydn classics to Bedford

Bedford Music Club welcomes the highly acclaimed Phoenix Piano Trio for a concert at Bedford Girls’ School on Thursday February 16.

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Audrey Brisson

Cinematic classic comes to Milton Keynes stage in new adaptation

A masterpiece of cinema will be brought to life on stage in Milton Keynes next week.

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The story involves Batman working with other people - for a change

Review: Lego Batman film is a bricky blocky blast

Matt Adcock reviews The Lego Batman Movie (U)

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Cordelia Braithwaite as Aurora in a previous production of Sleeping Beauty

Cordelia steps into The Red Shoes

For someone who wanted to be a vet, Cordelia Braithwaite’s career has taken a surprise turn.

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John Oliver The Late Show

VIDEO: Bedford is the centre of US comedy debate

Famous comedians John Oliver and Stephen Colbert picked through Bedford’s leisure calendar this week, on the hit programme The Late Show.

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The show uses the music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann

Dance classic The Red Shoes on way to Milton Keynes

It has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession – and now The Red Shoes is coming to Milton Keynes.

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Mark Pringle and Tom Syson

Explore the art of the duo at a unique jazz concert in Bedford

Bedford-based Conscia Jazz bringing the duo of Mark Pringle and Tom Syson tExpo the Quarry Theatre bar on Wednesday February 15.

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Luisa has been described as fresh, frank and fearless

See a comedy phenomenon at Valentine’s night full of laughs in Bedford

Castle Comedy presents its traditional Valentine Special at the Gordon Arms Ent Shed in Bedford on Thursday February 9.

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Let It Shine: Kyle, Hercules, Nicky, Danny, Melanie C, Bradley, Huw, Julius, and Woburn's Jason Brock  (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

Star struck Jason sings with Mel C in BBC One competition Let It Shine

Woburn’s talented Jason Brock stormed his way into the next round of BBC singing competition, Let It Shine.

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REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

It’s the most popular entertainment streaming service in the world and has revolutionised how we consume films and television shows.

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