Arts & Screen

Book review: Lovemurder by Saul Black

In crime fiction, murderers come and go… some are bad, some are very bad and some are downright evil.

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Gallows Drop by Mari Hannah

Book review: Gallows Drop by Mari Hannah

Stiffen the sinews and summon up the blood… Mari Hannah’s north-east cop DCI Kate Daniels is back on the beat and waging war on a vicious killer.

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The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

Book review: The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

After a forty-six year lull, the frosted office door of ‘B. Cool, Investigations’ swings open once more as the lovable private eye team of ‘hard as nails’ boss Bertha Cool and her ‘little runt’ operative, Donald Lam, set to work on a tough new case in The Knife Slipped.

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Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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Peter Vaughan

Game Of Thrones and Porridge star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93

Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said.
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Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Book reviews: Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Christmas comes only once a year… and Usborne Children’s Books always know how to make the season of sparkle extra special!

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Evies Allies by Kitty Danton

Book review: Evie’s Allies by Kitty Danton

The hopes and fears, joys and disasters of an English wartime village spring to exciting life in the second book of Kitty Danton’s warm and captivating debut trilogy.

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Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Well we've included it!

What's the best Christmas film of all time? Choose from our shortlist!

It's time to decide on the number one Christmas film of all time. We asked for your suggestions, and this is the top 10.

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Tim Roth stars as serial killer John Reginald Christie in the new BBC drama Rillington Place

Rillington Place - Tim Roth reaches new levels of creepy, but Samantha Morton steals the show in serial killer drama

It’s that time of the year – and that type of weather – which means the days never seem to get properly light.

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Claire Goose and Matt Bardock star in The Coroner

What to watch on BBC iPlayer this week

Here's our pick of the best entertainment, documentaries and drama on the BBC iPlayer.

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Andrew Sachs

Andrew Sachs - Manuel’s best moments

Actor Andrew Sachs,best known for his portrayal of Manuel in the 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86.

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Andrew Sachs

Stars pay tribute to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs

John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers.
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Amazing animals, dazzling Dickens and melting snowflakes

Book reviews: Amazing animals, dazzling Dickens and melting snowflakes

There’s plenty to choose from this Christmas when it comes to books for your children.

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Framed by Ronnie OSullivan

Book reviews: Thrills, chills and crime for winter nights

Framed by Ronnie O’Sullivan

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Sinner Man by Lawrence Block

Book review: Sinner Man by Lawrence Block

First published in 1968 and thought lost for many years, acclaimed US mystery writer Lawrence Block’s riveting, unflinching first crime novel is at long last reprinted.

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The magic of winter and the fun of the festive season spring to glorious life in a captivating selection of childrens books from Simon & Schuster.

Book reviews: Books to put the sparkle into Christmas

The magic of winter and the fun of the festive season spring to glorious life in a captivating selection of children’s books from Simon & Schuster.

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Two super Christmas gift books from Simon & Schuster

Book reviews: Two super Christmas gift books from Simon & Schuster

Take a trip through the life of athletics golden boy Greg Rutherford and go behind the scenes with lovable reality TV rogue Scotty T, winner of this year’s Celebrity Big Brother, in two new books from Simon and Schuster.

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Visualising The Beatles by John Pring and Rob Thomas

Book review: Visualising The Beatles by John Pring and Rob Thomas

Now what was it that John Lennon asked us all to picture back in 1967? Yourself? In a boat? On a river?

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A magical Christmas with the wizards at Macmillan

Book reviews: A magical Christmas with the wizards at Macmillan

The book boffins at Macmillan have been working overtime this year to conjure an extra special collection of Christmas reads for children of every age.

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A-Z of Lancaster: Places, People, History by Billy F.K. Howorth

Book review: A-Z of Lancaster: Places, People, History by Billy F.K. Howorth

From A to Z, and from 2,000 years ago to the modern day, the imposing city of Lancaster is brimming with history.

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