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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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The Keith and Paddy Picture Show, Saturday at 9:20pm on ITV.

Keith and Paddy film Star Wars scenes in Heath and Reach

The films are set in a galaxy far, far away... but a Star Wars spoof airing on ITV1 on Saturday night has scenes shot in a Heath and Reach quarry!

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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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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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Pauline Collins

Friendship film in Leighton Buzzard

Two actresses who share the same surnames will be the stars of a film which will have two screenings at Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre.

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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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Author Tony Drury

Tony’s novella approach to recasting old film classics

Author Tony Drury has set about penning a series short, nostalgic novels.

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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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Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell

Review: Be dazzled by a fantastical sci-fi world brought to life

Matt Adcock reviews Ghost in the Shell (15), starring Scarlett Johansson

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Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

Whether it’s divorce or distance keeping you apart, this new show wants to help you unearth those family secrets and reconnect long, lost families.

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On point: Free Fire

Review: Intensely fun gun-powered action in Free Fire

Matt Adcock reviews Free Fire (15), starring Cillian Murphy

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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David Jordan (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Miranda North (Rebecca Ferguson)

Review: Full-throttle alien thrills with Life

Matt Adcock reviews Life (15), starring Jake Gyllenhaal
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