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Fawlty Towers 2? John Cleese has a new BBC sitcom – and it starts this weekend

Having spent decades away from British sitcoms, veteran comedy performer John Cleese is returning to television for a starring role in new retirement comedy, Hold the Sunset.

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Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther

Review: Black Panther is a dazzling cinematic romp

Matt Adcock reviews Black Panther (12A), starring Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong’o

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ET library. Red Dwarf TV show

30 years of Red Dwarf: We present our favourite quotes

It was 30 years ago today that Red Dwarf first was first broadcast on the nation’s TV screens.

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The Shape of Water

Review - The Shape of Water

“If I told you about her, what would I say? That they lived happily ever after?”

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World-class Orchestra Wows Bedford Children

World-class orchestra wows children at concert in Bedford Corn Exchange

Some 700 children from 15 state schools were taken on a musical guided tour of a world-class orchestra.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Udo Kier as Konrad, Christoph Waltz as Dusan Mirkovic, Hong Chau as Ngoc Lan Tran and Matt Damon as Paul Safranek

Review: Big ideas but small returns in Downsizing

Matt Adcock reviews Downsizing (15)

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The Post

REVIEW: The Post is a powerful celebration of the search for truth

Matt Adcock reviews The Post (12A), starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks

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Christian Bale in Hostiles

Review: It's bleak and brutal but Christian Bale's new western offers hope

Matt Adcock reviews Hostiles (15)

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Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Mark Hamill in The Last Jedi

REVIEW: The Last Jedi is bold and brilliant

Matt Adcock reviews The Last Jedi (12A), starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill

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Luton Hoo

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Festive Menu at Luton Hoo

If you enjoy one luxurious evening of festive delights this Christmas, you can do no better than the gilded charms of the Wernher Restaurant at Luton Hoo.

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ADVERT: New series of Shop Well For Less commissioned after success

ADVERT: New series of Shop Well For Less commissioned after success

RDF West has been commissioned to make a third 4x60’ series of Shop Well For Less? for BBC One following the success of the last series. 

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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Pioneering Amy to be immortalised

Pioneering Amy to be immortalised

A suffragette, educator, politician and all-round pioneer is to be immortalised in statue in Bedford.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is directed by Rian Johnson

New Star Wars film - where can I see the premiere in Bedford and when?

The new Star Wars film is out next month (you might have heard this).

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Ezra Miller as Flash, Ben Affleck as Batman and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

REVIEW: Justice League is messy but fun

Matt Adcock reviews Justice League (12A), starring Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot
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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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Paddington, voiced by Ben Whishaw

REVIEW: Paddington 2 is a winning treat

Matt Adcock reviews Paddington 2 (PG), starring Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville
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Kenneth Branagh in Murder on the Orient Express

Review: Murder on the Orient Express stays on the rails - but only just

Matt Adcock reviews Murder on the Orient Express (12A), starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz and Johnny Depp

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