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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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Megatron (voiced by Frank Welker) and Josh Duhamel as Lennox

REVIEW: New Transformers film is an incomprehensible spectacle

Matt Adcock reviews Transformers: The Last Knight (12A)

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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?

Leighton Buzzard contestants wanted for Ninja Warrior UK

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

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Unusual ballet in Aylesbury

The Northern Ballet Company is famous for stepping outside the classical world and taking on unique projects.

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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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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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